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The Sports Archives – The Sport known as “Ultimate”

Ultimate, or, as it is more commonly known, ultimate frisbee, is a competitive sporting activity whose gameplay revolves around (as one can imagine) the flying disc! The sport is also widely-played on a recreational “catch” level with omitted/alternative rules. In … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Clothing/Attire: Does it make a Difference?

We all know “workout attire” when we see it! There does not seem to be any specific system to it; that is, no system aside from whatever makes movement and exertion more manageable during a respective athletic activity. But how … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Netball: Part Net, Part Ball

How often do you get a sport which is “exactly what it says on the tin”? The truth is pretty often, given such examples as football, baseball, etc.…as well as netball! Netball is a competitive activity with roots dating back … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Canoeing vs. Kayaking

The increased frequency of hot, humid days during summertime often drives both competitive and recreational sport enthusiasts closer to water. Various different types of water sport exist, providing diversity in how athletes can continue celebrating their favorite water-bound activities. Some … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Fencing: Dueling of the Modern Day

A sport that involves 2 competitors du king it out with specially-designed swords? You may find yourself asking, “What does any of this have to do with fences?” Ironically, the answer is “practically nothing!” Fencing as a sport has existed … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Sport Hunting

Certainly not the least controversial sporting practice among humans, trophy hunting or hunting for sport is commonly defined as the stalking, trapping, and/or killing of wildlife by humans. It typically encompasses any predatory behaviors exhibited by humans towards wild animals … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Croquet: Not Just Golf with Hammers

Baseball, cricket, hockey…there are certainly quite a few sports that involve striking a ball or other small object with an elongated stick/club. Perhaps one of the more unique examples of these is croquet! Croquet (properly pronounced “kroh-kay”, although syllable emphasis … Continue reading

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