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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 ...
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 ...
Roman Sports! Visit the Romans site for interesting history, facts and information about life in Ancient Rome including Roman Sports. History, facts and ...
Olympics Sports Illustrated - Ancient/Classical History - About.com
A photo essay highlighting ancient Olympic events and athletes through ancient art.
Who Invented Soccer? - The Origin of the Game - World Soccer
The Ancient Greeks competed in a similar game entitled 'Episkyros', but both of these pursuits reflected rules closer to rugby than modern ... Sports Slideshows.
Ancient Olympic Games 101 - Ancient/Classical History - About.com
Main Sports: The ancient Olympic sporting events were: Boxing; Discus (part of Pentathlon); Equestrian Events; Javelin (part of Pentathlon); Jumping; Pankration ...
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 ...
The Ancient Olympic Games - Ancient/Classical History - About.com
Substitute "panhellenic" (open to all Greeks) for "global" and the same could be said about the ancient Olympics. Sports, in general, could be described as ...
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 ...
History of Wrestling - A Brief History of Olympic Wrestling - Olympics
For the ancient Greeks, wrestling was a very big deal. It virtually defined the original Olympic Games as the marquee event. Among the sport's noted practitioners ...