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Ten best sports you probably haven't seen

A look at some of the minority sports from around the world

Ten best sports you probably haven't seen
A handler prepares camels to race during Al Marmoom Heritage Festival at the Al Marmoom Camel Racetrack on April 1, 2015 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.The festival promotes the traditional sport of camel racing within the region. (Getty Images)
Ten best sports you probably haven't seen
Competitors in the King's Cup Elephant Polo tournament at Chiang Rai in northern Thailand, 2010. (Getty Images)
Ten best sports you probably haven't seen
Dambe boxers slug it out at the 'ring' 21 April 2002 in Lagos. 'Dambe', a word in the Hausa language which is used across much of northern Nigeria, is an ancient form of boxing traditionally practised among the Hausa, originally by butchers. (AFP/Getty Images)
Ten best sports you probably haven't seen
Snowkiters ride on the frozen lake Haidersee on January 31, 2010 in Graun im Vinschgau, Italy. Snowkiting is an outdoor winter sport where people uses kite power to glide on snow or ice. (PGetty Images)
Ten best sports you probably haven't seen
Maida Ives, AKA 'Jackie O'Nasty' (right) competes against Aliea Pastore, AKA Steel Magnolia, of Durham, NC, in round two in the National Championship of Lady Arm Wrestlers on Sunday in Washington, D.C. Ives is a member of D/CLAW, the District's lady arm wrestling club, that the 2014 National Championship at the Atlas Performing Arts Center on H Street. (Getty Images)
Ten best sports you probably haven't seen
Wrestlers compete during the annual Naadam festival on July 29, 2014 in Xilinhot, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region of China. Around 768 people attended the event. (Getty Images)
Ten best sports you probably haven't seen
Members of Polish Hardcourt Bike Polo Association train on a school pitch in Warsaw on May 7, 2014. Cycle polo is a team sport, similar to traditional polo, except that bicycles are used instead of horses. (AFP/Getty Images)
Ten best sports you probably haven't seen
An Indian soldier blows fire as he performs the mallakhamb during an Army Mela (fair) and exhibition at Khasa, some 15 kms from Amritsar, on December 17, 2012. The Army Mela (fair ), organised by the Vajra Corps, displayed weapons, tanks, aircraft and military equipment to students and civilian visitors of the event. (AFP/Getty Images)
Ten best sports you probably haven't seen
'Poland-sports-extreme-sail' A DN class type Iceboat sails on a frozen lake Sniardwy - Polands largest lake, in northern Poland on January 31, 2009. 'It's the speed that gives you an adrenaline rush,' says skipper Tomasz Zakrzewski (not pictured), ranked number fourth in the world in the DN class of ice boat racing. Sleek and built for speed, narrow boat hulls are fixed on a base of three gleaming blades and sport a sail typical of sail boards to harness the power of the wind and so roar across frozen lakes. Clad in protective goggles and crash helmets, ice boat competitors also wear neon-coloured life jackets just in case the ice cracks. (AFP/Getty Images)
Ten best sports you probably haven't seen
A Pakistani Punjab kabbadi player (L) is tackled by his Indian opponent during the 2008 Sri Guru Gobind Singh Kabaddi Series in Gopalpur Majwind village, some 25 kms from Amritsar on November 9, 2008. India won the match against Pakistan in the sporting event dedicated to the tri-centenary of the Sri Guru Granth Sahib?s coronation. Kabbadi, a team sport which originated in the Indian sub-continent, involves team members making 'raids' into the opposing team's territory on a playing field in an attempt to 'tag' opponents while holding one's breath. (AFP/Getty Images)