Speed skating is a sports discipline that is included in the mandatory program of the Winter Olympics (OI). The goal of speed skating on ice is to quickly overcome the established distance in a vicious circle. Today, speed skating can be classic or in the form of a short track. Each type of discipline has its own requirements and nuances.
In order to learn how to understand speed skating and to successfully bet on relevant competitions in the future, it is recommended that you familiarize yourself with their rules and the main “pitfalls” in detail. Continue reading
Cricket is a non-contact team sport that falls into the category of bat and ball games. A cricket match is a competition between two teams, which include 11 players each. The fights of this sport are held on an ellipse-like grass field having specific dimensions and unique markings.
The essence of the game is to hit the ball and score the maximum number of points in the field, while preventing the opponent from doing so. The main actors in cricket are batsman, wicket keeper and bowler. The moves are called innings. Within each innings, the bowler must throw a shot at the opponent’s batsman through the entire pitch. In this case, the batsman tries to reflect the throw so that the ball flew as far away from the opponent as possible. While the projectile is in motion, the batsman must run to the other end of the pitch. If he succeeds, his team earns points (wounds). Continue reading
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 rapidly, not only in Asia and Russia, but also around the world.
Official kudo competitions are held in 3 age categories:
- boys and girls (12 to 15 years old);
- junior rank (from 16 to 17 years old);
- men and women (18 years and older).