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Encyclopedia > 1922 in sports

See also: 1921 in sports, other events of 1922, 1923 in sports and the list of 'years in sports'. 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... This page indexes the individual year in sports pages. ...

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Football (Australian Rules)

Football is the name given to a number of different, but related, team sports. ... Australian football at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. ... The Victorian Football League (formerly known as the Victorian Football Association or VFA) is regarded as one of Australias most important professional football leagues. ... The Fitzroy Football Club, latterly known as the Lions, was formed in 1883 and was a foundation member club of the Victorian Football League on its inception in 1897. ... The Collingwood Football Club, nicknamed The Magpies after the black and white striped jerseys worn by the players, is an Australian rules football club, playing in the elite Australian Football League. ...

Football (American Football)

Football is the name given to a number of different, but related, team sports. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... June 24 is the 175th day of the year (176th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 190 days remaining. ... The National Football League (NFL) is the largest professional American football league, consisting of thirty-two teams from American cities and regions. ... The Canton Bulldogs played in Canton, Ohio in the National Football League from 1920 - 1923 and 1925 - 1926. ...

Football (soccer)

Football (soccer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ...

England

From 1889 until 1992, this was the highest division overall of organized football in England. ... Liverpool Football Club (usually known simply as Liverpool) is an English football club based in Liverpool, Merseyside; the current champions of Europe, they are also statistically the most successful English football team to date. ... The FA Cup - this is the fourth trophy, in use since 1992, and identical in design to the third trophy introduced in 1911. ... Huddersfield Town Association Football Club are an English football club based in the town of Huddersfield in the county of Yorkshire. ... Preston North End Football Club is a professional English football team. ...

Hockey (Ice)

Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... The Toronto Maple Leafs are a National Hockey League team based in Toronto, Ontario. ... The Vancouver Millionaires were a professional ice hockey team in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada from 1911 to 1926. ...

Events

Look up June in Wiktionary, the free dictionary June is the sixth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with a length of 30 days The month is named after the Roman goddess Juno, wife of Jupiter and equivalent to the Greek goddess Hera. ... Look up July in Wiktionary, the free dictionary July is the seventh month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... Recreational skiiers typically use two skis — other techniques abound. ... Lake City is a city located in Wabasha County, Minnesota. ... Ralph Samuelson (July 3, 1903–August 1977) was the inventor of water skiing, which he first performed in the summer of 1922 in Lake City, Minnesota in the days before his nineteenth birthday. ... July 9 is the 190th day of the year (191st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 175 days remaining. ... Johnny Weissmuller as Tarzan in Tarzan and His Mate Johnny Weissmuller (June 2, 1904 – January 20, 1984) was a Danube Swabian swimmer and actor born in Austro-Hungary (in a town now in the Romanian Banat), who came with his parents to the United States. ... A breaststroke swimmer A dog swimming Swimming describes any method by which living creatures move themselves through water apart from walking on the bottom. ... Baseball is a team sport in which a player on one team (the pitcher) attempts to throw a hard, fist-sized ball past a player on the other team (the batter), who attempts to hit the baseball with a tapered, smooth, cylindrical stick called a bat. ...

Births

March 28 is the 87th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (88th in Leap years). ... Giuseppe Antonio Berardinelli, (March 28, 1922-June 2, 2001), was an American boxer. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ...

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Sports Law can be roughly divided into the areas of amateur, professional, and international sports.
A simplistic, yet useful definition is that amateur athletes participate in sports as an avocation while professional athletes are involved in sports as a vocation.
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