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  • Aquathlon

    An athletic contest in which participants compete without stopping in three successive events, usually running, swimming, and then running again.

  • Australian Football

    A game played between two teams of 18 players, generally played on cricket ovals during the winter months.

  • Baseball

    A game played with a bat and ball by two opposing teams of nine players, each team playing alternately in the field and at bat, the players at bat having to run a course of four bases laid out in a diamond pattern in order to score.

  • Basketball

    A game played between two teams of five players each, the object being to throw a ball through an elevated basket on the opponent's side of a rectangular court. Players may move the ball by dribbling or passing with the hands.

  • Cricket

    An outdoor game played with bats, a ball, and wickets by two teams of 11 players each; the purpose being for batsmen to score runs by hitting the ball and exchanging ends before a fielder throws the ball at the wickets.

  • Cross country

    A long running race run over open country.

  • Football

    A game played on a rectangular field with net goals at either end in which two teams of 11 players each try to drive a ball into the other's goal by kicking, heading, or using any part of the body except the arms and hands.

  • Golf

    A game played on a large outdoor course with a series of 9 or 18 holes spaced far apart, the object being to propel a small, hard ball with the use of various clubs into each hole with as few strokes as possible.

  • Hockey

    A game played on turf in which two opposing teams of players, using curved sticks, try to drive a ball into the opponents' goal.

  • Netball

    A team game that resembles basketball; a round ball is to be thrown so that it passes through a ring on the top of a post.

  • Para-Athletes

    Capricornia School Sport encourages all students in affiliated schools to participate in Regional Sporting events. In order to progress beyond this level however, AWD students need to be correctly classified.

  • Rugby League

    A game played by two teams of 13 players each on a rectangular field 100metres long with goal lines and goal posts at either end, the object being to run with an oval ball across the opponent's goal line.

  • Rugby Union

    A game played by two teams of 15 players each on a rectangular field 110 yards long with goal lines and goal posts at either end, the object being to run with an oval ball across the opponent's goal line.

  • Softball

    A variation of baseball played on a smaller diamond with a larger, softer ball that is pitched underhand.

  • Squash

    A racket game played in a closed walled court with a rubber ball.

  • Surfing

    The sport of riding on the crest or along the tunnel of a wave, especially while standing or lying on a surfboard. Also called surfboarding.

  • Swimming

    The act, sport, or technique of one that swims to move through or across a body of water. by swimming: She swam the channel.

  • Tennis

    A game played with rackets and a light ball by two players or two pairs of players on a rectangular court, as of grass, clay, or asphalt, divided by a net.

  • Touch

    Touch, or touch football, comes from two Rugby codes, Rugby League and Rugby Union. Although the skills of touch are close to those of these two sports, there is no body contact at all.

  • Track and Field

    Athletic events performed on a running track or on the field associated with it.

  • Triathlon

    An athletic contest in which participants compete without stopping in three successive events, usually long-distance swimming, bicycling, and running.

  • Volleyball

    A game played by two teams on a rectangular court divided by a high net, in which both teams use up to three hits to ground the ball on the opposing team's side of the net.

  • Water Polo

    A game played in a swimming pool by two teams of swimmers who try to throw an inflated ball into the opponents' goal.