¿what is hockey?

in sports •  19 days ago 

Field hockey or field hockey is a sport in which two rival teams of eleven players each compete to put a ball in the arch of the opposing team. The annotations are made with a hockey stick that allows you to control the ball. The goal is to score more goals than the opposing team at the end of the regular game time (four quarters of fifteen minutes with two-minute breaks between the first and second half and another between the third and fourth. Between the second and third there are 5 or 15 minutes). In case of a tie there are shots of Australian penalties, of 5 rounds, plus rounds of sudden death in case of a tie.


It was created on 2/7/1886. There are graphic records of rudimentary forms of hockey (game of clubs and a ball) in many places around the world. For example, in an Egyptian bas-relief from 2000 a. C. two people are seen using sticks with a ball between them. [Citation needed] There is a figure from 1272 a. C. in Ireland.
Ancient Greeks playing Keretízein, marble relief from 500 BC. C. del Kerameikos (in Athens). On display at the National Archaeological Museum (Athens).

There is an image in Ancient Greece (from 500 BC) of several men playing naked to push a ball with curved canes (or horns). There was also a game called κερητίζειν (kerētízein) because it was played with horns ("keras" in Greek) .1 The Romans had a similar game called paganica. In Inner Mongolia (China), the Daur ethnic group played a game called beikou, similar to hockey, for at least the last thousand years.2 Likewise, there is a relief of the Middle Ages in Europe where two people can be seen playing. [citation needed] The English word hockey comes possibly from the middle French hoquet ('curved shepherd stick'), diminutive of the old French hoc ('hook') .3 and was first mentioned in 1363 in England, in A proclamation of King Edward III:

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