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Pelota is a Basque game played in a walled court with a ball and basketlike rackets attached to the hand.
• the ball used in such a game.
ORIGIN Spanish, literally ‘ball,’ augmentative of pella, from Latin pila ‘ball.’
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Once the toast of Florida, whip-like jai-alai loses its zip
Far removed from their glory days, Florida's six frontons - the only ones left in the United States - are losing money on jai-alai, according to state records and managers.
http://www.iht.com/articles/2008/08/01/sports/miami.php
Tug-of-war, hopscotch, others used to be Olympic sports
If you've been swimming, you probably tried it at least once: dive into the water and see how far you can get without taking a stroke. Coast past 62 feet and you could have earned a gold medal at the 1904 Olympics.
http://www.rep-am.com/articles/2008/08/02/sports/olympics/doc4872e3c0ece1a207251074.txt
Goodbye Jai-Alai? Sport struggling to survive
The outside walls of Miami Jai-Alai are cracked. The paint is chipped and faded. The entrance to the world's largest fronton, once a grand spectrum filled with fans, is empty. A single teller guards the door, charging a $1 fee.
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080730/ap_on_sp_ot/struggling_jai_alai_1
Goodbye Jai-Alai? Sport struggling to survive
The outside walls of Miami Jai-Alai are cracked. The paint is chipped and faded. The entrance to the world's largest fronton, once a grand spectrum filled with fans, is empty. A single teller guards the door, charging a $1 fee. Inside, the betting windows have no wait and the balcony is filled only with decades of cigarette stench. Framed pictures that adorn the "Yankee Stadium of Frontons" ...
http://www.kentucky.com/529/story/475988.html
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