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Modified & Updated: 30 May 2024

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Sports Equipments, sports facts

Sports facts for people who want to be the best at what they do. Know more about iconic athletes, strange sports, historic wins and losses, and everything in the sports world.

  1. In 1994, Bulgaria had the only soccer team where all players last names ended in ‘OV’.
  2. Baseball player, Gaylord Perry hit his first and only home run a few hours after Neil Armstrong landed on the moon.
  3. More than 100 children are conceived annually at the Super Bowl parking lot during tailgate parties.
  4. The oldest continuous trophy sport is America’s Cup.
  5. Golf was banned in England in 1457.
  1. Racehorses wear out their shoes in one race.
  2. Larry Lewis completed a 100-yard dash in 17.8 seconds at the age of 101.
  3. Japanese golfers share their luck by carrying a hole-in-one insurance.
  4. Honey is used as the center of golf balls.
  5. The University of Miami holds a record of 149 consecutive wins in regular-season weeks.
  6. Two to three jockeys are killed each year.
  7. Americans held a winning record for America’s Cup since its beginning but lost this streak to Australia in 1983.
  8. Archery is considered to be a prioritized sport in England compared to golf.
  9. The Australian rules of football were originally given to cricket players to have something to play during off-seasons.
  10. The 1871 Derby winner helped created the first instance of global electronic communications.
  1. Only Greece and Australia have participated in all Olympic games.
  2. Harry Chiti is the first Major League Baseball player to be traded in for himself.
  3. The chicken demand during the Superbowl is roughly equivalent to the population of New York.
  4. Henry Lewis once sank 46 billiard balls in a row.
  5. Mark McGwire holds a record of having 70 home runs.
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