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Rules of the game : the complete illustrated encyclopedia of all the sports of the world

Author: Diagram Group.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st rev. pbk. edView all editions and formats
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American Football Basketball Baseball Ice Hockey Volleyball Soccer Team Handball Softball Rounders Cricket Lacrosse Hurling Shinty Synchronized Swimming Water Polo Surfing Diving Rowing Yacht Racing Speed Skating Figure Skating Alpine Skiing Downhill Racing Tobogganing Greyhound Racing Horse Racing Polo Roller Skating Cycle Racing Motorcycling Stock Car Racing Hang Gliding Steeplechase Javelin Shot Put Discus High  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Rules
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diagram Group.
ISBN: 0312119402 9780312119409 0785757775 9780785757771
OCLC Number: 31172771
Notes: "Over 2500 illustrations in full color including 400 events, over 150 sports"--Cover.
Includes indexes.
Description: 320 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm.
Contents: 1. Athletics. Athletics arena ; Olympic events --
Running events ; Relay events --
Steeplechase ; Hurdle events ; Marathon --
Walking events --
Javelin --
Shot put --
Discus --
Hammer --
High jump --
Pole vault --
Long jump --
Triple jump ; Decathlon and heptathlon --
Cross-country running ; Mountain running--
Orienteering --
Modern pentathlon --
Triathlon --
2. Gymnastics. Equipment --
Women's artistic, women's vault --
Women's asymmetric bars ; Beam --
Women's floor exercises --
Men's artistic, men's floor exercises --
Men's rings --
Men's vault --
Men's pommel horse --
Men's parallel bars --
Men's horizontal bar --
Thythmic gumnastics --
Sports acrobatics --
Trampolining --
Weightlifting --
3. Combat. Boxing --
Wrestling --
Judo --
Karate --
Kendo --
Aikido --
Jiu jitsu --
Fencing --
4. Target. Horseshoe pitching --
Darts --
Target archery --
Field archery --
Crossbow archery --
Rifle shooting --
Running game target shooting --
Rapid fire pistol shooting --
Free pistol shooting --
Clay pigeon shooting : Olympic trench --
Clay pigeon shooting : skeet --
Clay pigeon shooting : down-the-line --
5. Target ball. English billiards --
Carom billiards --
Snooker --
Pool --
Skittles --
Tenpin bowling --
Canadian 5 pin bowling --
Flat green bowls --
Crown green bowls --
Boules (Boccie) --
Curling --
Croquet --
Golf --
6. Court. Court handball --
Rugby fives --
Jai alai (Pelota) --
Squash --
Paddleball --
Badminton --
Lawn tennis --
Table tennis --
7. Team. Volleyball --
Basketball --
Netball --
Korfball --
Team handball --
Speedball --
Gaelic football --
Australian rules football --
American football --
Comparison of college and professional American football --
Canadian football --
Comparison of American and Canadian football --
Rugby union ; Rugby league --
Soccer (Association football) --
8. Stick and ball. Baseball --
Softball --
Rounders --
Cricket --
Lacrosse --
Roller hockey --
Field hockey --
Hurling --
Shinty --
Ice hockey --
Bandy --
9. Water. Swimming --
Synchronized swimming --
Water polo --
Diving --
Surfing --
Water skiing --
Rowing --
Canoe sprint racing --
Canoe slalom racing --
Wild water racing --
Canoe polo --
Canoe sailing --
Yacht racing --
Olympic yacht classes --
Offshore yacht racing --
Windsurfing --
Powerboat racing --
10. Winter. Speed skating --
Short track speed skating --
Figure skating --
Skiing --
Skiing : Alpine --
Skiing : downhill racing, Alpine combined event --
Skiing : slalom --
Skiing : giant slalom and super-G --
Freestyle skiing --
Ski jumping --
Ski flying --
Skiing : Nordic cross-country --
Skiing : Nordic combined event --
Biathlon --
Skibob racing --
Luge tobogganing --
Bobsleigh racing --
11. Animal. Pigeon racing --
Sled-dog racing --
Greyhound racing --
Horse racing --
Harness horse racing --
Show jumping --
Dressage --
Three-day event --
Polo --
12. Wheels. Roller skating (Speed) ; Roller derby --
Roller skating (Artistic) --
Cycle racing --
Motorcycling racing --
Motorcycling : drag racing, sprint, speedway, ice racing --
Motorcycling : moto cross --
Motorcycling : trials, grasstrack racing --
Motor racing : circuit racing (Single-seater) --
Motor racing : circuit racing (Sedan and sports car), drag racing --
Motor racing : stock car racing, rallying --
Motor racing : hillclimb, slalom, autocross, rallycross, hill trial --
Karting --
13. Air. Gliding --
Hang gliding --
Air racing --
Aerobatics --
Sport parachuting --
Ballooning --
Sports information bodies --
Governing sports bodies.
Responsibility: by the Diagram Group.
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American Football Basketball Baseball Ice Hockey Volleyball Soccer Team Handball Softball Rounders Cricket Lacrosse Hurling Shinty Synchronized Swimming Water Polo Surfing Diving Rowing Yacht Racing Speed Skating Figure Skating Alpine Skiing Downhill Racing Tobogganing Greyhound Racing Horse Racing Polo Roller Skating Cycle Racing Motorcycling Stock Car Racing Hang Gliding Steeplechase Javelin Shot Put Discus High Jump Pole Vault Long Jump Triple Jump Modern Pentathlon Triathlon Gymnastics Trampolining Weightlifting Boxing Wrestling Judo Karate Aikido Fencing Jiu Jitsu Horseshoe Pitching Darts Crossbow Archery Rifle Shooting Pistol Shooting English Billiards Snooker Pool Skittles Tenpin Bowling Curling Croquet Golf Court Handball Squash Paddleball Badminton Lawn Tennis Table Tennis Jai'alai.

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