Sport 21 September 2015 464

The Nomad Game: Ready, Steady, Goat!

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Sports have been central to human societies from the dawn of time. Their development can be traced back to roles they played in military training, religious ceremonies, and even human sacrifices. The majority of sports evolve over time, and the most popular are now played in vast stadiums to huge audiences. But there are still places on Earth where sports exist in their original, raw form. RT Doc crew travels to Kyrgyzstan to witness how Kok Boru, the ancient game of nomads, is played.

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