Volleyball is a team sports game in which two teams take part. The competition takes place on a special platform, which is divided by a grid. The task of each team is to prevent the volleyball being thrown over the net to touch its half of the court. Also, players are prohibited from touching the ball more than three times in a row. In general, this game is familiar to everyone, so explaining what and how, probably, is not worth it. But as for the most famous volleyball players, not everyone can know them. It is about these great people in their field that we will discuss further. Of course, it will not be possible to list all the outstanding athletes, but I would still like to touch on the biography of some. So let’s get started.
Shashkova Lyubov Vladimirovna is an outstanding athlete, participant, and also the winner of international Continue reading
Bike is the most popular transport in the world. Hundreds of millions ride it every morning, millions learn it from childhood, thousands go in for cycling and only a few become the best in it. That’s about the best cyclists in the world and our story will go.
One of the most famous cyclists of our time is Lance Armstrong, who was born on September 18, 1971. From the age of 12, this guy began training in the triathlon and by 16 became a professional in this program. The athlete’s greatest strength was cycling, so he turned his attention to him more closely. In 1993, Lance won his first World Cup. In total, during his sports career, the cyclist won bronze at the Olympic Games in Sydney, and also won seven times in the Tour de France multi-day race. A distinctive feature of this person is his strength of mind. In 1996, Armstrong was diagnosed with cancer with metastases, which he cured, and after which he returned to the track. Continue reading
Baseball is not the invention of any one person, as many Americans believe, at the heart of this sport is a whole series of ball and bat games that previously existed in Europe.
In Russia in the old days there was a common version of baseball, it was called bast, the roots of this game go back to the distant XIV century. Two teams played in bast shoes, which included 5-10 people each, there was a serving and a beating player. The ball was thrown to the player, he had to hit him with a short stick and run across to the opposite side of the court so as not to be a “buried” ball.
For several centuries, the British played English Bast or Rounders, as well as Cricket. The first cricket competition was recorded in 1697, it took place in England in the city of Sussex. Two teams of 11 people each play cricket. Two wickets are installed on the site – poles with shelves, which the player is trying to get into. Continue reading