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Connections

Backyard Sports series
(Video Games)
Jacques Rogge
(Politics)
Formula One
(Auto racing)
FIFA World Cup
(Football)
Atari
(Video Games)
 

See also

Sport

Knowledge Identifier: $Sport

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Sport

All forms of usually competitive physical activity which, through casual or organised participation, aim to use, maintain or improve physical ability and skills while providing entertainment to participants, and in some cases, spectators add

Category: Civil society

Launched in 2006.

Countries: (36%), United States (18%), India (18%)

Main connections: Backyard Sports series, Jacques Rogge, Formula One

Linked to: Association of IOC Recognised International Sports Federations, Gaelic Athletic Association, National Football League, Association football

 

Timeline


 

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2006

The football !World_Cup (FIFA_World_Cup) attracts a global television audience of hundreds of millions; the 2006 final alone attracted an estimated worldwide audience of well over 700 million and the 2011 Cricket World Cup Final attracted an estimated audience of 135 million in India alone add something


2008

Since 2008, a decision review system for players to review decisions has been introduced and used in ICC-run tournaments, and optionally in other matches add something


2010

For example, in 2010, full-body, non-textile swimsuits were banned by FINA, as they were enhancing swimmers' performances add something


2013

Backyard Sports series - On 24 July 2013, Epic Gear bought the Backyard Sports franchise from the Atari bankruptcy proceedings


2014

In 2014, new technology led to the introduction of hybrid engines in Formula One in 2014, as a way of increasing fuel efficiency add something

 

Jacques Rogge - On 28 April 2014, Mr. Rogge was appointed Special Envoy for Youth Refugees and Sport by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, to help promote sport as an empowerment tool for youth from displaced and refugee communities towards peace, reconciliation, security, health, education, gender equality and a more inclusive society

 

Backyard Sports series - On 11 December 2014, Day 6 Sports Group announced the relaunch of the Backyard Sports series with Backyard Sports NBA Basketball for smartphones and tablets with Golden State Warriors point guard Steven Curry as the cover athlete


2016

Backyard Sports series - In 2016, it was reported that Cross Creek Pictures and Crystal City Entertainment were developing a film based on "Backyard Sports" with Brian Oliver and Ari Daniel Pinchot producing

 

Jacques Rogge - In October 2016, The British School of Brussels named their new Sports Centre in his honour


2019

Backyard Sports series - On April 19, 2019, Humongous Entertainment tweeted a image of the original "Junior Sports" logo, hinting at a possible re-release of the original games and/or the developer having re-secured the rights to the series proper