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

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Olympic Games, Athens, 1896

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

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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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Ancient Games, Modern Fun

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Ancient Greek Long Jump

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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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Rio Games flame lit at ancient Olympia

The Olympic flame for the Rio Games was lit in ancient Olympia in Greece on Thursday, launching the torch relay for the first-ever South American Games that have been overshadowed by Brazil's political crisis.

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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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