Alabama NewsCenter — Guide to The World Games 2022 competitions, Part 2: Ball Sports and Artistic Sports

| July 4, 2022 @ 2:00 pm

By Alabama NewsCenter Staff

With The World Games 2022 in Birmingham just days away, Alabama NewsCenter is providing snapshots of all the sports that will be played over the games’ 10 days of competitions. Today, we feature Ball Sports and Artistic Sports.

Fistball is similar to volleyball. Two teams consisting of five players play on a court divided into two halves by a marked line and a net at a height of 2 meters for men and 1.9 meters for women.

Flag Football is a team sport like tackle football but with the use of flags to avoid contact.

Floorball is a type of floor hockey in which two teams maneuver a ball into the opponent’s goal using a stick.

Beach Handball is a team sport played on sand where players pass, bounce or roll a ball, trying to throw it in the goal of the opposing team.

Korfball is similar to basketball and netball. A team consists of eight players: four women and four men. The object of the game is to throw the ball into a bottomless basket mounted on an 11.5-foot pole.

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