Friday, March 07, 2008

Did you know...Sports

Did you know...The shortest game ending in checkmate is only two moves?
Did you know...The Youngest winner of Tour de France was Henri Cornet at the age of 19?
Did you know...The Olympic gold medal must contain at least six grams of gold?
Did you know...The first women's boxing match in the US took place in NYC, 1876?
Did you know...The origins of bowling is Germany?
Did you know...The first sport ever to be filmed was boxing, 1894?
Did you know...The penalty kick in fotball was introduced to the Game in 1891?
Did you know...Hockey has been played for over three centuries?
Did you know...A golf balls can reach speeds up to about 170 miles an hour?
Did you know...Babe Ruth hit 113 home runs in only two seasons?
Did you know...Tennis was originally played with bare hands?
Did you know...A hockey puck is made of vulcanized rubber?
Did you know...Scuba diving was invented by Jacques-Yves Cousteau in 1943?
Did you know...Snowboarding was invented in the 1960s in Austria?

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