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Tackle (football)

A tackle in football is a defensive move in various types of football. It aims to stop an opponent who is running with the ball. In English style rugby football it means bringing down an opponent running with the ball. It is done by diving and ca ...

                                               

Wrestling

Wrestling is a competition in which two people try to pin the other person to the ground during matches. The people who wrestle are called wrestlers. Striking is not allowed in wrestling. Wrestlers use throws, takedowns, and trips to get their op ...

                                               

Arm wrestling

Arm wrestling is a sport with two players. Each player places one arm, either the right or left, on a surface, with their elbows bent and touching the surface, and they grip each others hand. The goal is to pin the others arm onto the surface, wi ...

                                               

Glima

Glima is an Old Norse word meaning glimpse or flash, and is the name of the Scandinavian martial arts system used by the Vikings over 1200 years ago. Glima as a self-defence system contains throws, blows, kicks, chokes, locks, and pain techniques ...

                                               

Ssirum

Ssirûm, or Korean wrestling, is a very old sport. It is shown in pictures that are painted on walls in the ancient graves in Korea. This kind of wrestling was formed in Korea. It took place on days of "public enjoyment" that were created by custo ...

                                               

Sumo

Sumo is a Japanese full-contact sport. In sumo, a wrestler rikishi attempts to force another wrestler out of a circular ring dohyō 4.55 metres in diameter. Also, the rikishi try to use their skill to force an opponent to touch the ground with any ...

                                               

1906 Summer Olympics

The 1906 Summer Olympics, also called the 1906 Intercalated Games, were held in Athens, Greece. These games are not awarded the title of Olympiad because they were held between the III and IV Olympiads. Medals were given to the participants durin ...

                                               

1934 FIFA World Cup

The 1934 FIFA World Cup was a football sporting event that was held in Italy in 1934. Italy won the trophy after beating Czechoslovakia in the final.

                                               

1949–50 Minneapolis Lakers season

The 1949–50 Minneapolis Lakers season was the second season for the franchise in the National Basketball Association. The Lakers became NBA Champions by winning in the finals against the Syracuse Nationals in six games in the NBA Finals. It is th ...

                                               

1950 FIFA World Cup

The 1950 FIFA World Cup was a football sporting event that was held in Brazil in 1950. This competition was special compared to other FIFA World Cup tournaments as the winner was decided by winning a mini-league instead of a knock-out game. Urugu ...

                                               

1954 FIFA World Cup

The 1954 FIFA World Cup was a football sporting event that was held in Switzerland in 1954. Germany won the trophy after beating Hungary in the final.

                                               

1956 Winter Olympics

The 1956 Winter Olympics, officially known as the VII Olympic Winter Games, were held in 1956 in Cortina dAmpezzo, Italy. The USSR debuted in these Winter Olympics. They immediately showed their strength by winning more medals than any other nation.

                                               

1958 FIFA World Cup

West Germany Squad Czechoslovakia Squad Wales Squad England Squad Austria Squad Soviet Union Squad Yugoslavia Squad Sweden Squad Hungary Squad France Squad Scotland Squad Northern Ireland Squad

                                               

1962 FIFA World Cup

The 1962 FIFA World Cup was a football sporting event that was held in Chile in 1962. 16 teams took part from many countries. Brazil won the trophy after beating Czechoslovakia in the final.

                                               

1964 Winter Olympics

The 1964 Winter Olympics, officially known as the IX Olympic Winter Games, were held in Innsbruck, Austria, from January 29 to February 9 1964. The games included 1091 athletes from 36 nations, and the Olympic Torch was carried by Joseph Rieder, ...

                                               

1968 Winter Olympics

The 1968 Winter Olympics, officially known as the X Olympic Winter Games, were held in 1968 in Grenoble, France and started on February 6. Thirty-seven countries took part. Norway won the most medals, the first time a country other than the USSR ...

                                               

1972 Summer Olympics

The 1972 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XX Olympiad, were held in Munich, in what was then West Germany, from 26 August to 11 September 1972. Munich won its Olympic bid in April 1966 over the cities of Detroit, Michigan, US ...

                                               

1976 Winter Olympics

The 1976 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XII Olympic Winter Games, were held in 1976 in Innsbruck, Austria. The games were originally awarded to Denver, Colorado, United States in May 1970, but a 300 percent rise in costs and worries abo ...

                                               

1978 FIFA World Cup

The 1978 FIFA World Cup was a football sporting event that was held in Argentina in 1978. Argentina won the trophy after beating Holland 3 - 1 in the final.

                                               

1984 Stanley Cup Finals

The 1984 Stanley Cup Finals was the championship series of the National Hockey Leagues 1983–84 season, and the culmination of the 1984 Stanley Cup playoffs. It was contested between the Edmonton Oilers and the defending champion New York Islander ...

                                               

1985 Stanley Cup Finals

The 1985 Stanley Cup Finals was the championship series of the National Hockey Leagues 1984–85 season, and the culmination of the 1985 Stanley Cup playoffs. It was contested between the defending champion Edmonton Oilers and the Philadelphia Flye ...

                                               

1988 Winter Olympics

The 1988 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XV Olympic Winter Games, were held in Calgary, Alberta, Canada and opened by Governor General Jeanne Sauve. The Olympics were highly successful financially as they brought in million-dollar profit ...

                                               

1990 Stanley Cup Finals

The Edmonton Oilers defeated the Boston Bruins in five games, capturing their fifth Stanley Cup Championship. Game five was played on May 24, 1990 at the Boston Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. This victory marked the first time the Oilers would ...

                                               

1998 FIFA World Cup

The 1998 FIFA World Cup was a football sporting event that was held in France from 10 June to 12 July 1998. 32 teams took part from many countries. France won the trophy after beating Brazil in the final 3-0.

                                               

1999 UEFA Cup Final

The 1999 UEFA Cup Final was a football game that took place in Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow, on 12 May 1999 between Parma A.C. and Olympique de Marseille. Parma A.C. won 3-0. So Parma A.C. won their second UEFA Cup title and fourth European trophy, h ...

                                               

2002 Commonwealth Games

The 2002 Commonwealth Games were held in Manchester, England from 25 July to 4 August 2002. The XVII Commonwealth Games was the largest multi-sport event ever to be held in England. It was larger than Londons 1948 Summer Olympics in numbers of te ...

                                               

2002 Winter Olympics

The 2002 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XIX Olympic Winter Games, were held in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States from February 8 2002 to February 24 2002. There were about 2.400 athletes from 77 nations. They were in 78 events. Utah w ...

                                               

2002 Winter Paralympics

The 2002 Winter Paralympics was the eighth Winter Paralympics. They were held in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States, from 7 to 16 March 2002. A total of 416 athletes from 36 nations participated in the Games. They were the first Winter Paralympi ...

                                               

2004 American League Championship Series

The 2004 American League Championship Series was a best-of-seven playoff series in the 2004 Major League Baseball season. It featured the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox. The Red Sox beat the Yankees in seven games. It was a rematch of th ...

                                               

2006 Ryder Cup

The 36th Ryder Cup Matches were held between 22 and 24 September 2006 at The K Club, Straffan, Co. Kildare, Ireland. Team Europe won the competition by a score of 18½ to 9½, equalling their record winning margin of 2 years earlier. This was the f ...

                                               

2006 Winter Olympics

The 2006 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XX Olympic Winter Games, were held in Turin, Italy from 10 to 26 February 2006. This was the second time Italy hosted the Olympic Winter Games. The first time was the 1956 Winter Olympics in Corti ...

                                               

2007 Cricket World Cup

The 2007 ICC Cricket World Cup was the ninth edition of the ICC Cricket World Cup tournament. It took place in the West Indies from 13 March to 28 April 2007. It used the sports One Day International format. There were a total of 51 matches playe ...

                                               

2009 WWE Draft

The 2009 WWE Draft took place April 13, 2009 at the Phillips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. It was the sixth yearly draft and the seventh overall. The WWE draft is run by World Wrestling Entertainment. It is a way to add to their rosters after separa ...

                                               

2010 Stanley Cup Finals

The 2010 Stanley Cup Final was the best-of-seven NHL championship series of the 2010 Stanley Cup playoffs. It was between the Western Conference champion Chicago Blackhawks and the Eastern Conference champion Philadelphia Flyers. It was Chicagos ...

                                               

2012 Summer Paralympics

The 2012 Summer Paralympic Games, the fourteenth Summer Paralympic Games, took place in London, England, United Kingdom. 4.237 athletes from 164 were at the Games. People with these types of disabilities competed at the games: spinal injury, ampu ...

                                               

2012–13 UEFA Champions League

The 2012–13 UEFA Champions League was the 58th UEFA Champions League. The champions were FC Bayern Munich. No third place match was played, as usual, but the teams defeated in the semi-finals were Real Madrid and FC Barcelona. Chelsea was the def ...

                                               

2013 AFC U-22 Championship

The 2013 AFC U-22 Championship is a football tournament for players under the age of 22. It was held in 11 - 26 January IN 2014. All the Asian under-22 football teams can compete.

                                               

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Championship

The 2014 Volleyball World Championship was held in Poland from 30 August to 21 September 2014. The tournament featured 24 teams to determine the world champions in mens volleyball. In addition to the host nation Poland, 23 teams qualified for the ...

                                               

2014 Winter Olympics

The 2014 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XXII Olympic Winter Games, is the 22nd Games of the Winter Olympics. It is an international winter sports event that was held from February 7 to February 23, 2014. The host city was Sochi in Russi ...

                                               

2015 Copa America

The 2015 Copa America was a football sporting event that was organized by Confederacion Sudamericana de Futbol. It was held in Chile in 2015. 12 teams took part from many countries. Chile won their first title after beating Argentina in the final ...

                                               

2018 World Series

The 2018 World Series was the 114th edition of the World Series and featured the American League champion Red Sox and the National League champion Los Angeles Dodgers. The Series was televised in the United States on Fox. This was the second Worl ...

                                               

2019 NBA Finals

The 2019 NBA Finals was a championship series in the National Basketball Association s 2018–19 season. Both teams played in a "best-of-seven" series. This series began on 30 May and ended on 13 June after six games were played. The Toronto Raptor ...

                                               

2022 Asian Games

The 2022 Asian Games, also known as XIX Asiad, will be a sport event held in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China from 10 to 25 September 2022. Hangzhou will be the third Chinese city to host the Asian Games, after Beijing 1990 and Guangzhou 2010.

                                               

2022 FIFA World Cup

The 2022 FIFA World Cup will be the 22nd FIFA World Cup that will be hosted in Qatar from November and December 2022. It will be the first World Cup to be held in the Arab world In May 2011, FIFA officials were accused of being corrupt during the ...

                                               

2022 Winter Olympics

The 2022 Winter Olympics, formally called the XXIV Olympic Winter Games, is the 24th Games of the Winter Olympics. It is an international winter sports event that will be held from February 4 to February 20, 2022. The winning bid was announced in ...

                                               

2023 Cricket World Cup

The 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup is scheduled to be hosted by India and India was selected as the host at an International Cricket Council meeting in London in June 2013. This will be the 13th Cricket World Cup competition. It will be the fourth ti ...

                                               

A.F.C. Bournemouth

A.F.C. Bournemouth are an English football club. They are based in Bournemouth and play their home games at a stadium called the Vitality Stadium. They started in 1899 and have had Harry Redknapp as a manager and his son Jamie Redknapp as a playe ...

                                               

A.S. Roma

A.S. Roma is a football club which plays in Italy. The club formed from a merger of three clubs: Alba-Audace Roma, Fortitudo-Pro Roma and Roman in 1927. The current captain of the club is vacant

                                               

A.S.D. Spezia Calcio

1986-1995 A.C. Spezia 1911-1936 F.B.C. Spezia 1954-1955 A.C. Spezia-Arsenal 1936-1954 A.C. Spezia 1955-1986 F.B.C. Spezia 1906 2008-present A.S.D. Spezia Calcio 1906-1911 S.C. Spezia 1995-2008 Spezia Calcio

                                               

Abbotsford Heat

The Abbotsford Heat were a Canadian professional ice hockey team that began playing in 2009. They played for 5 seasons in the American Hockey League and were the farm team of the Calgary Flames of the NHL. They played their home games in Abbotsfo ...