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Sport is generally recognised as activities which are based in physical athleticism or physical dexterity.Learn about sports science with our cool facts. Understand how sports equipment, technology, physics, exercise and injuries relate to sports such as golf, tennis and baseball.
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Pel played goalie for part of a match in 1964 and saved a penalty kick.
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About 79 million pounds of avocados were consumed during the Super Bowl in 2013.
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The Miami Heat gave out 8,000 fortune cookies to promote Yao Ming’s first game there!
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Warren Buffett has offered $1 billion to anyone who fills out a perfect March Madness bracket this year
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Laura Trott a woman who was born with a collapsed lung and diagnosed with asthma is now a double Olympic gold medalist in track cycling.
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Pete Maravich said he didn’t want to play in the NBA for 10 years and die of a heart attack at 40. That’s exactly what happened!
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The death of Chris Benoit’s wife was written in Wikipedia 14 hours before the bodies were found.
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A man completed 365 marathons in 365 days.
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The creator of the NIKE Swoosh symbol was paid only $35 for the design.
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When Ronaldinho was 13 years old his football club won a match with a score of 23-0 and all the goals were scored by him.
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Running helps you to become better at sex.
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The highest score made in a Soccer game was 149-0, one of the team started scoring own goals to protest against the referee’s decision.
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Theres a competition in Sweden called Kaninhoppning, or rabbit show jumping.
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Billiards great, Henry Lewis once sank 46 balls in a row.
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During the 2002 World Cup, a South Korean soccer fan set himself on fire to motivate his team to win
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Golf and rugby sevens are two sports that will be newly added for the 2016 Olympic Games.
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The colors blue, red, yellow, black & green were chosen for the Olympic rings because at least one of them appears on the flag of every nation.

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