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In table tennis (ping pong), you volley for serve. This means that after the ball passes back and forth three times, whoever wins the volley serves first.

A match shall consist of the best of three games or the best of five games.

In cricket there are three wickets on each side of the pitch.

The Ironman Triathlon - Swim, Bike, Run.

The Olympics medals are three:

1st place - gold
2nd place - silver
3rd place - bronze

Ways of advancing a football in rugby and football: run, kick and pass

 

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