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Encyclopedia > 1912 in sports

See also: 1911 in sports, 1913 in sports and the list of 'years in sports'.

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What is Sports (486 words)
Sports have been the most popular form of recreation for people since time immemorial.
To jot down the conclusive history of sports in a short summary is an impractical proposition.
His efforts to rouse sports enthusiasm in France were initially met with scepticism and controversy.
Sports: Debriefing - Keys (1054 words)
Soviet success in creating a world-class sport system within a few short years after the devastation wrought by World War II is even more remarkable considering how little of a base had existed even before the war.
International sporting competitions had been organized as early as the late 19th century, but they began to take on increasing significance after World War I. When two national teams met on the soccer field, event was no longer simply a test of skill among a handful of athletes.
Sport was supposed to serve the aims of the state: by channeling leisure time into socially useful activities, by increasing the health and fitness of the population and thereby creating more productive workers and better soldiers, and by winning prestige for the Communist system.
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