The Scotland national kabaddi team was established in 2012, and represents the country in the National Kabaddi Association. It participated in the 2012 Kabaddi World Cup with a team including some rugby players from the University of Strathclyde, losing all three group matches.
The University of Strathclyde is a public research university located in Glasgow, Scotland. Founded in 1796 as the Andersonian Institute, it is Glasgow's second-oldest university, with the university receiving its royal charter in 1964 as the UK's first technological university. It takes its name from the historic Kingdom of Strathclyde.
Kabaddi is a contact team sport. Played between two teams of seven players, the objective of the game is for a single player on offence, referred to as a "raider", to run into the opposing team's half of a court, tag out as many of their defenders as possible, and return to their own half of the court, all without being tackled by the defenders, and in a single breath. Points are scored for each player tagged by the raider, while the opposing team earns a point for stopping the raider. Players are taken out of the game if they are tagged or tackled, but can be "revived" for each point scored by their team from a tag or tackle.
Rangers Football Club are a football club in Glasgow, Scotland, who play in the Scottish Premiership, the first tier of the Scottish Professional Football League. Although it is not part of the official name, they are occasionally referred to as Glasgow Rangers; their home ground, Ibrox Stadium, is in the south-west of the city in the Govan district.
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The England national kabbadi teamrather than a United Kingdom or Great British team, was established in 1992 and represents the country in the National Kabaddi Association. The team is also affiliated with the International Kabaddi Association. In the 2004 Kabaddi World Cup, which was the inaugural Kabaddi World Cup tournament, the team reached the quarter-finals following wins against Malaysia and South Korea and a loss against Japan, where they lost to Canada. The team has participated in the group phases of the 2007, 2010, 2011 and 2012 Kabaddi World Cup tournaments, but did not qualify for the semi-finals.
In addition to the Motherwell F.C. first team, competing in the Scottish Premiership, Motherwell also have an Under-20 team who play in the SPFL Development League as well as younger age group teams in their youth system. They also previously fielded a reserve team
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India women's national kabaddi team represents India in international women's kabaddi events.
The 2013 World Kabaddi Cup was the fourth edition of the circle style World Kabaddi Cup, held from December 1 to December 14, 2013 with the Opening Ceremony on November 30, 2013 at Bathinda. The tournament took place in Punjab, India.
Anup Kumar is a former Indian professional Kabaddi player. He was a member of the India national kabaddi team that won Asian gold medals in 2010 and 2014, one South Asian gold medal in 2016 and the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup. He was the captain of the Indian National Kabaddi Team. He is one of the most successful raiders of Pro Kabaddi League and International Kabaddi. He spent five years with U Mumba and later moved to Jaipur Pink Panthers. In 2012, the Government of India conferred the Arjuna Award on him for his achievements in the sport. He is employed as a Deputy Commissioner of Police in his native State of Haryana. He has 596 points in the Pro Kabaddi League. On 19 December 2018, he announced his retirement from kabbadi.
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Punjabi kabaddi, also called kauddi, is a contact sport that originated in the Punjab region. There are a number of traditional Punjabi kabaddi styles traditionally played in the Punjab region. Circle style, also called Punjab Circle Style is played at state and international level and is governed by the Amateur Circle Kabaddi Federation of India.
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