Traditional British sportsTraditional British sportsMade by Chiglintseva JuliaMade by Chiglintseva Julia
The United Kingdom has given birth to a range ofThe United Kingdom has given birth to a range ofmajor international sports...
CricketCricket
 The national sport of England is cricket, but England has noThe national sport of England is cricket, but England has no...
Football (Soccer)Football (Soccer)
 Football is undoubtedly the most popular sportFootball is undoubtedly the most popular sportin England, and has been pla...
RugbyRugby
 Rugby originated from Rugby school inRugby originated from Rugby school inWarwickshire. Warwickshire.  It is similar to...
TennisTennis
 The worlds most famous tennisThe worlds most famous tennistournament is Wimbledon. tournament is Wimbledon.  It started...
NetballNetball
 It isIt is a a ballball sportsport played by two teams of seven players. Its played by two teams of seven players. Itsde...
GolfGolf
 Modern competitive Modern competitive golfgolf originated in Scotland. originated in Scotland. Golf is the sixth most p...
Horse racingHorse racing
 Horseracing, the sport of Kings is a veryHorseracing, the sport of Kings is a verypopular sport popular sport  with meet...
Also the traditional British sports are:Also the traditional British sports are: PoloPolo Table Tennis (ping pong)Table ...
Boxing DayBoxing Day
 Traditionally Boxing Day is a day for foxTraditionally Boxing Day is a day for foxhunting. The huntsmen and huntswomen r...
QuizQuiz1.Which of these sports is the most popular in1.Which of these sports is the most popular inBritainBritain?? Cric...
3.If a British person think that something is unfair or3.If a British person think that something is unfair orunjust, what...
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  1. 1. Traditional British sportsTraditional British sportsMade by Chiglintseva JuliaMade by Chiglintseva Julia
  2. 2. The United Kingdom has given birth to a range ofThe United Kingdom has given birth to a range ofmajor international sports including:major international sports including: associationassociation footballfootball rugbyrugby ( (unionunion and  and leagueleague)) cricketcricket golfgolf tennistennis   badmintonbadminton squashsquash roundersrounders hockeyhockey boxingboxing snookersnooker   billiardsbilliards  
  3. 3. CricketCricket
  4. 4.  The national sport of England is cricket, but England has noThe national sport of England is cricket, but England has noteam of its own, instead fielding a joint team with Walesteam of its own, instead fielding a joint team with Wales.. Each summer two foreign national teams visit and play sevenEach summer two foreign national teams visit and play seventest matches and numerous one-day internationals, and in thetest matches and numerous one-day internationals, and in theBritish winter the team tours abroad.British winter the team tours abroad. The highest profile rival of the team is the The highest profile rival of the team is the AustralianAustralian teamteam, with, withwhich it competes for which it competes for TheThe AshesAshes, one of the most famous, one of the most famoustrophies in British sport.trophies in British sport. There are eighteen professional There are eighteen professional countycounty clubsclubs, seventeen of, seventeen ofthem in England and one in Wales. Each summer the countythem in England and one in Wales. Each summer the countyclubs compete in the clubs compete in the firstfirst classclass  CountyCounty ChampionshipChampionship, which, whichconsists of two leagues of nine teams and in which matches areconsists of two leagues of nine teams and in which matches areplayed over four days. The same teams also play the played over four days. The same teams also play the oneone dayday  NationalNational LeagueLeague, a one day knock out competition called the , a one day knock out competition called the FriendsFriends ProvidentProvident TrophyTrophy, and the short-form , and the short-form Twenty20Twenty20 CupCup.. ScotlandScotland and  and IrelandIreland both have their own cricket teams, but the both have their own cricket teams, but thegame is neither as popular nor their teams as successful as thegame is neither as popular nor their teams as successful as theEnglish & Welsh team.English & Welsh team.
  5. 5. Football (Soccer)Football (Soccer)
  6. 6.  Football is undoubtedly the most popular sportFootball is undoubtedly the most popular sportin England, and has been played for hundredsin England, and has been played for hundredsof years.of years. In the English Football League there are 92In the English Football League there are 92professional clubs. These are semi-professional clubs. These are semi-professional, so most players have other full-professional, so most players have other full-time jobs. Hundreds of thousands of peopletime jobs. Hundreds of thousands of peoplealso play football in parks and playgrounds justalso play football in parks and playgrounds justfor fun.for fun. The highlight of the English football year is theThe highlight of the English football year is theFA (Football Association) Cup Final each May.FA (Football Association) Cup Final each May. The first set of laws of the game of football, orThe first set of laws of the game of football, orsoccer as it is known in the US, date from thesoccer as it is known in the US, date from theformation of The Football Association information of The Football Association inEngland in 1863.
  7. 7. RugbyRugby
  8. 8.  Rugby originated from Rugby school inRugby originated from Rugby school inWarwickshire. Warwickshire.  It is similar to football, but played with an oval ball.It is similar to football, but played with an oval ball.Players can carry the ball and tackle each other. ThePlayers can carry the ball and tackle each other. Thebest rugby teams compete in the Super League finalbest rugby teams compete in the Super League finaleach September.each September. For many years Rugby was only played by the richFor many years Rugby was only played by the richupper classes, but now it is popular all over theupper classes, but now it is popular all over thecountry. There are two different types of rugby -country. There are two different types of rugby -Rugby League, played mainly in the north of England,Rugby League, played mainly in the north of England,and Rugby Union, played in the rest of England,and Rugby Union, played in the rest of England,Scotland, Wales and Ireland. England, Scotland,Scotland, Wales and Ireland. England, Scotland,Wales and Ireland, together with France and Italy, playWales and Ireland, together with France and Italy, playin an annual tournament called the Six Nations.in an annual tournament called the Six Nations. American Football derived fromAmerican Football derived from thethe game of Rugbygame of Rugbyalso Baseball derived from the old English game ofalso Baseball derived from the old English game ofRounders.Rounders.
  9. 9. TennisTennis
  10. 10.  The worlds most famous tennisThe worlds most famous tennistournament is Wimbledon. tournament is Wimbledon.  It started at a small club in south London in theIt started at a small club in south London in thenineteenth century. It begins on the nearestnineteenth century. It begins on the nearestMonday to June 22, at a time when EnglishMonday to June 22, at a time when Englishoften have the finest weather. Millions of peopleoften have the finest weather. Millions of peoplewatch the Championships on TV live.watch the Championships on TV live. It is traditional for visitors to eat strawberriesIt is traditional for visitors to eat strawberriesand cream whilst they watch the tennis.and cream whilst they watch the tennis. Wimbledon is the oldest of all the major tennisWimbledon is the oldest of all the major tennistournaments beginning in 1877. The rewards oftournaments beginning in 1877. The rewards ofprize money began in 1968 when the totalprize money began in 1968 when the totalpurse allocated was £26,150 (about $40,000).purse allocated was £26,150 (about $40,000).
  11. 11. NetballNetball
  12. 12.  It isIt is a a ballball sportsport played by two teams of seven players. Its played by two teams of seven players. Itsdevelopment, derived from early versions of development, derived from early versions of basketballbasketball, began, beganin England in the 1890s. By 1960, international playing rulesin England in the 1890s. By 1960, international playing ruleshad been standardised for the game, and the Internationalhad been standardised for the game, and the InternationalFederation of Netball and Womens Basketball was formed.Federation of Netball and Womens Basketball was formed. As of 2011, the INF comprises more than 60 As of 2011, the INF comprises more than 60 nationalnational teamsteamsorganized into five global regions.organized into five global regions. Games are played on a rectangular Games are played on a rectangular courtcourt with raised goal rings with raised goal ringsat each end. Each team attempts to score goals by passing aat each end. Each team attempts to score goals by passing aball down the court and shooting it through its goal ring. Playersball down the court and shooting it through its goal ring. Playersare assigned specific positions, which define their roles withinare assigned specific positions, which define their roles withinthe team and restrict their movement to certain areas of thethe team and restrict their movement to certain areas of thecourt. During general play, a player with the ball can hold onto itcourt. During general play, a player with the ball can hold onto itfor only three seconds before shooting for a goal or passing tofor only three seconds before shooting for a goal or passing toanother player. The winning team is the one that scores theanother player. The winning team is the one that scores themost goals. Netball games are 60 minutes long. Variations havemost goals. Netball games are 60 minutes long. Variations havebeen developed to increase the games pace and appeal to abeen developed to increase the games pace and appeal to awider audience.wider audience. Netball is the largest female team sport inNetball is the largest female team sport inEngland. England. The sport is played almost exclusively by womenThe sport is played almost exclusively by womenand girls, although male participation has increased in recentand girls, although male participation has increased in recentyears.years.
  13. 13. GolfGolf
  14. 14.  Modern competitive Modern competitive golfgolf originated in Scotland. originated in Scotland. Golf is the sixth most popular sport, by participation, inGolf is the sixth most popular sport, by participation, inthe United Kingdom.the United Kingdom. TheThe OpenOpen ChampionshipChampionship, which is played each July, which is played each Julyon a number of British golf courses on a rotating basis,on a number of British golf courses on a rotating basis,the majority of them in Scotland, is the onlythe majority of them in Scotland, is the onlymens major golf tournament which is played outsidemens major golf tournament which is played outsideof the United States.of the United States. The most famous of these courses is St Andrews,The most famous of these courses is St Andrews,which is known as "The Home of Golf".which is known as "The Home of Golf". Womens golf does not have as high a profile as theWomens golf does not have as high a profile as themens game, but British players, most notably Lauramens game, but British players, most notably LauraDavies, have found success on both the Europe-Davies, have found success on both the Europe-wide Ladies European Tour and the overwhelminglywide Ladies European Tour and the overwhelminglydominant womens tour, the LPGA Tour in the U.S.dominant womens tour, the LPGA Tour in the U.S.
  15. 15. Horse racingHorse racing
  16. 16.  Horseracing, the sport of Kings is a veryHorseracing, the sport of Kings is a verypopular sport popular sport  with meetings being held every daywith meetings being held every daythroughout the year. The Derby originated here, as didthroughout the year. The Derby originated here, as didThe Grand National which is the hardest horse race inThe Grand National which is the hardest horse race inthe world.the world. Horse racing and greyhound racing are popularHorse racing and greyhound racing are popularspectator sports. People can place bets on the racesspectator sports. People can place bets on the racesat legal off-track betting shops. Some of the best-at legal off-track betting shops. Some of the best-known horse races are held at Ascot, Newmarket,known horse races are held at Ascot, Newmarket,Goodwood and Epsom.Goodwood and Epsom. Ascot, a small town in the south of England, becomesAscot, a small town in the south of England, becomesthe centre of horse-racing world for one week in June.the centre of horse-racing world for one week in June.Its called Royal Ascot because the Queen alwaysIts called Royal Ascot because the Queen alwaysgoes to Ascot. She has a lot of racehorses and likes togoes to Ascot. She has a lot of racehorses and likes towatch racing.watch racing.
  17. 17. Also the traditional British sports are:Also the traditional British sports are: PoloPolo Table Tennis (ping pong)Table Tennis (ping pong) BadmintonBadminton Fishing (Angling)Fishing (Angling) SwimmingSwimming DartsDarts
  18. 18. Boxing DayBoxing Day
  19. 19.  Traditionally Boxing Day is a day for foxTraditionally Boxing Day is a day for foxhunting. The huntsmen and huntswomen ridehunting. The huntsmen and huntswomen ridehorses. They use dogs too. The dogs (foxhorses. They use dogs too. The dogs (foxhounds) follow the smell of the fox. Then thehounds) follow the smell of the fox. Then thehuntsmen and huntswomen follow the hounds.huntsmen and huntswomen follow the hounds. Before a Boxing Day hunt, the huntsmen andBefore a Boxing Day hunt, the huntsmen andhuntswomen drink hot wine. But the tradition ofhuntswomen drink hot wine. But the tradition ofthe December 26th is changing. Now, somethe December 26th is changing. Now, somepeople want to stop Boxing Day hunts (andpeople want to stop Boxing Day hunts (andother hunts too) They dont like fox hunting. Forother hunts too) They dont like fox hunting. Forthem it is not a sport - it is cruel.them it is not a sport - it is cruel.
  20. 20. QuizQuiz1.Which of these sports is the most popular in1.Which of these sports is the most popular inBritainBritain?? CricketCricket FootballFootball GolfGolf2.What is the name given to fishing when it is2.What is the name given to fishing when it isdone competitivelydone competitively?? AnglingAngling BaitingBaiting ReelingReeling
  21. 21. 3.If a British person think that something is unfair or3.If a British person think that something is unfair orunjust, what might they sayunjust, what might they say?? ““It’s not cricket”It’s not cricket” ““It’s not football”It’s not football” ““It’s not sporting”It’s not sporting”4.Which two national teams often complete for “the4.Which two national teams often complete for “theAshes”Ashes”?? England and AustraliaEngland and Australia England and ScotlandEngland and Scotland England and USAEngland and USA5.In England, which of these sports was traditionally5.In England, which of these sports was traditionallyconfined to the middle classconfined to the middle class?? CricketCricket Rugby leagueRugby league Rugby unionRugby union
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