Decathlon is an independent track and field discipline, which includes competition in 10 types of athletics. This complex is today considered one of the most difficult in modern sport in the all-around category.
Traditionally, decathlon competitions are held in 2 competitive days. The final result of the participant is determined by the combination of his results in each discipline. Each type of athletics has its own point system. In calculating the final result, the number of points scored, and not the occupied places, is taken into account.
Decathlon tournaments are held only among men. In women, the heptathlon is considered an analogue of such competitions. Continue reading
Boxing is a contact sport that belongs to the category of martial arts. The essence of discipline is inflicting punches with special gloves on the opponent. The name of this sport comes from the English word “box”, which means both “kick” and “ring”.
The fight in professional boxing lasts up to 12 rounds. The fight is controlled by the referee in the ring. Victory in a duel is assigned to the boxer who managed to knock the opponent down in the allotted time, after which he could not get up, or by decision of the judges (according to the assessment). For each effective action in the ring, boxers get a certain amount of points. If the fight ended in round 12, the judges decide who to give preference to points, or declare a draw. Continue reading
Bobsleigh is on the list of the most famous and rated winter sports. This discipline is a descent from the mountain along a specially equipped ice track on a controlled sleigh called bean.
The organization of major international tournaments and the global popularization of bobsled is the responsibility of the FIBS (IBSF). The Federation was created in 1923 and since then has united more than 50 national federations and associations. Under the auspices of FIBS championships and world cups are held. The first world bobsleigh championship was held in 1924, and the Cup in 1980.
The European and North American associations are subordinate to the International Federation, which Continue reading