Sports is something that has been around since time immemorial. They help us build our stamina and help use our pent up energy- which if left untapped can lead to outbursts which can have negative impacts. Sports are considered to be great character builders. They instil in us the value of being a team player. They teach us discipline and values.
Some of the sports have been around since ages. They have been refined and fine-tuned. There has been some changes in their rules and formats but still they have been around. Here we will look at some of the sports which are extinct now and the reason why they are not played anymore. They are extinct now either because they failed to gain enough popularity or were too tough to play or were downright cruel. Have a look-
It was a mix of American rugby and Australian football. The name comes from the first four letter of Australia and the initials of United States of America (US). It was played between the American soldiers stationed in Australia during the Second World War. Once the war got over and American soldiers went back to US, the game was discontinued.