Friday, December 9, 2022

Some Interesting, Entertaining and Surprising Facts About Sports That We All Love

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We all love sports but many of us love to read some interesting facts about sports as much as they love playing them.

Take a look –

What’s the diameter of a basketball hoop in inches?

18 inches

How big is an Olympic sized swimming pool in meters?

50 meters long and 25 meters wide

Surprising Facts of basketball hoop

In professional basketball, how high is the basketball hoop from the ground?

10 feet

How big is a baseball?

9 to 9 1/4 inches in circumference

The Olympics are held every how many years?

4 years

Surprising Facts of Soccer

What sport is dubbed the ‘king of sports’?

Soccer

What do you call it when a player makes three back to back strikes in bowling?

Turkey

In American Football, a touchdown is worth how many points?

6 points

What is Canada’s national sport?

Lacrosse

Surprising Facts of Lacrosse

How many players are on a baseball team?

9 players

What African country was the first ever to qualify for a World Cup?

Egypt

How many total minutes of action are there in an average baseball game?

18 minutes

What country has competed the most times in the summer Olympics without winning a gold medal?

The Philippines

What country has competed the most times in the summer Olympics without winning any medal at all?

Liechtenstein

How many minutes was the longest recorded point in the history of tennis?

29 minutes

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