Sports. Sports has a very old history. The ancient Olympic Games were the first big sports competitions. The history of the Olympic Games is linked with many myths referred to in ancient sources, but in the historic years their founder is said to be Oxylos whose descendant Ifitos later rejuvenated the Games. According to the tradition, the Olympic Games began in 776 B.C. when Ifitos made a treaty with Lycourgos the king and famous legislator of Sparta and Cleisthenes the king of Pissa
Irish Sports Hurling Gaelic Football Another popular sports in Ireland Hurling Hurling rules 15 players Not allowed to go more than 4 steps ball in hand. Not allowed to throw the hurley. Not allowed to throw the ball. In equipment must be sliotar (ball), hurley(stick), helmet. Gaelic Football Gaelic football is a sport played between two teams of 15 players on a rectangular grass pitch. The objective of the sport is to score points by passing the ball through the other team's goals, a set of two upright posts separated by a crossbar 2.5 metres (8.2 ft) above the ground. Boxing Top 3 boxers in Ireland. Jimmy McLarnin Steve Collins Barry McGuigan Basketball Basketball is Ireland's third largest sport in participation terms with over 180,000 people actively playing. Numbers playing have increased from 120,000 since 1999
Sports Centre Jyri sport centre is a modern building with up to date technology. The sports centre includes a gym, budo hall, dance hall, swimming pool and a room where you can play pall games. I think Jyri sports centre has more advantages than disadvantages. I am rather optimistic and think it is such a privilege that we have sports centre in jyri. Thanks to the sports centre there is many hobbies you can choose from. You can learn different martial arts, different dances, basketball, football and table tennis. you can take swimming lessons and much more. When you just want to take a time out you can take a steam bath, a regular sauna or just relax in a bubble bath. To me jyri sports centre has only one disadvantage. That you have to pay for these things which the sports centre includes
Topic Health, Healthy habits and sports Health is a state of physical, mental and social well-being. A truly healthy person not only feels good physically but also has a realistic outlook on life and gets along well with other people. Good health enables people to enjoy life and to achieve the goals they have set for themselves. To achieve and maintain good health, people must have basic knowledge about the human body and how it functions. Therefore, learning about health should be a part of every person's education.
Topic Sports Tallinn English College 8b form 2007 1. Introduction For some people sport plays a very important part in their lives. And to some, it is even a way of life. There are different kinds of sports. For instance, there are sports meant for playing indoors, some can be practised only at a certain time of year. There are winter and summer sports also. Skiing, figure-skating, sledding and snowboarding these four most popular are practised during winter. Good examples of summer sports are: swimming, badminton, roller skating and golf. 2. The ancient Olympic Games The first recorded Olympic Games took place in 776. B.C. at Olympia but the city may have
Too many people spend too much time playing games and sports Most of the people are not able to imagine their own world without either games or sports. Some say that people nowadays spend too much time playing games and sports. It is my opinion that it is important to do sports and playing games is developing. First of all, there aren’t too many people who do sports, i’d say too less. Most people I know enjoy staying indoors. I think everyone should take part in sports in order to have healthy body and a healthy mind. Secondly, playing computer games is rather good than bad. Games help people relax and they can teach us a lot about history or geography as well. Opponents say that people are wasting time on games and sports. Firstly, they argue that sports can be injurious. For example, you broke your leg while playing football. They also say that computer games are addictive and make people aggressive.
Extreme Sports Ice Climbing Ice climbing is an activity of climbing through ice structures or formations. These ice formations may be in the form of frozen waterfalls, icefalls or rocks covered with frozen water flow or ice, or they may be ice structures that are artificially structured. Ice climbing is a crucial part of any mountaineering activity or training. Ice climbing competitions are a sport for a small group of climbing specialists. But the big difference of ice-climbing from other "non mass sports" is, that it is also very interesting for spectators and media. As a matter of fact, ice climbing is a fairly new Competition Sport. The first known ice climbing competition was organized in Courmayeur on the Brenva glacier in 1912. Ice climbing competitions started in Russia (at that time the Soviet Union) and have been held each winter since 1970.
Pros and cons of sports I'm going to talk about advantages and disadvantages of sports. There are several really good reasons why to do sports but always there is something negative in every good thing you have to take into account. On the one hand, sports are really good for your health. Sporting keeps you fit and gives you dicipline. People who do not sport regularly have more illnesses and tend to be overweight. Also, doing sports even extends life and help reduce the feelings of sadness and depression. In addition to that, sporting keeps children busy. Nowadays a lot of kids tend to stupid things at their spare time so when they are doing anykind of sports it keeps them out of trouble and even away from TV and video games, that have really bad influence on their eyes, student achievement and may make them violent. Sport boosts their self confident, motivation and responsibility as well