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The Admiral’s Cup
   is awarded in   
Yacht Racing
Is an international yachting regatta
The Africa Cup of Nations
   is awarded in   
Football (soccer)
Is the main international football competition in Africa, it was first held in 1957
The America's Cup
   is awarded in   
Yacht Racing
The Ashes
   is awarded in   
Cricket
The Ashes are supposed to be the cremated remains of English cricket. The Sporting Times published a mock obituary when Australia first beat England at home. Ivo Bligh took the English team to Australia the next year, vowing to bring back the Ashes and a tradition was born.
The Bledisloe Cup
   is awarded in   
Rugby Union
Is contested annually between New Zealand and Australia
The Brendan Martin Cup
   is awarded in   
Gaelic Football
Is the cup that the Ladies Gaelic football teams play for in the final of the All-Ireland Senior Ladies’ Football Championship
The Calcutta Cup
   is awarded in   
Rugby Union
The Challenge Cup
   is awarded in   
Rugby League
The Currie Cup
   is awarded in   
Rugby Union
South African’s premier domestic competition
The Curtis Cup
   is awarded in   
Golf
The Curtis Cup is a biannual ladies amateur team match played between the United States and Great Britain and Ireland. It was first awarded in 1932
The Davis Cup
   is awarded in   
Tennis
The Doggett’s Coat and Badge
   is awarded in   
Rowing
Is the prize and name for the oldest rowing race in the world. It has been held every year since 1715
The Eisenhower Trophy
   is awarded in   
Golf
The Espirito Santo Trophy
   is awarded in   
Golf
Is a biennial world amateur team golf championship for women. Was first held in 1964
The FA Cup
   is awarded in   
Football (soccer)
The Football Association Challenge Cup, commonly known as the FA Cup, is a knockout cup competition in English football, run by and named after The Football Association.
The FIFA World Cup Trophy
   is awarded in   
Football (soccer)
The World Cup is a gold trophy that is awarded to the winners of the FIFA World Cup. Since the advent of the World Cup in 1930, two trophies have represented victory: the Jules Rimet Trophy from 1930 to 1970, and the FIFA World Cup Trophy from 1974 to the present day.
The Frank Worrell Trophy
   is awarded in   
Cricket
The Gordon Bennett Trophy
   is awarded in   
Motor-racing
Named after the American publisher James Gordon Bennett.
The Grand Challenge Cup
   is awarded in   
Rowing
Held for men’s eights. The event dates from 1839
The Heisman Trophy
   is awarded in   
American Football
The Hopman Cup
   is awarded in   
Tennis
An annual international team tennis tournament, which plays mixed teams on a country by country basis
The James Norris Memorial Trophy
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Ice Hockey
Is awarded annually to the National Hockey Leagues top “defense player”
The Jules Rimet Trophy
   is awarded in   
Football (soccer)
The World Cup is a gold trophy that is awarded to the winners of the FIFA World Cup. Since the advent of the World Cup in 1930, two trophies have represented victory: the Jules Rimet Trophy from 1930 to 1970, and the FIFA World Cup Trophy from 1974 to the present day.
The Lance Todd Award
   is awarded in   
Rugby League
Is awarded to the Man-of-the-Match in rugby league’s Challenge Cup Final, the trophy was introduced in 1946
The Larry O'Brien Trophy
   is awarded in   
Basketball
The boston celtics has the most larry o'brien trophies with 17
The Liam MacCarthy Cup
   is awarded in   
Hurling
Awarded annually by the Gaelic Athletic Association to the hurling team that wins the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship
The Lonsdale Belt
   is awarded in   
Boxing
The Melbourne Cup
   is awarded in   
Horse Racing
The race that stops the nation. Held annually, the first Tuesday in November on the Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia.
The President’s Cup
   is awarded in   
Golf
Is a series of golf matches between United States and a team from the rest of the world less Europe
The Ranfurly Shield
   is awarded in   
Rugby Union
Is the most prestigious trophy in New Zealand’s domestic competition. First played for in 1904
The Ryder Cup
   is awarded in   
Golf
The Solheim Cup
   is awarded in   
Golf
Biennial tournament for women golfers contested by teams representing Europe and the United States
The Sprint Cup
   is awarded in   
Nascar
Previously the Nextel Cup
The Stanley Cup
   is awarded in   
Ice Hockey
Originally the Dominion Hockey Challenge Cup.
The Tewaaraton Trophy
   is awarded in   
Lacrosse
The Thomas Cup
   is awarded in   
Badminton
The Uber Cup
   is awarded in   
Badminton
Is a major womens international badminton competition contested every 2 years
The Val Barker Trophy
   is awarded in   
Boxing
Is awarded to the outstanding and most stylish boxer of each Olympic Games since 1936
The Vince Lombardi Trophy
   is awarded in   
American Football
Named after the former coach for the Green Bay Packers.
The Walker Cup
   is awarded in   
Golf
Contested biennally in odd numbered years between teams comprising the leading amateur golfers of the United States, Great Britain & Ireland
The Wightman Cup
   is awarded in   
Tennis
Named after Hazel Wightman, the US tennis player.
The William Webb Ellis Trophy
   is awarded in   
Rugby Union
The World Series Trophy
   is awarded in   
Baseball
Current Holder: The Philadelphia Phillies ---- Most Times Won by a Single Team: 26 by the New York Yankees
The Wyfold Challenge Cup
   is awarded in   
Rowing
Is a rowing event for men’s coxless fours at the annual Henley Royal Regatta


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