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Basketball Facts

Basketball is a popular sport involving two teams competing to see which can shoot more balls through a hoop. Since it was developed in the late 19th century, it has grown to be one of the world's leading sports. How many of these fun…

Ice Hockey Facts

Ice hockey is a sport that involves two teams of skaters competing on ice to fire pucks into the net guarded by the opposing team. A team consists of six players in total: five regular players and one goaltender. How many of these fun ice…

Softball Facts

Softball is a sport that is quite similar to baseball, but uses a much larger ball and is played on a field that is smaller in size. It was originally conceived as an indoor game, but is typically played outdoors. How many of these softball…

Archery Facts

Archery is a sport involving competitors shooting arrows at a target. There is evidence dating back well over 10,000 years of humans using bows to shoot arrows, although it wasn't until the 18th century that it began to be seen as a…

Table Tennis Facts

Table tennis is a sport in which two or four players compete to hit a small ball across a table. Also known as ping pong, the game has been played at the Olympics since 1988. How many of these table tennis facts did you know? While table…

Rugby Facts

Rugby is effectively two quite different forms of sport: the more popular rugby union, and the lesser-played variant rugby league. The sport originated in England in the 1800s but is now played all around the world. Here's a list of fun…

Volleyball Facts

Volleyball is a sport contested by two teams of six players. The object is to serve a ball over a net dividing the court and returning it without the ball touching the ground. Since 1964, volleyball has been contested during the Summer…

Fun Golf Facts And Records

Golf originated in Scotland back in the 15th century, although the game has much more ancient origins. Many people around the world play golf, both casually and professionally, and golf courses can be found in every country. If you're a fan…

10 Record Breaking Badminton Facts

Badminton evolved in British India in the 19th century from the game of battledore and shuttlecock. Modern badminton is most popular in Asia, although European nations - primarily Denmark - are also among the world's top badminton nations.…

16 Interesting Facts About Swimming

Swimming is one of the most popular sports at the Olympic Games, with athletes competing both individually and in relays to claim gold for their countries. You can swim in a lake, a pool, a river, the ocean or even a puddle - if it's a big…