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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 consists of two movements: the snatch and the clean and jerk. Athletes compete in categories according to their body weight. The goal is to execute a proper lift with as heavy as possible.

Water Ski/Wakeboard

Water Ski/Wakeboard

Water skiing was invented in the United States in 1922 and became a competitive sport in 1939 with the first…

Volleyball – Indoor

Volleyball – Indoor

William Morgan invented volleyball in 1895 in Holyoke, Massachusetts. The rules evolved in the next few decades, with the “set” and “spike” introduced, then the “three hits” rule and the back row hitting guidelines. Volleyball was a demonstration sport at the 1924 Olympic Games and a full medal sport in 1964. It was a Pan American sport by 1955.

Volleyball – Beach

Volleyball – Beach

Beach volleyball is played on a 16m x 8m sand court. Two teams of two players hit the ball back and forth over the net, attempting to make the ball contact the sand in the opposing team’s court before the other team can return it.

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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