Learn Hindi Language Tutorial - Sports

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Learn Hindi Language tutorial -  Sports - is based around reading Hindi newspapers and developing the language skills and vocabulary needed for following current affairs in major Hindi language daily newspapers.

Please Note:
These news articles are included here for the purpose of lesson alone. These may not be current, and should not be compared with present situations.





Topic 1. Golf Tiger



गोल्फ का टाइगर

टाइगर वुड के लिये ब्रिटिश ओपेन खिताब जीतना काफी भावुक क्षण रहा, क्योकि पिता अर्ल वुद के निधन के बाद यह उनका पहला बडा खिताब रहा।

विश्व की सबसे पुरानी और सम्मानजनक गोल्फ प्रतियोगिता ब्रिटिश ओपेन मे वुद ने दूसरे वर्ष लगातार खिताब जीतकर टोम वाटसन की बराबरी कर ली है। यह वुद का 11वां मेजर गोल्फ खिताब है और ब्रिटिश ओपेन मे वह तीसरी बार चैम्पियन बने है। वुद के लिये यह अपनी कुशलता का प्रशंसको के सामने एक और प्रमाण रहा।

Notes.
Any one with even slight interest in the game of golf would know about the unmatched skills of Tiger Woods.

Translation.
Winning British Open title was an emotional moment for Tiger Woods because it was his first major title win after the death of his father Earl Woods.
Tiger Woods has equalled Tom Watson by winning consecutive annual titles twice in British Open, the oldest and most respected golf tournament in the world. This is 11th major title of Tiger Woods, and he has become Britsh Open champion for the 3rd time.For Woods, this was another proof of his skills in front of his admirers.

Glossary.
khitab - title
jeetana - to win
bhavuk - emotional
kshan - moment
nidhan - death
sammanjanak - respectable
barabari karana - to equal
praman - proof

Assignments:

Answer in Hindi
a. How many times had Wood continuously won British Open championship?
b. Whose record had been equaled?
c. How many major golf titles has Wood won?

Topic 2. Football Bazaar



फुटबाल का बाजार

अब तक कई खिलाडी एक क्लब से दूसरे क्लब मे जा भी चुके हैं, लेकिन बडे खिलाडियो पर अब भी कयासो का दौर जारी है।

विश्व कप दुनिया के रईस फुटबाल क्लबो के लिये पसंदीदा खिलाडी चुनने का एक जरिया बन गया है। इस बार भी विश्व कप खिलाडियो के इधर से उधर जाने का सबब बनेगा। अलजांड्रो डेल पियरो, फैबियो कैनावारी, गियान्लुका जम्ब्रोटा, कैमरानोसी और गियान्लुगी बफुन के दूसरे क्लबो मे जाने की चर्चा है। अन्य खिलाडी भी इस बाजार मे अपनी कीमत फिर से आंकेगें।

Notes.
Transfer of players from one football club to another for monetary gains is a common sight.

Translation.
Till now, many players have already moved from one club to another but round of negotiations are still on for bigger players.
World cup has become a means for rich football clubs in the world to select favourite players. This time too, world cup will become a reason to move players from one place to another. There is a speculation of Algendro Del Pierro, Favio Canavari, Giyanluka jambrota, Camaranoci and Guianlugi Bafoon moving to different clubs. Other players too will re-assess their value in this market.

Glossary.
bazar - market place
khiladi - player
kayaso ka daur - round of negotiations
rais - rich
pasandida - favorite
sabab - cause, reason
charcha - speculation

Assignments:

Answer in Hindi
a. How is Football World Cup related with transfer of players from one club to another?
b. Which all players are rumored to be changing sides?

Topic 3. Duck! Duck! Duck!....



निपटे सभी बारी-बारी, जीरो पर निपटी टीम सारी

उत्तरी योर्कशायर की एक स्थानीय टीम के लिये इससे बुरा और क्या हो सकता था कि एक मैच के दौरान उसके सभी दस बल्लेबाज शून्य पर आउट हो गये। इस मैच का सबसे मजेदार तथ्य ये था कि सभी दस बल्लेबाज कैच आउट हुये। उनका कुल स्कोर पांच रन था जो सभी अतिरिक्त रन थे।

क्रिकेट की बाइबल कही जाने वाली विस्डन ने कहा है कि ऐसा शायद पहले कभी देखने को नही मिला। वैसे रिकार्ड के अनुसार 1931 मे मिडलैण्डस मे शेफस्टोन एकादस की टीम 4 रन पर आउट हो गयी थी।

Notes.
Uncertain outcomes have been the biggest hallmark of the game of cricket.

Translatio
What could be worse for a local team in North Yorkshire than that in which all it's ten batsmen were out for zero in a tournament. The most entertaining fact of this match was that all ten batsmen were catch-out. Their total score was five runs, all of these being extra runs.
Wisden, said to be the bible of cricket, has commented that it probably was never seen before. However, according to records, team of Safestone Eleven in Midlands was out for four runs in 1931.

Glossary.
bari bari - one after another
nipatana - to finish
sari - complete
sthaniy - local
shuny - zero
majedar - interesting
tathya - fact
atirikt - extra

Assignments:

Answer in Hindi
a. How many runs were made by this team?
b. What is known as Bible of Cricket?
c. What is the lowest score record of cricket?

Topic 4. Highest Cricket Test Partnership



जयवर्धने व संगकारा ने लिखी नई गाथा

श्री लंका के क्रिकेट कप्तान महेला जयवर्धने ने दक्षिण अफ्रिका के खिलाफ खेले गये टेस्ट मैच मे 374 रन की अपनी मैराथन पारी के दौरान कुमार संगकारा के 267 रनो के साथ 624 का रिकार्ड बनाया। यह प्रथम श्रेणी के टेस्ट क्रिकेट मे भी अब तक की सबसे बडी साझेदारी है।

जयवर्धने का यह स्कोर चौथा सर्वाधिक ब्यक्तिगत स्कोर है।

Notes.
Cricket record keepers must be a happy lot. Somehow this game is popular only in few countries.

Translation.
SriLankan cricket captain Mahela Jayvardhane made a record of 624 runs during his marathon innings of 374 runs along with 267 runs of Kumar Sangkara. This is the biggest partnership till now in first class test cricket.
This score by Jayvardhane is the fourth highest personal score.

Glossary.
gatha - legend
sajhedari - partnership
sarvadhik - highest
byaktigat - personal

Assignments:

Answer in Hindi
a. Which two players have made the new record of highest partnership?
b. Which country they represent in cricket?
c. Which was the opposite team?

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