Sport: did you knows

  1. The Grand Canyon can hold around 900 trillion footballs 
  2. The average golf ball has 336 dimples 
  3. If you filled a matchbox with gold it could be flattened into a sheet the size of a tennis court 
  4. Tennis was originally played with bare hands 
  5. The Olympic flag was designed in 1913 
  6. A bowling pin will fall at a tilt of 7.5 degrees 
  7. The average soccer ball is made up of 32 leather panels and held together by 642 stitches 
  8. Soccer is the most followed sport 
  9. Volleyball was invented in 1895 
  10. The first rugby club was formed in 1843 
  11. The most common injury in ten pin bowling is a sore thumb 
  12. Orienteering originated from Sweden 
  13. Before 1850 golf balls were made of leather and were stuffed with feathers 
  14. The game of Tug-of-war was an Olympic sport from 1900-1920 
  15. The surface area of your lungs is roughly the same size as a tennis court 
  16. According to manufacturer Spalding the average lifespan of an NBA basketball is 10,000 bounces. 


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