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Many sports involve a degree of player-to-player and/or player-to-object contact . The term contact sport " is used in both team sports and combat sports , medical terminology and television game shows , such as the Gladiators and Wipeout , to certain degrees. Contact between players

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was absorbed by many of the countries associated with the British Empire. Early exponents of the sport included Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. Countries that have adopted rugby union as their de facto national sport include Fiji, Georgia, New Zealand, Samoa, Tonga and Wales. Rugby

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Tsukakoshi, Koichi Nakesone Jōkō Ninomiya Parenthood Varies depending on subtype. Olympic sport No Full contact karate is a wide term used to differentiate between competition formats of karate where competitors spar (also called Kumite ) full contact and allow knockout

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A Combat sport , also known as a Fighting sport , is a competitive contact sport where two combatants fight against each other using certain rules of engagement (usually significantly different from the rules in simulated combats meant for practice or challenge in martial arts ), typically

Viasat Sport (Sweden) print that page

the MTG portfolio that weren't shown on TV3 and therefore were unused. In January 2002, Viasat Sport Denmark (later replaced by TV 2 Sport ) was launched and the original version would now target Sweden and Norway. This continued until SportN for Norway launched in 2005. When Viasat launched

wikipedia.org | 2011/4/24 18:56:09

Touch football (rugby league) print that page

Touch has a history in rugby league and before that in rugby union , it originated directly from the sport of rugby league in the 1960s, with the tackle of opposing players replaced by a touch. [2] Touch is therefore not a contact sport but a limited contact sport . Distinctive features

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then resume dribbling). Various violations are generally called "fouls". Disruptive physical contact (a personal foul ) is penalized, and a free throw is usually awarded to an offensive player if he is fouled while shooting the ball. A technical foul may also be issued when certain infractions

American football print that page


In the United States, the major forms are high school football , college football and professional football . Each of these are played under slightly different rules. [ 3 ] High school football is governed by the National Federation of State High School Associations and college football

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Lacrosse, a relatively popular team sport in the Americas , may have developed as early as the 5th century, [ 1 ] [ 2 ] but since then has undergone many modifications. In the traditional Native Canadian version, each team consisted of about 100 to 1,000 men on a field that stretched from

Goal (sport) print that page


to distinguish one scoring method from another. The structure of a goal can vary widely from sport to sport . In sports where goals are the sole method of scoring, the goal is often a rectangular structure that is placed at each end of the playing surface. Each structure usually consists