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grass hockey

n
(Hockey (Field & Ice)) Canadian field hockey, as contrasted with ice hockey
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Nikolai Alexeyev was fined by a city court in St Petersburg for holding up a banner with a quote by a renowned Soviet-era actress Fain Ranevskaya which stated: "Homosexuality is not a perversion, unlike grass hockey or ice ballet."
SPORTS FACILITIES: Dorney Lake (used for Olympics rowing and canoeing), 26 football pitches, 52 tennis courts (20 hard, 12 astroturf, 10 clay, 10 acrylic), 12 squash courts, 12 rugby pitches, 10 cricket pitches, a nine-hole golf course, a six-lane indoor swimming pool, five grass hockey pitches, two astroturf hockey pitches, three badminton courts, an unheated outdoor swimming pool, a general-purpose gymnasium with a smaller hall for gymnastics and badminton, a lecture room and other rooms equipped for weight training, martial arts, fencing and table tennis, an outdoor adventure training course, a climbing wall, a fencing salle and a small- bore shooting range.
Grass hockey is still played in a number of Canadian schools by girls, usually in appropriately short skirts.
It was determined that 51.7% percent of athletes are national in wrestle, 3.4% percent of them in bcycle, 10.3% percent of them in box, 10.3% of them in taekwondo, 6.9% percent of them in grass hockey, 6.9% percent of them in athletism, 6.9% percent of them in judo and 3.4% percent of them in gymnastic branches.