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Reviving a 3,000-year-old Ancient Ballgame

Long before basketball and soccer, ancient Mayans were hitting the park to play rounds of Mesoamerican ballgame. Dating back to 3000 B.C., the game was played with a solid rubber ball that could only be hit by a player’s hip. Today, in Hidalgo, Mexico, a group of athletes are determined to bring back the ancient ballgame and honor the traditions of their ancestors.

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The Try Guys Try The Ancient Olympics

The Try Guys get naked to recreate the ancient Olympic Games.

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Ancient Olympics conduct & Decline of Ancient Games - Physical Edcuaiton Material

Explained about Ancient Olympic games and Decline of Ancient Olympic Games. Ill provide the material of Physical Edcuation with one topic in a video. This videos will help you to get the knowledge on Physical Education to crack the eXAM

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Ancient Games, Modern Fun

The Highland Games, held at Camp Tahuaya near Belton, Texas, last fall, tested Scouts on their strength, endurance and agility. Learn more in the July 2011 issue of Boys' Life magazine.

Chuiwan - China Ancient Golf

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Chuiwan (Chinese: 捶丸; pinyin: Chuíwán; literally ball-hitting) was a game in ancient China. Its rules resemble modern golf.
The book Dongxuan lu (东轩録), written by Wei Tai (fl. 1050--1100) of the Song Dynasty, describes how a southern Tang official teaches his daughter how to dig goals in the ground and drive a ball into them. The game became popular by the Song Dynasty; and a work called Wan jing (丸经 -- literally ball-treatise) of the Yuan Dynasty was specially devoted to it. The latest documents about chuiwan in China are from the two paintings of the Ming Dynasty from the 15th century. There is a colour image of the mural painting still preserved on the wall of a Water God Temple in Hongdong, Shanxi. A Chinese scholar suggested the game was exported to Europe and then Scotland by Mongolian travellers in the late Middle Ages. This animation is produced by Mission Hills China, the World's No.1 Golf Club.

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The Ancient Ritual of Sumo | The World Games

American Sumo wrestlers at the World Games walk us through traditional pre-bout rituals from the Japanese sport.

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Olympic Games - The Origins

Gaël Pollès, journalist and founder of Pratiks, takes us on a journey to ancient Greece where we discover the origins and ceremonies of the olympic games, the most popular sporting event in the world. Learn all about the games and the way they were held in 800 B.C., as well as the rules to which the athletes had to submit at that time.

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A Visual History of Sports

The first recorded sport in history was spear throwing, which arose in 70,000 BC out of a need for ancient hunters to practice their skills. Bowling was the first known ball game, appearing in Egypt in 3,200 BC; later, there was Pitz, played by the ancient Maya in 2,500 BC, followed by Episkyros, known as “common ball” to Greeks living in 8th century BC.

Long before the Olympics, there were the Tailteann Games, which the ancient Irish held around 1,800 BC. At the first recorded Olympic Games in 760 BC, there was only one event: a footrace.

The Most Dangerous Game Of Football | Calcio Storico

Calcio Storico is football like you’ve never seen before! Dating back to the 15th century, this early form of the game is brutal. But behind the blood and punches lie a story of tradition, pride and honour. A sport as unique and loved in Florence as ACF Fiorentina are, next season will see a unique collaboration between the two... #4Quartieri1CuoreViola
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Cuju - The Ancient Chinese Game of Soccer

The Cuju Game Set. Learn more at: Soccer is the world's most popular sport, and one of the oldest ball games in history. About 2,500 years ago a game called Cuju, a game much like our modern-day soccer, was already being played in China. Cuju is officially recognized by FIFA (the international soccer association) as the predecessor to the game of soccer. In Chinese, the word: cù means to kick and jú means a leather ball filled with feathers used in the game. Literally translated from Chinese, cùjú means to kick a ball.
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Caucasus Games revive ancient sports again

The north Caucasus has long established itself as a supplier of Russia's world and Olympic champions particularly in wrestling and boxing. But traditional sports are also held in high regard there. As the Caucasus Games were held in Southern Russia for the second year running.

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ACTA Ancient Greek boxing at Dijon 2009

This demonstration was part of ACTA's wonderful presentation of reconstructed antique martial arts at Dijon 2009. This is boxing according to the style and rules (precious few of them) of ancient Greece. The fighters are wearing cestae of hard leather to protect their hands and make them more dangerous weapons.

The Evolution Of The Javelin | Faster Higher Stronger

In the first instalment of our Faster, Higher, Stronger series we take a look at the evolution of one of the most iconic events of the Olympic Games, the Javelin throw.

Former American Olympian Tom Pukstys looks at the history, tradition and art of the sport taking an in-depth look at the evolution of the Javelin itself and the technique in which it is thrown.

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Lacrosse | Onondaga Nation | Trans World Sport

Situated south of Syracuse, in upstate New York, lies the present-day territory of the Onondaga Nation, where the indigenous people here maintain their sovereignty and operate outside of the general jurisdiction of New York State. The Onondaga are part of the Haudenosaunee, which is often referred to as the Iroquois Confederacy, or Six Nations. The other members include the Mohawk, Oneida, Cayuga, Seneca and Tuscarora. Together, they're united by traditions, beliefs and cultural values. One such tradition is the ancient game of Lacrosse.

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