Alpine skiing: the official rules of the game in brief
Alpine skiing is a special descent from the snowy slopes. This discipline is traditionally very developed in countries such as Italy, Switzerland, Austria, France, Germany and the USA. In Russia, it is…

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Alpine skiing slalom: official game rules briefly
Slalom is one of the main disciplines of skiing, which is included in the program of the Winter Olympic Games. Its name comes from the Norwegian word "slalam", which translates as…

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Aikido: official game rules briefly
Aikido is a modern complex of Japanese spiritual and physical practices, invented by master Ueshiba as a synthesis of martial arts, religious beliefs and philosophy. The name of this discipline consists…

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Equestrian eventing: official rules of the game briefly

Equestrian eventing is a type of equestrian sport, the peculiarity of which is the combination of three separate disciplines:

  • riding arena;
  • cross country;
  • show jumping.

Each stage of the competition is traditionally held on different days. Participants must pass all trials on the same horses, therefore, endurance of an animal and a trainer are equally important in triathlon. On the first day there is a demonstration of horse discipline, on the second – its speed, endurance and jumping ability when overcoming barriers, the third day it checks the horse’s performance in difficult field conditions. Continue reading

Karate: official game rules briefly

Karate (karate-do) is a Japanese martial art, which is a unique system of combining defense and attack techniques. The name of the discipline translates as “empty hand.” It was approved in 1935. Later, the ending “before” was added to the name, which from the Japanese language means “road”, “direction”. Thus, the full name of this martial art can be translated as the “path of the empty hand” of a fighter in philosophical understanding. In this context, the road to self-improvement of the mind and body is meant.

Styles and Directions

Today, experts identify 3 areas of karate: Continue reading

Cycling Freeride: official game rules briefly

Freeride is a certain style of cycling, which is represented by the same discipline in the cycling program. The name is borrowed from the English phrase “free ride”, which translates as “free ride”. Modern freeriding involves cycling along difficult natural and artificial tracks with many different obstacles.

For successful movement, the rider needs special technical training and a special bike. Nevertheless, this sport is suitable for both professionals and amateurs.

Freeride tournaments are held without the intervention of the International Cycling Union. Today, the largest competitions in this discipline are financed by well-known companies that produce sports equipment, gear, bicycles and traditionally are sponsors of major international tournaments in various sports. The more impressive the prize pool of the championship, the higher its prestige. However, there is no need to talk about any systematic nature. The holding of freeride championships is entirely dependent on the priorities and desire of the sponsors. Continue reading

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Water polo: official game rules briefly
Water polo today is not only an independent sport, but also an Olympic discipline. Two teams take part in the match, which vie in throwing the ball into the goal…


Baseball: official game rules briefly
Baseball is a popular team game with a ball and a bat, where two teams compete in a match. The name of the discipline comes from the two English words…


BMX freestyle: official game rules briefly
Freestyle BMX is today considered one of the most developing extreme disciplines in the world. The essence of the competition lies in performing various tricks on special BMX class bikes. Currently, tournaments…


Kudo: official game rules briefly
Kudo, aka diko juku, is a modern, full-contact martial art that is dynamic and versatile. The discipline is based on elements and traditions of judo, karate and Thai boxing. Kudo is developing…