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Ancient Mesoamerican Ball Game Origins and Gameplay
The Mesoamerican ball game is the oldest known sport in the Americas. It originated in southern Mexico approximately 3700 years ago. For many ...
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Roman Sports
Roman Sports! Visit the Romans site for interesting history, facts and information about life in Ancient Rome including Roman Sports. History, facts and ...
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Individual Sporting Events or Games of the Ancient Olympics
The races and other events (games) in the ancient Olympics were not fixed at the time of the first Olympics, but gradually evolved. Here you'll find a description of ...
http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/olympics/p/OlympicEvents.htm
Who Invented Soccer? - The Origin of the Game - About.com
The Ancient Greeks competed in a similar game entitled 'Episkyros', but both of these pursuits reflected rules closer to rugby than modern ... Sports Slideshows.
http://worldsoccer.about.com/od/Soccer-History/a/Who-Invented-Soccer.htm
The Ancient Olympics - European History - About.com
Every four years the world holds a sporting festival called the Olympics, with most of the contests being regarded as the pinnacle of their sport. But this Olympics ...
http://europeanhistory.about.com/od/cultureartliterature/a/The-Ancient-Olympics.htm
The Ancient Olympic Games - Ancient/Classical History - About.com
It's a curious aspect of sports that even when they are part of a celebration of global peace, like the Olympics, they are nationalistic, competitive, violent, and ...
http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/olympics/a/OlympicGames.htm
Ancient Olympic Games 101 - Ancient/Classical History - About.com
101 on the Ancient Olympic Games ... Like so much of ancient history, the origins of the Olympic Games are ... The ancient Olympic sporting events were:.
http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/olympics/p/olympicgames.htm
Bribery and Cheating at the Ancient Olympics
Here are some instances of cheating during the ancient olympics, based on the ... Kyle's Sport and Spectacle in the Ancient Olympics · What's Love Got to Do ...
http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/olympics/tp/073008OlympicCheats.htm
Olympics Sports Illustrated - Ancient/Classical History - About.com
A photo essay highlighting ancient Olympic events and athletes through ancient art.
http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/olympics/ss/52412-Olympic-Sports-Illustrated.htm
Sports History of China - Chinese Culture - About.com
Some known ancient cultural relics have provided evidence that health-building activities appeared in China over 4,000 years ago. By the time of the Western ...
http://chineseculture.about.com/library/weekly/aa032301a.htm
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