A net sport is a sport where a net is a standard part of the game, especially where the net separates the opponents. The basic goal in these sports is to hit the ball or bird over the net back to the opponent. Players score points whenever the opponent fails to return the ball or bird back over the net. The criteria on what is considered a valid return varies between each sport (such as the number of times the ball may be touched or bounced on a player's side before it must go back over the net).
Although basketball, hockey, water polo and other sports have netting around the goal area designed to more clearly indicate when goals are scored, they are not usually considered "net sports". Similarly, lacrosse sticks have a loose netting that is used to catch and fling the ball, but again lacrosse is not usually considered a "net sport".
The Los Angeles Daily Times reports: "Net sports are unique in that the equipment is light, portable and affordable, and partners and opponents are easy to find. The sports are easy to learn, and the social aspect of the game[s] appeals to those who find the health club to be an isolationist palace of mirrors."
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She competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics, playing 3 matches. On club level she played for FSV Frankfurt.Coventry R.F.C.
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Fotbal Club Universitatea Cluj (Romanian pronunciation: [universiˈtate̯a ˈkluʒ]), commonly known as Universitatea Cluj, or simply as U Cluj, is a Romanian professional football club based in the city of Cluj-Napoca, Cluj County. Founded in 1919 by Iuliu Hațieganu, the team currently plays in the Liga II, the second tier of the Romanian football league system.
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Union Sportive (US) Tshinkunku' is a football club in Kananga, Kasai Central province, Democratic Republic of Congo. They play in the Linafoot, the top level of professional football in DR Congo. They play at 20,000 capacity Stade des Jeunes.. Tshinkunku had their first major success in 1985, when they won the National Championship Cup called Cup of Zaire (Coupe du Zaire) when Georges Mwanza Mande, alias Tshikem was the club president. In 2011, Trésor Kapuku, then the governor of Kasai Occidental brought second title back to the province when he was the President of US Tshinkunku Club.In January 2014 the governor of then Kasai Occidental Alex Kande Mupompa was elected as the new club President, two years later the club performed badly in the league and many fans were not happy with the management committee performance. Alexy Kayembe De Bampende a long-time fan and a US based businessman who lives in Texas invited Georges Mwanza Tshikem to come to rebuild the team. Tshikem went to Kananga where he organized the team and the election for management committee. On 4 December 2016, club fans and players elected Georges Mwanza Mande, alias Tshikem as club president and Alexy Kayembe De Bampende was elected Vice President of Union Sportive Tshinkunku. Tshikem-Kayembe's vision is to make Tshinkunku a competitive club in national and International level. So far they managed to recruit Congolese qualified coaches to manage the team. Eric Tshibasu, the under-20 DR Congo national team was hired as a team club coach and was fired three months later, Kayembe approached Jean Claude Mukanya, the former DR Congo National team captain to become US Tshinkunku Manager. Mukanya signed a three year contract in Kinshasa on 3 July 2017 in front of hundreds of Kinshasa based US Tshinkunku fans.Užice City Stadium
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