Badminton used to be known as poona

Most soccer players run 7 miles in a game

High school football kills 20 people a yea

The name Reebok was named after the African Gazelle

Flying hockey pucks travel at a speed of up to 100 mph

The Australian term for extras in Cricket are sundries

In 1935 Jesse Owens broke 4 world records in 45 minutes

The black lines on a basketball are called the Channels

Over 80% of professional boxers have suffered brain damage

The first recorded reference to cricket dates back to 1272

Waterskiing was originally called plank-gliding in England

Soccer legend Pele s real name is Edson Arantes do Nascimento

Youngest scorer in a Football World Cup - Pele 17 yrs 239 days

Olympic testing of athletes for anabolic steroids began in 1976

When tennis was first invented in 1874 it was called sphairistike