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Odd sports around the world that actually exist

Two teams play a match of Sepak Takraw. Photo Courtesy of Francois Schnell/
Connor Zimmerlee October 18, 2017

Wife Carrying Race Yes, it is exactly what it sounds like. It is a sport in which men compete in a race, while carrying their wife on their shoulders. The sport originated in Finland in 1992 and first...

Unusual sports popularize in other countries

Unusual sports popularize in other countries
Amanda Marmurek October 18, 2016

Everyone has heard of the basic sports: football, soccer, basketball and baseball. There are other sports–such as ping-pong or ultimate frisbee–that, while not as popular, are still well-known. But...

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