10 Fascinating Facts Of Sports?

Tug of war, Tennis, Golf, Olympics

Tug of War

Tug of War is competition among two teams of pulling a rope in opposite directions. It was played in ancient’s ages by Chinese, Egypt etc. Tug of War was remained the official Olympic game in between 1900 to 1920

Tennis  2010 (Wimbledon Championship)

The longest match of Tennis took place in 2010 (Wimbledon Championship) of Men’s single championship between Jhon Isner (American) vs Nicolas Mahut (French). It took almost 3 days to complete and total match duration was 11 hours and 5 minutes.

Golf

Golf is the only one sport which has been played on the moon. Alan Shepard was the 14th astronaut took a golf ball with him and made himself a first man play any game on the moon. Another interesting fact about this game i.e. it was disqualified in England in 1457 by Scots parliament because it has obstructed the military training.

Muhammad Ali (Boxing)

Muhammad Ali was born on January 14, 1942. Before coming as a sports person he rejected the Military Services in 1967. He changed his religion into Islam in 1964. Muhammad Ali spent two months without sex before a big match. He declares secret that this practice will be made him peerless in the fighting ring.

NBA Player Bob Lanier

NBA Player Bob Lanier had the largest feet ever (almost 22). He was born on September 10, 1948. He played All-Star Games and was a precious player in 1974. Lanier average points were 20.1

The Olympic Games

The Olympic rings cover each flag of the world. Five colors with white backgrounds are a representative pattern of the Olympic Games. These rings symbolize 5 continents of the world.

The Olympic sports event was being held as holy festive in the owner of Greek Gods. The very first Olympic race was held in 776 BC and won by named Korubus. He was a cook by profession. The first race was 600 feet long.

Thai King, Sukhothai, and Kite Flying

In the early 13th Century of Thai King, Sukhothai King laid the foundation of Kite Flying. Later it became a part of Thai culture and turn into a certified public sport in Thailand

First chess World Championship

The chess is almost 1500 years back originated from north India. First chess World Championship took place in 1886.  A very exciting about this game is it has   169, 518,829,100,544,000,000,000,000,000 ways of playing in the chess game only in first 10 moves

Emanuel Yarbrough a sumo wrestler

Emanuel Yarbrough a sumo wrestler was mentioned as the heaviest in the genius book of world record. He had born in the US in September 1964. He was a great sumo wrestler as well as Mixed Martial Arts Fighter. He turns into a champion in 1995 and was a very famous name in all over the world in sumo wrestling excluding Japan. He is the heaviest sportsperson with the weight of 400kg with holding the world record of heavyweight