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California Rules Out High School Football for 2020

Due to the coronavirus, the State of California has officially canceled high school football for 2020 and ruled that the season won’t start until January.

The California Interscholastic Federation (CIF), the state’s governing body for high school sports, informed the state’s schools of the decision in a statement issued on Monday, the L.A. Times reported.

“This is the best possible plan we have with what’s going on to give students an opportunity to participate,” Vicky Lagos, the Los Angeles City Section commissioner, told the paper. “There are going to be issues in terms of facilities and multiple-sport athletes, but this is the best scenario for the most people. I have confidence the schools and coaches will work it out among themselves. My take from coaches is they want the opportunity to participate and be with the kids.”

The state’s ten school athletic sectors will craft their football schedules based on

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Rules of Badminton

For instance, your opponent may gain an unfair advantage on you by breaking the Service Rules. If you are not familiar with the Rules of Badminton, how will you catch him?

So make a point that you understand the Basic Badminton Rules before stepping into the Badminton Court next time…

Click here to watch a video that explains the rules of badminton!

Toss

The rules of badminton states that a toss shall be conducted before a game starts. If you win, you can choose between serving first or to start play at either end of the court. Your opponent can then exercise the remaining choice.

Scoring system

The rules of badminton states that a badminton match shall consist of the best of 3 games. In doubles and men’s singles, the first side to score 15 points wins the game. In women’s singles, the first side to score 11 points wins

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basketball | Definition, History, Rules, Players, & Facts

The early years

In the early years the number of players on a team varied according to the number in the class and the size of the playing area. In 1894 teams began to play with five on a side when the playing area was less than 1,800 square feet (167.2 square metres); the number rose to seven when the gymnasium measured from 1,800 to 3,600 square feet (334.5 square metres) and up to nine when the playing area exceeded that. In 1895 the number was occasionally set at five by mutual consent; the rules stipulated five players two years later, and this number has remained ever since.

Since Naismith and five of his original players were Canadians, it is not surprising that Canada was the

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football | History, Rules, & Significant Players

Football, also called association football or soccer, game in which two teams of 11 players, using any part of their bodies except their hands and arms, try to maneuver the ball into the opposing team’s goal. Only the goalkeeper is permitted to handle the ball and may do so only within the penalty area surrounding the goal. The team that scores more goals wins.

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Britannica Quiz

Football (Soccer): Fact or Fiction?

In football (soccer), the defenders can use their hands to handle the ball.

Football is the world’s most popular ball game in numbers of participants and spectators. Simple in its principal rules and essential equipment, the sport can be played almost anywhere, from official football playing fields (pitches) to gymnasiums, streets, school

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Find out more about the racket sport which has featured at the Summer Olympics since 1992.

Badminton is set to be one of the big draws at Tokyo 2020 with two-time defending world champion Kento Momota hoping to win Japan’s second Olympic title in the sport.

Chen Long and Carolina Marin will defend their singles titles in Japan with golds also up for grabs in men’s doubles, women’s doubles and mixed doubles.

While badminton is most popular in Asia, it also attracts great interest in Europe with players from Denmark among those regularly challenging for top honours.

Want to learn more about badminton? Here’s a look at the rules and equipment you need to play, plus a brief history of the sport at the Olympic Games.

The basic rules of badminton

As outlined

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badminton | History, Rules, Equipment, Facts, & Champions

Badminton, court or lawn game played with lightweight rackets and a shuttlecock. Historically, the shuttlecock (also known as a “bird” or “birdie”) was a small cork hemisphere with 16 goose feathers attached and weighing about 0.17 ounce (5 grams). These types of shuttles may still be used in modern play, but shuttles made from synthetic materials are also allowed by the Badminton World Federation. The game is named for Badminton, the country estate of the dukes of Beaufort in Gloucestershire, England, where it was first played about 1873. The roots of the sport can be traced to ancient Greece, China, and India, and it is closely related to the old children’s game battledore and shuttlecock. Badminton is derived directly from poona, which was played by British army officers stationed in India in the 1860s. The first unofficial all-England badminton championships for men were held in 1899, and the

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