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Sport Which sport? Some matches can last for 5 days. The most popular sport in the world. The most important game of the year is called the “ Super Bowl ” . The ball might fall into sand or water. Try not to fall off the bull! Cricket Soccer American football golf rodeo Sport

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Which sport?

  • Some matches can last for 5 days.

  • The most popular sport in the world.

  • The most important game of the year is called the “Super Bowl”.

  • The ball might fall into sand or water.

  • Try not to fall off the bull!

Cricket

Soccer

American football

golf

rodeo


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Sport

  • Popular sports in England:

    • football ( = soccer )

    • rugby

    • cricket

    • golf

    • tennis

    • horse racing

      • betting money on the winning horse


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batter

bowler

batter

Cricket


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stumps

bat

Cricket

  • a similar game was played in England 700 years ago

  • competitions are held in summer

  • matches take up to 5 days, but one-day games can also be played


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Rugby

  • carry the ball and run down the field

  • the ball can only be thrown to somebody behind you

  • if you are tackled (stopped by the other team), then both teams line up facing each other and then start playing again

  • after the sixth tackle, the ball is given to the other team

  • points for carrying the ball to the end of the field

  • points also for kicking over the bar


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Sport

  • Popular sports in USA:

    • basketball

    • baseball

    • American football

    • golf

    • tennis


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home base

batter

Baseball


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American Football

  • Related to rugby


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American Football

  • The final game: “Super Bowl”

  • “Super Bowl Sunday” is the last Sunday in January

  • About half the families in America watch the game on TV


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Rodeo

The aim is to stay on for 8 seconds!



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Rodeo

  • A rodeo includes several tests of skill, involving horses and cattle

  • Popular in the West of the USA, and some parts of Canada


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Rodeo

The rodeo clown distracts the animal and entertains the audience. A dangerous job.



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stick

puck (made from rubber)

Ice Hockey


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Ice Hockey

  • Very popular in Canada

  • Becoming more popular in USA too

  • The game is rough, and players even fight with each other sometimes.


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Sport

  • Popular sports in Australia:

    • cricket

    • rugby

    • Aussie Rules Football

    • golf

    • tennis


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1 point

1 point

Aussie Rules Football

6 points


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Aussie Rules Football

  • No touchdowns

  • No “6 tackles”

  • If you catch the ball before it bounces, you get a free kick.


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Golf

  • Played by both wealthy and “ordinary” people.

  • Perth, Australia: you can play 36 holes for $24 (weekends), or $20 (weekdays).


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Other activities

  • Exercise:

    • jogging

    • cycling

    • visiting a fitness centre

  • Martial arts (from Asia)


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