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Weirdest Water Sports

It’s hot and sunny outside, so most of us just want to get into the cold water to cool ourselves. Swimming, surfing or rafting are great activities, but if you want to try out something new, let’s take a look on the following list with the weirdest water sports. Who knows, you might be inspired to try one of them out this summer! ... read more

Women’s water polo has only become part of the Olympic program in 2000, in Sydney. But the ladies also took part in other competitions before like the World Championships and World Cups. In the best women’s water polo teams in history we can find the multiple winners US team, but we also listed other nations with great results.  ... read more

Water polo is one of the oldest team sports, it first appeared in the Olympics in 1900. Since then the sport gained popularity all around the world, from Australia to North America. But there are countries, which have stood out and given most of the best water polo teams in history. Let’s see who they are. ... read more

Female handball has become as popular as men’s handball in the last few decades. Since its appearance in the Olympics in 1976, the sport gained huge popularity all around the world. The best female handball players in history come from Scandinavia and the Balkan, with Romanian Cristina Neagu considered the best of all time.  ... read more

Men’s handball debuted in the Olympics in 1936 in Berlin as an outdoor sport, then returned to the program as an indoor sport in 1972. Since then its popularity has grown continuously, even though it hasn’t become widely known in the US. We can find European athletes in the best handball players in history who all lead their teams to titles.  ... read more

Gymnastics can be one of only a few sports where female athletes are more famous than the male athletes. Of course there have been several great male gymnasts as well in the last few decades, who were all great champions and representatives of the sport. In the best male gymnasts of all time we find mainly Russian and Japanese athletes, let’s see who they are.  ... read more

Gymnastics is one of the toughest sports even though the athletes made the movements very graceful. But there are years of hard training behind all exercises with only the most persistent athletes achieving medals and titles in the big events. The best female gymnasts of all time could also bring something new to the sport, either a new element or a new technique beside winning in the most important moments.  ... read more

After reviewing the best female distance runners of all time, we’d like to introduce today’s most promising athletes, who might end up being a legend of the sport. They are running in top form and achieving great results. Some of them are already world and Olympic champions, while others are on the way to become one.  Let’s see the best female distance runners in 2020.  ... read more

Just like in the men’s competition, there have been several great female runners in the last few decades. From traditional running powers like Ethiopia or Kenya, to more special ones, like Romania or Great Britain. The best female distance runners in history have all won titles, set up new records and helped the development of the sport.  ... read more

Traditionally table tennis, badminton and basketball are the most famous sports in China, but football and winter sports are getting more popular as well. Of course, we can find Chinese athletes in almost every sport in the Olympics, usually getting medals wherever they compete. In the following list we tried to collect all the sports which are successful among the professional and amateur athletes as well.  ... read more