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Tennis anyone?

If you find yourself all fired up to play tennis watching the U.S. Open, remember that watching elite athletes can be really …

Water Polo – Fun Facts

Women’s water polo made its Olympic debut in the Sydney Olympic Games in 2000. Water polo players swim up to one and …

Field Hockey 101

Background: Originally considered far too dangerous for female participation, field hockey became popular in the mid 1800’s with women whose previous introduction …

Field Hockey Lingo

Artificial Turf synthetic surface on which all international matches are played. Attack the team possessing the ball as it advances toward the …

Ice Hockey Lingo

Assist the last player to handle the puck prior to the scoring of the goal is credited with the assist. Boarding penalty …

Volleyball 101

 The Basics: Volleyball is played by two teams of six players on a court divided by a net. The object of the …

Fencing A – Z

ADVANCE a movement forward ASSAULT friendly combat between two fencers ATTACK initial offensive action made by extending the sword arm and threatening …

Water Polo 101

Rules of the Game: Water Polo can best be described as contact soccer in a pool, in which athletes use their arms, …

Rugby 101

Nice cleats – want to ruck? Rules of the Game: Women’s rugby is mentally and physically challenging, exciting, and a lot of …

Netball 101

Rules of the Game: Netball is a team sport similar to and derived from basketball. It was originally known as “women’s basketball” …