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Sport in Northern Ireland print that page


The governing body is the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA). The GAA is divided into provincial boards in Ireland and abroad. In Ireland, the four provincial boards are Munster GAA , Ulster GAA , Connacht GAA and Leinster GAA . Gaelic games in Northern Ireland are controlled by the Ulster

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The sport of skeleton can be traced to 1882, when soldiers in Switzerland constructed a toboggan track between the towns of Davos and Klosters . While toboggan tracks were not uncommon at the time, the added challenge of curves and bends in the Swiss track distinguished it from those of

Paralympic sports print that page


change from one Paralympiad to another. The Paralympic Games are a major international multi sport event for athletes with physical disabilities. This includes athletes with mobility disabilities, amputations , blindness , and Cerebral Palsy . Paralympic sports refers to organized competitive

Sport in Cardiff print that page


the London 2012 Olympics [ 1 ] In 2008/09, 61% of Cardiff residents regularly participated in sport and active recreation, the highest percentage out of all 22 local authorities in Wales. [ 2 ] Contents 1 Overview 2 Multi sport organisations 3 Team sports 3.1 Baseball 3

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Motorcycle racing (also known as Moto racing and Bike racing) is a motorcycle sport involving racing motorcycles . Motorcycle racing can be divided into two categories, tarmac-based road disciplines and off road . [ edit ] Track racing Main article: Track racing Track racing is a motorcycle

Sport in the United Kingdom print that page


Contents 1 Administration and funding 2 Popularity 3 Sports media 4 Elite level sport 4.1 Elite level team sports 4.1.1 Association football 4.1.2 Cricket 4.1.3 Rugby Football Rugby union Rugby league 4.1.4 Ice Hockey 4.1.5 Gaelic games

Sport in Honduras print that page

The most popular sport in Honduras is football , the governing body of football in Honduras is the Federación Nacional Autónoma de Fútbol de Honduras . Honduras has taken part in the Summer Olympics eight times, and the Winter Olympics in 1992. Other sports played in Honduras include

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Sport in Scotland print that page


Highland games, the largest and most widespread multi sport festivals of the 19th century, [ 1 ] are claimed to have influenced Baron Pierre de Coubertin when he was planning the revival of the Olympic Games . De Coubertin saw a display of Highland games at the Paris Exhibition of 1889

Rugby league in France print that page


During the Second World War, in association with the French rugby union , the sport was banned by the Vichy government , an act which the sport has struggled to recover from. There has been a recent resurgence of the sport following the admission of Catalans Dragons to the European Super

Sport in Pakistan print that page


Along with Champions of Squash and Hockey , Cricket is the by far the most popular sport in Pakistan, and they have been considered the most dominant country in the sport of cricket, with numerous records under. [ 1 ] Traditional sports like Kabaddi and other well known games are also