Popular sport among women, but men are catching on. Netball is closely related to the original version of basketball developed by James Naismith in 1891. Netball game consists of four 15-minute quarters. Court is divided lengthwise into thirds with goalpost (with a net but no backboard) on each end. Shots must only be attempted within the circle specified. Dribbling is not allowed, only throwing and catching and shooting hoops without dunking. During play, each of the 7 players do not move outside his-her designated area on the court. The ball must not be held for more than 3 seconds, players cannot take more than two steps with the ball. Only the goal attacker and goal shooter can shoot baskets (1 point each). Netball Sports.
Netball is a ball sport played by two teams of seven players. Its development, derived from early versions of basketball, began in England in the 1890s. (wikipedia)
- Wikipedia: Netball is a ball sport played by two teams of seven players. Its development, derived from early versions of basketball, began in England in the 1890s. By 1960, international playing rules had been standardised for the game, and the International Federation of Netball and Women's Basketball was formed. As of 2011, the INF comprises more than 60 national teams organized into five global regions.
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- Wheelchair netball - Wheelchair netball is a variation of netball adapted for play in wheelchairs. A hybrid version of basketball and netball was introduced at the Grand Festival of Paraplegic Sport in 1949. Six teams composed of 37 athletes competed at the event.
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About IFNA and the sports of netball, Federation of Netball Associations (IFNA), news, future events, netball links, archives. International Federation of Netball Associations (IFNA).
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Netball community site with news, Online, forum, chat, gallery and media. Netball Online.
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Links to netball resources: basic resources, Dawson's Netball Resources, organisations, associations, clubs, descriptions of the game, and netball-related sites of interest. Andy Dawson's Netball Resources.
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Netball club, good, event, team or reservation information. Netball is good.
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Rules, Netball, positions, general information, history, skills, how to play, photographs, and related links. Playing Netball.
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Netball coaching resources for netball players of all standards. Coaching International (NCI). Coaching manuals, videos, CD ROMs, umpiring resources, netball products, services, links and search engine. Special "Book of the Month" feature about netball techniques. Network Coaching International (NCI).
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Site for FIBA including press releases, Basketball Federation, rules and regulations, promotions and FIBA partners, latest results and upcoming events. International Basketball Federation.
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2000 Caribbean Netball Championships. Netball. Also sections on netball history and regulations. Nevis Netball.
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Tournament comprised of Australian and New Zealand teams. Championship. Lists schedule, links to teams, results, and pictures. ANZ Championship.
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Provides an overview of netball in Samoa, Netball Association, news, picture gallery, tournament details and information on international competition. Samoa Netball Association.
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Alexa Directory Top Sites: Netball Sports
- DMOZ: Netball Sports
dmoz.org Directory: Netball Sports