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Badminton has come a long way since its early days of being a friendly backyard sport for housewives. Today, both men and women duke it out on the badminton court, smashing the shuttlecock at speeds of over 200 miles per hour, to take home the trophy. However, to play a game of badminton, one of the most important pieces of equipment is the net.

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You can find boxing glove sizes ranging from 8 to 20 ounces. Lighter gloves are suitable for practicing punches on a heavy bag, whereas heavier gloves are used almost exclusively for sparring and fighting.

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A punching bag is an excellent tool for increasing strength and stamina. You can pick up a punching bag for your gym to burn calories and develop core muscle groups at home. The first thing you should do when choosing a punching bag is to determine the right size.

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A regulation basketball court measures 94 feet long and 50 feet wide.

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Whether you’re boarding a flight or driving to a nearby hill, you’re going to need a bag to keep your snowboard and snowboard gear secure. The question is, what bag size should you get?

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A regulation volleyball net measures 32 feet wide and 39 inches tall. The center of the top of the net should be 7 feet 11-5/8 inches above the ground for male players and 7 feet 4-1/8 inches high for female players.

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The size range of a regulation boxing ring is between 18 and 24 feet on all sides. The ring consists of a platform that stands 3 to 4 feet high, a stretched canvas, and multiple ropes that keep the boxers from falling out.

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A bowling lane measure 60 feet long from the foul line to the back of the pin deck. It measures 48 inches wide and includes 9-1/4-inch gutters to the left and right. The typical bowling alley will have between 12 and 36 alleys.

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If you want to construct a baseball field in your backyard, you should go big by equipping each corner of the diamond with the appropriate base. Most people think that baseball home plates are the same shape and size as the other bases, but that couldn’t be farther from the truth.

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Kickball isn’t just a sport for children. There is actually a semi-serious kickball league in the United States led by CLUBWAKA. Anyone who’s played kickball before probably played on a baseball ballpark, but what are the official dimensions of a kickball field?

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A bean bag used in a game of cornhole is a 6-inch square that measures between 1.125 and 1.5 inches thick. A regulation cornhole bean bag weighs between 14 and 16.5 ounces.

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Squash is one of the most intense racket sports. Unlike other racket sports like tennis and badminton, squash is played on a net-less court, with the players bouncing a rubber ball against walls. So, how large is a squash court?