The European and U.S. teams have 12 players each chosen by a captain.
Lewis Hamilton won his first world championship in 2008, and has since won in 2014 and 2015.
Not since the Red Sox won the world championship in 2004.
The 2013 World Scrabble Championship will be held in the city of New York. Since scrabble is provided in many languages there will be a cutting down to only English boards in the world competition.
No...FIDE conducts the World Chess Championship every two years. The World Chess Championship has been undisputed since 2006; the complications of unifying the previously fractured world championship led to World Chess Championship events in 2007, 2008, and 2010. Now that those complications have been resolved, the World Chess Championship will be held every two years. The next match will be in 2012...the challenger for the World Champion (Viswanathan Anand) will be decided at the Candidates Tournament to be held in May 2011. The winner of the 2012 World Championship will defend his title in 2014.
The City of Cleveland has 3 professional sports teams and has not won a Championship since 1964 making them the city that has gone the longest without winning a Championship. The Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball are in the midst of a 102 year World Series Championship drought. (1908 was their last W.S. Title) The Cubs haven't even appeared in a World Series game since 1945. This is by far the longest individual drought in all of sports.
The Netball World Championship has been held every four years since 1963. In the first championship held in Eastbourne, England in 1963, Australia won the championship with New Zealand finishing second and England finishing third.
The Scottish translation of brother is brathair. It is pronounced as braa'her since 'the' in Scottish is pronounced like an 'h' in English.
The championship of baseball is called the World Series. Since 1903, the winners of the National League and American League play each other in the championship to determine who is the best team in the league.
Well, for one thing it is played world wide instead of just on Scottish waste land
Since it's inception in 1950, the FIA Formula One World Championship for Drivers has had no Indian champions.
There is a World Sudoku Championship held every year since 2006. It is run by the World Puzzle Federation, and more info can be found in the related links.