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50+1 rule

The 50+1 rule is an informal term used to refer to a clause in the regulations of the Deutsche FuSball-Liga. The clause states that, in order to obtain a license to compete in the Bundesliga, a club must hold a majority of its own voting rights. The rule is designed to ensure that the clubs members retain overall control, by way of owning 50% of shares, +1 share, protecting clubs from the influence of external investors.

107% rule

The 107% rule is a sporting regulation affecting Formula One racing qualifying sessions. During the first phase of qualifying, any driver who fails to set a lap within 107 percent of the fastest time in the first qualifying session will not be allowed to start the race without permission from the race stewards. For example, if the fastest Q1 lap time was 60 seconds, each driver must complete at least one lap within 64.2 seconds to guarantee a start. The 107% rule was introduced for the 1996 season and remained in force until 2002. It was reintroduced for the 2011 season with minor modifica ...

Admiral-Lord Mountevans rules

Admiral-Lord Mountevans rules are a set of professional wrestling rules mainly used in British wrestling. They were named after Edward Evans, 1st Baron Mountevans who ordered a unified set of rules written up for professional wrestling in the British Isles. The style of wrestling under the Mountevans rules was advertised by promoters as Modern Freestyle Wrestling.

Amateur Fencers League of America

The Amateur Fencers League of America was founded on April 22, 1891, in New York City by a group of fencers seeking independence from the Amateur Athletic Union. As early as 1940, the AFLA was recognized by the Federation Internationale dEscrime and the United States Olympic Committee as the national governing body for fencing in the United States.

Australian rules football playing field

An Australian rules football playing field is a venue where Australian rules football is played. The playing field is typically a large oval-shaped grass surface often modified cricket fields. These fields may vary especially for variations of the game. However, for official Australian Football League matches, strict requirement specifications must be met for stadiums.

Baseball field

A baseball field, also called a ball field, sandlot or a baseball diamond, is the field upon which the game of baseball is played. The term can also be used as a metonym for a baseball park.