History on the news

January, 2016

  • 26 January

    The 3,500-Year-Old Rubber Ball That Changed Sports Forever

    Mural of ball game

    The ancient Mesoamerican sport of ulama was hazardous to its players, and teams on the wrong side of the score could lose their heads with their games. The rubber sphere in the centre of the 3,500-year-old game, so even, paved the true method for the bouncing balls utilised to play …