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POLO IS JOINING BALLADEER’S BLOG’S SPORTS COVERAGE

Polo Teams In ActionPOLO, THE OLDEST TEAM SPORT IN THE WORLD, IS COMING TO BALLADEER’S BLOG! It will be joining all my other subjects so nothing is going away to make room for it. Polo is THE television sport and feels like you’re watching an action movie as the players exhibit their skills.

A QUICK POLO PRIMER:  

Polo 2Instead of “Innings” or “Quarters” or “Periods” a Polo Match is made up of “Chukkers”.

There are six Chukkers to a Match. After three Chukkers comes Halftime.

Each Chukker lasts 7 minutes plus up to a maximum of 30 additional seconds to complete a play in progress when the Chukker ends.

There are four riders on each Polo team, wearing numbers 1-4 depending on the position they play. Continue reading

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