adidas shoe 1927 Short-distances-spikes, D.R.P. (Deutsches Reichs-Patent), designed 1927 in cooperation with Jo Waitzer (German Reichstrainer) for Olympic Games 1928 in Amsterdam. Three Guiding Principles 1920 Adi Dassler followed three guiding principles in his development work, driven by his passion for...
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but somewhere down the line she became one of the most dominant female players to ever play the game of basketball. When Lisa was in middle school she already began towering over everybody at a height of a little over 6 feet. She had no intention of ever playing basketball, and it wasn’t until a classmate...
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Massachusetts, invented a new sport—volleyball. He intended volleyball to be a recreational sport for his older students and businessmen. The game was a combination of the German game of Faustball, basketball (which had only been invented four years earlier), baseball, tennis, and handball. For example, the volleyball...
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attempt to leap as far as possible from a take off point. This event has been an Olympic medal event since the first modern Olympics in 1896 (a medal event for women since 1948) and has a history in the Ancient Olympic Games. Contents  [hide]  * 1 Rules * 2 History * 3 Records * 4 Technique ...
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Introduction Data from the Olympic games was collected. The aim of this investigation is to find a pattern in the recorded heights of the high jump. The years 1940 and 1944 did not hold the Olympics. Data Table This is the original data collected from the Olympics. The height is recorded in centimeters...
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Volleyball | Olympic | 1964 | Volleyball is a team sport in which two teams of six players are separated by a net. Each team tries to score points by grounding a ball on the other team's court under organized rules.[1] It has been a part of the official program of the Summer Olympic Games since 1964. ...
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Sweden. He observed a game called ringball with men and women playing together. He liked the coeducational part of the game, so he rewrote the game, refined the rules and changed the ring goal to a basket. This basket is called de korf, which is Dutch, thus the name of the game. He wanted to have all...
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carried over into the Olympics, where women were not allowed even to watch competitions, much less compete. However, a separate women's athletic event, the Heraea Games, was eventually developed. The ancient Heraean Games were dedicated to the Greek goddess, Hera. These games where the first sanctioned...
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Drugs in Sport The use of drugs in sports goes back a long-long time, in fact back to the original Olympics held from 776 to 393 BC. Old texts suggest that humans were always trying to find ways to do more work with less effort (work hard but suffer less). This caused them to find, invent &amp; use...
Rickie Combs Professor Young EN 111 26 February 2007 Who invented the game of basketball? What kind of life did that person lead? How does it influence the world today? The Beginning of Basketball Have you ever had an interest in how something was invented? An interest in how your favorite activity...
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2012 and 2013 –2– MATME/PF/M12/N12/M13/N13 CONTENTS Type I tasks   Lacsap’s Fractions Circles Type II tasks   Fish Production Gold Medal Heights INTRODUCTION What is the purpose of this document? This document contains new tasks for the portfolio in mathematics SL. These tasks have...
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10/14/13 The Dream Team Essay: The Dream Team was a dominant force so strong that nobody could touch them. The 1992 U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team captivated the world, kindled the hoop dreams of countless children around the planet, and remade the NBA into a global sensation...
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are thought to have the intelligence of a 3-year-old human child. A Penn State study showed that pigs can play video games that use joysticks. In fact, they proved to be better at the games than some members of the chimp family. The same study revealed that pigs could be taught to recognize and use objects...
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cheerful nature" and his father "firmness". When his father had free time, he used to sit with Earvin and watch the television to watch the basketball games. Magic Johnson got up at 7:30 in the morning to play basketball. He learned to play basketball in the streets of Michigan. He captained the team from...
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Mathematician, he developed many crucial elements in the math world that are necessary for current day engineers to pursue their work. The “Father of Geometry” is what Euclid is known as. He was very successful with his math skills, leaving even math professors speechless(Doc 5). Euclid’s theorem is still...
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An analysis of the global significance of the 2012 London Summer Olympics opening ceremony The 2012 London Summer Olympics Opening Ceremony (Hereafter LSOOC) was watched by 62,000 spectators in the stadium and an estimated audience of one billion across all five continents, it was for a few...