They have many games and sports, including boxing, wrestling (both in and out of water), hill-sliding, spear-throwing, and a game of bowls played with stone discs.
It has about it the ring of reality; the language is sometimes pithy and vigorous; and now and then we meet with apt metaphors, such as those borrowed from boxing (i.
The change had taken place before 688, when the Ionian Onomastus of Smyrna won the boxing prize at Olympia, but it was probably then a recent event.
He is represented on the chest of Cypselus as boxing with Admetus.
Boxing matches still occur, but the boxers participate voluntarily.
She wore headgear and boxing gloves and faced off against a man with the chiseled features of a Greek god, blond hair and sharp blue eyes.
This vexed me and the lesson always ended in a one-sided boxing match.
Wrestling and boxing were combined in the pancration.