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    • Balls

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    • American football

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    • Association football variants

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    • Australian rules football

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    • Ball and bat games

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    • Bandy

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    • Basketball

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    • Beach handball

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    • Beach volleyball

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    • Boccia

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    • Boules

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    • Bowling

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    • Broomball

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    • Canoe polo

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    • Croquet

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    • Cue sports

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    • Cycle polo

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    • Dodgeball

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    • Fictional ball games

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    • Field hockey

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    • Fistball

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    • Floorball

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    • Footbag

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    • Football

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    • Footgolf


    • Frisian handball

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    • Gaelic football

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    • Handball

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    • Hurling

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    • International rules football

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    • Irish road bowling

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    • Jeu de paume

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    • Korfball

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    • Lacrosse

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    • Longue paume

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    • Netball

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    • Pesäpallo


    • Quidditch

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    • Rackets (sport)

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    • Real tennis

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    • Rounders

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    • Rugby football

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    • Rugby league

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    • Rugby union

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    • Sepak takraw

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    • Shinty

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    • Snooker

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    • Soft tennis

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    • Table football

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    • Tennis

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    • Traditional football

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    • Valencian pilota

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    • Variations of Australian rules football

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    • Volleyball

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    • Wall and ball games

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    • Water polo

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    • Ball game

    • Ball games (or ballgames), also ball sports, are any form of game or sport which feature a ball as part of play. These include games such as association football (soccer), baseball, basketball, and American football. Such games have diverse rules and histories and are of mostly unrelated origins. Ball games can be defi ... Read »


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    • 16-inch softball

    • 16-inch softball (sometimes called "clincher", mushball,cabbageball or blooperball) is a variant of softball, but using a bigger, squishier ball with no gloves or mitts on the fielders. Although it most closely resembles the original game as developed in the 19th century by George Hancock, today it remains popular almo ... Read »


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    • 500 (ball game)

    • 500 is a ball game for children. It is played by one participant throwing a ball, and others catching it for points. This is a non-contact game. The players include a thrower, and many catchers. The thrower will decide 'alive' (if the ball should touch the ground before being received), 'dead' (if the ball should be c ... Read »


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    • American football


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    • Angleball is a brand of athletic equipment used to play North America's oldest sport, anejodi, which was revitalized during World War 2 at Brown University by collegiate Hall of Fame football and basketball coach Charles "Rip" Engle (March 26, 1906 – March 7, 1983), to keep service men and women, students and athl ... Read »


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    • Ante Over

    • Ante Over (also known as Eenie Einie, Auntie Over, Andy Over, Anti-Over, Annie I Over, Ante-I-over, Annie Annie Over, Annie Over the Shanty, and other regional variants) is a children's game played in the United States and Canada, dating back to at least the late nineteenth century. The game requires a ball or any othe ... Read »


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    • Asia-Pacific Tchoukball Championships 2016

    • The Asia-Pacific Tchoukball Championships 2016, commonly referred to as APTC 2016 , will be the 6th edition of the Asia-Pacific Tchoukball Championships(a.k.a. Asian Tchoukball Championship), the biennial Asian men's and women's Tchoukball championship of Asia-Pacific organized by APTBF. It was held in China from 22 Ju ... Read »


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    • Association football

    • Association football

      Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball. It is played by 250 million players in over 200 countries and dependencies, making it the world's most popular sport. The game is played on a rectangular field with a goal a ... Read »


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    • Attempts to ban football games

    • There have been many attempts to ban football, from the middle ages through to the modern day. The first such law was passed in England in 1314; it was followed by more than 30 in England alone between 1314 and 1667. Football faced armed opposition in the 18th Century when used as a cover for violent protest against th ... Read »


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    • Australian handball

    • Australian handball is a sport in which players hit a ball against one or more walls. Australian handball is similar to squash played without a racquet. The ball is served such that it makes direct contact with the front wall without having bounced on the ground. It must then be returned similarly by the opponent to t ... Read »


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    • Australian rules football

    • Australian football

      Australian rules football, officially known as Australian football, but also called Aussie rules, football or footy (and in some regions marketed as AFL after the Australian Football League), is a contact sport played between two teams of eighteen players on an oval-shaped field, often a modified cricket ground. The ma ... Read »


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    • Ba game

    • Ba game is a version of medieval football played in Scotland, primarily in Orkney and the Scottish Borders, around Christmas and New Year. Ba is basically mob football, or village football, where two parts of a town have to get a ball to goals on their respective sides. The two sides are called the uppies or the downi ... Read »


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    • Backyard cricket

    • Backyard cricket, street cricket, beach cricket, gully cricket, corridor cricket, deef or garden cricket is an informal ad hoc variant of the game of cricket, played by people of all genders and all ages in gardens, back yards, on the street, in parks, carparks, beaches and any area not specifically intended for the pu ... Read »


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    • Bad egg

    • Bad egg is a children's playground ball game played in Great Britain and other countries. One player is chosen as the 'Bad Egg' and turns their back to the other players. 'Bad Egg' then asks the others to each name something from a particular group (for example, each player is to name a colour, or a sports team, etc.) ... Read »


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    • Balle à la main


    • Balonpesado

    • The balonpesado is a team sport, devised for both open field as closed, in which two sets of five players each try to score goals within circles drawn on the ground of each end of the field. It remains as the only team sport which is indigenous to Colombia. The balonpesado, initially called "Balón Mano Pesado" (Hea ... Read »


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    • Bando (sport)

    • Bando is a team sport – related to hockey, hurling, shinty, and bandy – which was first recorded in Wales in the eighteenth century. The game is played on a large level field between teams of up to thirty players each of them equipped with a bando: a curve-ended stick resembling that used in field hockey. Alt ... Read »


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    • Bandy

    • Bandy

      Bandy is a team winter sport played on ice, in which skaters use sticks to direct a ball into the opposing team's goal. Based on the number of participating athletes, bandy is the world's second most popular winter sport. Only ice hockey is more popular. Bandy also is the number two winter sport in tickets sold per day ... Read »


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    • Basketball

    • Basketball

      Basketball is a sport that is played by two teams of five players on a rectangular court. The objective is to shoot a ball through a hoop 18 inches (46 cm) in diameter and mounted at a height of 10 feet (3.048 m) to backboards at each end of the court. The game was invented in 1891 by Dr. James Naismith, who woul ... Read »


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    • Basse (bag ball)

    • Basse is a Norwegian bag ball game, with roots before World War I. Today basse is mostly played in the county of Trøndelag, but also spread to other countries. The basse can be made with rings (two or three, up to eight). Use rubber band or old bicycle tyre. The basse is a bag ball, it should be round, but not ... Read »


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    • Bat and trap

    • Bat and trap is an English bat-and-ball pub game. It is still played in Kent, and occasionally in Brighton. By the late 20th century it was usually only played on Good Friday in Brighton, on the park called The Level, which has an adjacent pub called The Bat and Ball, whose sign depicts the game. Brighton & Hove City C ... Read »


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    • Bat-and-ball games

    • Bat-and-ball games (or safe haven games to avoid confusion with club games such as golf and hockey) are field games played by two opposing teams. The teams alternate between "batting" roles, sometimes called "in at bat" and "out in the field", or simply in and out. Only the batting team may score, but they have equal c ... Read »


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    • Beach handball

    • Beach handball is a team sport where two teams pass and bounce or roll a ball, trying to throw it in the goal of the opposing team. The game is similar to team handball, but it is played on sand instead of in a sports hall. Matches are played in two or three sets, depending on when a team wins their second set of the g ... Read »


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    • Beikou

    • Boikoo tarkbei or Daur hockey is a game similar to field hockey or street hockey. It has been played for about 1,000 years by the Daur people, an ethnic group from Inner Mongolia, China. The game involves teams of men playing a ball-like knob of apricot root (in lieu of a ball) with long wooden branches (in lieu of st ... Read »


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    • Biribol

    • Biribol is a sport, which resembles an aquatic variation of Volleyball. It has originated in Brazil, in the city of Birigüi, in the 60's by Prof. Dario Miguel Pedro. It showed up as a group game and as an alternative to the practice and the learning of swimming. It's the newest sports modality in Brazil and the only ... Read »


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    • Bocce

    • Bocce

      Bocce (/boʊtʃi/), sometimes anglicized as bocci, is a ball sport belonging to the boules family, closely related to British bowls and French pétanque, with a common ancestry from ancient games played in the Roman Empire. Developed into its present form in Italy (where it is called bocce, the plural of the Ital ... Read »


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    • Boccia

    • Boccia

      Boccia (/ˈbɒtʃə/ BOCH-ə) is a precision ball sport, similar to bocce, and related to bowls and pétanque. The name "boccia" is derived from the Latin word for "boss" – bottia. The sport is contested at local, national and international levels, by athletes with severe physical disabilities. It w ... Read »


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    • Bont

    • Bont is a ball game originating from Southern France. The game, a cross between croquet and hockey, is a competitive sport that involves all six players (the maximum allowable number of players) to hit a plastic ball, similar to a hockey ball, through a single hoop erected on the grass playing field. The player to sco ... Read »


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    • Bossaball

    • Bossaball is a team sport that originated in Spain and was conceptualised by Belgian Filip Eyckmans in 2005. Bossaball is a ball game between two teams, combining elements of volleyball, football and gymnastics with music into a sport. It is played on an inflatable court featuring a trampoline on each side of the net. ... Read »


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    • Boules

    • Boules (French pronunciation: ​[bul]) is a collective name for a wide range of games in which the objective is to throw or roll heavy balls (called boules in France, and bocce in Italy) as close as possible to a small target ball. Boules-type games are traditional and popular in France, Italy, Malta and Croati ... Read »


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    • Bowls

    • Bowls

      Bowls or lawn bowls is a sport in which the objective is to roll biased balls so that they stop close to a smaller ball called a "jack" or "kitty". It is played on a bowling green which may be flat (for "flat-green bowls") or convex or uneven (for "crown green bowls"). It is normally played outdoors (although there are ... Read »


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    • Box hockey

    • Box hockey is an active hand game played between two people with sticks, a puck and a compartmented box (typically 5–8 feet or 1.5–2.4 meters long), and typically played outdoors. The object of the game is to move a hockey puck through the center dividers, of the box, out through a hole placed at each end of ... Read »


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    • Broomball

    • Broomball is a recreational ice game originating in Canada (also contested as being Swedish) and played in certain other countries. It is played in a hockey rink, either indoors or outdoors, depending on climate and location. In a game of broomball there are two teams, each consisting of six players: a goaltender and ... Read »


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    • Bud Light Daredevils

    • The Bud Light Daredevils were an American acrobatic basketball show that performed during the halftime of college and NBA basketball games from 1983 to 1998. The show combined gymnastics, trampoline, acrobatics, and basketball. The team was started by University of Mississippi cheerleaders Ty Cobb, Sam Martin, Robert K ... Read »


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    • Buschball

    • Buschball is a new sport, a combination of football and crossgolf. Buschball can be played by virtually anyone. It was invented in Germany. The aim of the game is to hit the pole with as little shots as possible. The pole is a flag pole. Both the pole as well as the flag are part of the target. First the order of ... Read »


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    • Button football

    • Button football is a football (soccer) simulation game played on a table-top using concave "disks" or "buttons" as players. Board dimensions, markings, and rules of play are modeled to simulate standard football. It is popular throughout all of Brazil, and Hungary as well as other countries in Europe. The term "button ... Read »


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    • Butts Up

    • Butts Up (A.K.A. "Burn Ball", "Ballsies", "Chinese Suicides", "Peanut-butter," "Rump Rounders", "Buttock Blocker", "Sky Blue", "Red Butt", "Blackjack", "Assies' Rehab & Tea", "Wall Ball", "Slaughterhouse", "Fourteen Eighty-Eight", "Fumble", "Butt Ball", "Buju Gay", "Beartrap", "Asses Up", "Suicide", "Stitch", "Pee Pee' ... Read »


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    • Chuiwan

    • Chuiwan (Chinese: 捶丸; pinyin: Chuíwán; literally: "ball-hitting") was a game in ancient China. Its rules resemble modern golf. The book Dongxuan lu (東軒錄), written by Wei Tai ((魏泰) fl. 1050–1100) of the Song Dynasty, describes how a southern Tang official teaches his daught ... Read »


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    • Cageball

    • Cageball is a sport invented by the football coach Jörg Berger, seeking a way to play football (American soccer) despite bad winter conditions. It is similar to traditional indoor football, although with some changes: as the name implies, one plays in a cage. Due to the enclosed environment, the game is faster and ... Read »


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    • Caid (sport)

    • Caid (Irish pronunciation: [kadʲ]) is the name given to various ancient and traditional Irish football games. "Caid" is now used by people in some parts of Ireland to refer to modern Gaelic football. The word caid originally referred to the ball which was used. It was made out of animal skin, with a natural blad ... Read »


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    • Canoe polo

    • Canoe polo, also known as Kayak polo, is one of the competitive disciplines of canoeing, known simply as "polo" by its aficionados. Polo combines canoeing and ball handling skills with an exciting contact team game, where tactics and positional play are as important as the speed and fitness of the individual athletes. ... Read »


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    • Carved Stone Balls

    • Carved Stone Balls are petrospheres, usually round and rarely oval. They have from 3 to 160 protruding knobs on the surface. Their size is fairly uniform at around 2.75 inches or 7 cm across, they date from the late Neolithic to possibly as late as the Iron Age and are mainly found in Scotland, but also elsewhere in ... Read »


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    • Cestoball

    • Cestoball is a sport created in Argentina in 1897. During the conference in Buenos Aires and Santa Rosa in 1986, the sport changed the name to Cestoball with the purpose of making the old Argentine sport called 'pelota al cesto' (ball to basket) more dynamic and to bring its rules into closer harmony with korfball and ... Read »


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    • Cherokee marbles

    • Cherokee marbles (ᏗᎦᏓᏲᏍᏗ, digadayosdi), or five hole, is a traditional game among the Cherokee people of the United States. It is played, traditionally, with round balls made of stone, but now sometimes with standard billiard balls. An annual tournament is held during Cherokee Nationa ... Read »


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    • Chinese handball

    • Chinese handball (known in its 3-or-more-player forms as Ace-King-Queen, King(s), Down the River or Slugs), is a form of American handball popular on the streets of New York City, Philadelphia, and Bridgewater, New Jersey during the 1960s, '70s, and '80s and is still played today, mostly in New York City, Philadelphia, ... Read »


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    • Circle rules football

    • Circle rules football

      Circle rules football, commonly referred to as circle rules, is a sport played between two teams of six with a large spherical ball similar to a stability ball. Invented in New York City in 2006, the sport is currently played in cities across the United States, as well as in several international locations. The game i ... Read »


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    • Cnapan

    • Cnapan (alternative spellings Criapan, Knapan or Knappan) is a Welsh form of Celtic medieval football. The game originated in, and seems to have remained largely confined to, the western counties of Wales, especially Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire. According to George Owen of Henllys, in his Description ... Read »


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    • Guy Cobb

    • Guy Cobb

      Guy Franke Cobb (born October 27, 1963) is an American artist born in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. In 1983 Cobb left the University of Mississippi to join his older brother, Ty Cobb, as a co-founder of an acrobatic basketball show called the Bud Light Daredevils. The group entertained audiences at NBA and c ... Read »


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    • Codeball

    • Codeball is an individual sport combining the gameplay of golf and soccer. Codeball is played on a fairway consisting of usually 14 bowls, similar to the holes in golf. A six-inch rubber ball is kicked from a marked kickoff area, and once the ball comes to rest, it is kicked again. The process is repeated until th ... Read »


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    • Colpbol

    • Colpbol is a team sport invented in 1996-1997 by Valencian physical education teacher Juanjo Bendicho. Colpbol is characterized by its great dynamism, integration and egalitarianism, with all team members having equal importance, and with mixed gender teams the rule rather than the exception. Colpbol is similar to Val ... Read »


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    • Combat football

    • Combat Football is a full team sport similar to other football games such as Rugby, but is distinguished by its emphasis on violence. The object of the game is to get the ball into the opposing team's goal through "any means short of an actionable felony." It was invented by South Korean border guards at the DMZ to kee ... Read »


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    • Contact juggling

    • Contact juggling is a form of object manipulation that focuses on the movement of objects such as balls in contact with the body. Although often used in conjunction with "toss juggling", it differs in that it involves the rolling of one or more objects without releasing them into the air. Many of the techniques ... Read »


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    • Corkball

    • Corkball is a "mini-baseball" game featuring a 1.6-ounce (45 g) ball, which is stitched and resembles a miniature baseball. The bat has a barrel that measures 1.5 inches (3.8 cm) in diameter. Originally played on the streets and alleys of St. Louis, Missouri as early as 1890, today the game has leagues formed aro ... Read »


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    • Cornish hurling

    • Hurling or Hurling the Silver Ball (Cornish: Hurlian), is an outdoor team game played only in Cornwall, United Kingdom. It is played with a small silver ball. Hurling is not to be confused with the Irish game, also known as hurling. There are profound differences between the two sports. Once played widely in Cornwall, ... Read »


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    • Cowboy polo

    • Cowboy polo is a variation of polo played mostly in the western United States. Like regular polo, it is played in chukkars (periods) with two teams on horses who use mallets to hit a ball through a goal. It differs from traditional polo in that five riders make up a team instead of four, western saddles and equipment a ... Read »


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    • Crab soccer

    • Crab soccer (American English and Australian English), or crab football (British English), is an informal sport played by two teams. The objective is to kick an inflated ball into a goal to score points. The game is commonly played in Physical education classes. The game can be played with a regular soccer ball, but is ... Read »


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    • Crocker (sport)

    • Crocker (sometimes spelled Croccer) is a team sport played between two large teams. Its origins are in cricket and baseball. It also makes the use of a soccer ball which may explain its name. It is a casual sport not played formally, but often found on British summer camps. Crocker is played between two teams of u ... Read »


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    • Cuju

    • Cuju

      Cuju,or Tsu' Chu, is an ancient Chinese ball game, Cantonese "chuk-ko". It is a competitive game that involves kicking a ball through an opening into a net. The use of hands is not allowed. It is seen by FIFA as the earliest form of football for which there is evidence, being first mentioned as an exercise in a militar ... Read »


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    • Cycle polo

    • Cycle polo

      Cycle polo is a team sport, similar to traditional polo, except that bicycles are used instead of horses. There are 2 versions of the sport: grass and Hardcourt Bike Polo. The hardcourt game has seen a sharp spike in interest as of 2007 and new teams are sprouting up across the world - in China, Canada, Ireland, Switze ... Read »


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    • Dappa Kali

    • Dappa kali is a game which is popular in the northern parts of Kerala, especially in Kannur. This game requires a considerable amount of physical exercise and is mainly played by boys. This game is also known as chattiyeru and chilleru in other parts of Kannur. Dappa Kali is a different form of the game Lathi kali play ... Read »


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    • Dirty Nine Square

    • Clean Nine Square or simply Nine Square or Dirty Nine is a very elaborate version of the game four square: the goal being to get the people in the other squares out in order to move up into the ‘nine square’, also called center, server, or king square. This can be done by performing different moves, which fak ... Read »


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    • Dodgeball

    • Dodgeball is a game in which players on two teams try to throw balls at each other while avoiding being hit themselves. In North America, the game is typically played among children ages 6–12 in elementary school. However, internationally, the sport has also emerged as a popular middle school, high school and coll ... Read »


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    • Dribbling

    • In sports, dribbling is maneuvering of a ball by a single player while moving in a given direction, avoiding defenders' attempts to intercept the ball. Such control may be exercised with the legs (e.g. association football), hands (basketball and handball), stick (ice hockey) or swimming strokes (water polo). A success ... Read »


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    • Dunk tank

    • A dunk tank, also known as a dunking booth or dunking machine, is an attraction mainly used in funfairs, fundraisers, and personal parties. A dunk tank consists of a large tank of water, over which a volunteer is suspended while sitting on a collapsing seat. The game is played by a ball being thrown at a target attache ... Read »


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    • Episkyros

    • Episkyros (Greek: ἐπίσκυρος; also called ἐπίκοινος epikoinos, "commonball") was an ancient Greek ball game. Highly teamwork oriented, the game was played between two teams of usually 12 to 14 players each, with one ball and the rules of the game which allowed us ... Read »


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    • Eton Fives

    • Eton Fives, a derivative of the British game of Fives, is a handball game, similar to Rugby Fives, played as doubles in a three-sided court. The object is to force the other team to fail to hit the ball 'up' off the front wall, using any variety of wall or ledge combinations as long as the ball is played 'up' before it ... Read »


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    • Faceball

    • Faceball (tagline: "Your face, Our balls") is a two-player game where each player takes an inflated beach ball and throws it at the opponent's head. It was popularized in March 2007 by John Allspaw and Dunstan Orchard while they were working at the San Francisco, California offices of Flickr. Opponents sit 10 feet apa ... Read »


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    • Fascination (game)

    • Fascination is a game commonly found in North American amusement parks, boardwalks and arcades. The game would be considered in the same family as skee ball, in that prizes are often won for playing the game. The game dates to the 1920s as evidenced in pictures of Chutes at the Beach in San Francisco, a park that opera ... Read »


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    • Feather bowling

    • Feather bowling is a game played with wooden balls shaped in a similar way to cheese wheels. It closely resembles the sport of Curling, a Scottish sport. The game has its origins in western Flanders, Belgium where it is known as 'Trabollen' Feather bowling is played in Michigan and Minnesota in the United States ... Read »


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    • Field hockey

    • Field hockey

      Field hockey is a team sport of the hockey family. The earliest origins of the sport date back to the Middle Ages in England, Scotland, France and the Netherlands. The game can be played on a grass field or a turf field as well as an indoor board surface. Each team plays with eleven players, including the goalie. Playe ... Read »


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    • Flickerball

    • Flickerball is a group sport played with an American football in similar situations to dodgeball, such as Gym Class/PE (Physical Education) classes. It is played in a group of 6 to 40 players who are equally divided into two teams. The teams separate on opposite sides of an area such a gymnasium, parking lot, or field. ... Read »


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    • Floor hockey

    • Floor hockey is a family of indoor hockey games. 5 variations exist: three variations in the style of ice hockey, and the other two in the style of bandy, one of which is called floorball in English speaking regions. Two of these variations involve the use of wheeled skates and are categorized as roller sports under th ... Read »


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    • Floorball

    • Floorball

      Floorball is a type of floor hockey with five field players and a goalkeeper in each team. Men and women play indoors with 96–115.5 cm-long (37.8–45.5 in) sticks and a 22–23 cm-circumference (8.7–9.1 in) plastic ball with holes. Matches are played in three twenty-minute periods. Develop ... Read »


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    • Foot hockey

    • Foot hockey (also known as Hocker) is a sport related to hockey in which the only equipment is a ball, most commonly a tennis ball, that is kicked about the playing surface by the players in an attempt to score a goal on the opposing goaltender. It has been described as a "combination of hockey, soccer and handball" an ... Read »


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    • Footbag net

    • Footbag net is a sport in which players kick a footbag over a five-foot-high net. Players may use only the feet. Any contact knee or above is a foul. The game is played individually and as doubles. Footbag net combines elements of tennis, badminton, and volleyball. Specifically, the court dimensions and layout are sim ... Read »


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    • Football

    • Football is a family of team sports that involve, to varying degrees, kicking a ball with the foot to score a goal. Unqualified, the word football is understood to refer to whichever form of football is the most popular in the regional context in which the word appears. Sports commonly called 'football' in certain plac ... Read »


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    • Football tennis

    • Footballtennis, also known as futnet (in Czech and Slovak ) is a sport originating in the 1920s in Czechoslovakia. It is a ball game that can be played indoors or outdoors in a court divided by a low net with two opposing teams (one, two or three players) who try to score a point hitting the ball with any part of their ... Read »


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    • Footgolf

    • Footgolf

      Footgolf is a precision sport, in which players kick a soccer ball into a cup in as few shots as possible. The name is a portmanteau of football and golf, and the game combines the two sports, being more closely related to golf. The game is played similarly to golf, with the exception that players use a soccer bal ... Read »


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    • Forceback

    • Force Back is a game played by students in New Zealand at lunch or recess. It is played with a rugby ball but can be played with a soccer ball/football as well. Some skills that are improved in this are kicking, aim, distance control, running and catching. The rules are usually modified by students themselves, dependin ... Read »


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    • Four square

    • Four square

      Four squareis a ball game played among four players on a square court divided into quadrants. It is a popular game at elementary schools with little required equipment, almost no setup, and short rounds of play that can be ended at any time. Four square is usually played with a rubber playground ball, on a square cour ... Read »


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    • Frisian handball

    • Frisian handball (Frisian: keatsen; Dutch: kaatsen) is a traditional Frisian sport, related to American handball and fives, that is most commonly practiced by people from the northern Dutch province of Friesland (Fryslân). It is believed to be one of the oldest ballgames and was an unofficial demonstration sport at ... Read »


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    • Futsal

    • Futsal

      Futsal, or futsala, is a variant of association football played on a hard court, smaller than a football pitch, and mainly indoors. It can be considered a version of five-a-side football. Futsal is played between two teams of five players each, one of whom is the goalkeeper. Unlimited substitutions are permitted. Unli ... Read »


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    • Fuzzball (sport)

    • Fuzzball is a bat-and-ball street game related to baseball, usually formed as a pick-up game, and played in various areas of the United States (especially St. Louis, but also in Chicago where it is called "strikeout", Florida, and South Carolina). The equipment consists of a bat and a tennis ball that has had its outer ... Read »


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    • Ga-ga

    • Ga-ga (Hebrew: גע-גע‎‎ literally 'touch-touch') is a variant of dodgeball that is played with one ball. The game combines dodging, striking, running, and jumping, with the object of being the last person standing. Players hit the ball at each other with their hands, and are eliminated if the ball ... Read »


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    • Hack Slap

    • Hack slap is a game that utilises a footbag or 'Hacky Sack'. The game is similar to the Australian foursquare rules in so much as that the game operates similar to the elimination variation while including most of the same rules. The game is played with 4, 6, 8 or more people and the object is to keep the 'footbag' in ... Read »


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    • Half-rubber

    • Half-Rubber, also known as halfball, is a bat-and-ball game similar to stick ball or baseball. The game was developed in the American South around the beginning of the 20th Century, possibly moving north with the Great Migration where it was widely played by the 1950s. It can be played will as few as three players and ... Read »


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    • Half-time

    • In several team sports, matches are played in two halves. Half-time (also written halftime or half time) is the name given to the interval between the two halves of the match. Typically, after half-time teams swap ends of the field of play, in order to reduce any advantage that may be gained from wind or a slope to the ... Read »


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    • Handball

    • Handball

      Handball (also known as team handball or Olympic handball) is a team sport in which two teams of seven players each (six outfield players and a goalkeeper) pass a ball using their hands with the aim of throwing it into the goal of the other team. A standard match consists of two periods of 30 minutes, and the team that ... Read »


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    • Handball International Championships

    • The Handball International Championships are yearly held competitions where many countries and regions play the handball sports derived from the Jeu de paume. It is organized by the International Ball game Confederation, and there are three official varieties (International fronton, International game, and Llargues), ... Read »


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    • Hardcourt Bike Polo

    • Hardcourt Bike Polo is a variation of traditional Bicycle Polo in which teams of players ride bicycles and use mallets to strike a small ball into a goal. It may also be referred to as "Hardcourt", "Urban Bike Polo" or simply "Bike Polo". Typically, two teams of three players play in an enclosed rectangular area ( ... Read »


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    • Harpastum

    • Harpastum, also known as harpustum, was a form of ball game played in the Roman Empire. The Romans also referred to it as the small ball game. The ball used was small (not as large as a follis, paganica, or football-sized ball) and hard, probably about the size and solidity of a softball. The word harpastum is the lati ... Read »


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    • Harrow football

    • Harrow football is a code of football played between two teams of eleven players, each attempting to win by scoring more bases (goals) than their opponent. Harrow Football is played predominantly with the feet, but players may use any part of their body including, in certain circumstances, their hands and arms to prope ... Read »


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    • Headis

    • HEADIS (Header Table Tennis) is a hybrid of soccer and table tennis. This sport uses a table very similar to that of table tennis, but with the players striking a 16 cm rubber ball with their head. The tactics of tennis and table tennis are involved, as well as soccer element, the header. In February 2010 HEADIS was on ... Read »


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    • Hickory golf

    • Hickory golf is a variation of golf played with hickory shafted golf clubs. In the United States the main organizing bodies are The Society of Hickory Golfers (SoHG) and the Golf Collectors Society; in Canada - The Canadian Golf Historical Society; and in the UK - The British Golf Collectors Society. There are also act ... Read »


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    • Hooverball

    • Hooverball is a medicine ball game invented by President Herbert Hoover's personal physician, Medal of Honor recipient Joel T. Boone, to help keep then-President Hoover fit. The Hoover Presidential Library Association and the city of West Branch, Iowa co-host a national championship each year. In general, the game is ... Read »


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    • Horseball

    • Horseball is a game played on horseback where a ball is handled and points are scored by shooting it through a hoop with a diameter of 1m. The sport is like a combination of polo, rugby, and basketball. It is one of the ten disciplines officially recognized by the International Federation for Equestrian Sports. Th ... Read »


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    • Ice cricket

    • An international ice cricket tournament has been played on Lake St. Moritz since 1988 and now in Estonia every year since 2004. The invention of the Estonian version is credited to Barry Jason, a British ex-pat and former Estonian cricket president who was determined to increase the visibility of Estonian cricket throu ... Read »


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    • Indian Ball

    • Indian Ball is a "bat-and-ball" game featuring a baseball bat and ball. The sport originated in the late 40's in St. Louis, Missouri so that if 18 players weren't available to play a regular baseball game or a full sized field wasn't available they could play an alternate game much like baseball but for fewer players. ... Read »


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    • Indoor field hockey

    • Indoor field hockey, or indoor hockey, is an indoor variant of "traditional" outdoor field hockey. It is not to be confused with indoor roller hockey variants such as rink hockey, inline hockey or floorball. It is traditionally and mainly played as a pastime by outdoor field hockey players during the off-season, w ... Read »


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    • Inner tube water polo

    • Inner tube water polo (ITWP) is a variation of the sport water polo with the important difference that players, excluding the goalkeeper, are required to float in inflatable inner tubes. By floating in an inner tube, players experience less contact and expend less energy than traditional water polo players, not having ... Read »


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    • International Ball game Confederation

    • The International Ball game Confederation (also known as CIJB, in French Confederation Internationale du Jeu de Balle), founded on May 13, 1928, is the organization that manages the common activities of the many ball game deriving from the Jeu de paume. Local federations that take part in the CIJB are: Argentina, Belg ... Read »


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    • International fronton

    • The International fronton is an indirect style ball game created to bring together some varieties (such as American handball, Basque pelota, Patball, Gaelic handball, Pêl-Law (Welsh handball) and Valencian frontó), and to be played in the Handball International Championships. It is known as One Wall Handball. ... Read »


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    • International game

    • The International game (Valencian: joc internacional, IPA: [ˈdʒɔk ˌinteɾnasioˈnaÉ«]) is a ball game modality that joins up many sports allegedly derived from the Jeu de paume. It's played in the Handball International Championships by teams from the Americas and Europe. The International gam ... Read »


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    • International Sepaktakraw Federation

    • International Sepaktakraw Federation (ISTAF)

      The International Sepaktakraw Federation, commonly known as ISTAF, is the international governing body for the sport of Sepaktakraw. Its current President is Major General Dr. Charouck Arirachakaran and was formed in 1988. Its main goal currently is to spread Sepaktakraw into 75 different countries and ultimately make ... Read »


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    • Jeu de paume

    • Jeu de paume (French pronunciation: ​[ʒø d(ə) pom]; English: "palm game") is a ball-and-court game that originated in France. It was an indoor precursor of tennis played without racquets, though these were eventually introduced. It is a former Olympic sport, and has the oldest ongoing annual world cham ... Read »


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    • Jokari

    • Jokari is a game principally for two players, but it can also be played solo. The game consists of a rubber ball attached to an anchor by means of a long elastic band, which makes the ball come back when you hit it. Jokari is played with wooden paddles. The company does still exist, but has relocated to Carrollton, TX ... Read »


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    • Jokgu

    • Jokgu is a sport which combines aspects of association football and volleyball. Jokgu was invented by members of the Republic of Korea Air Force in 1960 as a way to promote exercise on military bases. Jokgu is very popular in Korea and with over one thousand teams in professional, school, & military leagues Jokgu ... Read »


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    • Jollyball

    • A cross between juggling and volleyball,Jollyball is usually played on a badminton court with two or three players on each team. Each player has two juggling balls and a final ball is held by the server, who serves by throwing the ball into the opponent's side of the court. This must be "caught" by one of the opponents ... Read »


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    • Jugger

    • Jugger

      Jugger is a sport inspired by the 1989 film The Salute of the Jugger (released as The Blood of Heroes in the United States), in which a game of the same name is played. The film version was invented by the film's writer-director, David Webb Peoples, especially for the movie. The transformation into a real sport happene ... Read »


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    • Juggling

    • Juggling is a physical skill, performed by a juggler, involving the manipulation of objects for recreation, entertainment, art or sport. The most recognizable form of juggling is toss juggling. Juggling can be the manipulation of one object or many objects at the same time, using one or many hands. Jugglers often refer ... Read »


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    • Kemari

    • Kemari (Japanese: 蹴鞠) is a ball game that was popular in Japan during the Heian Period. Kemari has been revived in modern times. The first evidence of kemari is from 644 AD. The rules were standardized from the 13th century. It was the first Japanese sport to become highly developed. The game was influen ... Read »


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    • Ki-o-rahi

    • KÄ«-o-rahi is a ball sport played in New Zealand with a small round ball called a 'kÄ«'. The game is widely known in Māori communities and in scattered mainstream locations throughout the country. It is a fast-paced sport incorporating skills similar to Australian Rules, rugby union, netball and touch. Two teams ... Read »


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    • Kickball

    • Kickball is a game and league game, similar to baseball, invented in the United States. As in baseball, one team tries to score by having its players return a ball from home base to the field and then circle the bases; while the other team tries to stop them by tagging them "out" with the ball before they can return to ... Read »


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    • Kin-Ball

    • Kin-Ball, is a team sport created in Quebec, Canada in 1986 by Mario Demers, a physical education professor, in which the main distinctive characteristics are the big size of the ball (1.22 meters in diameter) and that the matches are played among three teams at the same time instead of traditional one-vs-one like the ... Read »


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    • Kirkwall Ba game

    • The Kirkwall Ba Game (also spelled ba') is one of the main annual events held in the town of Kirkwall, in Orkney, Scotland. It is one of a number of Ba Games played in the streets of towns around Scotland; these are examples of traditional football games which are still played in towns in the United Kingdom and worldwi ... Read »


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    • Klootschieten

    • Klootschieten ("Ball shooting" in English) is a sport in the Netherlands and East Frisia, Germany. In the game, participants try to throw a ball (the kloot) as far as they can. It is most popular in the eastern regions of Twente and Achterhoek. There are three styles: field, street, and standing (veld, straat, and ... Read »


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    • Knattleikr

    • Knattleikr (English: 'ball-game') was an ancient ball game played by the Vikings of Iceland. The term is also applied to a modern sport created by re-enactors, and now played at a few United States institutions as a college club sport, based on what is known about the historical game. The game was probably similar ... Read »


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    • Knurr and Spell

    • Knurr and spell (also called northern spell,nipsy or trap ball) is an old English game, once popular as a pub game. The game originated in the moors of Yorkshire, in England, but then spread throughout the north of England. It can be traced back to the beginning of the 14th century. It was especially popular in th ... Read »


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    • Kolven

    • Kolven (verb; or noun: kolf) is a game originated in the Netherlands, played by four people in which players hit the ball over a certain distance and the first people to reach their opponents' starting point wins. The games lasted over multiple days at times. Kolf is played on an indoor course that measures 17.5 m ... Read »


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    • Kwosso

    • Ko'sso is a fast-paced ball game played by the Afar. The ball is made up of rolled goatskins. The object of the game is to keep the ball away from players on the opposing team. In the past, Ko'sso teams could be quite large; in fact, they could be made up of over one hundred players. There is still no set number of pla ... Read »


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    • La soule

    • La soule, later choule, is a traditional team sport that originated in Normandy and Picardy. The ball, called a soule, could be solid or hollow and made of either wood or leather. Leather balls would be filled with hay, bran, horse hair or moss. Sometimes the balls had woolen pompons. It would appear that ball gam ... Read »


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    • Lacrosse

    • Lacrosse

      Lacrosse is a contact team sport played between two teams using a small rubber ball (62.8–64.77 mm (2.472–2.550 in), 140–147 g (4.9–5.2 oz)) and a long-handled stick called a crosse or lacrosse stick. The men's version is considered as a rough sport, with slashes and intense checks to th ... Read »


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    • Lacrosse in Canada

    • Lacrosse was first declared the National Game of Canada in 1859. In 1994 Parliament passed the Canada's National Sport Act which declared lacrosse to be "Canada's National Summer Sport", with hockey as the national winter sport. Lacrosse was invented in the 1850s, when the Anglophone middle class of Montreal adopt ... Read »


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    • Lagori

    • Sitoliya or Lagori

      Lagori, dikori or lagoori, also known as Lingocha,Pithu(Punjabi), Palli Patti(Karimnagar),Pitto(Rajasthan), Pittu (Bengal) or Satoliya (madhya pradesh ) is a game in India involving a ball and a pile of flat stones, generally played between two teams in a large outdoor area. A member of one team (the seekers) throws a ... Read »


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    • Lapta (game)

    • Lapta (Russian: лапта́) is a Russian bat and ball game first known to be played in the 14th century. Mentions of lapta have been found in medieval manuscripts, and balls and bats were found in the 14th-century layers during excavations in Novgorod. It is similar to cricket, brännboll, Rounders, bas ... Read »


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    • List of ball games

    • This is a list of ball games which are popular games or sports involving some type of ball or similar object. Ball sports are not sports in the true sense, but are instead considered to be games. These ball games can be grouped by the general objective of the game, sometimes indicating a common origin either of a game ... Read »


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    • List of dodgeball variations

    • The following is a list of rules variations from around the world, for the collection of games known as dodgeball. Army dodgeball, also known as medic, consists of two teams, and is normally played in a medium-sized arena (such as a basketball court or a parking lot). The two teams are picked and a line is made in ... Read »


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    • Longue paume

    • Longue paume, or jeu de longue paume, is an outdoor version of jeu de paume, an ancestor of modern lawn tennis. Hundreds of years ago it was quite popular, particularly in France. It is a game of gain-ground as Balle à la main It was part of the Paris 1900 Summer Olympics, but its medal status is disputed. Today, t ... Read »


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    • Machanayim

    • Machanayim is a game similar to dodge ball that is frequently played by in Orthodox Jewish schools and summer camps. The name Machanayim (sometimes spelled Machanaim) comes from the Hebrew word meaning "two encampments" or, in this case, two teams. Game Play: Players are divided into two encampments and the room is sp ... Read »


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    • Maya Ballgame

    • Maya Ballgame, which is a branch of the Mesoamerican Ballgame, is an athletic event that was played throughout the Maya civilization. The Maya civilization was spread out throughout much of Central America. One of the common links of the Mayan culture of Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, and Belize is the game played with a ... Read »


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    • Mesoamerican ballcourt

    • A Mesoamerican ballcourt is a large masonry structure of a type used in Mesoamerica for over 2,700 years to play the Mesoamerican ballgame, particularly the hip-ball version of the ballgame. More than 1,300 ballcourts have been identified, 60% in the last 20 years alone. Although there is a tremendous variation in size ... Read »


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    • Mesoamerican ballgame

    • The Mesoamerican ballgame (ōllamaliztli in Nahuatl (Nahuatl pronunciation: [oːlːamaˈlistɬi]), pitz in Classical Maya, modern Spanish "El juego de pelota") was a sport with ritual associations played since 1400 BCE by the pre-Columbian peoples of Ancient Mesoamerica. The sport had different versions in ... Read »


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    • Mesoamerican rubber balls

    • Ancient Mesoamericans were the first people to invent rubber balls (Nahuatl: ōllamaloni), sometime before 1600 BCE, and used them in a variety of roles. The Mesoamerican ballgame, for example, employed various sizes of solid rubber balls and balls were burned as offerings in temples, buried in votive deposits, and l ... Read »


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    • Miniten

    • Miniten (a portmanteau word, derived from mini+tennis) is a tennis-like game created by naturists. It was devised in the 1930s, in order to provide a suitable game for naturist clubs which often lacked sufficient land to create full-sized tennis courts. The rules and scoring are similar to tennis and standard tennis b ... Read »


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    • Moscow broomball

    • Moscow broomball is a sport similar to ice-hockey played by non-Russians in Moscow. It is known by its players simply as "broomball", but is called Moscow broomball elsewhere to distinguish it from the similar sport of the same name played in Canada. Moscow Broomball is played on a tarmac tennis court that has bee ... Read »


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    • Netball

    • Netball

      Netball is a ball sport played by two teams of seven players. Its development, derived from early versions of basketball, began in England in the 1890s. By 1960, international playing rules had been standardised for the game, and the International Federation of Netball and Women's Basketball (later renamed the Internat ... Read »


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    • Netball America

    • Netball America is a registered 501c(3) not-for-profit organization, which was founded in 2006. Netball America, which calls itself "the premier national Netball organization in the USA," is dedicated to the development and growth of Netball in the USA. The organization is focused on showing how Netball creates an exc ... Read »


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    • Newcomb ball

    • Newcomb ball

      Newcomb ball (also known simply as Newcomb, and sometimes spelled Newcombe (ball)) is a ball game played as a variation of volleyball. Invented in 1895 by Clara Baer, a physical education instructor at Sophie Newcomb College, Tulane University in New Orleans, it rivaled volleyball in popularity and participation in th ... Read »


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    • Nok Hockey

    • Nok Hockey is a tabletop game produced by the Carrom Company since 1942. It has its roots in the ancient game of carrom, but combines the basic "strike and pocket" gameplay with a hockey theme. Nok Hockey is a two player action board game. It is played in a "rink", constructed by enclosing a 2'x3' section of smoot ... Read »


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    • NYC Social Sports Club

    • The NYC Social Sports Club (NYC Social) offers co-ed adult sports leagues in New York City. The Club offers four 10-week seasons each year, as well as pickup games and individual tournaments and parties. NYC Social regularly offers full seasons of dodgeball, kickball, bowling, broomball, flag football, ultimate fr ... Read »


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    • One wall paddleball

    • One Wall Paddleball is an American ball game that consists in hitting a small rubber ball against a single wall by using paddles. It can be played in singles (1 versus 1) or in doubles (2 versus 2). The general rule of the game is that the ball must hit the wall without touching the court floor more than once in order ... Read »


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    • Orbliquet

    • Orbliquet, pronounced Orb-li-kit, is the South African Four Square. Orbliquet is the South African version of the ever-popular game Four Square. Played at St Stithians College and all over the country, it has become one of the most popular break-time games in many schools. Although similar to the English and Austr ... Read »


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    • Over-the-line

    • Over-the-line is a bat-and-ball sport, a game related to baseball and softball. Like those games, you have the batter, pitcher, and fielders. Because a game requires only three people per team, it is considerably easier to get a good informal game going. Equipment consists of a rope (or lines marked in the sand), an "o ... Read »


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    • Padbol

    • Padbol

      Padbol is a fusion sport created in La Plata in 2008. It is currently playing in Argentina, Uruguay, Mexico, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Sweden, Romania, Australia, , France, Denmark, Switzerland, Panama and United States. Padbol was created in 2008 by Gustavo Miguens in La Plata, Argentina. The first track was laid i ... Read »


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    • Paleta Frontón


    • Palla

    • Palla (Italian for ball) is a traditional Tuscan ball game played in villages between Siena and Grosseto. It is also called palla EH! (or pallaeh!) because players call out eh! before serving. Small handmade balls contain a lead pellet wrapped in rubber and wool with a leather cover. The game is played by facing teams ... Read »


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    • Pallone

    • Pallone (pronounced [palˈloːne]; Italian for an inflated ball, source of the English word balloon) is the name of several traditional ball games, played in all regions of Italy, with few differences in regulations. From the middle of the 16th century until 1910, Italian professional players of pallone col brac ... Read »


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    • Pan Pong

    • Pan Pong (also Panpon, Pan-Pon or Pang-Pong) is a hybrid of tennis and ping pong. The name comes from the sound when the ball is being hit from one side to the next, pan - pon - pan - pon and is played on asphalt with racquets made of wood, a soft tennis ball and a net in form a wooden plank. Rules are similar to tenni ... Read »


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    • Papi fut

    • Papi fut or Papi futbol is a popular Central American variety of football played on specially constructed outdoor courts also usable for regulation basketball. It is similar to FIFA football, but goals must be scored from within the goal area. There is also frequently a rule that a ball over head height counts as out-o ... Read »


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    • Pärk


    • Pasuckuakohowog

    • Pasuckuakohowog is a Native American game similar to football. The term literally translates to "they gather to play ball with the foot." There are records that show it was played in the 17th century. The game was played on beaches with goals about a half-mile-wide and set one mile apart. Up to 500 people usually play ... Read »


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    • Patball

    • Patball is a non-contact competitive ball game played in many forms using one's hands or head to hit the ball against a wall - the objective being to get the succeeding player out. The game is popular in school playgrounds during break-time. Patball is played with a tennis ball, or other similar-sized specific patball, ... Read »


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    • Pelota mixteca

    • Pelota mixteca ("Mixtec-style ball") is a team sport similar to a net-less tennis game. The players wear sturdy, elaborately decorated gloves affixed to a heavy flat striking surface, using them to strike a small solid ball. The game has roots extending back hundreds, or perhaps thousands, of years. Today, the game is ... Read »


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    • Pesäpallo


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    • Picigin

    • Picigin (Croatian pronunciation: [pitÍ¡sǐgiːn]) is traditional ball game from Split, Croatia that is played on the beach. It is an amateur sport played in shallow water consisting of players keeping a small ball from touching the water. Picigin originated on the sandy beach of Bačvice in Split. It wa ... Read »


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    • Pinners

    • Pinners is a Chicago neighborhood game played on the front-stoop or walls with angled bricks/stones which can be used to pop the ball up in the air. References and accounts of playing exist to 1949 or earlier. The batter would throw a rubber/tennis ball at the edge of the step or angled wall brick, and the fielder(s) w ... Read »


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    • Pitch and putt

    • Pitch and putt is an amateur sport very similar to golf but where the hole length is typically less than 70 metres (80 yd). For international competitions: The game is played from raised artificial teeing surfaces using a tee and it has its own handicap system. Apart from the above differences, rules and regu ... Read »


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    • Piterbasket

    • Piterbasket (ru. - Питербаскет, lt. - piterbolas, trikrepÅ¡is) is a team sport, which is very similar to basketball. Game is created for kindergarten age children, but it also suitable for any age persons and even handicapped athletes. Piterbasket was created by Anatolij Nesmejanov i ... Read »


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    • Pittu Garam

    • Pittu Garam (Seven Stones) ( Punjabi:ਪਿੱਠੂ ਗਰਮ, Urdu:پٹھو گرم, Sindhi: پِٺُو گرم‎) is a traditional South Asian game played between two teams. The game is called Lagori in kannada. The game requires a tennis ball and set of seven ... Read »


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    • Punchball

    • Punchball is a sport spawned by and similar to baseball, but without a pitcher, catcher, or bat. The "batter" essentially plays "fungo" without a bat, bouncing or tossing up the ball and then using a volleyball-type approach to put the ball (usually a spaldeen or pensie pinkie) in play, punching the ball with his fist ... Read »


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    • Pushball

    • Pushball is a game played by two sides on a field usually 140 yards (130 m) long and 50 yards (46 m) wide, with a ball 6 feet (1.8 m) in diameter and 50 pounds (23 kg) in weight. Occasionally, much heavier balls were used. The sides usually number eleven each, there being five forwards, two left-wings, two ... Read »


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    • Quidditch (sport)

    • Quidditch

      Quidditch is a sport of two teams of seven players each mounted on broomsticks played on a hockey rink-sized pitch. It is based on a fictional game of the same name invented by author J.K. Rowling, which is featured in the Harry Potter series of novels and related media.[3] The game is also commonly known as muggle qui ... Read »


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    • Racketlon

    • Racketlon

      Racketlon is a combination sport in which competitors play a sequence of the four most popular racket sports: table tennis, badminton, squash, and tennis. It originated in Finland and Sweden and was modeled on other combination sports like the triathlon and decathlon. In racketlon a player competes against an oppo ... Read »


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    • Rarajipari

    • Rarájipari is a running game played by the Tarahumara (also known as the Rarámuri) people of the Copper Canyons region in Chihuahua, Mexico. The game is played by two teams of four or more players. One member of each team takes a wooden baseball-sized ball and kicks the ball ahead. The members of that team then ... Read »


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    • Ringball

    • Ringball

      Ringball is a traditional South African sport that stems from basketball and has been played since 1907. The sport is now promoted in South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Lesotho, India, and Mauritius to establish Ringball as an international sport. The sport is played by male and female humans. Ringball is a non-cont ... Read »


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    • Rink bandy

    • Rink bandy and rinkball are two very similar team sports, both developed from bandy but played on a significantly smaller ice rink. While a bandy rink is about the same size as a football pitch, rink bandy and rinkball are played on ice hockey rinks. Rink bandy originated in Sweden in the 1960s and was originally call ... Read »


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    • Rocball

    • Rocball is a non-contact team net game derivative of volleyball and a Meso-American sport once played by the athletes of the Aztec civilization of what is now the country of Mexico. Rocball has existed since 1979 and was founded by Jim Feger, a Physical Education teacher at Marianas High School located in The Commonwea ... Read »


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    • Rollball

    • Roll Ball or Rollball is a game played between two teams of 12 players each. Out of 12, only 6 players are allowed to play on court at a time. This game is played on roller skates.inline skates In Roll Ball players of both teams have a goalpost and the team who is able to score more goals than the opponent team wins. T ... Read »


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    • Roller hockey (quad)

    • Roller hockey

      Roller hockey (in British English), rink hockey (in American English) or quad hockey is a team sport that enjoys significant popularity in a number of Latin countries. Two five-man teams (four skaters and one goalkeeper) try to drive the ball with their sticks into the opponents' goal. The ball can only be put in moti ... Read »


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    • Rounders

    • Rounders

      Rounders (Irish: cluiche corr) is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams. Rounders is a striking and fielding team game that involves hitting a small, hard, leather-cased ball with a rounded end wooden, plastic or metal bat. The players score by running around the four bases on the field. Played in England since ... Read »


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    • Rugby league

    • Rugby league

      Rugby league football, usually called rugby league, is a full contact sport played by two teams of thirteen players on a rectangular field. One of the two codes of rugby football, it originated in England in 1895 as a split from the Rugby Football Union over the issue of payments to players. Its rules gradually changed ... Read »


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    • Rugby Soccer

    • Rugby Soccer is a mix of Rugby and Association football. The sport is most similar to Gaelic football in rules. But, is more similar to Rugby/American Football in throwing the ball than just hand passing in Gaelic football. The shape of the lball is spherical, and the size of the ball can be as big as a standard s ... Read »


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    • Rugby union

    • Rugby union

      Rugby union, or simply rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century. One of the two codes of rugby football, it is based on running with the ball in hand. In its most common form, a game is between two teams of 15 players using an oval-shaped ball on a rectangular fie ... Read »


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    • Russian four square

    • A schematic layout of Russian four square.
      Nicknames Russian Foursquare, RFS First played Mid-20th century Soviet Russia Characteristics Contact yes Team members none, players fly solo Mixed gender Yes, separate competitions Type amateur sports,
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      Russian four square was started in the Soviet Union. Russian four square is a variation of the Russian game Квадрат (square). To play Russian four square a player would need: Each player starts off with 5 points. The goal is to get to the king's square and stay there. When you do so you becom ... Read »


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    • Samoa rules

    • Samoa rules is a game derived from Australian rules football and rugby union that is occasionally played in Samoa. Generally the rules are taken from Australian rules, but each team consists of 15 players, like rugby union. Unlike Australian rules football, player movement is restricted to zones (similarly to rec ... Read »


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    • Schleuderball

    • Schleuderball is a sport that originated in the Northwest Germany. It is played by two teams consisting of anywhere from two to eight players. The object of the game is to throw the ball into the opponents end zone. The game is played on a field that is 100-meters long by 15-meters wide (in the United States yards may ... Read »


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    • Sepak takraw

    • Sepak takraw

      Sepak takraw (Malay: sepak raga; Jawi: سيڤق راڬا; Thai: , rtgs: takro, pronounced [tā.krɔ̂ː]; Khmer: សីដក់ Sei Dak; Lao: ka-taw; Filipino: sipà, sipà tákraw, sepák tákraw; Vietnamese: cầu mây ("calameae ball" or "rattan ball")), ... Read »


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    • Sholf

    • Sholf is a lawn game that is a cross between table shuffleboard and golf. Players take turns putting golf balls into scoring zones printed on a putting green. Players take turns putting golf balls, trying to score points, bump opposing golf balls off the green, and/or protect their own golf ball from bump-offs. Ea ... Read »


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    • Short mat bowls

    • Short mat bowls is an indoor sport in which players attempt to score points by rolling a heavy ball along a fairly flat surface, to gain as many shots as possible by getting their bowls nearer to the jack than their opponents, and so outscore them. The game is a modern variation on lawn bowls, from which the game is de ... Read »


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    • Shrove Tuesday Football Ceremony of the Purbeck Marblers

    • The Shrove Tuesday Football Ceremony of the Purbeck Marblers is a series of events dating back many years which take place in Corfe Castle, Dorset. The events occur on the date that new apprentices are introduced to the Company of Marblers and Stonecutters of Purbeck. The freemen gather in the Fox Inn West Street where ... Read »


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    • Sipa

    • Sipa (lit. kick or to kick) is the Philippines' traditional native sport which predates Spanish rule. The game is related to Sepak Takraw. Similar games include Footbag net, Footvolley, Bossaball and Jianzi. The game is both played by two teams, indoors or outdoors, on a court that is about the size of a tennis court. ... Read »


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    • Skee ball

    • Skee-Ball is an arcade game and one of the first redemption games. It is similar to bowling except it is played on an inclined lane with fist-sized balls and the player aims to get the ball to fall into a hole rather than knock down pins. The object of the game is to collect as many points as possible by rolling balls ... Read »


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    • Slamball

    • SlamBall

      SlamBall is a form of basketball played with four trampolines in front of each net and boards around the court edge. The name SlamBall is the trademark of SlamBall, LLC. Professional SlamBall games aired on television with Spike TV for two seasons in 2002–2003, and the POWERade SlamBall Challenge was aired on CST ... Read »


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    • Spaldeen

    • A Spalding Hi-Bounce Ball, often called a Spaldeen, is a rubber ball, the size of a tennis ball without the felt. It was the more expensive and more popular version of the Pensie Pinkie (made by the Penn tennis ball company). These balls are commonly used in street games developed in the mid-20th century, such as Chine ... Read »


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    • Speedball (American ball game)

    • Speedball is a quick, fast paced sport that is simple to teach and combines many aspects of other sports. Points are scored by throwing or kicking the ball into the opposing goal. It is played with two teams of five, each with one goalkeeper on a basketball court or football/soccer field. The game was invented by ... Read »


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    • Squash (sport)

    • Squash

      Squash is a racket sport played by two (singles) or four players (doubles) in a four-walled court with a small, hollow rubber ball. The players must alternate in striking the ball with their racket and hit the ball onto the playable surfaces of the four walls of the court. The game was formerly called squash rackets, ... Read »


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    • Stickball

    • Stickball is a street game related to baseball, usually formed as a pick-up game played in large cities in the Northeastern United States, especially New York City and Philadelphia. The equipment consists of a broom handle and a rubber ball, typically a spaldeen, pensy pinky, high bouncer or tennis ball. The rules come ... Read »


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    • Stoolball

    • Stoolball is a sport that dates back to at least the 15th century, originating in Sussex, southern England. It may be an ancestor of cricket (a game it resembles), baseball, and rounders, in fact stoolball is sometimes called "Cricket in the air". Traditionally it was played by milkmaids who used their milking stools a ... Read »


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    • Stoop ball

    • Stoop ball (also spelled "stoopball") is a game that is played by throwing a ball against a stoop (stairs leading up to a building) on the pavement in front of a building. Historically, it has been popular in Brooklyn and other inner cities. In Chicago, the game is known as "Pinners." The game is also known as "Off the ... Read »


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    • Taistelupetankki

    • Taistelupetankki (Finnish for "combat pétanque") is an outdoor sport game based on pétanque, developed in Finland in 1999. Taistelupetankki is played with the same equipment as pétanque, but it can be played in more diverse terrain. In the game, a player (or a team) has two metal balls. On his/her turn, the p ... Read »


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    • Tamburello

    • Tamburello (named Tambass in Piedmont) is a court game invented in the northern provinces of Italy during the 16th century. It is a modification of the ancient game of pallone col bracciale, bearing the same general relation to it as Squash does to Racquets. Nowadays various forms of tamburello are popular in many nati ... Read »


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    • Tapu ae

    • Tapu ae (also known as Tapuwai and Tapuwae) is a traditional Māori ball game. It is an adaptation of ki-o-rahi to a court game, and was formalised about 1900. Today it is played on a hard surface such as a netball court. The court consists of two sides where players pass the ball aiming to knock the block in the mid ... Read »


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    • Tchoukball

    • Tchoukball

      Tchoukball /ˈtʃuːkbɔːl/ is an indoor team sport developed in the 1970s by Swiss biologist Hermann Brandt as a warm up activity for the Swiss Handball team. The sport is usually played on an indoor court measuring 27 metres by 16 metres. At each end there is a 'frame' (a device similar to a trampoline of ... Read »


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    • Tee-ball

    • Tee-ball (also teeball, tee ball or t-ball) is a team sport based on and simplifying baseball and softball. It is intended as an introduction for children aged 4 to 8 to develop ball-game skills and have fun. The principal difference between tee-ball and its adult counterparts is that the child usually hits the ball o ... Read »


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