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Top 3 Races Americans Are Betting on in 2019

There’s no denying that figures in sports betting are staggering, to say the least. It’s a big international business worth anything between $700 billion and $1 trillion a year. Those figures can only go up from there. As expected, every gaming community has different preferences when it comes to sports betting. Here are some of

Horse Racing in the US

Horse racing has always been a part of America’s sporting scene since British settlers introduced it in the country. It was actually not until the 19th century that its future was cemented with the introduction of thoroughbred racing. Even today, fans still watch these majestic creatures battle it out on the track; others take things

Dragon Boat Racing in the US

Boat racing is arguably one of the most popular summer sports in the world. It was brought to the US by British settlers and has since grown to a multi-billion dollar industry. Nothing beats the thrill of watching professional rowers move at a rhythmic pace while sipping a cold beer under the sun. Dragon boat

Competitive Swimming in the US

The origin of recreational swimming is quite murky. But its competitive version has been part of the Olympics since 1896 when the breaststroke was the only style used by the participants. People had already formulated the front crawl, but it wasn’t ready for the big league until Richard Cavil combined it with the flutter kick

Competitive Skiing in the US

Skiing is one of the few sports with a colorful history. The oldest skis were found in Russia and are estimated to be from 8000 to 7000 BC. Fragments of ancient snowshoes were also found in northern Europe, Sweden, Norway, and Finland. The first-ever documented skiing competition was a cross-country race in Norway, 1843. Three

Competitive Cycling in the US

Competitive cycling began soon after the introduction of the high-wheeled bicycles called “ordinaries.” They had a huge front wheel and a reputation for being quite hazardous. These bikes gave rise to the term “breakneck speed,” as most accidents resulted in being thrown over the front end, often with crippling results. That, however, changed with the

Are You Interested in Marathons?

Road-running is estimated to be a $1.4 billion industry in the US today, with over 60 million people interested in one of its variants; jogging, competitive running, and trail running. Most people take up the sport for its health benefits, others want a reason to leave the house, and the rest might just be following

An Overview of the Motorsport Industry 2019

Motor racing is arguably one of the best sports ever created. Thousands of people pay big bucks to watch professional and amateur races on roads, tracks, and closed circuits. The sport is divided into two main categories; motorcycle racing and car racing. Some of the most popular motorsport events are the Grand Prix series, the