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
Speed when moving around the sports field, accurate and well-rehearsed shots, the ability to play in a team and harmoniously – these are perhaps the most important rules that the best basketball players in the world should have. Plus, physical data and the growth of a basketball player play a big role. Despite the fact that the best basketball players in the world come from the United States, where this game originated, basketball is popular in many countries. In the Euroleague, Russian basketball players achieved great victories.
We want to introduce you to the representatives of basketball, who announced themselves in the NBA and other leagues. So, the best basketball players in the world, let’s get to know them better.
In the list of the most famous basketball players in the world, Clyde Drexler is the very first. Continue reading
Winter Olympic Games – competitions of athletes from all over the world in regulated winter sports. Such competitions, like the Summer Games, are held under the patronage of the International Olympic Committee.
The first competitions, which soon began to be called the Olympics, took place in the small French city of Chamonix in early 1924 – it was from there that the development of the “White” Games began. Initially, the Olympic Games were held in pairs (summer and winter in one year), but in 1994 it was decided to shift the interval of the Games by two years.
To date, the program of the Winter Olympics is an extensive program. The number of country Continue reading