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  • Hawaiian Ancient SurfingHawaiian Ancient Surfing
    Traditional Hawaiian culture is rich with ancient surfing history; giant, glossy surfboards for kings, conditioned koa boards for commoners.
  • History of KarateHistory of Karate
    Learn about the history of karate, from its precursors in ancient India to its development in Okinawa, Japan and its spread in the 20th century.
  • Japanese Sumo WrestlingJapanese Sumo Wrestling
    Sumo wrestling is a cultural Japanese grappling sport, born out of a mix between 18th century street fighting and Shinto traditions.
  • Malla-Yuddha (South Asian Wrestling)Malla-Yuddha (South Asian Wrestling)
    Malla-yuddha was an ancient South Asian combat sport with rich cultural history, incorporating grappling, boxing, and martial arts.
  • History of HockeyHistory of Hockey
    The history of hockey, from ancient Irish fields to frozen Canadian lakes – learn about the hockey sports different cultures have played throughout history.
  • Rx, Prescription Symbol OriginRx, Prescription Symbol Origin
    Rx, or ℞, is the symbol for prescriptions, used both in modern times and centuries past. The three theories as to its origins are detailed here.
  • History of Football (American)History of Football (American)
    The history of football, from ancient Greece to medieval Europe – learn about football games of the past and the development of modern American football.
  • Ancient Heraean GamesAncient Heraean Games
    The Heraean Games were a series of festivals held in honor of the Greek goddess Hera. Only women were allowed to compete in these games.