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Greco-Roman wrestling is considered the oldest sport that is still practiced in the world today. This form of competitive sport dates back as far as 3000 B.C. More »

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According to University of California Santa Barbara ScienceLine, the world spins because it was formed from debris that was swirling around the Sun on a stable orbit. After the material clustered to form the Earth, the p... More »

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Snow falls in Earth's regions that experience freezing temperatures and regular precipitation. Snow covers much of the Earth's polar regions for the entire year. At lower latitudes, snowfall varies according to season an... More »

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Greco-Roman wrestling is considered the oldest sport that is still practiced in the world today. This form of competitive sport dates back as far as 3000 B.C. More »

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The fastest moving ball sport in the world is Jai-Alai, according to the Guiness World Records. The most talented professionals in this sport can throw the ball, or pelota, at speeds over 187 miles per hour. More »

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Gymnastics is one of the oldest sports in the world, dating back to ancient Greece and a time when the sport was mostly performed naked. In fact, the word gymnastics is derived from the Greek word "gymnos," which means "... More »

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For anyone who has wondered what is the most popular sport in the world, the answer is soccer. Known as football outside of the United States, soccer is played by most nations around the world. More »

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