Sports

Argentine goalkeeper Sergio Goycochea would crouch down and covertly urinate on the field before every penalty shootout for good luck.[1]

If play can only resume in empty stadiums, how can the atmosphere be improved?[1]

George Hood broke the world planking record by holding the position for 8 hours, 15 minutes and 15 seconds.[1]

Elephant polo is a variant of polo played while riding elephants. It is played in Nepal, India, and Thailand.[1]

On November 6, 1869, what many consider to be the first collegiate football game was played between Rutgers College and College of New Jersey.[1]

The nation's only victory so far has come against Liechtenstein in a friendly match on 28 April 2004, where San Marino won 1–0.[1]

Over a 24 year career, he amassed a fortune worth 35,863,120 sesterces (an ancient Roman coin), or roughly $15 billion in today's dollars.[1]

Hans-Gunnar Liljenwall who drank 'two beers' to calm his nerves before pistol shooting, giving him an unfair advantage.[1]

For nearly a century, tennis balls were white or black. It wasn't until 1972 that tennis balls took on their bright neon hue.[1]

The 1904 Olympic marathon is widely remembered as the worst marathon in history.[1]

Every year since 2005, a half marathon, marathon and a 100K run take place in Antarctica.[1]

Duelling was a sport at the 1906 Olympics and 1908 Olympics.[1]