Obscure Sports

Here at Our Sporting Life, we love all kinds of sport. Fromm everyday sport such as football to the largely unknown sports of Sepak Takraw.

We’ve put together some information on some sports that are largely unknown in the UK but have quite a large following elsewhere in the world.

wife carrying
Obscure Sports

Wife Carrying: Everything You Need to Know

Have you ever heard of a sport where the main equipment is, well, your spouse? Welcome to the whimsical world of Wife Carrying! Here’s everything you need to know about this quirky Scandinavian sport.

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Obscure Sports

Pickleball Rules and Guide

Pickleball – Key Facts Pickleball is a racket (or paddle) sport that is played on a small court with a net in either singles or

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Sepak Takraw players on court
Obscure Sports

Sepak Takraw (Kick Volleyball) Rules and Guide

Sepak Takraw is a team sport that originated in South Asia and is played on a court similar to a badminton court. The game is similar to volleyball and is sometimes referred to as “kick volleyball”, but instead of using your hands, you use your feet (well mostly anyway).

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portable power banks for charging while hiking
Hiking Blog
Stacey MacNaught

Best Portable Charging Banks for Hiking

Traditionalists may not like it! But personally, I don’t like to risk being stuck on a hill or mountain with a dead phone or head torch battery. So I like to carry a portable charging device (or 2, or 3) with me. Here are the best portable charging banks for hiking that I’ve used. (And I’ve used a lot, by the way).

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