Stamps on Centenary of Australian Open – Australia 2005

Stamps on Centenary of Australian Open – Australia 2005

One of the World’s biggest sporting events the Australian Open Tennis celebrated its Centenary in 2005. The First Tournament known as Australasian Tennis Championships was played at Warehouseman’s Cricket Ground in Albert Park Melbourne. The Competition became Australian Open in 1969  and moved to Melbourne Park in Jan 1988.

Australia issued a set of two stamps on 11 Jan 2005 to mark the centenary of Australian Open (1905-2005). The stamps feature a Male and a Female player. A gutter Pair of the stamp on a Woman tennis player is listed.

The First day Cover with two stamps is also listed.The cover design shows the architectural drawings of Rod Laver arena Melbourne Park.

FDC AUS OPEN CENT
FIRST DAY COVER – AUSTRALIA 2005 – CENTENARY AUSTRALIAN OPEN TENNIS
AUS OPEN CENT G PAIR
AUSTRALIAN OPEN CENTENARY – WOMEN’S TENNIS – GUTTER PAIR
AUS OPEN CENT MEN
AUSTRALIAN OPEN CENTENARY – MEN’S TENNIS

 

Solheim Cup Tournament 2011-Stamps on Golf – Ireland

Solheim Cup Tournament 2011-Stamps of Ireland

Solheim  Cup is a Biennial Women’s Golf Competition between teams from Europe and USA. The competition is held every two years with venues alternating between courses in USA and Europe.It is named after Norwegian- American Golf club manufacturer Karsten Solheim.

The inaugural cup was held in 1990 and the event was held in even years till 2002 alternating years with Ryder Cup. Due to postponement of Ryder Cup in 2001 post Sep 11 attacks Solheim cup switched to odd years beginning 2003.

The 2011 edition was played in Ireland at Killeen Castle ,County Meath North  West of Dublin. This was the first hosting of Cup by Ireland. The 12th Solheim Cup (2011) was played from 23-25 Sep 2011. Europe won the event  15-13.

The Dunsany Championship Golf Course designed by Jack Nicklaus hosted the 2011 edition in Ireland.

Ireland issued a beautiful  stamp on 15 Sep 2011 to commemorate 2011 edition of Solheim Cup. Top International Women Golfers Suzann Pettersen (Europe) & Michelle Wie (USA) unveiled the stamp and feature on it.

IRELAND GOLF SOLHEIM  CUP
STAMPS ON SOLHEIM GOLF CUP -IRELAND2011 – SUZANN PETTERSEN & MICHELLE WIE

Chindodi Leela – Special Cover 2017

Chindodi Leela – Special Cover 2017

Chindodi Leela (1937-2010) was born in 1937 at Devangere. She was a renowned stage and Kannada film actress and author.She had over 10,000 stage performances and was awarded Padmashree. She belonged to and managed KBR drama Company founded in 1928 by her Father. She even headed the Karnataka Nataka Academy.

SPL CVR CHINDODI
SPECIAL COVER – CHINDODI LEELA – DEVANGERE -KARNATAKA 2017

Margarette Oliver Golding -Inner Wheel Clubs in India -Special Cover 2014

Margarette Oliver Golding -Inner Wheel Clubs in India -Special Cover 2014

Before 1989 Rotary International generally prohibited Women as Members .therefore another organisation was established for Wives & Daughters of Rotarians known as Inner Wheel . Despite Women now being allowed to join Rotary -Inner Wheel Clubs continue in Many Countries .

Inner Wheel is an International Organisation founded by Margarette Oliver Golding (1881-1939),a Nurse,Businesswoman and wife of a Manchester Rotarian in 1924.

A special Cover was issued to mark 75th death Anniversary of Margarette Golding on 11 Jun 2014 at Bhusaval (Maharastra).

Spl Cvr No  MH/12/2014.

SPL CVR INNER WHEEL
SPECIAL COVER -MARGARETTE GOLDING -INNER WHEEL CLUB -2014

Doha 2006 – 15th Asian Games- Stamps of Qatar on Sports Events

Doha 2006 – 15th Asian Games- Stamps of Qatar on Sports Events

The 15th Asian Games were held in Doha – Qatar  from 01 Dec to 15 Dec 2006 . A total of 9,520 Competitors from 45 Nations participated in 424 events in 39 Sports.

Qatar  released a set of four stamps on 01 Dec  2016 to mark the 15th Asian Games.The Sports events were Table Tennis, Women’s Volleyball,Football,Orry Cycling & Orry playing Football.

A First Day Cover is also Listed.

2006 ASIAD SPORTS EVENTS
STAMPS OF QATAR -2006 DOHA ASIAN GAMES -TABLE TENNIS & VOLLEYBALL
2006 ASIAD SPORTS1
STAMPS OF QATAR -2006 DOHA ASIAN GAMES – ORRY & SPORTS EVENTS
2006 ASIAD FDC QATAR
FIRST DAY COVER QATAR -DOHA ASIAN GAMES 2006 – TABLE TENNIS,CYCLING.VOLLEYBALL,FOOTBALL

Bangkok 1998 – 13th Asian Games- Stamps of Thailand

Bangkok 1998 – 13th Asian Games- Stamps of Thailand

The 13th Asian Games were held in Bangkok – Thailand from 06 Dec to 20 Dec 1998. A total of 6,554  Competitors from 41 Nations participated in 377 events in 36 Sports

A  set of Four stamps were released on 27 mar 1998. The stamps feature Shooting ,Gymnastics,Swimming & Wind Surfing.

 

A set of four stamps was issued as Charity stamps with surcharge on 06 Dec 1998.The stamps featured Field Hockey, Wrestling ,Rowing , Show Jumping.

Beijing 1990 – 11th Asian Games-Stamps of India

Beijing 1990 – 11th Asian Games-Stamps of India

The 11th Asian Games were held in Beijing – China from 22 Sep to 07 Oct 1990. A total of 6,122  Competitors from 36 Nations participated in 310 events in 27 Sports

A  Stamp was issued by India 29 Sep 1990 on Athletics.

1990 ASIAD
1990 BEIJING ASIAN GAMES -STAMPS OF INDIA -ATHLETICS 1990