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Top 10 interesting facts about sports you may not know (part 02)

5. There are 336 dimples on the golf ball
Have you ever asked why a golf ball is designed with so many indents? The answer is that these dents are researched and designed by scientists to answer the obstacles of aerodynamics, helping the golf ball to fly the best, in accordance with the requirements and properties of the precious sport this race.

Professional football matches have the biggest difference
Professional football game has the biggest difference in history is 149 – 0. This score was established in the Madagascar league in November 2002. At that time, AS Adema team won against Stade Olympique de L’emyrne when the opponent repeatedly kicked their own goal to protest the referee’s decision in the previous match.

Volleyball player possesses a record height
According to Titans Volleyball, Wuttichai Suksala – Thailand’s volleyball player leads this list. Wuttichai was born in 1995, he is 2m22 tall and possesses impressive parameters: turn on attack 3m50, turn on spot 3m35.

The longest tennis match in history
70 – 68 was the final result in the 5th set of the match between John Isner and Nicolas Mahut in the first round of Wimbledon 2010. The match took place in 3 days, finally ending after 11 hours 5 minutes with the victory belongs to Isner.

The most expensive Olympics
It was the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, the Olympics with a total budget of up to 51 billion USD. The reason for this is that Sochi has built almost completely new sports centers, gymnasiums, athletes’ villages as well as infrastructure and transportation. Meanwhile, the previous Winter Olympics held in Vancouver 2010 cost only $ 8.7 billion.