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"Maracana" - the legendary Brazilian stadium

In 1946, at the next FIFA Congress, Brazil proposed its candidacy to host the FIFA World Cup. Originally it was supposed that the tournament would take place in 1949, but in the end it was held by the world championship a year later.

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Interesting facts about pole vaulting

The first images of people jumping with a pole date back to the IV-III centuries BC. And at that time it was not a competition, but quite a practical activity. For example

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Sotheby’s - a collector’s dream

Sotheby’s auction house is one of the oldest in the world, the date of its opening - March 11, 1744, and the first owner was a London bookseller Samuel Baker

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Interesting facts about the Colosseum

The famous Colosseum is one of the greatest cultural monuments of ancient Rome. Once upon a time its arena was used for sports competitions and it was there that the battles between gladiators took place

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