Mexico brings ancient sport to World Indigenous Games

Uarhukua, a hard-hitting ball game that looks like an ancestor of street hockey, is growing in popularity.

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    The world's first Indigenous Games kick off in Brazil this week.

    Mexico is sending 70 athletes to participate in the tournament in sports including kayaking, archery and an ancient, hard-hitting ball game which is rapidly growing in popularity.

    Al Jazeera's John Holman reports from Zacan, Mexico.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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