DannyBland
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What happens to the footballs used throughout a tournament?
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The balls were given away to the marketing teams for each country, and encouraged to give them away. Most will probably end up in museums or executive's offices but a few may well be given away. “The ...

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What do these horse racing terms mean?
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Hcap - Handicap Hcap HRd - Handicap Hurdle Mdn Stks - Maiden Stakes Nov Hrd - Novice Hurdle Listed - Just below Group class Not sure on the other three For more information: http://www.flatstats....

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Betting on even quotas
5 votes

Draw is usually higher odds partly because most people bet on one team to win, which drives the odds in particular directions. In the case you stated, it is likely the case that Team 2 are the better ...

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Which soccer players have more goals than games at the club level?
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There are a few who have score more goals than club appearances, caps refers to country appearances though. Some notable are below Rank Name Country Years ...

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What is the destination of the used tennis balls from tournaments?
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3 votes

At Wimbledon for example, they sell the balls! Not sure about other tournaments but I assume they do likewise. Source: Balls 54,250 used during The Championships period. Stored at 68 deg F. New ...

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How many runs can a player score in 50 over match?
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Assuming that (s)he starts on strike, hits 5 sixes and then runs 3 for the 6th ball, so constantly on strike. (S)He does this every over, (s)he scores 33*50=1650!!! (S)He hits the final ball for 6 ...

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What does it mean that "a group is open" on the first pot of the CL group draw?
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Teams from the same nation are spread across the two halves of the draw. So if there are 4 English teams, 2 can go in groups A to D and 2 in groups E to H. As such it can cause limitations on other ...

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How can I improve my shot?
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As the other answers state, there are a few different types of shot, with each type requiring different things. People have described the shot types but not how to improve or what is required. It is ...

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Why are NFL hash marks closer than NCAA hash marks?
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It's less about the kicker, and more about the defense v offense. Having the ball placed closer to the centre of the field means that the field is almost equally wide in both directions, making it ...

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If a mole digs a hole in the football field
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If the hole could not be fixed, the game would not be played due to unsafe conditions! It is a nice idea for a quirky film but IRL sense would prevail and the match would be moved.

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When can a goalkeeper take the ball into their hands?
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The goalkeeper cannot pick the ball up when it has been intentionally passed back to them, except via the head or chest. They also cannot drop the ball from their hands and then handle it again before ...

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