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New world champions team Poland! Posted by on Oct 4, 2018

Are you a fan of volleyball??? I am and I was watching it on September 30th! What happened? September 30, 2018 – Poland shut out Brazil 3-0 (28-26, 25-20, 25-23) in a thrilling final of the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship before yet another sellout crowd at Turin’s Pala Alpitour to collect the third…

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How we used to play at the playground in Poland Posted by on Jun 13, 2016

Nowadays most kids know exactly how to use ipad, iphone, kindle and all other devices that we never heard of as kids! Beautiful toys, amazing playgrounds..Everything is so amazing today. But simple games and playing with rocks and sticks bring back many of great memories! Nobody had cell phones, we all used to meet “na…

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Some old traditional Polish games – do you remember them? Posted by on Feb 2, 2016

As the time passed by, almost every traditional Polish sport was forgotten. Nowadays there are only some small villages where people still play games such as palant, kapela, kulanie kulotka, pierścieniówka or ringo. These are the sports that aren’t totally forgotten and weren’t replaced by other types of sport more characteristic of our times. Pierścieniówka…

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Is Polish horseshoe game really Polish? Posted by on Jun 14, 2013

Contrary to its name, Polish horseshoes doesn’t involve horseshoes, nor did it originate in Poland. Polish horseshoes actually uses a Frisbee instead of horseshoes, and the “Polish” part of the name is derived from the fact that you need two poles to play the game–thus, the game is “pole-ish.” To play Polish horseshoes, you need…

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Hockey in Poland Posted by on Jan 19, 2013

On July 1st 1907 in Lwów there was a match between 1st Lwowski Klub Piłki Nożnej and Pogoń Lwów. This date is the beginning of the Polish Hockey. On October 31st  1926 in Poznań Polish Hockey Association originated. Since 1927 PHA has been the member of the International Hockey Federation. Since the first start in…

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Victory of “polski patriotyzm” Posted by on Jul 2, 2012

It has become a ritual for Polish soccer fans to chant “nic się nie stało” (nothing has happened) after our national team gets prematurely eliminated from a tournament. Euro 2012, co-hosted by Poland, was no exception. But this time something did happen. Over the past month, Polish patriotism (polski patriotyzm) has evolved from a mournful…

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Poland expects more Russian fans for Greece clash Posted by on Jun 14, 2012

Poland expects 20,000 Russian fans to arrive in Warsaw with tickets for the final Group A match with Greece, twice the number who came to the game with Poland that was marred by bloody street clashes (krwawe starcia uliczne) on Tuesday. On Wednesday a Warsaw court issued first sentences to hooligans (chuligani) who took part…

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