Sport in London
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 (Wembley Stadium, the most expensive stadium in the world, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wembley_Stadium_closeup.jpg) In the twentieth century, London has hosted numerous occasions of global sports events, such as the Summer Olympics three times, in 1908, 1948 and 2012, making it the first city … Read More

Horse racing
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Equestrian sport brings together all the horse racing, trotting or pacing. Horse racing is not to be confused with the equestrian sports (Olympic in part) whose best-known disciplines are jumping, dressage and eventing. Some equestrian disciplines nevertheless relate to running, … Read More

Baseball
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(The nine positions of a team’s defense) Highest governing body: World Baseball Softball Confederation First played: Mid-18th century or prior, England or Flanders (early form). June 4, 1838, Beachville, Ontario (first recorded game with codified rules) Team members: 9 Olympic: Demonstrated … Read More

Association football
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Highest governing body: FIFA Nicknames: Football, soccer, the beautiful game, the world game First played: 19 December 1863, England Characteristics Contact: Yes Team members: 11 per side (including goalkeeper) Mixed gender: Yes, separate competitions Type: Team sport, ball sport Equipment: Football … Read More

Greyhound racing
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A greyhound racing aims of racing dogs of the 10th canine group called greyhounds. These dogs pursue a hare or artificial rabbit on a circuit. There are two types of greyhound racing: the first, called racetrack or racing, is a … Read More

Economics of sport
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Sport is a set of physical exercises that can be practiced in the form of individual and group games, that can give rise to competition. Sport is an almost universal phenomenon in time and human space. Ancient Greece, ancient Rome, … Read More

Sports in London
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In the twentieth century, London has hosted numerous international sporting events, as the summer Olympics three times, in 1908, 1948 and 2012, making it the first city to receive the Olympics three times. In 1934, the Commonwealth Games were also … Read More

Sport
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A sport consists of a physical and mentally competitive activity carried out using a recreational goal for competitors, for self-enjoyment, to attain excellence, for the development of a skill, or some combination of those. A sport has physical activity, side … Read More

Real Madrid and PSG, favorites for the Champions League semifinals
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Champions League football show was attended last night on “Santiago Bernabeu” and “Parc des Princes” in the two disputes in the first leg of the quarterfinals. In Spain, Real Madrid gave 3-0 to Borussia Dortmund The ‘galactic’ marked by Gareth … Read More

Game duration in American football
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A standard football game consists of four 15-minute (typically 12 minutes in high school football) periods (called quarters), with an intermission (called halftime) after the second quarter. The clock stops after certain plays; therefore, a game can last considerably longer … Read More

2014 Winter Olympics, Socchi
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Participating countries: 85 (qualified) Sportmen: 2500 + (estimate) Sports events: 98 of 15 sports Opening Ceremony: February 7, 2014 Closing Ceremony: February 23, 2014 The XXII Winter Olympic Games will be held in the city of Sochi, Russia during the … Read More

Enjoy the Ashes
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The opening Test of this summer’s eagerly anticipated Ashes series gets underway on 10th July at Trent Bridge. The match marks the start of back-to-back Ashes series and, as the old foes lock horns, both sides will be desperate to … Read More

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