Hockey – 2016 Summer Olympics

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Updated: June 15, 2016

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Hockey is a team sport, which consists of scoring by launching a ball or a rubber disc, which must be launched with a baton. Hockey as a sport includes four categories that are made to the normal hockey varied way.

Among these hockey skates, a popular sport in countries located in Europe is, as in South American countries like Chile, Argentina and many others. For this type of hockey it requires the use of classic skates, ie those with four wheels on the surface. Hockey skates are also characterised by a baton-shaped “L”, the club must not for reasons of regulation exceed its maximum weight, which consists of 600 grams.

Aside from hockey skates, there is another embodiment, the monkey on grass. This sport is named for being practised by children as a way to introduce them in hockey or the competition itself.

This variant with the fact be practices by minors, you have certain rules that change variant exists hockey boil in adults, and this is played with a ball diameter somewhat like little balls used in baseball. This is not any kind of skate or something is used to move faster, but a simple and comfortable shoes obviously using protective clothing, which serves to minimise the effect of the hits of the ball. There is also ice hockey, a very popular sport in America, and also called underwater hockey.

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Hockey - 2016 Summer Olympics
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Hockey is a team sport, which consists of scoring by launching a ball or a rubber disc, which must be launched with a baton
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