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11 Hour Long Wrestling Match

Wrestling match in the 1912 Olympics lasted 11 hours, and was fought by two middle weight wrestlers, Martin Klein from Estonia and Alfred Asikainen from Finland. On the day of fight, Klein wore the dress […]

Cheerleading Facts

Johnny Campbell was the first to cheer the football team in 1898 in Princeton. Cheerleading is almost 100 years old when most of the cheerleaders were men. Now 98% of cheerleaders are females. The estimates […]

Man Versus Horse Race

Man versus horse marathon has its grounds in Llanwrtyd, Wales which is accounted as the smallest town in Britain. It was in 1980 that there was a competition of two legs against four. A fellow […]

East And West Germany Sports

Some say that 1974 FIFA World Cup was the one of the most intense world cups ever played. Juergen Sparwasser scored the most famous goal in the German soccer history, giving East Germany a win […]

Underwater Hockey Facts

In a bizarre version of one of the most thrilling (and tough) games – namely ice hockey – the two teams of six members each fight against each other to score a goal under 6 […]

Women Banned From Marathons

In 1926, women were banned from competing in marathons because it was believed it caused infertility. After the Violet Percy from Great Britain who ran first official marathon, 800m was the maximum distance a woman […]

Olympics Facts

Modern Olympic Games were created in 1894, by a French educator Baron Pierre de Coubertin. However, Olympic Games date back to 776 B.C when they were celebrated as a religious festival. Around 393 A.D games […]

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Berlin Marathon Cheaters

Marathon in Berlin is 26 miles long and it was apparently too long for thirty three runners who decided to take a shortcut by riding the subway. They obviously forgot the computer chips they were […]

Curling Sport Without Judges

Curling is a Olympic sport founded by Scots in the 1540\’s and it is played on ice by two teams of four players each, using heavy stones which they slide down the ice towards a […]

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Farting Contest in Japan

In ancient Japan, public contests were held to see who in a town could fart the loudest and longest. Winners received many prizes and great recognition in their villages. Today some groups tried to revive […]

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Golf Ladies And Gentlemen

It is the internet myth that the name of the popular Scottish game Golf stands for “Gentlemen Only, Ladies Forbidden.” The word golf originates form medieval Scottish and Dutch dialects. Back in a day before […]