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Top 10 Weird Sports (continued…)

Okay, we won’t keep you in suspense anymore. Here’s the second half of the top 10 wackiest and weirdest sports… (And don’t forget to click on the pics for action videos.) 5. Bog snorkelling Started in Wales in (surprise surprise) … Continue reading

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Top 10 Weird and Wacky Sports

We freely admit in Team Sport at Bloomsbury that we’ve published a fair few books on a plethora of sports from around the world, and there’s plenty more in the offing. But we got a-thinking about what weird and wacky … Continue reading

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A Veritable Decathlon of Sports Films

Guest post by Jonathan Eyers Good sports movies are few and far between. For every Caddyshack there are a dozen Mike Bassett: England Managers. But they do keep churning them out. In the last ten years there have been no … Continue reading

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The Ancient Olympics laid bare…

The tittering schoolboy version of the history of the Olympic Games would have us believe the Ancient Greeks used to strip naked, oil themselves up and then fight to the death in a stadium at Olympia. And believe them we … Continue reading

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