Serena Williams says that “I don’t love tennis today, but I’m here, and I can’t live without it … so I’m still here and I don’t want to go anywhere any time soon.” She doesn’t like working out and doing physical exercise. Source: http://espn.go.com/tennis/story/_/id/7419435/serena-williams-love-tennis-live-says
In 2002, the Madagascan team Stade Olympique L’Emryne scored 149 own goals against AZ Adema. The repeatedly scored own goals were in protest of a referee’s decision in their previous game. Imagine watching a team repeatedly score their own goals 149 times!
Germany’s national football (soccer) team was banned from participating in the World Cup of 1950 at Brazil as punishment for Germany’s aggression in World War II.
After the whistle to start the game, soccer player Lee Todd said “F*ck me, that was loud” and received the fastest red card in history: 2 seconds.
Ronaldhino’s deal with coca-cola ended after he was caught sipping a pepsi.
There are two firms in the world working on cloning polo ponies.
In the Czech Republic, mushroom hunting is considered by some as a national sport because of its immense popularity amongst their population.