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All of these terms are almost specific to the sport they represent, but can you actually name the sport in the first place?
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An end where all eight stones score for one team
A tie in tennis or table tennis that requires winning two successive points to win the game
A type of turn made famous by Johan Cruijff
Paddling backward as a means of slowing or reversing the forward motion of a kayak
A game in which a pitcher does not allow any opposing player to reach base
The treble 20 area of the board
Kinetic Energy Recovery System — an electric generation, storage, and propulsion system used in Formula One
Field goal made from beyond the three-point line
The distance from the takeoff that is equal to the height of the hill
Downward smash of volleyball
A particular type of delivery by an off-spin bowler
One of six divisions into which a polo match is divided
Used by Long pole defensemen who will often poke check a player by jamming the net end of his stick into the offensive players gloved hand or stick
The object used in badminton, also called a birdie or shuttle
In the four-man sled, two additional athletes help push the sled and then sit in the sled between the pilot and brakeman
The ring in which sumo wrestling bouts are held
A device used to indicate an archer's optimum draw length
The act of shooting the puck from within your own defensive area the length of the rink beyond the opponent's goal
A ball hitting simultaneously at the juncture of the wall and floor
An offensive move used in professional sport wrestling (show wrestling)
The rubber used on the bat
An illegal block, involving hitting an opponent from the rear.
A shot that hits the juncture of the floor and wall, and dies
Fibreglass runners attached to steel blades at the front of the luge allowing the slider to steer. The sled is steered by applying pressure to these.
The maximum break possible in Snooker
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