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Do you know which sports appear in the picture? Click to find out!

The Sports Centre

Click on the picture to see the names of the sports it shows!

Welcome to the Sports Centre. Here you will learn about different sports. You will find different activities on this page - and we will be adding more soon. Click on a link below to go to an activity of your choice.

For basic users
For independent users
For proficient users
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Name the sport

In this game you will choose letters from the alphabet to spell the name of a sport. You can also time yourself, using a stopwatch, and see pictures of the different sports.

For basic users: you have a basic understanding of English and you can use familiar everyday expressions and phrases. You can communicate with others in a simple way, but may need help to say what you want to express.

 

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Different sports

Do you know the names of different sports? Below are pictures of competitors doing some sports. Some of the statements that follow are true, while others are false. When you think you know which is which, click to see if you are correct or wrong. If you want a clue, click on the picture.

For independent users: you can understand, speak, read and write English without too much assistance. You can communicate in English, but it is not always in standard forms.

This is an English game, played all around the world.
This game is played mostly by people who speak English but do not come from Britain.
This motor sport has a formula to please the public.
This sport is not very popular in flat countries with hot weather.
This is the Beautiful Game - played all over the world.
These competitors are in a boxing ring.
This game, played all around the world, was invented in an English school.
This is an international sport but you need money to take part.
These riders are on bicycles.
This sport is for people who like speed.

 

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The National Anthems Game

When a team or player wins a sporting event, the hosts usually play the national anthem of the country from which the winners come. In this game you will listen to some national anthems from around the world. When you think you recognize each one, you choose from a list of possibilities. When you have finished, you can check your score, to see how well you did.

For independent users: you can understand, speak, read and write English without too much assistance. You can communicate in English, but it is not always in standard forms.

 

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The Olympic Games puzzle - quest for the rings

Here are the Olympic Rings

In this game you will travel through time and space to collect all five of the Olympic Rings. The quest runs in a new browser window, without a back button - to stop you seeing too many clues. Click on the link below to start to play the game.

For proficient users: You can understand, speak, read and write English fluently, effectively and spontaneously without assistance.

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World Cup history

Jairzinho hugs Pelé in 1970

Welcome to the World Cup History game. In this game you will learn about the culture and tradition of international sport. You can treat the game as a quiz, or play it over to learn new things about the history of soccer. The game runs in a new browser window, without a back button - to stop you seeing too many clues. Click on the link below to start to play the game.

For proficient users: You can understand, speak, read and write English fluently, effectively and spontaneously without assistance.

 

 

 

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