Category Archives: Sports
With so many wonderful skiing destinations to choose from in Europe, it’s not easy to pick out the best! Some ski resorts are more geared up for advanced or serious skiers, such as La Grave, in France, or for off-piste activities, like in Zermatt, Switzerland, and this is something to consider.
Although people may have been doing so since time immemorial, the earliest verifiable record of a sport involving kicking a ball through a goal is from China’s Han Dynasty, about 2,300 years ago. The leather balls were stuffed with hair and feathers, using hands was prohibited, and the goal was only about 40 cm wide. […]
Although a consensus exists that football is the world’s most popular sport, ranking what the most popular world sports are is difficult, as popularity can be considered in terms of spectatorship, organised participation, recreational participation, overall interest, or some combination of these. Some sports are enormously popular in some parts of the world but nearly […]
American football goes as far back as the 19th century and actually originates from English rugby. Before rugby was actually an official sport within England, it did not consist of official rules or guidelines that determined it from soccer or made it a sporting discipline within itself. The sport was played quite messily with guidelines, […]