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Durand Cup is associated with the game of

[A]. Cricket
[B]. Football
[C]. Hockey
[D]. Volleyball

Answer: Option B


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Nikita Gupta said: (Aug 5, 2011)  
Football is the oldest game started by Mortimer Durand in Simla.

Sanjeev said: (Aug 24, 2011)  
You surprised me there Nikita, Durand didn't start football the game but Durand Cup originally for the British in India in 1888 in Simla like you said and then it was moved to Delhi after Independence for the Recreational tournaments between various army teams.

Amitkumar Jonwal said: (Nov 6, 2011)  
What is Durand ?

Nazmul Haque said: (May 28, 2012)  
Durand is a trophy name which is belonged to Football and it is started in 1988 by britis Indian.

Karthy said: (Jul 4, 2012)  
Where the footbal originated ?

Gobind Singla said: (Aug 15, 2012)  
Durand cup is associated for asian football cup. Now the durand football cup will played in dr. Ambedkar stadium delhi which is destroyed by the anshan of baba ramdev in delhi. Due to destroyed of ground it is suspence that where this tournament to be played.

Madhukumar E said: (Nov 2, 2013)  
Soccer is one of the most popular sports in Europe and the Americas. It has a vivid and interesting history in the world of sports. Early evidence of soccer being played as a sport finds occurrence in China during the 2nd and 3rd centuries BC. In China, it was during the Han dynasty that people dribbled leather balls by kicking it into a small net. Recorded facts also support the fact that Romans and Greeks used to play ball for fun and frolic. Some facts point to Kyoto in Japan where kicking of ball was a popular sport.

It is said that early growth of the modern soccer started in England. Some amusing facts even mention that the first ball used was the head of some Danish brigand. It is said that during medieval times, the old form of soccer used to allow many ill practices like kicking, punching, biting and gouging. The main aim was to carry the ball to a target spot. People grew so fond of the game that they would throng the field all day long. Sometimes the competition grew fierce and masses got so wild that there were frequent incidents of violence during the game. It is also said that soldiers admired the game so much that they missed archery practice to watch it.

King Edward III banned soccer in 1365 owing to the growing incidents of violence and military indulgence in the sport. In 1424 King James I of Scotland also proclaimed in the Parliament" "Na man play at the Fute-ball" (No man shall play football)

When and where exactly did soccer start is a question that has no precise answer to it. You can easily say that this popular game has been played for more than three thousand years. The nativity of modern-day soccer must be credited to Britain. It was also known as the association football, with Scotland and England being the co-founders of the systematic game of soccer.

Hemant Patil said: (May 7, 2014)  

Shilohu said: (Oct 30, 2014)  
Federation cup = Volley ball.

Anonymous said: (Jul 2, 2015)  
Which cup or trophy for basketball?

Nitin said: (Jul 6, 2015)  
ICC means?

Malinimadhavan said: (Jul 25, 2015)  
@Nitin International Cricket Council.

Vishnu said: (May 3, 2016)  
Durand cup is Asia's Oldest cup for football competition in India.

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