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  Tug of war - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tug of war or tug o' war, also known as rope pulling, is a sport that directly pits two teams against each other in a test of strength.
The rope used for a tug of war in Uiryeong Keunjulttaenggigi (January 15th in Chinese calendar) is 251 meter long, 4.5 meter in circumference and weights 54.5 metric ton.
The rope used for a tug of war in Naha Oōtsunahiki (September 10th) is 200 meter long and weighs more than 40 metric ton.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tug_of_war   (321 words)

 English Tug of War Association. Try My Sport
Tug of War UK Tug of war is a unique team sport, where the team work requires all team members to do the same thing.
Tug of War Takes place outdoors, on grass, and indoors on mats, and there are male, female and youth (under 18) competitions at various weight categories, which take place all year round, indoor (October-March) in the winter, and outdoor in the summer (April-September).
Tug of War competitions are organised in weight classes where each team of eight pullers must not exceed the stated weight.
www.trymysport.co.uk /tug_of_war.htm   (681 words)

 Tug of War History
It is known that tug of war was practised in ancient Egypt and China.
In Korea local villages used tug of war to settle disputes for centuries and it may come as a surprise to hear that tug of war is depicted on one of the few commemorative coins, the 5,000 won, minted for the Seoul Olympics in 1988.
In 1973 the first Army Tug of War judges and coaches courses were held at the ASPT Aldershot under the auspices of instructors from the Tug of War Association.
www.army.mod.uk /sportandadventure/clubs/tug_of_war/history.htm   (485 words)

 World Games 2005 - Sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Another sport with considerable tradition: tug of war as a competitive match of strength between two teams was practiced as early as 500 B.C. by Greek athletes.
Nowadays, while still being a sport of almost unequalled simplicity in terms of its object and governing rules, tug of war competitions are staged outdoors and indoors.
The highlight of outdoor tug of war is the clash of sheer power between the two teams.
www.worldgames2005.de /en/sportarten/kraftsport/tauziehen   (303 words)

 Tug of War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Competing in the Northern Area League for the Tug of War Federation of Great Britain, the Holland Club was at Leek on April 3rd, at Grimsby on April 10th and at Barton-under-Needwood on Sunday 17th April for the league finals.
Mixed pulling Tug of War, where teams consist of 4 men and 4 women, is a growth area within the sport that has become a very strong movement around the world over the last ten or twelve years.
Tug of War is a truly amateur sport, and each member is looking to be paying £850 each to make the trip.
www.barton-under-needwood.org.uk /tug_of_war.html   (6890 words)

 Noby and Rusty's Games: Tug of War
Tug of War (originally entitled "Jason Smith") is a game dreamed up (literally: he awoke with it in his head) by Rusty Spell which was later altered by he and Noby Nobriga into the game we have today.
It is called Tug of War because the players are always pulling and being pulled, from one side of the zero to the other, in both postive and negative scores.
For example, if you are playing the "True Tug of War" variation, you might decide if it is best to win the game by scoring high, or to make your opponent lose by taking their points away (e.g.
www.rustyspell.com /games/jasonsmith.html   (887 words)

 Tug of War - VeterinaryPartner.com - a VIN company!
Tug of war is appropriate for this situation.
If you choose to play tug of war with your dog, your best bet is to keep this activity completely out of the view of children or unthinking people who might play with your dog.
Wait to consider tug of war until the permanent teeth are set and the growth plates on the bones are closed (your veterinarian can help you determine the timing).
www.veterinarypartner.com /Content.plx?P=A&A=1604&S=1&SourceID=47   (1286 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Tug of War [Original recording remastered]: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Chartwise, TUG OF WAR was McCartney's biggest post-Beatles moment, and, not surprisingly, it found him reunited with Beatles producer George Martin for the first time since their ABBEY ROAD heyday.
TUG OF WAR is most remembered for "Ebony & Ivory", a harmonious popduet with Wonder that, even upon first inspection, sounded like part wondrous natural meditation, part brilliantly calculated songwriting.
Tug of War was a stunning return to form silencing all the critics.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B000005RT9   (1463 words)

 CD Baby: GABRIEL MANN: Tug Of War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Their debut album Tug of War features 10 infectious tracks combining lyrics that speak from the heart with hook-laden grooves.
With Tug of War released November 4 and distributed at Borders stores across Southern California, the band is ready for the next step.
Tug Of War, the latest effort from the L.A. trio Gabriel Mann, is a powerful album of crisp and compelling songs.
www.cdbaby.com /cd/gabrielmann2   (1016 words)

 Amazon.com: Tug Of War: Music: Paul McCartney   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Jolted by John Lennon's murder in 1980, McCartney mostly kept mum on the subject until 1982's Tug of War, which contained "Here Today," a belated admission of love for his old chum, who McCartney says would have probably laughed it off were he still alive.
After the sound effects of a tug of war, the title song comes on, where McCartney contrasts "another world", where one could dance to the beat of a different drum, with the other corporate one, where one tries to outdo another in conjunction with a team.
Paul's Tug of War is pop and he uses his voice to write beautiful pop songs...
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00000DQSE?v=glance   (2050 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A tug of war is to be arranged at the local office picnic.
For the tug of war, the picnickers must be divided into two teams.
Each person must be on one team or the other; the number of people on the two teams must not differ by more than 1; the total weight of the people on each team should be as nearly equal as possible.
acm.uva.es /p/v100/10032.html   (225 words)

 NOVA | Life and Death in the War Zone | Tug of War | PBS
The ethics behind whom American combat doctors should treat in a war zone is complicated.
In the early days after their deployment to Iraq, American medics were relieved of the mission they feared—wards full of American wounded—but they suddenly faced long lines of Iraqi sick and injured.
Rather than military doctors, these ethicists presumably imagine a civilian corps of volunteers untrained in and unprepared for the vicissitudes of the modern war zone and the unique nature of battlefield trauma.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/nova/combatdocs/tugofwar.html   (1451 words)

 LeClaire, Iowa Tug Fest 2006
The first Great River Tug took place in 1987 with ten 20-member tug teams pulling with all of their strength on the 2,400 foot, 680 pound rope that spans the Mississippi River between Port Byron, Illinois and LeClaire, Iowa.
LeClaire won the Tug Fest in 1998 and received the "Iowa Event of the Year" Award for being one of the most outstanding festivals in the State of Iowa.
Tug Fest is a family weekend event filled with spectacular carnival rides and amusements, live entertainment all weekend, a huge parade, scenic 5k run/walk for adults and children, food, arts and craft vendors, children's games and activities including a child's tug-of-war on the LeClaire Riverfront.
www.tugfest.com   (199 words)

The Tug of War Association is the governing body for tug of war in England and was founded in 1958 with the objective of developing tug of war.
England will be hosting the European Tug of War Championships in September 2007, which are being held in Minehead.
If you are club in England who are interested in competing in the club championships, then why not join the Tug of War Association and attend our competitions.
www.tugofwar.co.uk   (158 words)

 Tug Of War
The production of "Tug Of War" spanned a year and a half, starting in October 1980, and not being completed until March 1982.
"Tug Of War" had an initial official release date of 15th February 1982, then 12th March, but did not appear in the shops until the end of April.
Released as the B-side of the single "Tug Of War".
www.jpgr.co.uk /pctc259.html   (834 words)

 Open Directory - Sports: Strength Sports: Tug-of-War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Irish Tug of War Association - The officers, the judges, the committees, the clubs and the irish champions.
Leinster Tug of War - Results and up to date news of Tug of War with pictures, and a history of this sport.
Tug of War Association - Amateur organisation affiliated to the British Athletics Federation, founded in 1958, with the object of developing Tug-of-War.
dmoz.org /Sports/Strength_Sports/Tug-of-War   (361 words)

 Tug of War
Nominally, Perils of Dominance reinterprets the origins of the Vietnam War, recounting the crucial decisions made between 1954 and 1965 culminating in the commitment of American combat forces.
Perhaps of even greater significance, it undermines the very notion of the cold war as a construct that explains the postwar era and as a source of myth used to justify actions well into the present.
Striking at the cold war's conceptual definition, Porter dismisses the notion that the Soviet-American rivalry was a contest between two superpowers of more or less equal stature.
www.thenation.com /doc/20050704/bacevich   (785 words)

 Amazon.com: Tug of War: Music: Enchant   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This is a "Tug Of War" release from Enchant for me. I'm having a very hard time enjoying this as much as their previous efforts.
The second track, Tug of War is a great hard tune again and the album continues to rock.
Enchant has never quite been able to recapture the magic or consistency of their first three albums, but Tug of War is still a very good entry in the Enchant catalog.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0000A1LTQ?v=glance   (1523 words)

 Political Affairs Magazine - Tug of War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Pentagon spending is deemed sacred because of the growing quagmire in Iraq — a war based on lies about the presence of "weapons of mass destruction." Tens of thousands of Iraqis have died as a result of this folly, not to mention hundreds of US nationals.
Indeed, Washington’s Cold War policies — aid to "Islamic fundamentalism" and encircling Moscow by promoting European integration and bolstering China — are precisely what is complicating US imperialism’s continued hegemony in the 21st century.
Then he was a principal in the clandestine war against Nicaragua during the Sandinista era and was subsequently accused of involvement in drug trafficking to fund arms sent to Contra bands in Central America.
www.politicalaffairs.net /article/articleview/584/1/69   (2931 words)

 Tug of War
But the key to a good game of tug of war is to make certain that the rope used is strong enough to handle the number and size of players.
It originated in the great days of sail when teams of men were required to tug on lines to adjust sails while ships were underway or even in combat.
The first land competitions are thought to have been held in India after British Army officers observed seamen at this sport durring their free time at sea.
www.holidaycook.com /party-games/tug-o-war.shtml   (417 words)

 - Tug of War Federation (TWIF) - Online
This website provides you information on the Tug of War sport, its organisation and the rules for the competition.
If you are interested in the Tug of War sport, these webpages gives you the contact addresses of the International Tug of War Federation (TWIF).
In case you would like to pull in a team or want to start your own team, we have also included the contact addresses of the National Tug of War Associations.
www.tugofwar-twif.org   (117 words)

 Tug Of War
The Taylor kids had a Tug Of War against their dads.
The last Tug Of War was a big one...
After the Tug Of War the kids went to the river.
homepage.mac.com /loneoakcampsites/Summer_2005/PhotoAlbum78.html   (143 words)

 Tug of War
In this sense, the "war of national liberation" aimed at toppling the regime in Saigon began not at the behest of Nikita Khrushchev or Mao Zedong, or even at Ho's instigation.
Depending on whether or not their own guy happens to be in office, most Americans tend either to celebrate presidential leadership or to bemoan the excesses of an imperial presidency.
Finally, there is the historical period remembered as the cold war.
www.thenation.com /docprint.mhtml?i=20050704&s=bacevich   (2069 words)

 Tug of War
I was awakened early the next morning by the violent sound of cars—metal boxes driven by people fighting each other in traffic lanes on their way to spending eight or ten more hours fighting each other in competitive lives.
It taught me what the roots of war is and how we handle violence.
Tug of War helped me to better understand myself and that each of us is responsible for preventing peace!
www.atriumsoc.org /pages/epkb-tow.html   (440 words)

 About Lebanon: Tug of war
, in which I reflect on whether people who collaborated with Israel during the war should be let back in Lebanon without prosecution.
You pardoned Geagea, Syria is gone and the Civil War and its aftermath is largely over.
can you imagine what would happen if those criminals would be free?they would surely return lebanon back to the time when there was a severe civil war.......
spaces.msn.com /mayamb/Blog/cns!1pWRK-NpOy2F6n9dOwPUkZaA!1132.entry   (776 words)

 The District: Tug of War - TV.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
We don't have allusions for Tug of War.
We don't have trivia for Tug of War.
We don't have quotes for Tug of War.
www.tv.com /district/tug-of-war/episode/81432/summary.html   (266 words)

 Tug Of War 7.04
Sloppy Joe Tug Of War: July 31, 204
Campers of all ages joined on the lower rec field for a Tug Of War!
The older kids were ready for another war...
homepage.mac.com /loneoakcampsites/Summer_2004/PhotoAlbum26.html   (135 words)

 Oregon Tug of War Club
Welcome to the Oregon Tug of War website.
In creating this site we are hoping to increase our interest in our unique sport.
More when I collect all my thoughts on this trip.
shelbyrichardson.tripod.com   (242 words)

 DJ's Tug Of War Club
This site was last updated on: February 8, 2006
The men and women of DJ's Tug of War 2005
DJ's Tugging on the Turf with the  MN Swarm
djstugofwar.homestead.com   (28 words)

 Open Directory - Sports: Fantasy: Tug of War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Open Directory - Sports: Fantasy: Tug of War
Monash Power Tug of War Club - Dedicated to the popular club in the Australian, email based Tug of War League.
You send in orders for your team and receive results.
dmoz.org /Sports/Fantasy/Tug_of_War   (71 words)

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