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Making sport of Brazilian culture

By Andy Hourahine, Get Active Sports - Cambridge Times 2009/03/26

If you were to examine culture across the globe and throughout human history, you would find many common threads that make us uniquely human.

One of the threads is our universal interest in sporting challenge. Physical activity provides an international language and ample opportunity for sharing culture while having fun.

Recently, thanks to some pioneering work by the John Dolson Centre, an old game is finding a new home in Cambridge, and I was able to experience some cross-cultural good times by learning a game.

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