The Sydney 2009 World Masters Games features 28 sports – 15 core sports that are mandatory for all events under the auspices of the International Masters Games Association and 13 optional sports that the Sydney 2009 World Masters Games Organising Committee proposed to the International Masters Games Association.
|Archery||30||Sydney Olympic Park Archery Centre (target), The Armory (field), Five Dock Leisure Centre (indoor), to be advised (clout)|
|Athletics||30||Sydney Olympic Park Athletic Centre Map|
|Badminton||35||Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre Map|
|Baseball||35||Blacktown Olympic Park Baseball Complex, Corbin Reserve|
|Basketball||30||Hills Sports Stadium, Bankstown Basketball Stadium, Menai Indoor Sports Centre, Penrith Valley Regional Sports Centre, Sutherland Leisure Centre, Thornleigh Indoor Sports Centre|
|Canoe/Kayak||30||Penrith Whitewater Stadium (canoe polo and slalom), Sydney International Regatta Centre (flatwater), Nepean River (marathon)|
|Cycling||30||Dunc Gray Velodrome (track and women's criterium), Lansdowne Park (men's criterium), Eastern Creek Raceway & Western Sydney International Dragway(individual time trial and road race)|
|Diving||25||Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre|
|Football||30||Valentine Sports Park, Bernie Mullane Sports Complex, Fred Caterson Reserve|
|Golf||35||Bankstown Golf Club, Bonnie Doon Golf Club, Liverpool Golf Club, Long Reef Golf Club, Mona Vale Golf Club, Monash Country Club, New South Wales Golf Club, Pennant Hills Golf Club, Pymble Golf Club, Ryde-Parramatta Golf Club, St Michael's Golf Club, The Coast Golf Club, The Lakes Golf Club|
|Hockey||35||Sydney Olympic Park Hockey Centre, Cintra Park Hockey Centre, The Crest Hockey Centre|
|Lawn Bowls||30||Birrong Bowling and Sports Club|
|Netball||35||Anne Clark Netball Centre Map, Parramatta Auburn Netball Association Courts|
|Orienteering||35||Lithgow (long), Sydney (sprint)|
|Rowing||27||Sydney International Regatta Centre|
|Rugby Union||30 for women and 35 for men||TG Millner Field, Macquarie University Sports Fields|
|Sailing||35||Woollahra Sailing Club, Dobroyd Aquatic Club|
|Shooting||30||Sydney International Shooting Centre|
|Softball||30||Blacktown Olympic Park Softball Centre, Jacqui Osmond Softball Centre, Kelso Park North Softball Complex|
|Squash||35||Dural Squash and Fitness Centre, Thornleigh Squash and Fitness Centre|
|Surf Lifesaving||30||Manly Beach (subject to Council approval)|
|Swimming||25||Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre (pool), Chowder Bay (open water)|
|Table Tennis||30||Hurstville Aquatic Leisure Centre|
|Tennis||30||Sydney Olympic Park Tennis Centre, Cintra Park|
|Touch Football||30||St Marys Leagues Club, The Kingsway Playing Fields|
|Volleyball||30||Sydney Olympic Park Sports Halls (indoor) Map, Maroubra Beach (beach)|
|Water Polo||30||Ryde Aquatic Leisure Centre, MLC School Aquatic Centre, Ashfield Aquatic Centre|
|Weightlifting||35||Sydney Olympic Park, Southee Complex|
Read more about this topic: 2009 World Masters Games
Other articles related to "sports, sport":
... Football is the most widely-followed sport in Bucharest, with the city having numerous club teams, some of them being known throughout Europe Steaua, Dinamo or Rapid ... There are sport clubs for ice hockey, rugby union, basketball, handball, water polo and volleyball ... Hall, which is also used for other indoor sports such as volleyball and handball ...
... Olympia is the home of the Oly Rollers, the local women's flat track roller derby league whose travel team (the Cosa Nostra Donnas) became the 2009 national champions of the Women's Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) by winning the national "Declaration of Derby" tournament in Philadelphia, PA on November 15, 2009 ... Olympia is also home to some of the Pacific Northwest's greatest running talents such as the Guerilla Running Racing Club. ...
... The University of Manchester operates sports clubs via the Athletics Union while student societies are operated by the Students' Union ... The sports societies vary widely in their level and scope ... Many more popular sports operate several university teams and departmental teams which compete in leagues against other teams within the university ...
... Rock Bridge High offers a variety of sports ... Fall sports include Cross Country, Football, Girls Golf, Boys Soccer, Softball, Boys Swimming/Diving, Girls Tennis, and Volleyball ... Winter sports include Basketball and Wrestling ...
... grappling varies according to the martial arts or combat sports in question ... In combat sports, stand-up grappling usually revolves around successful takedowns and throws ... In some sports such as glima, the fight is over once one of the opponents has fallen down ...
Famous quotes containing the word sports:
“The whole idea of image is so confused. On the one hand, Madison Avenue is worried about the image of the players in a tennis tour. On the other hand, sports events are often sponsored by the makers of junk food, beer, and cigarettes. Whats the message when an athlete who works at keeping her body fit is sponsored by a sugar-filled snack that does more harm than good?”
—Martina Navratilova (b. 1956)
“It is usual for a Man who loves Country Sports to preserve the Game in his own Grounds, and divert himself upon those that belong to his Neighbour.”
—Joseph Addison (16721719)
“Short of a wholesale reform of college athleticsa complete breakdown of the whole system that is now focused on money and powerthe womens programs are just as doomed as the mens are to move further and further away from the academic mission of their colleges.... We have to decide if thats the kind of success for womens sports that we want.”
—Christine H. B. Grant, U.S. university athletic director. As quoted in the Chronicle of Higher Education, p. A42 (May 12, 1993)