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    Default Fast Facts Of Sports !!!!

    Here are some New fast facts about Sports, Sorry if its a repost coz im new in this section.............




    Fishing is the biggest participant sports in the world.





    Soccer is the most attended and watched sport in the world.





    Boxing became a legal sport in 1901.




    Jean Genevieve Garnerin was the first female parachutists, jumping from a hot air balloon in 1799. The first picture is of Jean Genevieve Garnerin while jumpimg from air ballon, it was drawn to show the situation at that time)




    In 1975 Junko Tabei from Japan became the first woman to reach the top of Everest.
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    Sports command the biggest television audiences, led by the summer Olympics, World Cup soccer and Formula One racing.
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    The very first Olympic race, held in 776 BC, was won by Corubus, a chef.

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    Michael Schumacher is the highest paid sportsman, ahead of Tiger Woods and Arnold Palmer. (Not including sponsorship endorsements.)
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    Martina Hingis is the highest paid sportswomen.
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    The Major League Baseball teams use about 850,000 balls per season.
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    A baseball ball has exactly 108 stitches, a cricket ball has between 65 and 70 stiches.

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    A soccer ball is made up of 32 leather panels, held together by 642 stitches.
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    Golf the only sport played on the moon - on 6 February 1971 Alan Shepard hit a golf ball.
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    Bill Klem served the most seasons as major league umpire - 37 years, starting in 1905. He also officated 18 World Series.

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    The oldest continuous trophy in sports is the America's Cup. It started in 1851, with Americans winning for a straight 132 years until Australia took the Cup in 1983.

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    i will update the thread when i would see ur replies in my thread

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    xcellent post jhakkas...

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