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Britain is well-known as being a country where a lot of sports originated.  These include football, rugby, cricket, snooker, golf, badminton, squash and boxing.  Our national sport is football.

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BBC Sport

Excellent and very large website with all the news and information you could want!  Go>

Wimbledon

The official website of the famous tennis championships where it is traditional to eat strawberries and cream.  Go>

Play Cricket Online!

Most people from other countries have never played cricket before.  Well, now you can with this free online game, Stick Cricket.  If you play well, you may score 4 runs (if you hit the ball to the boundary) or 6 runs (if you hit the ball over the boundary). Good luck!

Play the game

Read the rules: 1. The basics

Read the rules: 2. How you can be 'out'

Children's guide to cricket - this may be easier!

Rugby Union

This BBC guide will teach you rules and the skills.

Learn the basics

Scoring: Try - Conversion - Penalty - Drop Goal

Video - Rugby Match

Video - Kicking Skills

Try this kicking game

Rubgy World Cup 2007

Football Websites

The world's most popular sport is our favourite, too!  Britain is a major centre for football, thanks to the popularity of the Premiership, and teams such as Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool.

BBC

ITV

Sky Sports

Snooker

Read the rules here. Go>

London Olympics 2012

Read about the bid and the venues for the 2012 Olympic Games at the official website. Take a virtual tour.

Olympic Park

Other venues

Interactive map - You need Flash

BBC Guide

Commonwealth Games

A multi-sport event similar to the Olympics, in which teams from the Commonwealth of Nations participate. It is held every four years.

Wikipedia article

Official Melbourne 2006 website

BBC Guide

England's Highs and Lows

England and Great Britain's sporting highs and lows since the 1966 World Cup victory. Go>

 

 

 

 

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