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Federation Internationale de lAutomobile

La Federation Internationale de lAutomobile, usually called the FIA, is a non-profit association established as the Association Internationale des Automobile Clubs Reconnus on June 20, 1904 to represent the interests of motoring organisations and ...

                                               

Fenerbahçe S.K.

Fenerbahçe is a sports club in Istanbul, Turkey. It was officially founded in 1907. Fenerbahçes home stadium is the Fenerbahce Sukru Saraçoğlu Stadium in Kadıkoy Istanbul. They have won the Spor Toto Super League 19 times and Ziraat Turkish Cup 6 ...

                                               

Fenway Park

Fenway Park is a baseball stadium in Boston, Massachusetts. It is the home stadium of the Boston Red Sox. The park opened in 1912. It is the oldest of all current Major League Baseball parks. The ballpark has also been the home field of several f ...

                                               

Feyenoord

Feyenoord Rotterdam is a Dutch football team from Rotterdam. They play their home matches in the Feijenoord Stadium, also called De Kuip. Feyenoord is created on July 19.1908. Their home uniform is a red and white shirt with black shorts and blac ...

                                               

FIFA Club World Cup

The FIFA Club World Cup is a competition in the sport of Club football. The Federation Internationale de Football Association organizes the World Cup every one year. The tournament officially assigns the world title. It is normally contested betw ...

                                               

First Vienna FC

First Vienna F.C. 1894 is a football club that plays in Austria. The club, which was founded in 1894, is the oldest one in Austria and played an important part in Austrias football history. To an Austrian, the club is usually just called Vienna.

                                               

Fishing reel

A fishing reel is a device attached to a fishing rod used in winding and unwinding fishing line. Modern fishing reels are designed to help in casting for distance and accuracy. Reels also retrieve line, usually with a handle. Fishing reels are tr ...

                                               

FK Austria Wien

F.K. Austria Wien is a football club which plays in the Austrian Bundesliga, the highest level in Austrian football It is one of the oldest existing clubs in Austria. The club was founded in 1911 as "SV Wiener Amateure" and is celebrating it´s 10 ...

                                               

Flagrant foul

In basketball, a flagrant foul is a serious personal foul. It is considered flagrant if it involves too much or too violent contact that can injure another player. A flagrant foul may or may not be intentional. In the NCAA, if intentional, a flag ...

                                               

Floridsdorfer A.C.

Floridsdorfer A.C. is a football club which plays in Austria. He is part of the Regionalliga Ost. In 2007 they merged with PSV Team fur Wien and played since that time under the name FAC Team fur Wien.

                                               

Fluminense FC

Campeonato Carioca: 31 1906/1907/1908/1909, 1911, 1917/1918/1919, 1924, 1936/1937/1938, 1940/1941, 1946, 1951, 1959, 1964, 1969, 1971, 1973, 1975/1976, 1980, 1983/1984/1985, 1995, 2002, 2005, 2012 1966, 1969, 1971, 1975, 1983, 1985, 1991, 1993, 2 ...

                                               

The Football Association

The Football Association is the organisation that controls English football. Formed in 1863, it is the oldest football association in the world. It is responsible for overseeing the amateur and professional game in England and the islands of Jers ...

                                               

Football in Argentina

Football is the most popular sport in Argentina. According to FIFA there are 2.658.811 players total; with 3.377 clubs and 37.161 officials. It is played from childhood into old age. 90% of Argentines say they have a favorite Argentine football c ...

                                               

Football in Scotland

Association football is the most popular sport in Scotland. Scotland has the second oldest national Football Association in the world, and the trophy for the national cup, the Scottish Cup, is the oldest sporting trophy in the world. Scottish foo ...

                                               

Football Writers Association of America

The Football Writers Association of America is an organization of about 1.200 sports writers in the United States. They attempt to achieve better working conditions for writers. Each year, the FWAA picks an All-America team of college football pl ...

                                               

Forehand

The forehand in tennis is a shot made by swinging the racquet across ones body in the direction of where the player wants to place the shot. For a right-handed player, the forehand is a stroke that begins on the right side of his body, continues ...

                                               

Forward

A Forward is a football player who is the closest to the other teams goal. The forwards are the players that are known to score the most goals. Coaches usually send a forward that scores all the goals the centre forward and sends another forward ...

                                               

France national football team

The France national football team is the national football team of France. The team has won the 1998 FIFA World Cup, 2018 FIFA World Cup, UEFA Euro 1984 and UEFA Euro 2000. The team came as second in the 2006 FIFA World Cup. In the 1958 FIFA Worl ...

                                               

Frankfurt Galaxy

The Frankfurt Galaxy were a professional American football team in the NFL Europa. They are based in Frankfurt, Germany. Frankfurt Universe is the successor of the Frankfurt Galaxy.

                                               

Freediving

Freediving is diving underwater without using a breathing apparatus. Free divers practice holding their breath for long periods of time so that they can stay underwater longer. Usually free divers stay underwater for about 45 seconds. That allows ...

                                               

Freestyle football

Freestyle football is a sport played by one person by kicking a football. Freestyle football is a new sport, which has become more popular in recent years. To play freestyle football, one needs skill to keep the ball off the ground. This is done ...

                                               

Freestyle skiing

Freestyle skiing is an acrobatic form of skiing which is divided into a number of different disciplines. Freestyle skiing first began to be taken seriously in the 1960s and early 1970s. However, some people thought that this style of skiing was t ...

                                               

Fremantle Football Club

The Fremantle Football Club, nicknamed the Dockers, is an Australian Rules Football team in the Australian Football League based in Fremantle, Western Australia. The club was formed in 1994 to represent Fremantle in the AFL. They played their fir ...

                                               

Bundesliga

The Bundesliga ; lit. Federal League), sometimes referred to as the FuSball-Bundesliga or 1. Bundesliga, is a football league which is top division in Germany. The league has 18 teams, and the teams can be relegated to 2. FuSball-Bundesliga. Most ...

                                               

Galatasaray S.K.

Galatasaray is a sports club in Istanbul, Turkey. They started in 1905. In 2000, they became the first Turkish club to win both the UEFA Cup and the UEFA Super Cup in the same year. The teams colors are red and yellow. Turkish people also call it ...

                                               

Gateshead F.C.

Gateshead F.C. is an association football team who are from North East England. They are an professional club. Their supporters, known as Tynesiders, number in the hundreds.

                                               

Gatineau Olympiques

The Gatineau Olympiques are a Canadian ice hockey team. They began playing in 1969. The team currently plays in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. They play their home games in Gatineau, Quebec at the Robert Guertin Centre. The team was first ...

                                               

Geelong Football Club

The Geelong Football Club, the Cats, is an Australian Rules Football team that plays in the Australian Football League. The club is based in the city of Geelong, Victoria. The club started in July 1859, and had played continuously since then, whi ...

                                               

Gila River Arena

The Gila River Arena is a sports arena in Glendale, Arizona. The arena opened on December 26, 2003, and is the current home to the Arizona Coyotes of the National Hockey League. The arena was originally known as Glendale Arena until online compan ...

                                               

Girona FC

Girona Futbol Club, commonly known as just Girona, is a professional football club based in Girona, Catalonia, Spain. It was founded in 1930, and currently plays in Segunda Division. Girona holds its home matches at Estadi Montilivi.

                                               

Globe Life Park in Arlington

Globe Life Park in Arlington is a stadium in Arlington, Texas. From its opening in 1994 until 2019, it was a baseball park that was home to the of the Major League Baseball team called the Texas Rangers. The ballpark replaced the old home of the ...

                                               

Goaltender

For the similar jobs in other sports, see Goalkeeper. The goaltender in ice hockey is the player who defends his teams goal net by stopping shots of the puck from entering his teams net, thus stopping the other team from scoring. They usually sta ...

                                               

Golden State Warriors

The Golden State Warriors are a professional basketball team. They are one of the oldest teams in the NBA. They played in Philadelphia as the Philadelphia Warriors from 1946 to 1962, and in San Francisco from 1962 to 1971. Currently, they play in ...

                                               

Gordini

Gordini is a French sports car manufacturer. The firm was founded by Amedee Gordini. His nickname was "Le Sorcier", which means "The Sorcerer". Gordini competed in Formula One from 1950 to 1956. Gordini worked with Renault as an engine tuner. He ...

                                               

Gornik Zabrze

Gornik Zabrze is one of the most successful Polish football clubs, based in Zabrze, Poland. They started in 1948. The word "gornik" means "miner". In 2006, the club was bought by the German financial and investments company, Allianz. They have wo ...

                                               

Grasshopper Club Zurich

Grasshopper Club Zurich is a Swiss multisports club based in Zurich. It is best known for its football team. It is the most successful football club in the country. Grasshopper won the most national championship titles and Swiss Cups.

                                               

The Great American Bash (2008)

The Great American Bash was the fifth yearly Great American Bash professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment. It took place on July 20, 2008 at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York a ...

                                               

Great Britain Olympic football team

The Great Britain Olympic football team represents the United Kingdom in international football competitions at the Olympic Games. The selection is currently limited to players under the age of 23. In 1974 the difference between amateur and profe ...

                                               

The Greatest Show on Turf

The Greatest Show on Turf was the nickname for the offense fielded by the St. Louis Rams offense during 1999, 2000, and 2001 National Football League seasons.

                                               

Green Bay Packers

The Green Bay Packers are an American football team in Green Bay, Wisconsin. They play in the National Football League. Their stadium is Lambeau Field. Their quarterback is Aaron Rodgers. The Packers uniforms are a green or white jersey with yell ...

                                               

Gretna F.C.

Gretna Football Club is a former Scottish football club from Gretna, Dumfries and Galloway that was founded in 1946. Despite being based in Scotland, the club played in English football between 1947 and 2002. The club was elected to the Scottish ...

                                               

Ground fighting

Ground fighting is hand-to-hand combat which takes place while the fighters are on the ground, generally involving a degree of clutching of gripping.

                                               

C.D. Guadalajara

Club Deportivo Guadalajara is a Mexican professional football club from Guadalajara, Jalisco. Guadalajara plays in the Liga MX. They won 12 First Division titles, 7 Campeon de Campeones, 1 InterLiga, 1 Copa Challenger, 4 Copa Oros de Occidente, a ...

                                               

Guangzhou Evergrande

Guangzhou Evergrande is a football club which plays in China. This club has been very successful ever since Evergrande RE took over the club after a match-fixing scandal in 2009, with money flowing in.

                                               

Guyana at the Olympics

Guyana has been in 14 Summer Olympic Games. The International Olympic Committees official abbreviation for Guyana is GUY. In 1964, it was GUI for British Guiana.

                                               

Gōjū-ryū

Gōjū-ryū is Japanese for "hard-soft style." It is one of the main traditional Okinawan styles of karate. Gōjū-ryū uses a combination of hard and soft techniques. Both principles, hard and soft, come from the famous martial arts book used by Okina ...

                                               

Harlem Globetrotters

The Harlem Globetrotters are an exhibition basketball team that combines athleticism and comedy. They are a "barnstorming" team, which means they travel around the world playing basketball in many different places. Sometimes they play college or ...

                                               

Hartford Wolf Pack

The Hartford Wolf Pack are an American professional ice hockey team. It originally began playing in the Canadian-American Hockey League in 1926 as the Providence Reds. They currently play in the American Hockey League and are the farm team of the ...

                                               

The Hawthorns

The Hawthorns is a football stadium in West Bromwich, Sandwell, England. It is the current home stadium of the West Bromwich Albion F.C. The stadium was built in 1900 and opened in that same year. The total number of people who can seat in the st ...

                                               

Headingley Stadium

Headingley Stadium is a stadium in the Headingley area of Leeds, West Yorkshire. The stadiums has two sides, a Cricket side and a Rugby side. It is used for Cricket by Yorkshire County Cricket Club, Rugby League by the Leeds Rhinos and Rugby Unio ...