Wednesday, 19 August 2020

                                              Amazing facts in sports

1.The grass at Wimbledon was kept two inches long until 1949 when an English tennis player was bitten by a snake.
2.The oldest football club in the wold is Sheffield F.C. founded on October 24th 1857 .It is also officially declared by FIFA as being the most aged association in the world.

3.The longest tennis match in history took place at Wimbledon 2010 when American, John Isner, beat Nicolas Mahut of France in a match that lasted 11 hours and 5 minutes. It was played over a period of 3 days for a total of 183 games.
4.Adidas spent 2 ½ years designing the soccer ball for the 2014 World Cup.
5.A cricket ball has between 65 and 70 stitches while every baseball has exactly 108 stitches.
6.In 1994, Bulgaria had the only soccer team where all players last names ended in ‘OV’
7.The first Olympic race took place in 776 BC and was won by a chef named Corubus. Moments after receiving his first paycheck, he hired a cook and an agent.
8.Micheal Phelps has won a total of 28 Olympic medals, the most in Olympics history.
9.Golf is the first and so far the only sport played on the moon
10.India withdrew from the 1950 World Cup because FIFA wouldn’t let them play barefoot

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