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Ancient and Extinct Sports

We have listed over a thousand sports that are found throughout the world. A few of these listed sports are not played anymore, which I have termed extinct sports. Some of these extinct sports are listed below.

gander pull A variation of goose pulling is still practiced today

List of Ancient and Extinct Sports

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