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Basketball – History & Informations

Basketball is a mostly played indoor ball sport where two teams of five players try to shoot the ball through a hoop. The hoops are high mounted at 3.05 meter to backboards at each end of the court, which measures 28×15 meter. As mentioned before, a team consists of 5 field players and up to seven substitutes, who can be … Continue reading Basketball – History & Informations

Handball – History, Tournaments & Sportsbetting

While the Greeks and Romans have already played handball-like games in the ancient times, the way handball is known today developed between the late 19th to the beginning of the 20th century from various ball sports like net- or basketball. Starting from this, a game, where balls were thrown towards goals with the hand, developed. The first regulatory for the … Continue reading Handball – History, Tournaments & Sportsbetting

Handball – History, Rules & Informations

Handball – a court of 40 x 20 meters, a ball consisting of leather or synthetic material, measuring 58-60 cm and weighing 425 – 475 gram, 14 players and two referees – is considered to be one of the fastest, toughest and most exciting team sports of the world.  A handball team consists of a goalkeeper and six outfield players, … Continue reading Handball – History, Rules & Informations

Ice Hockey – History, News & Betting

Ice Hockey as such most probably originated in Canada between 1840 and 1875, where the indigenous people knew ball games already at the time of the colonisation of the Europeans, first of the French and then the British. While the term hockey originates from French and means “crooked stick”, it were the British soldiers who brought the game played with … Continue reading Ice Hockey – History, News & Betting

Ice Hockey – History & Informations

Ice hockey – a 60 x 30 meter wide rectangular with rounded corners, surrounded by 1.20 meter high boards, a hockey puck, 12 players equipped with hockey skates and hockey sticks and three referees – is one of the fastest-paced physical team sports in the world. A hockey team consists of 22 players, although only six players per side, usually … Continue reading Ice Hockey – History & Informations