Posts Tagged 'sports'

The Masters of Mini Golf [video]

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Amazing 7 Year Old Boxer – And It’s A Girl [video]

New Singapore Stadium – Largest Dome Ever Built

SportsHub-sAccording to Gizmodo –

If huge spaces freak you out (looking at you, agoraphobes), look away now. Singapore’s huge new stadium, SportsHub, just clinched the title for the largest free-spanning dome structure ever built—stretching more than 1,010 feet across at its widest point. Designed by Arup, AECOM, and DPArchitects, this sprawling development doesn’t just include a 55,000-seat stadium—there’s also a network of pedestrian and cycling trails, infrastructure to hold all manner of games from cricket to rugby, a pool and a water park, a skate park, volleyball courts, space for canoeing and kayaking, a mall, and a huge rock climbing wall. And more. In short, it’s its own city devoted to sports.

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Wrestling Was Fake In 267 AD

According to LiveScience –

Who says only modern-day pro wrestling is fake? Researchers have deciphered a Greek document that shows an ancient wrestling match was fixed. The document, which has a date on it that corresponds to the year A.D. 267, is a contract between two teenagers who had reached the final bout of a prestigious series of games in Egypt. This is the first time that a written contract between two athletes to fix a match has been found from the ancient world.

ancient-wrestling-contract-s2The contract stipulates that Demetrius “when competing in the competition for the boy [wrestlers], to fall three times and yield,” and in return would receive “three thousand eight hundred drachmas of silver of old coinage …”

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Athletes Of The 1st. Winter Olympics In 1924 [pics]

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A Guide To American Football [video]

2012 In 4 Minutes [video]


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