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A themed vocabulary crossword for intermediate level students of English
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6. Sport played by Manchester United or Glasgow Rangers : Americans call this game "soccer".
8. No one ran as fast ___ the winner!
9. Once round a circuit.
11. Hit a ball with your foot.
12. Half the number of people in a boxing match!
13. A goal-________ is part of a soccer team.
15. Rapid.
18. Sport practised on horses or in cars.
19. Sometimes a synonym of "match".
20. Person taking part in certain sports, specially 
      sports using a ball.


1. You can't ski well ____ it's raining.
2. People who ride horses in races.
3. The Chicago Bulls play this sport.
4. You shouldn't do sport if you're ____.
5. You may win one if you're the champion.
7. Opposite of a "forward" in a rugby or football.
10. Ball game invented in Scotland. It may have 18
14. Where boxers box.
16. A match is played "at home" or "______"
17. How many times have the summer Olympics  been held in Brazil ? 

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