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Of or pertaining to any organized, competitive, entertaining, and skillful activity or game requiring commitment, strategy, and fair play, in which a winner can be defined by objective means within a specified set of rules.

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aerial pass

Sports; Field hockey

Hitting or playing the ball while it is in the air and not on the ground.

back line

Sports; Field hockey

The line signifying the end of the field. This is also called the goal line. When an offensive player knocks the ball out-of-bounds over the back line the defending team gets to ...

back pass

Sports; Field hockey

This is a defensive pass to pass the ball backwards to help the attacking team get their offense in place before moving forward to attack the defenders goal.

back stick

Sports; Field hockey

This is when the ball hits the rounded face of the hickey stick. This is an illegal shot.


Sports; Field hockey

A Field Hockey ball is usually white, weighs about 5-? oz (156-163 grams) and is about 9 inches in diameter. The ball is made of hard plastic and may either be solid or hollow.


Sports; Field hockey

A Bully is used to restart a game. A player from each team stands facing a sideline with his goal line to his right. The referee places the ball on the ground, where play was ...