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Top 10 interesting facts about sports you may not know

1. Olympic flag
The five intertwined circles of blue, black, red, yellow, and green on the Olympic flag are known to represent the five continents on the globe. But not everyone knows that of all the countries participating in the Olympics, the flag of any country has at least 1 out of 5 colors on the Olympic flag. Whether it was the designer’s arrangement or the coincidence, but it was an interesting coincidence.


Fencing duels in Paraguay
The martial arts mastery of fencing has become popular and is widely known. Fencing today is not like what we see in movies where athletes are completely safe with protective clothing and are specially designed to avoid dealing high damage. But in Paraguay there is still sword fighting as in the past, as long as the two sides ensure the contract is signed, there is enough blood to donate when injured.
2. Baseball referee
There is a pretty interesting fact about those who hold the balance in this most popular sport in the United States, that is the referee’s clothes. In addition to the uniform clothes, they also have to match … underwear. All the referees in this sport must wear black underwear in case the pants are … torn.
3. Babe Ruth
For those who love baseball and follow it, surely no stranger to the name Babe Ruth. The legendary Babe Ruth, outside the record 60 points directly, he has a rather strange habit. That’s how to cool your head during each match by placing a cabbage leaf under the hat. Every 2 turns, he swapped cabbage leaves once.

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Get to know the origins and several interesting facts of the “king” sport – football

The fact that football originated from China or the most important soccer stadium is found in Korea may take many of us aback as there are just a couple of people actually skills all of these football things origin from. There are over 265 million people around the world playing soccer and it’s estimated that 4 billion spectators are actively watching this sport through TV. In regard to the many factors, it deserves to be the king sport.

  1. Football was invented in China around the period of 476 BC
    Most experts agree that this king sport was invented in around 476 BC in China. At this point, it had been called Cuju. Later, throughout the long history with a series of various variations occurred, football, for the primary time, appeared in Ancient Greece, the Maya Empire, and Great Britain.
    There are more than 3.5 billion people watched the FIFA World Cup.
  2. The FIFA World Cup is the most-watched sporting event within the world. it’s estimated that the amount of individuals watching the planet Cup is over 3.5 billion.
    There were about 1 billion people recording watched the 2018 FIFA World Cup final between France and Croatia, a match during which France was the winner.
  3. Sheffield FC is that the oldest football club within the world
    Sheffield FC is that the oldest football club within the world, it had been founded in 1857.
  4. The fastest goal in football history
    Nawaf Al-Abed is that the player creating the fastest goal in football history. This player scored just 2.4 seconds after the match started.
  5. the bulk of balls are produced in Pakistan
    Sialkot in Pakistan is legendary for creating balls for the FIFA World Cup since 1982. a number of the simplest balls are produced by hand stitching in Pakistan.


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SPORTS AND 10 INTERESTINGLY SURPRISING FACTS (PART 02)

  1. Story about basketball
    The first basket used in basketball was a peach basket and the backboard was a wire mesh.
    The diameter of a basketball is half the diameter of the basket.
    The two tallest athletes ever to compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA for short) are Manute Bol (Sudanese) and Gheorghe Muresan (Italian), both are 2.31m tall.
  2. The volleyball ball is taken from the gut of a basketball ball
    When William G. Morgan invented the first volleyball in 1895, he tried using basketball in it but found it too heavy. He then decided to use only the elastic rubber inside the ball.
  3. Chess and the unexpected number of checkpoints
    From the opening position, there are 8 different ways to check just in 2 moves and 355 different ways to check just in 3 moves. Also, one more interesting piece of information: the word “Checkmate” meaning Checkmate in chess is derived from the Arabic phrase “Shah Mat”, which means “king of the dead.
  4. A turkey dish in bowling?
    The term ‘Strike’ is used when you toss all 10 pins on the first throw, the player will be awarded 10 points, plus a bonus score equal to the number of points gained on the next frame with 2 throws. 2 Strike results in a row will be called “Double”, and 3 consecutive Strike results will be called “Turkey”.
    If more Strike is thrown, the suffix “bagger” + the number of Strike hits will be used, eg, “four-bagger” (4 consecutive Strike) or “five-bagger” (5 consecutive Strike). With 6 Strike results in a row, one can be called “Six Pack” or “Wild Turkeys”. 9 Strike was called consecutively with the name “Golden Turkeys”.
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SPORTS AND 10 INTERESTINGLY SURPRISING FACTS (TO BE CONTINUED)

You can be a sports enthusiast ready to spend the whole night with top-notch live matches, get a clue of all types of sports charts, completely confident of your own knowledge in the sport. certain, but the following unexpected facts can still make you completely “be taken aback”.

  1. The Olympic gold medal is actually mostly made of … silver
    The gold medal at the 1912 Olympics was the last gold medal made purely with gold. The current gold medal is made from 93% silver, 6% copper, and only 1% (equivalent to 6 grams) of premium gold. However, at the 2012 Olympic Games, the organizers actively increased the golden ratio to … 400 grams. Each 2012 Olympic gold medal is worth approximately 1571 USD. It is known that if being made entirely of gold, it may cost up to … 20,000 USD.
  2. Have you heard the story of a magical swimsuit?
    The current swimsuit has been produced completed perfectly to the point where the material’s speed of movement makes the swimwear even faster than the skin’s movement speed. The seamless swimsuit (stretching from the neck to the ankle) is therefore controversial because, since its introduction in 2000, the world swimming record has been continuously broken.
  3. The first person to play sports on the moon
    Astronaut Alan Bartlett Shepard (1923 – 1998) was the first person to play golf on the moon because he secretly brought a golf ball and a golf club during the NASA Apollo 14 moon mission in 1971. Alan is the first American astronaut, the second astronaut of the world (after Youri Gagarin) and the fifth person to set foot on the Moon.
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BURST INTO LAUGH WITH THE FUNNIEST SPORT IN THE WORLD (PART 02)

Dog surfing
It is often said that dogs are human’s best friends. And this competition is actually organized to fulfill the happiness of surfing vs pets lovers as surfing enthusiasts can now share their passion with their pets.
The dog surfing contest is an annual activity being held at major beaches in the United States such as Del Mar, Imperial in California and Jupiter Beach in Florida. This is considered to be the cutest sport, which quickly spreads and become a common sport throughout Australia.

The championship was divided into different categories according to the sizes and weights of the dogs, from super large, large, medium to small. Apart from the single combat, there is also double combat and competitions in teams for dogs. Before participating in the competition, they will be equipped with full life jackets.
Cheese rolling

Cheese rolling is one of the craziest and funniest competitions in the world. Contestants will chase after a round piece of cheese dropping from the top of a hill which 200 meters high, with a slope of 50%. At the end of the race, whoever catches the cheese will be the winner.

This competition is usually held on Cooper Hill in Gloucestershire, England on the occasion of the Spring Bank Holiday (the last Monday of May). One noteworthy information is that the velocity of the cheese can reach 112km per hour. Players will have to run as fast as possible to catch the cheese. Therefore a lot of accidents have happened during these races. In 2014, the organizers replaced the cheese with a sponge to make the “rolling downhill” safer. The prize for the winner is a piece of cheese weighing 3-4 kg.

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BURST INTO LAUGH WITH THE FUNNIEST SPORT IN THE WORLD

Competing for the winner of lying during the longest time, fighting against each other by pillows just like pijama party of hot chicks,… These below sports will definitely be some of the funniest and weirdest sports in the world.

The lazy version of Olympic

Just like its name, all the things that “athletes” need to do in this Olympic is to see who is the laziest one. You just need to lie down there and the one who has the most remarkable persistence will be the winner. This championship often takes place yearly in Montenegro (a nation locating near the Adriatic coast in the Northern Mediterranean.

And to adapt to the “lazy” inspirit of the tournament, its organization department does not run any advertisement or prepare for any prizes or rewards for the winner. It is obvious that they will not spend their efforts on writing down any rules of this Olympics.

Pillow fight

If you do think that pillow fight is just the amusement of girls in pyjama party, then you should be wrong. Pillow fight is actually a competing sport which has appeared for more than 50 years in Sonoma County (now it is a county in California State, America).

The Player will sit on a steel pillar “suspended” in the middle of a mud pond and hit the opponent with a pillow so that the first one to fell into the mud will win. Apart from good health, many athletes take part in these competing sports will definitely need to know how to keep a good balance.

Loading wifes

Loading wifes origins from Finland. This sport includes a man who carry a female on his shoulder – it is not compulsory for them to be already married and they have to pass all the obstacles along the race. If the man let his woman fell down to the ground, their total competing time will be added 5 seconds. The team which finishes the race under the shortest time will be the winner.

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3 MOST POPULAR WORLDWIDE SPORTS FOR BETTING ON DURING 2019

Below is the list of the most popular sports which have been found to be bet on most time throughout 2019 and the reasons for these sensational betting games. 

Horse Racing Betting

Horse racing has been the most attractive betting sport for such a long time and when it comes to 2019, this is still a reality. Horse racing betting is such an enormous market for bettors, especially during many prestigious races such as Grand National, EpsomDerby, Royal Ascot and Glorious Goodwood.

The most amazing thing about horse race betting is that there are a lot of events and tournaments to bet on throughout the previous years, especially bettors come to specific companies such as 

timeform.com. This is also the favorite sport of many sports fans and bettors all over the world. 

Football

Football is also a lucrative business in every nations of the world and specially when it comes to betting in England, this is a really enormous business market. Billion fans took actions to support their favorite team each champion season and tournament as well as follow them on broadcasting for other out-of-football activities. Making conversations and predicting before the ball rolling is the key to win a bet on football, also analyze the results after the match to find out whether it is a good or bad bet. 

Golf

Golf is highly known to be another “fertilized field” for betting. With over 78 golf courses having matches during any period of the year, the odds of betting on golf is really high while bettors usually have the chance to invest in and make money. Apart from that, with the come back of professional player Tiger Woods after being injured, this type of sports will be even more successful and viral with a lot of incoming potential bets.

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Top Most Hilarious Sports In The World (part 2)

Caber Toss

This is probably also the only sport that male athletes wear skirts. Caber Toss is a traditional Scottish sport. When playing this game, the athlete will have to use a fairly large stick called Caber. However, instead of throwing the stick as far as possible, the player must throw so that the other end of the stick is in contact with the ground as close to the point where he stands as possible.

Chess Boxing

True to its name, players must both know how to boxing and play chess because this is a combined sport of both. After a period of boxing, players will return to play chess and continue to do so throughout 10 rounds. Do not understand why when fighting so hard, are these gladiators alert enough to play chess now?

Cheese Rolling

This is a traditional game that has appeared for more than 200 years in Gloucestershine, England. Every spring, people here gather to Cooper Hill to partake in the chase of a piece of cheese that is believed to bring good luck for the whole year.

A round piece of cheese will be dropped from the top to the bottom and the task of the players is to chase and win that cheese as soon as possible. In this game, an accident is inevitable but it cannot prevent the determination of the players.

Football for the visually impaired

This is an iconic sport for those less fortunate than others. All the players on the field (except the goalkeeper) are blind and the ball is piled inside so that the players can hear and chase the ball.

Feeding mink in … pants

This is one of the most “traumatic” sports in the world where players will put a weasel in their pants, tie their legs and test who can endure for long. Reg Mellor’s world record is now set by the time record of 5:30 ‘since 1981 and since then no one has been able to break it.

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Top Most Hilarious Sports In The World (part 1)

Underwater hockey, piggybacking or soccer for the blind are weird but fun sports, which are held annually worldwide.

Underwater hockey
A hockey game and a small curved stick have been around for hundreds of years. First it was field hockey, then ice hockey and now water hockey. This sport is also known as Octopush. Two teams of six will each try to score an opponent’s net. Although hockey is quite popular in many countries, this water hockey game is not well known.

Bossaball
It is very entertaining with very beautiful phase expressions. Bossaball requires players to have special skills, except for amateur players. In Bossaball, each side will have 3-5 athletes standing on air mattresses to increase their resilience. They put the ball over the net to the opponent’s court to score the same as in volleyball.

Piggybacking
The sport derived from Sonkajarvi (Finland) has been more or less known and also has a lot of entertainment. A male athlete will carry a heterosexual friend on his shoulder, overcome obstacles to finish as quickly as possible. More specifically, the first-place winner not only won the championship, but also received an amount of beer equal to the weight of the person he was carrying on his shoulder which was a rewarding and encouraging encouragement.

Windsurfing dog
This game (snail from San Diego (USA) has now spread throughout California (USA) because of its attractiveness. The puppies are often the pet of surfing enthusiasts) have a chance to become real surfers. A very funny and funny game.

Unicycle polo
If riding one-wheeled bicycles is not enough to make you excited, try forming a team and playing this unicycle polo game. This game requires a lot of skills to control a single wheel as well as the ability to lead the ball. Falls or collisions between athletes are commonplace.