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Some Unique Sports from Many Countries – When someone talks about sports and competitions, maybe what comes into mind will be football or soccer, basketball, or badminton and all are available in SPORTS BETTING. These three are some popular sports played in many countries. However, those are not the only sports. In fact, world has various types of sports, and some of them are quite unique and it can be quite fun and challenging to play. Some sports only exist in certain country, but there are also that are quite popular and played by other countries. Even, there can be international competitions for the sports. These are some of them.
Sleague.com – First, there is yukigassen. This sport comes from Japan, and people played the sport for the first time in 1989. The sport is combination of snowball fighting and the dodge ball. The rule of the game is to hit the team of opponent by using the snowball. Once there is no snowball anymore, the game ends. Team with most players remaining on the arena will win the game. In the other hand, it requires good accuracy to hit the opponents and make them unable to play anymore.
Next, there is sepak takraw. The sport comes from Thailand, and it was from two hundred years ago. The game is quite similar to volleyball. However, it is harder to play since the players do not play the sport by using hands, but they have to use feet. It is like combination of football and volleyball. Of course, the goal is to land the ball on the area of opponent, and the ball cannot touch the ground. This requires lots of stamina, and of course, it needs good balance in controlling the ball by using the feet. That is why it is much harder than volleyball. However, the sport is very popular. It is not only in Thailand, but also in other countries, especially in Southeast Asia, they also play the game.
In Italy, there is calcio storico. The sport is quite old, and it was part of Roman sports in the old days. The sport is combination between American football and the rugby. However, it is more difficult, and even it can be very dangerous. It needs a rectangular field as the arena, and each team consists of 27 players with bare chest. The goal is to bring the ball to the goal net of opposing team. In this case, all physical contacts are allowed in the sport. The players can punch, choke, head-butt, and even elbow the opposing team members. That is why it can be very dangerous. The sport was declined in the era after Renaissance, but then it became popular again after 1930s. Although it may seem cruel, there are still players who play the sport until now.
Those are some interesting and unique sports from some countries. There are still more sports from other countries that may also become interesting information. Each of these sports is unique. Some of them are even difficult to play, and even it can become dangerous. That is why it may not be safe and not too popular as football or basketball that are much easier to play and less dangerous. Even so, these sports can become part of cultures or traditions, and that is why there are still people playing the sports.
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