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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

Skeleton (sport) print that page


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

Motorcycle sport print that page


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 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

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 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

Professional sports league organization print that page

group of teams that play each other during the season. It is also often used for the name of the governing body that oversees the league, as in Major League Baseball or England's Football League. Because most European soccer clubs participate in different competitions during a season, regular

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Rugby union in Italy print that page


The governing body of Italian rugby union is the Federazione Italiana Rugby (FIR). An original organisational committee was established in 1911, although it was in 1928 when the body became the FIR, and in 1987, they joined the International Rugby Board . [ 2 ] In 1934 the FIR became founding

List of sports governing bodies in Wales print that page


The governing bodies of sports in Wales perform an organisational, regulatory or sanctioning function at a national level in Wales , some tracing their history to the 19th Century. Many cooperate with similar bodies from other countries to agree rule changes for their sport . Most implement