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Rugby

Rugby

Rugby Sevens is a fast-paced, exciting variant of traditional Rugby in which teams are made up of seven players, instead of the usual fifteen-a-side. The game consists of two seven-minute halves and is played on the same size field with many of the rules consistent with its predecessor. Sevens is a game that requires speed, skill, and strength and is played by rugby’s fastest and fittest athletes, both male and female.

Racquetball

Racquetball

The game is played on an enclosed court, 6.1 m by 12.2 m and 6.1 m high. The back wall…

Wrestling

Wrestling

Wrestling as a body-to-body combat sport can be traced back 5000 years to the times of the Sumerians. For the…

Weightlifting

Weightlifting

Weightlifting dates back to ancient Egypt and Greece, providing an easy way to measure strength and power. Throughout the Middle…

Water Ski/Wakeboard

Water Ski/Wakeboard

Water skiing and wakeboarding are two of the most spectacular and exciting sports at the Pan American Games. Both feature…

Volleyball

Volleyball

Volleyball was invented by William G. Morgan in 1895. As the physical education director of the YMCA in Holyoke, Massachusetts…

Beach Volleyball

Beach Volleyball

It wasn’t long after volleyball was created in 1895 that the beach version of the game came into existence. While…

Triathlon

Triathlon

The first recorded swim/bike/run triathlon took place in San Diego, California on September 24, 1974, consisting of a 5.3-mile run,…

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