Tag - sports

Tough Mudder

Tough Mudder is an adventure sports company that hosts 10-12 mile endurance event obstacle courses designed by British Special Forces to test all around strength, stamina, mental grit, and camaraderie that are billed as “probably the toughest event on the ...

Free Solo Climbing

Free solo climbing, also known as free soloing, is a form of free climbing where the climber (the free soloist) forgoes ropes, harnesses and other protective gear while ascending and relies only on his or her physical strength, climbing ability, and psycho...

Bull Riding

Bull riding refers to rodeo sports that involve a rider getting on a large bull and attempting to stay mounted while the animal attempts to buck off the rider. In the American tradition the rider must stay atop the bucking bull for eight seconds. The rider...

Muay Thai

Muay Thai is a form of hard martial art practiced in large parts of the world, including Thailand and other Southeast Asian countries. The art is similar to others in Southeast Asia such as: pradal serey in Cambodia, lethwei in Myanmar, tomoi in Malaysia ...

Shea Stadium

William A. Shea Municipal Stadium, usually shortened to Shea Stadium or just Shea, was a stadium located in the New York City borough of Queens, in Flushing Meadows–Corona Park. After 29 months and $28.5 million, the Stadium opened on April 17, 1964, with ...

Fencing Response

The fencing response is an unnatural position of the arms following a concussion. Immediately after moderate forces have been applied to the brainstem, the forearms are held flexed or extended (typically into the air) for a period lasting up to several sec...

Audi R18 TDI

The Audi R18 TDI is a Le Mans Prototype (LMP) racing car constructed by the German car manufacturer Audi AG. It is the successor to the Audi R15 TDI. Like its predecessor, the R18 uses a TDI turbocharged diesel engine but with a reduced capacity of 3.7 lit...

Chess Boxing

Chess boxing is a hybrid sport which combines the sport of boxing with games of chess in alternating rounds. Chess boxing fights have been organized since early 2003. The sport was started when Dutch artist Iepe Rubingh, inspired by fictional descriptions ...

Power Balance Pavilion

Power Balance Pavilion (originally ARCO Arena) is an indoor arena, located in the Natomas area of Sacramento, California. It is the home of the NBA's Sacramento Kings. Power Balance Pavilion hosts nearly 200 spectator events each year. The current configur...

Motorcycle Drag Racing

Motorcycle drag racing (also known as "Sprints") involves two participants lining up at a dragstrip with a signaled starting line. Upon the starting signal, the riders accelerate down a quarter mile long, two lane, straight paved track where their elapsed ...

Cauliflower Ear

Cauliflower ear (also hematoma auris, perichondrial hematoma, and Traumatic auricular hematoma) is a condition most common among boxers, amateur wrestlers, professional wrestlers, rugby players, and mixed martial artists. If the external portion of the ear...

Lyle Alzado

Lyle Martin Alzado was a professional American football defensive lineman of the National Football League who played 15 seasons for the Denver Broncos, Cleveland Browns and Oakland Raiders. He was drafted in the 4th round (79th overall) of the 1971 NFL Dr...

Kimbo Slice

Kevin Ferguson, better known as Kimbo Slice, is a Bahamian-American mixed martial arts fighter. He became famous for street fights which were spread on the Internet, leading Rolling Stone to call him "The King of the Web Brawlers". Ferguson was born in Nas...

Phillie Phanatic

The Phillie Phanatic (also called the Philly Phanatic), is the official mascot of the Philadelphia Phillies Major League Baseball team. He is a fat, furry, green creature that somewhat resembles a bird from the rear view with a cylindrical beak containing ...

Top Fuel

Top Fuel racing is a class of drag racing in which the cars are run on a mix of approximately 90% nitromethane and 10% methanol (also known as racing alcohol) rather than gasoline or simply methanol. The cars are purpose-built for drag racing, with an exag...

Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali (born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr.; January 17, 1942) is a former American boxer and three-time World Heavyweight Champion, who is widely considered one of the greatest heavyweight championship boxers. As an amateur, he won a gold medal in the ...

Horse Racing

Horse Racing is an equestrian sport that has been practiced for millennia. It is inextricably associated with gambling. The common sobriquet for Thoroughbred horse racing is The Sport of Kings. Horse racing is an equestrian sport and major international in...

Parkour

Parkour, also parcours, or l'art du déplacement (English: the art of moving) is the physical discipline of training to overcome any obstacle within one's path by adapting one's movements to the environment. It is a non-competitive, physical discipline of F...

Miracle On Ice

The "Miracle on Ice" was a medal-round men's ice hockey game during the 1980 Winter Olympics at Lake Placid, New York, on February 22. The United States team, made up of amateur and collegiate players and led by coach Herb Brooks, defeated the Soviet team,...

Ted Williams

Theodore Samuel "Ted" Williams (August 30, 1918–July 5, 2002) was a left fielder in Major League Baseball. He played 21 seasons with the Boston Red Sox, twice interrupted by military service as a Marine Corps pilot. Nicknamed The Kid, the Splendid Splinter...

Bobby Orr

Robert Gordon "Bobby" Orr, is a retired ice hockey player. A defenceman, he is considered to be one of the greatest hockey players of all time. He played his National Hockey League (NHL) career with the Boston Bruins, with the exception of two brief season...

Yankee Stadium

Yankee Stadium is a stadium located in the The Bronx, a borough of New York City, New York, United States. It serves as the home ballpark for the New York Yankees, replacing the previous Yankee Stadium, built in 1923. The new ballpark was constructed acros...

Fenway Park

Fenway Park is a baseball park near Kenmore Square in Boston, Massachusetts. Located at 4 Yawkey Way, it has served as the home ballpark of the Boston Red Sox baseball club since it opened in 1912, and is the oldest Major League Baseball stadium currently ...

Freestyle Skiing

Freestyle skiing is an acrobatic form of technical and aerial skiing. It is organized into a number of different disciplines, although there are no impartial authorities for managing the sport internationally. Freestyle skiing first began to be taken serio...

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