a) “Asian Games or Asaid” means the games organized by the Olympic Council of Asia having its Headquarters at Kuwait or any other place declared as such by it and recognized by the International Olympic Committee;
b) “Commonwealth Games” means the quadrennial games organized by the Commonwealth Games Federation, an international organization, having its Headquarters at London, England, United Kingdom or any other place declared as such by it;
c) “Davis Cup” means the annual international team event in men’s tennis organized by the International Tennis Federation (ITF), having its headquarters at London, England, United Kingdom;
d) “Meritorious Sportsperson” means a citizen of India who has participated in any of the sports or games listed in the table in sub-rule (2) of rule 4 and won medals in the zonal, national or international events as specified in the table in sub-rule (3) of rule 4 and domiciled in Karnataka for at least five years prior to his achievement in such events. Provided that, in the case of a meritorious sportsperson, who has participated in Olympics or Asian Games or Commonwealth Games, he must have represented Karnataka for at least three years in the national level tournaments during the five years immediately preceding his participation in Olympic or Asian Games or Commonwealth Games.
e) “National Championship” means the annual championship organized by the respective sports associations affiliated to the Indian Olympic Association;
f) “National Games” means the quadrennial National Games organized by the Indian Olympic Association;
g) “Olympic Games/Olympiad" means the summer Olympic Games organized by the international Olympic Committee having its headquarters at Lausanne, Switzerland or any other place declared as such by it and does not include winter Olympic Games or any other Olympic Games.
h) “Police Service” includes service under police (civil), wireless, City Armed Reserve, District Armed Reserve, Karnataka State Reserve Police and Karnataka Industrial Security Force.
i) "SAARC Championship or South Asian Federation Games" means the biennial multi-sport event organized by South Asian Olympic Council having its headquarters at Kathmandu, Nepal;
j) “South Zone for Seniors” means the annual championship organized among the South Indian States by the respective sports associations for persons above 19 years affiliated to the Indian Olympic Association;