World's Longest Matches in Sports History II
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World's Longest Matches in Sports History II

Among the most popular sports in the world include football, boxing, beach volleyball, ice hockey, table tennis and many others. Here are more records of longest games ever played in different sports.

Among the most popular sports in the world include football, boxing, beach volleyball, ice hockey, table tennis and many others. Here are more records of longest games ever played in different sports.

Longest American Football Game

The longest American Football game occurred on December 25, 1971. The game was played between the Miami Dolphins and the Kansas City Chiefs. The Dolphins won over the Chiefs, 27–24 at 7:40 into the second overtime (at 82:40 of total play, the longest game in NFL history).

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Longest Football Game

The longest football game occurred on November 1, 2003. The match was played between Arkansas and Kentucky. The game included 7 overtime periods. The game ended on November 2, 2003 after playing 4 hours and 56 minutes.

Longest Boxing Match

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The longest boxing match in history was 110 rounds long. The match was fought between Andy Bowen and Jack Burke. It started on April 6, 1893 at 9 pm and ended on April 7, 1893 at 4 am after fighting for 7 hours and 19 minutes. The fight was staged in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. This grueling match ended in a “draw”.

Longest Beach Volleyball Match

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The longest beach volleyball match is an amazing achievement that took place in Goerlizt, a town on the Polish-German border. The game was played by 4 German players. The marathon started on July 3, 2010 and lasted on July 4, 2010 after playing 25 hours and 39 minutes.

Longest Doubles Ping-pong

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The longest doubles Ping-pong or Table Tennis match was recorded in 1979. It ended after 101 hours.

Longest Belly Dancing

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The longest recorded belly dance belongs to Sabra Starr. She achieved this record in 1977 after belly dancing for 100 hours.

Longest Ice Hockey Game

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The longest National Hockey League game was recorded on March 23, 1936: The game was played between the Detroit Red Wings and the Montreal Maroons. The Red Wings defeated the Maroons – 1-0 after playing 6 overtimes and after a total of 116 hours and 30 minutes.

Longest Lacrosse Game

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The longest Lacrosse game was recorded on March 29, 2009. The game was played between the Virginia Cavaliers and Maryland Terrapins. The Cavaliers defeated the Terrapins 10-9 after playing 7 overtimes.

See also

World’s Longest Matches and Longest Records in Sports History

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Interesting matches. Voted. Thanks for support dear Nobert.

excellent thank you

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