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Spring/Summer 2020

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In this edition we’ve gone Sport mad! To kick off we have inspirational interviews with Andy Murray, Mo Farah and Frankie Dettori. Nutrition advice from Arsenal’s James Collins and we go behind the microphone with Gabby Logan. We learn what it takes to get to the top from the next generation of sporting super stars. Along with holiday competitions, top beauty picks we have it all. Come and join our FREE club – the one-stop-shop for everything to do with ‘school and parent life’.

FUN FACTS The very first

FUN FACTS The very first Olympic race held in 776 BC was won by a chef Harry Potter’s Quidditch is played by over 20,000 people worldwide. Although, flying has been replaced by running with broomsticks! GOLF balls were originally made from dried cow EYEBALLS F1 driver Sebastian Vettel wears lucky coins in his racing boots The World Tin Bath Championship takes place every year on The Isle of Man. The winner is whoever covers the furthest distance still afloat! In BOWLING, hitting three strikes in a row is called a Turkey Cristiano Ronaldo is the richest football player in the world worth 0m KITE FLYING is a professional sport in Thailand You’ ll NEVER guess what? We’ve rounded up some sensational sports facts for you to wow your friends with this term About 42,000 tennis balls are used in the 650 matches in the Wimbledon Championship FOOTBALL players run as far as 9.5 miles (15km) in a single match Medal-winning distance runner Mo Farah, set a world record in another event in July 2014: the 100 metre sack race Air Mag Back To The Future BTTF by Nike are the world’s most expensive trainers worth £19,715 a pair! TUG OF WAR was an Olympic event between 1900 -1920 Wrestling is the world’s oldest sport. Cave paintings depicting wrestlers in Lascaux, France, date back to 15,300 years ago FISHING is the biggest participant sport in the world The word ‘gymnastics’ comes from the Ancient Greek word ‘gymno’ meaning ‘Place to be naked’ as that is how the athletes performed! and finally… Olympic gold medals haven’t been made from solid gold since 1912 - they are mainly silver! (93%) SPRING/SUMMER 20 ★ schoolnotices.co.uk 53