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(Encyclopedia) sport, in biology: see mutation .

Sports Overview

(Encyclopedia) sports, athletic games or tests of skill undertaken primarily for the diversion of those who take part or those who observe them. The range is great; usually, however, the term is restricted to...

sports medicine

(Encyclopedia) sports medicine, branch of medicine concerned with physical fitness and with the treatment and prevention of injuries and other disorders related to sports. Knee, leg, back, and shoulder injuri...

winter sports

(Encyclopedia) winter sports: see bobsledding ; curling ; hockey, ice ; ice dancing ; ice skating ; skiing ; snowshoes ; tobogganing . ...

sporting dog

(Encyclopedia) sporting dog, classification used by breeders and kennel clubs to designate dogs bred for pointing, flushing, and retrieving game. These dogs hunt by air scent—as opposed to most hounds, whic...


Olympics Summaries of the Winter and Summer Games, medal winners, timelines, participating countries, biographies, medal standings by nation, leading individual medal winner…

International Sports

Cite Track and Field Track and field, swimming, skiing, figure skating, snowboarding, and Tour de France. Swimming Skiing and Snowboarding …

Winter Sports

Alpine SkiingFreestyle SkiingNordic SkiingNordic CombinedSki JumpingSnowboardingFigure SkatingSpeed Skating