balle au tambourin

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A traditional ball game in France which is instanced by Allen Guttmann (Sports: The First Five Millennia, 2004) as a survival of a traditional sport, though on a relatively insignificant scale; as Guttmann noted, in 1995 the French Football Federation could boast 2,055,610 members, the national federation for balle au tambourin a mere 720.

Subjects: Sport and Leisure.

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