In 1872, a young man named James Creighton from Halifax, Nova Scotia moved to Montreal, bringing the sport of ice hockey along with him. In particular, he brought hockey sticks and skates. In 1875, Creighton organized a group of players to practice the sport indoors at the Victoria Skating Rink. There was the societal belief […]
Hockey: Wonderful Sport on Ice
Have You Ever Heard of This Baseball-Like Sport? Pesapallo!
Also referred to as Finnish Baseball, Pesapallo is a fast-moving bat-and-ball sport that is considered to be Finland’s national pastime. This variant of baseball is also played in Sweden, Switzerland, Germany, Australia and the northern Ontario regions of Canada, considering that there is a significant Scandinavian population in these regions. Pesapallo is basically a combination […]
All About Football
American football is closely related to two English sports in rugby and soccer, and it originated on the fields of North American universities. The first intercollegiate football contest was held in New Brunswick, New Jersey on November 6, 1869 by players from Princeton and Rutgers. Walter Camp was the man responsible for the transition from […]
A Faster Freestyle
There are different swimming styles and strokes like breaststroke. This is the most popular swim stroke of all, where both arms execute half-circular movements at the same time under the water. The backstroke is faster than breaststroke but slower than butterfly and it is an excellent workout for the back. There is the butterfly stroke […]