Sportopedia is your ultimate guide to the exhilarating world of sports. Learn amazing facts about all your favorite sports, and discover new ones you may not have come across before. Whether you're into team sports, target sports, track and field, or aquatic sports, this book showcases a diverse array of athletes–male, female, able-bodied and Paralympians–and celebrates the unique talents of sportspeople everywhere, making it a treasure trove for all the family to share. With basic tenets and rules as well as more niche facts all explained, this book serves as a complete encyclopedia to the sporting world. Covering ball sports, such as soccer, rugby, volleyball, lacrosse, rugby and cricket; racket sports such as tennis, table tennis and badminton; athletics and gymnastics; target sports such as shooting, archery and golf; as well as combat sports such as judo, karate and boxing, this book covers everything from very well known activities to the more niche sporting hobbies such as boccia and kabaddi.