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cockfight

a fight between two gamecocks fitted with sharp metal spurs
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Qazi Ahmed police , SHO Ghulam Sarwar Zardari led a team of officers to inspect the area after receiving complaints from locals about illegal cock-fighting and gambling there.
The Hunting Act was brought into being because the British public believed that the use of packs of hounds to kill foxes for 'sport' had no place in a British society that considered itself civilised, and that the practice should go the same way as bear-baiting and cock-fighting.
About the middle of 1916 cock-fighting was prohibited until the War was over.
Manila, Safar 11, 1437, November 23, 2015, SPA -- A Philippine judge was shot dead in a cock-fighting
Cock-fighting, cards, and other forms of gambling were forbidden to the young who were encouraged to engage in sports like swimming, boxing, and athletics.
Parliament enacted laws abolishing lower-class blood sports, such as cock-fighting and bull-baiting, a century and a half before hunting foxes with hounds was finally prohibited by act of Parliament in 2004.
Fox said the hunts are a cruel throwback to the days before dog- and cock-fighting were banned.
Artist Jeremy Deller's response was a film of a cock-fighting event, a social gathering that has since been banned.
For like the equally barbaric pastimes of dog-fighting and cock-fighting, it's an excuse for gambling.
A statement from Channel 4 added scenes that showed cock-fighting and dogs attacking deer were included to "accurately reflect the experiences of the filmmaker".
Philippine: Two powerful explosions believed to be from home-made bombs ripped through a motel and a cock-fighting arena in the southern Philippines on Sunday, wounding eight people, police said.
In the Best Actor category, Dhanush, the son-in-law of megastar Rajinikanth, who starred in Aadukalam - a Tamil film that looks at the world of cock-fighting - shared the award with Salim Kumar, who usually essays the role of a comedian.