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A demonstration sport is a sport which is played to promote itself, most commonly during the Olympic Games , but also at other sporting events. Demonstration sports were officially introduced in 1912 Summer Olympics , when Sweden decided to include glima , traditional Icelandic wrestling | 2010/10/8 22:59:16

Sport in Italy print that page


Slovenia, Lithuania, Croatia, Russia, Turkey and France. It has a long and rich tradition in the sport . The national team's best results were gold at Eurobasket 1983 and 1999 , as well as Silver at the Olympics of 2004 . Until the 2000s, the Italian league was considered the strongest domestic

Sport in Chile print that page


The first sport played in Chile was palín (similar to hockey), first practiced by the Mapuche before the discovery and conquest of the country. [ 6 ] The game was later called Chueca by the Spanish conquerors. Years later Europeans introduced other sports unknown in this country. Valparaís

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The sport began as an activity at a southern California boys and girls club and received national attention in 1990 on The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson . [ 5 ] The sport was invented by Wayne Godinet, [ 6 ] who introduced the first formations and dubbed the sport "Karango Cup

History of baseball outside the United States print that page


New Zealand and the south Pacific Islands. Returning via Europe and North Africa they played more demonstration games, including one in front of the Sphinx in Egypt. Contents 1 The International Baseball Federation (IBAF) 1.1 Baseball World Cup 1.2 Caribbean Series 1.3 World

1900 Summer Olympics print that page


The 1900 Summer Olympics , today officially known as the Games of the II Olympiad , was an international multi sport event which was celebrated in 1900 in Paris , France . No opening or closing ceremonies were held; competitions began on May 20 and ended on October 28. The Games were held

1948 Summer Olympics print that page


The 1948 Summer Olympics , officially known as the Games of the XIV Olympiad , were an international multi sport event which was held in London , United Kingdom . After a 12 year hiatus because of World War II , these were the first Summer Olympics since the 1936 Games in Berlin . The 1940

Great Britain at the Olympics print that page

Contents 1 Hosted Games 2 Summer Games results 3 Winter Games results 4 Medals by sport 4.1 Archery 4.2 Athletics 4.3 Badminton 4.4 Boxing 4.5 Cricket 4.6 Cycling 4.7 Diving 4.8 Equestrian 4.9 Fencing 4.10 Figure skating 4.11 Football 4.12 Golf 4.13 | 2011/5/10 16:02:25

Sport in India print that page


Throughout the country a wide variety of sports are played. India is home to several traditional sports which originated in the country and continue to remain fairly popular. These include kabbadi , kho kho , pehlwani and gilli-danda . The British rule brought many popular sports in India

1928 Summer Olympics print that page


The 1928 Summer Olympics , officially known as the Games of the IX Olympiad , was an international multi sport event which was celebrated in 1928 in Amsterdam , Netherlands . Amsterdam had bid for the 1920 and 1924 Olympic Games , but had to give way to war-victim Antwerp , Belgium and