Tuesday, 6 Apr 2021
Category: Sports History

Ridiculous Sports Myths People Actually Believe

Ridiculous Sports Myths People Actually Believe From Greek and Roman Gods, to stories of shootouts in the Wild West, there are many stories that have been carried through the ages passed off as truth, when in fact they are just myths and legends. However, this doesn’t stop many people from believing them. Myths hold a […]

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The History Of Mesoamerican Sports

Ancient Mesoamerica consisted of the various cultures and regions that make up much of what is central and south american today. This included large civilisations such as the Olmecs and the Aztecs. They were some of the most advanced people in the world at the time, having a clear understanding of mathematics, great building skills, […]

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Figure Skating – Sport or Art?

Figure skating is one of those activities that falls into the middle ground between art and sport. The people who do it are no doubt athletes, with the long hours they work, and the physical strength required to pull off the complicated routines. However, these routines are also performed, using music, and they are partly […]

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The World’s Most Ridiculous Sports

In a world where virtually anything goes, it’s no surprise that there are some crazy sports out there. While the rest of us are teaming up to play rugby or soccer, or getting in our laps on the track, there are others taking on some of the craziest sports we bet you’ve never heard of. […]

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A brief history of rugby

Stidues showthat in 2018 there were 3.5 million registered rugby players in the world, with there being 6.1 million unregistered players. With over 120 countries playing the game, rugby is – without a doubt – one of the world’s most popular sports.

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Sports From History That No Longer Exist

Many of the sports that we follow and play today have developed over many decades, sometimes even centuries, into the international favourites that they are today. And while there are plenty of different sports and events to choose from for the modern sport love, there are also a few handfuls of historic sports that were […]

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Recreation Swimming and Its Interesting History

Swimming is one of the most popular forms of pastimes in the world and is universally beloved by people from just about every known culture. Humans have had a long and passionate relationship with water since the dawn of prehistory, and we’ve fished, sailed, and enjoyed water for thousands of years. Recreational swimming is among […]

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Basketball: A Beginner’s History

The worldwide phenomenon of Basketball was invented in the United States during the December of 1891. Dr James Naismith, a physical education instructor and professor in Springfield, Massachusetts, was looking for a way for his gym class to exercise on a rainy day.

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