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Baseball

Baseball - Stories Preschool

Baseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of nine players each who take turns batting and fielding. The batting team attempts to score runs by hitting a ball that is thrown by the pitcher. View Sport »

 

Basketball

Basketball - Stories Preschool

The object of the game is to outscore one's opponents by throwing the ball through the opponents' basket from above while preventing the opponents from doing so on their own. View Sport »

 

Football

Football - Stories Preschool

American football (referred to as football in the United States and Canada) is a sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end. View Sport »

 

Soccer

Soccer - Stories Preschool

Soccer is a sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball. The object of the game is to score by getting the ball into the opposing goal. View Sport »

 

Volleyball

Volleyball - Stories Preschool

Is a team sport in which two teams of six players are separated by a net. Each team tries to score points by grounding a ball on the other team's court under organized rules. View Sport »

 

Table Tennis

Table Tennis - Stories Preschool

Table tennis, also known as ping pong, is a sport in which two or four players hit a lightweight ball back and forth across a table using a small bat. The game takes place on a hard table divided by a net. View Sport »

 

Tennis

Tennis - Stories Preschool

Tennis is a racket sport that can be played individually against a single opponent (singles) or between two teams of two players each (doubles). Each player uses a tennis racket that is strung with cord to strike a hollow rubber ball covered with felt over or around a net and into the opponent's court. View Sport »

 

Dodgeball

Dodgeball - Stories Preschool

Generally the main objective of each team is to eliminate all members of the opposing team by hitting them with thrown balls, catching a ball thrown by a member of the opposing team, or forcing them to move outside the court boundaries when a ball is thrown at them. View Sport »

 

Badminton

Badminton - Stories Preschool

Badminton is a racquet sport played using racquets to hit a shuttlecock across a net. Points are scored by striking the shuttlecock with the racquet and landing it within the opposing side's half of the court. View Sport »

 

Snooker

Snooker - Stories Preschool

Snooker is a cue sport that is played on a baize-covered table with pockets in each of the four corners and in the middle of each of the long side cushions. It is played using a cue and snooker balls: one white cue ball, 15 red balls worth one point each, and six balls of different colours. View Sport »

 

Polo

Polo - Stories Preschool

Polo is a team sport played on horseback. The objective is to score goals against an opposing team. Players score by driving a small white plastic or wooden ball into the opposing team's goal using a long-handled mallet. The traditional sport of polo is played on a grass field up to 300 by 160 yards (270 by 150 m). View Sport »

 

Paintball

Paintball - Stories Preschool

Paintball is a game developed in the 1980s in which players eliminate opponents from play by hitting them with dye-filled, breakable, oil and gelatin paintballs, or pellets, usually shot from a carbon dioxide or compressed air (Nitrogen) powered “paintball marker”. View Sport »

 

Field Hockey

Field Hockey - Stories Preschool

Field hockey is a team sport of the hockey family. The game can be played on a grass field or a turf field as well as an indoor board surface. Each team plays with eleven players, including the goalie. Players use sticks to hit a round, hard, plastic ball. View Sport »

 

Taekwondo

Taekwondo - Stories Preschool

Under World Taekwondo (WT) and Olympic rules, sparring is a full-contact event and takes place between two competitors in an area measuring 8 meters square. A win can occur by points, or if one competitor is unable to continue (knockout) the other competitor wins. View Sport »

 

Target Archery

Archery - Stories Preschool

Target archery is the most popular form of archery, in which members shoot at stationary circular targets at varying distances. All types of bow - longbow, barebow, recurve and compound - can be used. View Sport »

 

Golf

Golf - Stories Preschool

Golf is a club and ball sport in which players use various clubs to hit balls into a series of holes on a course in as few strokes as possible. The game is played on a course with an arranged progression of 18 holes. View Sport »

 

Karate

Karate - Stories Preschool

In tournaments Kumite often takes place inside of a 'ringed' area similar to that of a boxing ring. If a karateka steps out of the ring, they are given a warning. If they step out of the ring two times, the other person gains a point. View Sport »

 

Kendo

Kendo - Stories Preschool

Is a modern Japanese martial art, which descended from swordsmanship (kenjutsu) and uses bamboo swords (shinai) and protective armour (bōgu). Today, it is widely practiced within Japan and many other nations across the world. View Sport »

 

Boxing

Boxing - Stories Preschool

Boxing is a combat sport in which two people, usually wearing protective gloves, throw punches at each other for a predetermined set of time in a boxing ring. The fight is controlled by a referee who works within the ring to judge and control the conduct of the fighters. View Sport »

 

Ten-pin bowling

Ten-pin bowling - Stories Preschool

Ten-pin bowling is a game in which a player rolls a bowling ball down a wood-structure or synthetic lane and towards ten pins positioned at the end of the lane. The objective is to score points by knocking down as many pins as possible. View Sport »

 

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