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Demonstration sport print that page

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

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Sport in Italy print that page

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Sport in India print that page

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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

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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