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Questions about jerseys, shirts worn by a member of a team in sports.

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How are the uniform colours determined in the World Cup?

Choosing jersey and shorts colours for all concerned seems to be a reasonably complicated process: each team has a set of colours they consider theirs (from their flag, or associated with them) any ...
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How international teams decide on jersey number? [closed]

On what basis jersey number will be given to players in their international teams if jersey number used in their leagues clashes? for example Torres and Villa share same jersey number 9 in Chelsea and ...
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Clarifications about Hashim Amla

I need to clarify the below two things about the South African Test Captain Hashim Amla. He is being fined 500$ per month for not wearing Castle Logo in his jersey. He was fasting during ...
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Is it permitted to use nicknames on jersey in international matches?

I have seen that Dinesh Karthik from team India wears his jersey in the recently concluded Asia Cup 2014 with his name as DK. Is it permitted? I have seen players who use their nicknames in county ...
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Missing the sponsor logo on chest

Yesterday, while watching the Asia cup match between India VS Bangladesh I noticed a thing that the Shirts worn by Indian team players didn't had any sponsors logo on the chest portion. Even though ...
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Different uniform/jersey for same team in American-Football

I heard that two different jerseys are used for offense and defense in american-football. Is it so? If yes, What is the reason for that? I saw in the normal football matches that the ...
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Color of the sprint jersey in Tour de Suisse?

Tour de Suisse has two separate jerseys for sprints competition (based only on points from intermediate sprints) and points competition (where the points obtained from placement in stages are ...
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How are jersey numbers assigned in Cricket?

It is quite normal in international cricket matches(Test/ODI/T20) that players are having a particular Jersey number assigned to them. Some of the famous players such as Ricky Ponting always wears ...
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What is the motivation behind short-sleeve jerseys in the NBA?

The Golden State Warriors introduced a basketball jersey with short-sleeves during the 2012-2013 NBA Season. Traditionally, basketball jerseys have been without sleeves. What is the motivation ...
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Why do NBA teams wear spanish jerseys?

Several times, I have seen several NBA teams wear jerseys that say, "Los Lakers," "El Heat," and "Los Spurs" for example. What is the motivation behind why NBA teams wear spanish jerseys?
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Jersey name for World Peace

I am new to watching the NBA. I saw the name World Peace as #15 for the Lakers. However, I saw highlights of the same player, number, and team with the name Artest. Why these names? What is the ...
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Jersey number for Kobe Bryant [closed]

Kobe Bryant has played in NBA with only two jersey numbers - 8 and 24. Why these numbers? What is the history behind these numbers?
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Roles of Captains in Ice-Hockey

When I get around to watching the NHL, I notice a few players wearing a "C" or "A" patch on their jerseys. I understood this to be Captain and Assistant Captain. What are the roles of "C" and "A" on ...
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Football Jersey Swapping

At the end of every game, the top players swap their jerseys with opposition players. Why is this done? When and how did this tradition of jersey swapping start? Is it mandatory for the players to ...
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Jersey numbers in NCAA basketball

I noticed that jersey numbers in NCAA basketball are confined between 0-5 (for both digits). There seem to be no jerseys with numbers between 6-9 (for both digits). I can imagine the practice of ...
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Yellow card for removing t shirt after scoring in football?

If a player receives a first caution (yellow card) during the game and the same player scores a goal and removes his jersey will he be dismissed from the field of play and shown the red card? Thank ...