5 weird sports you've never heard of
Whether you are into sports or not, you will be surprised to find out about the existence of some unusual sport games popular in different parts of the world.
#1 Underwater hockey or Octopush (UK)
One game consists of two halves of 10 to 20 minutes, where players are to push the puck to the opponent's goal using a stick. There are up to 10 players in each team, with 6 players in play at a time. The Underwater Hockey World Championship is held every year since 1980.
#2 Sepak takraw or kick volleyball
#4 Chess boxing
Still sounds simple? Well, the raider is actually to hold their breath whilst they are in the opponent's half of a court. When they return to their half, they should sing “kabaddi, kabaddi” out loud to prove that they didn't inhale. The game originated in ancient India and is now popular in many countries, mostly South Asian.
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