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The world-of-sports-1215096731980687-9

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The world-of-sports-1215096731980687-9

  1. 1. TennisTennis  Tennis is a game played between two players orTennis is a game played between two players or between two teams of two players. Each playerbetween two teams of two players. Each player uses a strung racquet to strike a hollow rubberuses a strung racquet to strike a hollow rubber ball covered in felt over a net to the opponent’sball covered in felt over a net to the opponent’s court.court.  A tennis match comprises a number of sets,A tennis match comprises a number of sets, typically three for both men’s and women’stypically three for both men’s and women’s matches, the exception being at the major eventsmatches, the exception being at the major events where the men play best of five sets. A setwhere the men play best of five sets. A set consists of a number of games, and in turn,consists of a number of games, and in turn, consists of points.consists of points.  Tennis is played on a rectangular, flat surface,Tennis is played on a rectangular, flat surface, usually grass, clay, or a hard court of concrete.usually grass, clay, or a hard court of concrete. The court is 78 feet long, and its width is 27The court is 78 feet long, and its width is 27 feet for singles matches and 36 feet for doublesfeet for singles matches and 36 feet for doubles matches. Additional clear space around the courtmatches. Additional clear space around the court is required in order for players to reach overrunis required in order for players to reach overrun balls. A net is stretched across the full width ofballs. A net is stretched across the full width of the court. The net is 3 feet 6 inches high at thethe court. The net is 3 feet 6 inches high at the posts and 3 feet high in the center.posts and 3 feet high in the center.
  2. 2. SoccerSoccer  Soccer is a team sportSoccer is a team sport played between two teams ofplayed between two teams of eleven players, and is widelyeleven players, and is widely considered to be the mostconsidered to be the most popular sport in the world.popular sport in the world.  The basic equipment playersThe basic equipment players are required to wear includesare required to wear includes a shirt, shorts, socks,a shirt, shorts, socks, footwear, and adequate shinfootwear, and adequate shin guards. The goalkeeper mustguards. The goalkeeper must wear clothing that is easilywear clothing that is easily distinguishable from thatdistinguishable from that worn by the other playersworn by the other players and the match officials.and the match officials.
  3. 3. Basketball Basketball is a team sport in which two teams of five active players each try to score points against one another by propelling a ball through a 10 feet high hoop under organized rules. Through time, basketball has developed to involve common techniques of shooting, passing, and dribbling, as well as players’ positions, and offensive and defensive structures. Typically, the tallest member of the team will play center, the shortest member usually plays point guard while often the best ball handlers are guards.
  4. 4. SwimmingSwimming  Swimming is an excellent form ofSwimming is an excellent form of exercise.exercise.  The most common purpose forThe most common purpose for swimming is recreational.swimming is recreational. Recreational swimming is a good wayRecreational swimming is a good way to relax while enjoying full-bodyto relax while enjoying full-body workout. Several swimming stylesworkout. Several swimming styles are suitable for recreationalare suitable for recreational swimming; most recreationalswimming; most recreational swimmers prefer a style that keepsswimmers prefer a style that keeps their head out of the water and hastheir head out of the water and has an underwater arm recovery.an underwater arm recovery. Breaststroke, side stroke, head upBreaststroke, side stroke, head up front crawl, and dog paddle are thefront crawl, and dog paddle are the most common strokes utilized inmost common strokes utilized in recreational swimming.recreational swimming.
  5. 5. BaseballBaseball Baseball is a bat-and-ball sport playedBaseball is a bat-and-ball sport played between two teams of nine players each.between two teams of nine players each. The goal of baseball is to score runs byThe goal of baseball is to score runs by hitting a thrown ball with a bat andhitting a thrown ball with a bat and touching a series of four markers calledtouching a series of four markers called bases arranged at the corners of a ninety-bases arranged at the corners of a ninety- foot square, or diamond. Players on onefoot square, or diamond. Players on one team take turns hitting while the otherteam take turns hitting while the other team tries to stop them from scoring runsteam tries to stop them from scoring runs by getting hitters out in any of severalby getting hitters out in any of several ways. A player on the batting team canways. A player on the batting team can stop at any of the bases and hope tostop at any of the bases and hope to score a teammate's hit. The teams switchscore a teammate's hit. The teams switch between batting and fielding whenever thebetween batting and fielding whenever the fielding teams get three outs. The teamfielding teams get three outs. The team with the most runs at the end of the gamewith the most runs at the end of the game wins.wins.
  6. 6. VolleyballVolleyball  Volleyball is an Olympic team sport in which twoVolleyball is an Olympic team sport in which two teams of six active players, separated by a highteams of six active players, separated by a high net, each try to score points against one anothernet, each try to score points against one another by grounding a ball on the other team’s courtby grounding a ball on the other team’s court under organized rules.under organized rules.  Each team consists of six players. To get playEach team consists of six players. To get play started, a team is chosen to serve by a coin toss.started, a team is chosen to serve by a coin toss. A player from the serving team throws the ballA player from the serving team throws the ball into the air and attempts to hit the ball so itinto the air and attempts to hit the ball so it passes over the net on a course such that it willpasses over the net on a course such that it will land on the opposing teams court. The opposingland on the opposing teams court. The opposing team must use a combination of no more thanteam must use a combination of no more than three contacts with the volleyball to return thethree contacts with the volleyball to return the ball to the opponents side of the net. Theseball to the opponents side of the net. These contacts usually consists first of the bump orcontacts usually consists first of the bump or pass so that the ball’s trajectory is aimed towardpass so that the ball’s trajectory is aimed toward the player designated as the setter, second ofthe player designated as the setter, second of the set by the setter so that the ball’sthe set by the setter so that the ball’s trajectory is aimed towards a spot where one oftrajectory is aimed towards a spot where one of the players designated as the attacker can hit it,the players designated as the attacker can hit it, and third by the attacker who spikes to returnand third by the attacker who spikes to return the ball over the net.the ball over the net.
  7. 7. THANK YOU FOR WATCHING MADE BY- GANDHARV KATHURIA

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