Friday, July 25, 2014

Commonwealth Games Activity

The Commonwealth Games is an international sporting competition involving athletes from the Commonwealth of Nations. The first Commonwealth Games were held in Canada in Hamilton, 1930. They were initially called the British Empire Games. The Games has taken place every 4 years except during 1942 and 1946 when they were cancelled due to the Second World War.
There are 53 countries which take part in the Commonwealth Games but 71 teams compete as a number of territories and island states take part under their own flag. Britain also sends four separate teams; Scotland, England,Wales and Northern Ireland.
A host city is selected for each Commonwealth Games and 18 cities have hosted the Games in 7 countries. Two cities have hosted the Games twice, Edinburgh in Scotland and Auckland in New Zealand The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games is the
Twentieth. Games and is written in Roman numerals as XX.
Australia, Canada, Scotland, Wales, 1930, 1946, Empire, Nations, Twentieth, 71, 54, 4.

Find the meaning to the following words and put them into a sentence:

Commonwealth-An independent state or community, especially democratic republic.
Games-A form of competitive activity or sport played to rules.
Sport-An activity involving physical exertion and skill in which an individual or team competes against another or others for entertainment.
Competition-The activity or condition of striving to to gain or win something by defeating over others
Medals-It is a metal coin for athletes or any related things for honour and to win.
Countries-A nation or state that is from around the world.
Representing-Playing for your team in sports.
Nations-A huge form of people that descent history, culture or language.
Flags-A small piece of cloth that represents a culture.
Athletes-A person that proficient in sports or another form of physical exercise.
Glasgow-It is the largest city in Scotland and the third largest in the United Kingdom.
Fitness-A type of exercise that makes you fit and it is good for your body.
Hydration-The addition of water to a chemical molecule without hydrolysis.
Diet-The kinds of food that a person eats.
Exercise-An activity requiring to fitness.
Endurance-The ability to endure an unpleasant process of giving way.
Strength-The quality or state of being physically strong.
Training-The action of teaching people a skill or type of behavior.
Sportsmanship-Supporting your family or friends in sports or other things.

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