tug-of-war


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any hard struggle between equally matched groups

a contest in which teams pull of opposite ends of a rope

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A total of eight teams comprising Peshawar Zalmi, Qazi Club, Khyber Stars, Sapna XI, Nasir Pur Club, Jan Baz Club, Superb Stars and Tarnab Club took part in the Tug-of-war event part of the Ramadan Floodlight Games.
The President also added that tug-of-war is always a test of team spirit and the ability of a group of people to work and practice together, unite under a common goal, and face success or failure hand-in-hand.
Herein lies today's tug-of-war: do we focus our attention on a push philosophy and push what is affordable toward the patient (supply chain approach)?
Do you ever feel as though there is a tug-of-war going on inside you when it comes to losing weight?
Muscat, Jan 9 (ONA) Maj.Gen Mattar bin Salim al-Balushi, Commander of the Royal Army of Oman (RAO) honoured today at Mua'askar Al Murtafa'ah the RAO sports team which won the first places in the 17th Championship of athletics and the fifteenth session of the tug-of-war for the Sultan's Armed Forces and the country side marathon, track and field games and tug-of-war for 2012.
The quirkiest event was possibly tug-of-war, the same game many of today's athletes probably played when they were in first grade.
THESE century-old photos show how a Liverpool police team won a bronze medal in the tug-of-war at the 1908 Olympic Games.
HEART of England School captured the spirit of Carers Week by organising a fun tug-of-war.
TUG-of-war organisers are hoping to pull in the crowds with the national indoor championships in Sandwell today.
Gus Harris (left), Llion Vaughan and Richard Lewis (right) Members of Berriew YFC celebrate overall victory in the county rally Radio 1 DJ Greg James played a set on stage Dolfor's tug-of-war team Berriew Garden Band have a rustic feel Tregynon YFC tug-of-war ladies team
London, Mar 9 (ANI): Dogs can know what other canines mean when they growl- right from a rumble that says "back off" to playful snarls made in a tug-of-war game.
Fleet and Industrial Supply Center Yokosuka (FISCY), Defense Distribution Center Yokosuka Japan (DDYJ) and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) competed in events such as soccer, softball, volleyball and tug-of-war during the annual U.S.
More than 2,000 people enjoyed the gala's Victorian funfair, rowing sessions on the River Tees, a tug-of-war on Snaith's Field, bellboat competitions and a live music stage.