Stamps on Balls – USA – June 2017

Stamps on Balls – USA – June 2017.

The World Cup Football is in full swing and a large number of Countries are issuing stamps on Football. USA issues a set of eight stamps on different Ball Games.The Issue “Have a Ball” featured stamps on Football,Volleyball ,Soccer,Golf ,Baseball,Basketball, Tennis & Kickball. A sheetlet containing 16 FOREVER stamps is listed

 

 

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Bhutan – First Day Cover 1972 Olympics

Bhutan – First Day Cover 1972 Olympics

Bhutan issued a set of stamps on 1972 Munich Summer Olympics on 06 Jun 1972. A FDC is listed.

BHUTAN FDC 72 OLY
1972 MUNICH OLYMPICS -STAMPS OF BHUTAN

 

Artur Aleksanyan -Armenia Olympic Champion 2016 Rio Olympics.

Artur Aleksanyan -Armenia Olympic Champion 2016 Rio Olympics.

Artur Aleksanyan is an Armenian Greco Roman wrestler who won Gold at Rio Olympics 2016 in 98 Kg Category. He was also a bronze Medallist at 2012 Olympics and World Champion in 2014.2015,2017. He is nicknamed “Polar Bear” .He is second Olympics Gold Medallist of Armenia since it gained Independence in 1991.He most decorated and renowned Armenian athlete.

A Round shaped stamp and miniature sheet was issued in his honour by Armenia on 30 May 2017.

ARMENIA OLYMPIC WINNER
ARTUR ALEKSANYAN- GOLD MEDALLIST ARMENIA GRECO ROMAN WRESTLING RIO 2016 OLYMPICS

King of Bhutan & Sports – Post cards of Bhutan

King of Bhutan & Sports – Post cards of Bhutan 2010

Bhutan Post marked the First Anniversary of Coronation of King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuk in 2010. A set of Post Cards were issued by Bhutan Post. Four Post Cards showing the King and his love for Sports are very interesting and are listed below. King is shown playing Football,Rugby,Darts and Archery (National Game of Bhutan).

BHUTAN PC KING ARCHERY
KING & SPORTS – ARCHERY – POST CARDS OF BHUTAN 2010
BHUTAN PC KING FOOTBALL
KING & SPORTS – FOOTBALL -POST CARDS OF BHUTAN 2010
BHUTAN PC KING DARTS
KING & SPORTS – DARTS-POSTCARDS BHUATN 2010
BHUTAN PC KING RUGBY
KING AND SPORTS -RUGBY -POSTCARDS BHUTAN 2010
BHUTAN PC BACK
Postcards of Bhutan 2010 -King and Sports

Commonwealth Games 2018 Begin today- A Statistical Glance

Commonwealth Games 2018 Begin today

The Stats for the Games are

50/50 – For the first time in CWG History there will be equal number of Medal events for Men & Women after the addition of seven women’s events and categories across weightlifting ,Boxing and cycling.

6500 plus athletes are taking part

71 Nations and territories competing at the Games

275 Medal events.

18 sports and 7 Para Sports will be on display at 21st Games.

15 number of Sports that India will be competing including one Para sport

10 Core sports are there – Athletics,Badminton,boxing,Hockey,Lawn Bowls,Netball,rugby sevens,Squash,Swimming & Weightlifting.

8 Option sports are there – Basketball,Beach volleyball,Cycling,Gymnastics,Shooting, Table Tennis,Triathlon & Wrestling