Bandy Bandy is played with a ball on a football pitch -sized ice arena bandy rinktypically outdoors, and with many rules similar to association football. It is played professionally in Russia and Sweden and is considered a national sport in Russia. Bandy has its roots in England in the 19th century, was originally called "hockey on the ice",  and spread from England to other European countries around ; a similar Russian sport can also be seen as a predecessor and in Russia, bandy is sometimes called "Russian hockey". There are national club championships in many countries and the top clubs in the world play in the Bandy World Cup every year.
Name[ edit ] In England, field hockey has been historically referred to as simply "hockey" and it is in historical references to field hockey that the name "hockey" first appears.
A form of this word was thus being used in the 16th century, though much removed from its current usage. The English historian and biographer John Strype did not use the word "hockey" when he translated the proclamation in In Europe, these games included the Irish game of hurlingthe closely related Scottish game of shinty and versions of field hockey including " bandy ball ", played in England.
It was played with a wooden curved bat called a colf or kolfa wooden or leather ball and two poles or nearby landmarkswith the objective to hit the chosen point using the least number of strokes. A similar game knattleikr had been played for a thousand years or more by the Scandinavian peoples, as documented in the Icelandic sagas.
Polo has been referred to as "hockey on horseback". I must now describe to you the game of Hockey; we have each a stick turning up at the end. We get a bung. There are two sides one of them knocks one way and the other side the other way.
If any one of the sides makes the bung reach that end of the churchyard it is victorious. InJohn Franklin wrote "The game of hockey played on the ice was the morning sport" on Great Bear Lake during one of his Arctic expeditions.
A mids watercolour portrays New Brunswick lieutenant-governor Archibald Campbell and his family with British soldiers on skates playing a stick-on-ice sport. In another British Army officer in Kingston, Ontario wrote, "Began to skate this year, improved quickly and had great fun at hockey on the ice.
Rand also describes a game played probably after European contact with hurleysknown as wolchamaadijik. The number of players was often large.
To this day, shinney derived from "shinty" is a popular Canadian  term for an informal type of hockeyeither ice or street hockey.
Thomas Chandler Haliburtonin The Attache: Instead of a ball or bung, the game featured a "flat circular piece of wood"  to keep it in the rink and to protect spectators.
The goal posts were 8 feet 2. The McGill team won the tournament and was awarded the "Carnival Cup". The positions were now named: Moritz, Switzerland; however, this is undocumented. The match was won by the Oxford Dark Blues, 6—0;   the first photographs and team lists date from Sinceconsidered the th anniversary of the rivalry, teams of the two colleges play for the Carr-Harris Cup.
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