field sport


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Noun1.field sport - a sport that is played outdoorsfield sport - a sport that is played outdoors  
hunting, hunt - the pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport
fishing, sportfishing - the act of someone who fishes as a diversion
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
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I had lived long enough with my uncle Starkweather to catch some of his enthusiasm for field sports, and to learn something, especially, of the angler's art.
Even Thackeray has given in to it; and only a few weeks ago there was some rampant stuff in the Times on the subject, in an article on field sports.
The innovative V3 Field Sport should be well received by a variety of shooters.
Coach Deem and coach Valmon showed great leadership in London and our results reflected that," said USA Track and Field sport performance chief Benita Fitzgerald Mosley.
In view of the importance of both linear speed and change-of-direction speed for field sport athletes, it is imperative that the assessment protocols adopted by field sport coaches and strength and conditioning professionals are found to be valid and reliable.
America is already well on the road to sissy-fication, and the last thing we need is to be affiliated with a field sport in which physical contact is all but forbidden, and what contact does occur is pro forma followed by collapse, writhing around and grabbing of the shin, all with a grimace that would do justice to a man approaching the gates of hell; in short, a sport where the fans are tougher than the players.
This need for indoor field sport facilities is driven by the requirement that pro sport teams, communities and institutions need the ability to practice and play in all kinds of weather.
Now I've become addicted to the game and I have to admit it is without doubt the finest field sport in the world.
The field sport will be outlawed from February 18 after the Parliament Act was used to impose a ban in the face of opposition from the Lords.
The Washington Post carried 355 separate news items about spectator sports and just one involving a field sport - a one-paragraph story about a 12-year-old setting a Maryland striped bass record with a 67-and-a-half-pound catch.
This is unjust because angling is very much a minority field sport.
Greatest reward goes to the birdwatching field sport and wildlife observation field sport.