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Sports equipment includes any object used for sport or exercise. Examples for sports include balls, goals, sticks for hockey and lacrosse, bats, wickets and bails for cricket, nets for tennis, volleyball and badminton. Examples for exercise include swiss balls, weights, equipment for the gym. (for options, see option exercise) U.S. marine emerges from the water upon completing the swimming portion of the triathlon. ... computed tomography of a soccer ball (Video) A ball is a guys testicles. ... In Association Football (soccer), the word goal refers to both the result of a score and the physical structure that defines when a score has occurred. ... Hockey is any of a family of sports in which two teams compete by trying to maneuver a ball or hard round disc, called a puck, into the opponents net or goal, past the goaltender or goalkeeper (often abbreviated goalie), using a hockey stick. ... For other uses, see Lacrosse (disambiguation). ... For the insect, see Cricket (insect). ... Wiktionary has related dictionary definitions, such as: net Bird netting on wine grapes. ... A tennis net Tennis is a sport played between either two players (Singles) or two teams of two players (doubles). Players use a stringed racquet to strike a ball, a hollow rubber ball covered in felt, over a net into the opponents court. ... Volleyball is an Olympic sport in which two teams separated by a high net use their hands, arms, or (rarely) other parts of their bodies to hit a ball back and forth over the net. ... The Danish Olympic badminton player Peter Gade Badminton is a racquet sport played by either two opposing players (singles) or two opposing pairs (doubles). ... A Swiss ball allows a wide range of exercises to be performed. ... Weights are exercise equipment used for strength and muscle training. ... Modern indoor gymnasium with pull-down basketball hoops Gym, a shortened form of gymnasium, refers to facilities intended for indoor sports or exercise. ...


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A wide range of equipment is used during climbing. ... Some golf clubs Golf is played with golf clubs of various types. ... In ice hockey, players use equipment both to facilitate the play of the game and for protection. ... The special needs of triathlon competitions - three-stage races including swimming, cycling, and running in the same event - have led to the development of a whole range of specialized clothing and equipment. ... // Personal protective equipment (PPE) refers to protective clothing, helmets, goggles, or other gear designed to protect the wearers body or clothing from injury by electrical hazards, heat, chemicals, and infection, for job-related occupational safety and health purposes, and in sports, martial arts, combat, etc. ...

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  • The British Library - finding information on the sports industry

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Sports equipment - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (86 words)
Sports equipment includes any object used for sport or exercise.
Examples for sports include balls, goals, sticks for hockey and lacrosse, bats, wickets and bails for cricket, nets for tennis, volleyball and badminton.
Examples for exercise include swiss balls, weights, equipment for the gym.
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