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Can you name the sports-related English terms from their modern Greek cognates?

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μαραθώνιοςAn endurance run of 42.195 kilometers or 26.2188 miles
ΟλυμπιακούςMultinational games held every fourth winter or summer
αθλητήςParticipant in a sporting event, e.g. a cross-country runner
ζώνηA designated region. E.g. may be preceded by 'strike' in baseball or by 'end' in American football
ΠελεκάνοιNew Orleans NBA team
στάδιοArena or venue where sporting events are held
κάρταIn association football, a yellow one is a warning and a red one forces a player off the field
ΠατριώτεςNew England NFL team
γυμνάσιοLarge room or building for indoor sports (full word)
γυμναστικήSport that shows off feats of agility, e.g. on a pommel horse
καλλισθενικήGeneral term for bodyweight exercises such as pushups, situps, pull-ups, etc.
αερόβιοςForm of exercise designed to enhance cardiovascular fitness
δίσκοςA heavy, round, plate-like object thrown, e.g. as a competitive sport

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