sports facts Selected as the most interesting among sport related questions in Sport quiz Why were 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam strongly criticised by Vatican?Women were allowed to participate in athletic competitions. The decision to include women in athletic competitions was widely criticised not only by the majority of the sport community, but also by Vatican.Created by: 1partiiNieDadzaSkonczycthe Netherlands facts » How many sport events are there in the Summer Olympics? (In 1896, there were 43)302. The number of events grown rapidly between 1980 (203 events in Moscow) and 2000 (300 events in Sydney).Created by: KasiaOlympic Games facts » What sport is that?Polo was created BC in Persia. In the Middle Ages, polo was very popular from Constantinople to Japan. There are even varieties of Polo played on elephants and camels.Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowskahorses facts » In which direction is the boat on the picture moving to?To the left of the picture. Only the coxswain, a crew member who sits in the stern, faces the swimming direction.Created by: Kasiawater sports facts » How many volleyball events are in the Summer Olympics?4. Indoor volleyball has been an event at the Summer Olympic Games for both men and women since 1964. Beach volleyball (also man and woman) has been an official Olympic sport since 1996.Created by: Kasiasport facts » What does the Khmer word "bokator" mean?Pounding a lion. Bokator is a Khmer martial art that includes weapons techniques. One of the oldest existing fighting systems in Cambodia. It uses a diverse array of elbow and knee strikes, shin kicks, submissions and ground fighting. The term bokator translates as "pounding a lion" from the words bok meaning "to pound" and tor meaning "lion".Created by: 1partiiNieDadzaSkonczycmartial arts facts » What martial art does Judo come from?Jujutsu . Judo is a martial art that was born in Japan, and it is now known around the world as an Olympic sport. Judo was established in 1882 by combining jujitsu, a form of wrestling, with mental discipline. The roots of jujitsu lie in sumo.Created by: Tschukatrivia facts » Play sport quiz and see all the questions.