Buzkashi is the Afghan national sport. It is also a popular sport among the south Central Asians such as the Uzbeks, Hazaras, Tajiks, Kyrgyz, Kazakhs, Turkmens and Pashtuns. The Turkic name of the game is Kökbörü; Kök = "blue", börü = "wolf", denoting the grey wolf—the holy symbol of the Turkic people. Other Turkic names of the game are Ulak Tartish, Kuk Pari, Kök Berü, and Ulak Tyrtysh. Kökbörü is the most popular national sport of Kyrgyzstan. In the West, the game (Turkish: Cirit) is also played by Kyrgyz Turks who migrated to Ulupamir village in the Van district of Turkey from the Pamir region. Buzkashi is often compared to polo. Both games are played between people on horseback, both involve propelling an object toward a goal, and both get fairly rough. However, polo is played with a ball, and buzkashi is played with a headless goat carcass. Polo matches are played for fixed periods totaling about an hour; traditional Buzkashi may continue for days, but in its more regulated tournament version also has a limited match time.wiki 09 more sports after the break...
02. Sepak takraw
Sepak takraw or kick volleyball, is a sport native to the Malay-Thai Peninsula. Sepak takraw differs from the similar sport of volleyball in its use of a rattan ball and only allowing players to use their feet, knee, chest and head to touch the ball. It is a popular sport in Southeast Asia. In Malaysia, the game is called sepak raga or "takraw". It is also thuck thay (Lao: "twine" and "kick") while in Thailand it is sometimes called takraw. In Myanmar it is known as chin lone. In the Philippines, besides "takraw" it is also known as sipa, meaning "kick". Similar games include footbag net, footvolley, football tennis, bossaball, jianzi and sipa. These similar games all involve keepie uppies. Wiki
03. Runs cheese
Horseback cheese - interesting sport championships are held annually on it in England, where the tradition for two hundred years. This is one of the strangest sports today. The essence of the game - is simple: the players run down the hill down to the head sliding down the cheese. Whoever he reaches the finish line first gets a prize that same head cheese. Competitions are usually held at the Cooper Hill, which is not quite normal hill. It is so steep and uneven, that if you start to run on it, no turning back. Each year participants "marathon" is a lot of injuries, and this could be a concussion, sprains, broken ribs, noses, feet, and many others injured. And yet it does not stop bored Brits to participate in this competition every year.
04. The Marathon "Man Against Horse"
This marathon - an unusual sporting event which is held annually in June in the town Lanurtid Uels in Wales. The game is quite simple: to overpower a running 22 miles (35 kilometers) and reach the finish line faster than anyone else. By means other people are riding. Runners have to overcome all the way near the real horses. If you have forgotten, horses are one of the fastest land animal planet. To cope with this task, you must be not only fast but also very sturdy. In 2004, the "man-lump" on the name Hav Lobby was able to reach the finish line in 2 hours and 5 minutes. It was the first person to win in these competitions. As he succeeded, remains a mystery.
05. Scuba diving on a bicycle
This is an unusual sport came with two eccentrics who seem to have touched something valiyskogo ale and come up with such an unusual sport game. Diving championships on bikes traditionally held every year on July 10. The aim of the game is simple: players wear fins, masks and snorkels, sit on the special bikes and recovering at the bottom of the pond from start to finish. This pond is about 2 meters depth and at length reaches about 50 meters. He who overcomes it all the more quickly the pond, wins. Reaching the finish line is not so simple as a pond filled with algae, mud, and it inhabited by various creatures, including leeches. Moreover, it is likely that you can swallow the dirty water.
06. Drag and wives
If you think that scuba diving on a bicycle in a swamp - a strange sports game, what do you think about sports dragging wives? This sporting event takes place every year in October in Finland and the United States. Believe it or not, but say that this sport came after a group of thieves began stealing other people's wives of unsuspecting husbands. Game rules are simple: competitors must run in the distillation, carrying a woman on the back (preferably his own wife). Those who manage to reach the finish line first, wins. In fact, dragged his wife in three ways: when a man throws a woman just over her shoulder, she clings to him or behind him, or he carries it in front of him in her arms. Participants should not just run, but also to overcome obstacles - a pond to swim, jump over fences, walk across the sand and so on.
Chessboxing - a new sport, but everything is new - it is well forgotten old, though perhaps not entirely forgotten. This hybrid, which is a mixture of two completely different sports - chess and boxing. That is, competitors must be able to play good chess, and at the same time great boxing. It begins with what people are playing chess for 4 minutes. During this round, participants put on headphones, so they do not hear the cries of the spectators and commentators voice. After a round of chess it is time to go into the ring and 3 minutes to defend his honor in boxing. Rounds up to follow each other until someone wins. Participants can win if you put the checkmate the opponent, or sent to a knockout. If this happens, the judge announces the winner, according to the scoring.
Bossaball also very similar to volleyball. It is played on a court that is divided into a grid, and it involved two teams with many players. However, in contrast to the volleyball court, instead of a solid field of participants to move around inflatable trampoline. This coating allows players to jump very high to catch the ball or score. As sepak TACRO, this kind of volleyball is also very fun sport that requires acrobatic skills.
09. A blind football
This football is usually played by blind people or those who have serious vision problems. To keep things fair, those who saw anything should wear bandages over his eyes. In this game, players use a special kind of ball that does not jump, it is much heavier weight than regular football. It also produces the sound of the ball, so players can see where he is. During the game, participants can call the names of the members of his team, or a loud scream. In this case, the parties should focus on the fine and be able to clearly distinguish between the voices of his teammates.
10. Keeping a ferret in the pants
This unusual sport appeared in England. During the game, male participants have to put two ferrets living in my pants, then tie legs at the ankles and tighten the straps so that ferrets could not get out. Also, the competitors can not wear underwear. The winner is the one who can longest keep a ferret in the pants. Feelings should not be a pleasant one.