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2017 Commonwealth Youth Games
The 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games was the sixth edition of the Commonwealth Youth Games The Commonwealth Youth Games (CYG) is an international multi-sport event A multi-sport event is an organized sporting Sporting may refer to: *Sport, recreational games and play *Sporting (neighborhood), in Alexandria, Egypt Sports clubs *AC Sp ... which started in 2000. The games were held from 19 to 23 July 2017 64 nations participated at the games. The Bahamas 2017 was the largest international sporting event ever to be hosted in The Bahamas, and the largest-ever edition of the Youth Games, with up to 1300 athletes. During the opening ceremony the Prime Minister of the Bahamas The prime minister of the Bahamas is the head of government The head of government is either the highest or second-highest official in the executive branch of a sovereign state, a federated state, or a self-governing colony, autonomous ... Hubert Minnis Hubert Alexander Minnis, ON (born 16 April 195 ...
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Nassau, The Bahamas
Nassau ( ) is the capital city, capital and largest city of The Bahamas. With a population of 274,400 as of 2016, or just over 70% of the entire population of The Bahamas (≈391,000), Nassau is commonly defined as a primate city, dwarfing all other towns in the country. It is the centre of commerce, education, law, administration, and media of the country. Lynden Pindling International Airport, the major airport for the Bahamas, is located about west of the city centre of Nassau, and has daily flights to major cities in Canada, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom and the United States. The city is located on the island of New Providence, which functions much like a business district. Nassau is the site of the House of Assembly and various judicial departments and was considered historically to be a stronghold of pirates. The city was named in honour of William III of England, William III of England, Prince of Orange-Nassau. Nassau's modern growth began in the late eighteenth c ...
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Boxing At The 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games
Boxing competed as one of the eight sports at the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games in the Bahamas from July 18 to 23, 2017, in the Sir Kendal G. L. Isaacs Gymnasium, Nassau, Bahamas, Nassau. In the Games, the age limit for participating athletes has been set according to the youth category of the International Boxing Association (amateur), International Boxing Association, which is 16–18 years, means athletes born in 1999 or 2000 are only eligible to take part. Medal summary Boys Girls Results Boys - Light flyweight Boys - Flyweight Boys - Bantamweight Boys - Lightweight Boys - Light welterweight Boys - Welterweight Boys - Middleweight Boys - Light heavyweight Girls - Flyweight Girls - Lightweight Girls - Middleweight References External links

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Cycling
Cycling, also called bicycling or biking, is the use of bicycles for transport, recreation, Physical exercise, exercise or sport. People engaged in cycling are referred to as "cyclists", "bicyclists", or "bikers". Apart from two-wheeled bicycles, "cycling" also includes the riding of unicycles, tricycles, quadricycles, recumbent bicycle, recumbent and similar human-powered transport, human-powered vehicles (HPVs). Bicycles were introduced in the 19th century and now number approximately one billion worldwide. They are the principal means of transportation in many parts of the world. Cycling is widely regarded as an effective and efficient mode of transportation optimal for short to moderate distances. Bicycles provide numerous possible benefits in comparison with motor vehicles, including the sustained physical exercise involved in cycling, easier parking, increased maneuverability, and access to roads, bike paths and rural trails. Cycling also offers a reduced consumption ...
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Squash (sport)
Squash is a racket and ball sport Ball games (or ballgames), also ball sports, are any form of game with separate sliding drawer, from 1390–1353 BC, made of glazed faience, dimensions: 5.5 × 7.7 × 21 cm, in the Brooklyn Museum (New York City) '', 1560, P ... played by two players in a four-walled court with a small, hollow rubber ball. The players alternate in striking the ball with their rackets onto the playable surfaces of the four walls of the court. The objective of the game is to hit the ball in such a way that the opponent is not able to play a valid return. There are about 20 million people who play squash regularly world-wide in over 185 countries. The governing body of Squash, the World Squash Federation The World Squash Federation (WSF) is the international federation International is an adjective (also used as a noun) meaning "between nations". International may also refer to: Music Albums * International (Kevin Michael album), ''Intern ...
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Olympic Weightlifting
Olympic weightlifting, or Olympic-style weightlifting (officially named Weightlifting), is a sport Sport pertains to any form of Competition, competitive physical activity or game that aims to use, maintain or improve physical ability and Skill, skills while providing enjoyment to participants and, in some cases, entertainment to spectato ... in which athletes compete in lifting a barbell A barbell is a piece of exercise equipment Exercise equipment is any apparatus or device used during physical activity to enhance the strength or conditioning effects of that exercise by providing either fixed or adjustable amounts of resis ... loaded with weight plates from the ground to overhead, with each athlete vying to successfully lift the heaviest weights. Athletes compete in two specific ways of lifting the barbell overhead: these are the snatch and the clean and jerk The clean and jerk is a composite of two weightlifting movements, most often performed with a barbell ...
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Lawn Bowls
Bowls, or lawn bowls, is a sport Sport pertains to any form of competitive Competition is a rivalry A rivalry is the state of two people or groups engaging in a lasting competitive relationship. Rivalry is the "against each other" spirit between two competing sides. ... in which the objective is to roll biased balls so that they stop close to a smaller ball called a "jack" or "kitty". It is played on a bowling green A bowling green is a finely laid, close-mown and rolled stretch of Sod, turf for playing the game of bowls. Before 1830, when Edwin Beard Budding of Thrupp, near Stroud, United Kingdom, UK, invented the lawnmower, lawns were often kept cropped b ..., which may be flat (for "flat-green bowls") or convex or uneven (for "crown green bowls Crown green bowls (or crown green) is a code of bowls played outdoors on a grass or artificial turf surface known as a bowling green. The sport's name is derived from the intentionally convex or uneven nature of ...
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Archery
Archery is the art, sport, practice, or skill of using a bow Bow often refers to: * Bow and arrow, a weapon * Bowing, bending the upper body as a social gesture * An ornamental knot made of ribbon Bow may also refer to: Boats * Bow (ship), the foremost part * Bow (rowing), the foremost part of a boat Knot ... to shoot In botany Botany, also called , plant biology or phytology, is the science of plant life and a branch of biology. A botanist, plant scientist or phytologist is a scientist who specialises in this field. The term "botany" comes from the Ancie ... arrow An arrow is a -stabilized launched by a . A typical arrow usually consists of a long, stiff, straight ''shaft'' with a weighty (and usually sharp and pointed) ' attached to the front end, multiple fin-like s called ''s'' mounted near the rear ...s.Paterson ''Encyclopaedia of Archery'' p. 17 The word comes from the Latin Latin (, or , ) is a classical language belonging to the Italic bran ...
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Beach Volleyball
Beach volleyball is a team sport played by two teams of two players on a sand Sand is a granular material composed of finely divided rock (geology), rock and mineral particles. Sand has various compositions but is defined by its grain size. Sand grains are smaller than gravel and coarser than silt. Sand can also refer ... court divided by a net. Similar to indoor volleyball Volleyball is a team sport in which two teams of six players are separated by a net. Each team tries to score points by grounding a ball on the other team's court under organized rules. It has been a part of the official program of the Summer O ..., the objective of the game is to send the ball over the net and to ground it on the opponent's side of the court. Each team works in unison to prevent the opposing team from grounding the ball on their side of the court. Teams are allowed up to three touches to return the ball across the net, and individual players may not touch the ball twice consecutiv ...
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Judo
is a system of unarmed combat, gendai budō, modern Japanese martial art and Olympic sport (since 1964).『日本大百科全書』電子版【柔道】(CD-ROM version of Encyclopedia Nipponica, "Judo"). Judo was created in 1882 by Kanō Jigorō, Jigoro Kano (嘉納治五郎) as an eclectic martial art, distinguishing itself from its predecessors (primarily Tenjin Shin'yō-ryū, Tenjin Shinyo-ryu jujutsu and Kitō-ryū jujutsu) due to an emphasis on "randori" (乱取り, lit. free sparring) instead of "kata" (pre-arranged forms) alongside its removal of striking and weapon training elements. Judo rose to prominence for its dominance over Kodokan–Totsuka rivalry, established jujutsu schools in tournaments hosted by the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department (警視庁武術大会, ''Keishicho Bujutsu Taikai''), resulting in its adoption as the department's primary martial art. As "jujutsu" was a Japanese term referring to this sub-type of martial arts in general, Judo was coll ...
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Beach Soccer
Beach soccer, also known as beach football, sand football or beasal, is a variant of association football Association football, more commonly known as simply football or soccer, is a played with a between two teams of 11 . It is played by approximately 250 million players in over 200 countries and dependencies, making it the world's most ... played on a beach File:YBF 2010 - Bikini Bar perjantaina.jpg, A summer tourism at the Yyteri Beach in Pori, Finland. A beach is a landform alongside a body of water which consists of loose particles. The particles composing a beach are typically made from Ro ... or some form of sand. The game emphasises skill, agility and accuracy in shooting at the goal. Whilst football Football is a family of team sport A team is a [group (other), group of individuals (human or non-human) working together to achieve their goal. As defined by Professor Leigh Thompson (academic), Leigh Thompson of the Kellogg Sch ... ...
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Beach Volleyball At The 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games
Beach volleyball competition at the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games was held in Nassau, Bahamas from 18 to 21 July 2017 at Roscoe A. L. Davis Soccer Field, Queen Elizabeth Sporting Complex. Medalists Medal table Results Boys Preliminary =Pool A= =Pool B= References External linksOfficial website
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Tennis At The 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games
The 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games was the sixth edition of the Commonwealth Youth Games which started in 2000. The games were held from 19 to 23 July 2017 64 nations participated at the games. The Bahamas 2017 was the largest international sporting event ever to be hosted in The Bahamas, and the largest-ever edition of the Youth Games, with up to 1300 athletes. During the opening ceremony the Prime Minister of the Bahamas Hubert Minnis declared the games officially open. It was the first the time that the tournament was opened by a prime minister instead of a monarch or a president. Host selection They were planned to be held in Castries, the capital of Saint Lucia, but Saint Lucia withdrew in 2015, citing financial difficulties. Canada and Scotland both offered to host the games if no other nation was willing to bid. In 2016, Nassau, Bahamas, was selected to host the 2017 edition. The Games It was the second edition of the Youth Games to be held on a Small Island Develop ...
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