Presentation on theme: "Sport. Which sport? n Some matches can last for 5 days. n The most popular sport in the world. The most important game of the year is called the Super."— Presentation transcript:
Which sport? n Some matches can last for 5 days. n The most popular sport in the world. The most important game of the year is called the Super Bowl. n The ball might fall into sand or water. n Try not to fall off the bull! Cricket Soccer American football golf rodeo
Sport n Popular sports in England: –football ( = soccer ) –rugby –cricket –golf –tennis –horse racing betting money on the winning horse
Cricket batter bowler
Cricket bat stumps n a similar game was played in England 700 years ago n competitions are held in summer n matches take up to 5 days, but one-day games can also be played
Rugby n carry the ball and run down the field n the ball can only be thrown to somebody behind you n if you are tackled (stopped by the other team), then both teams line up facing each other and then start playing again n after the sixth tackle, the ball is given to the other team n points for carrying the ball to the end of the field n points also for kicking over the bar
Sport n Popular sports in USA: –basketball –baseball –American football –golf –tennis
Baseball batter home base
American Football n Related to rugby
American Football The final game: Super Bowl Super Bowl Sunday is the last Sunday in January n About half the families in America watch the game on TV
Rodeo The aim is to stay on for 8 seconds!
n A rodeo includes several tests of skill, involving horses and cattle n Popular in the West of the USA, and some parts of Canada
Rodeo The rodeo clown distracts the animal and entertains the audience. A dangerous job.
stickpuck (made from rubber)
Ice Hockey n Very popular in Canada n Becoming more popular in USA too n The game is rough, and players even fight with each other sometimes.
Sport n Popular sports in Australia: –cricket –rugby –Aussie Rules Football –golf –tennis
Aussie Rules Football 6 points 1 point
Aussie Rules Football n No touchdowns No 6 tackles n If you catch the ball before it bounces, you get a free kick.
Golf Played by both wealthy and ordinary people. n Perth, Australia: you can play 36 holes for $24 (weekends), or $20 (weekdays).
Other activities n Exercise: –jogging –cycling –visiting a fitness centre n Martial arts (from Asia)