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blood sport

any sport involving the killing of an animal, esp hunting
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HEAVYWEIGHT FIGHT Celebrating a victory at Blood Sport 2.
Barbaric blood sports are understandably unpopular in not just towns and cities, but in rural areas too.
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.
While I've personally never been much for blood sport, I appreciate Chapple's willingness to challenge the urban romanticization of nature that sometimes confuses animal rights with species protection, or pastoral landscapes with the genetic diversity found in bug- and leech-ridden rainforests.
The litmus test on what these exemplars of honest government consider Conduct Unbecoming arrived with Pulitzer prize winner James Stewart's Blood Sport.
By almost any standard, Blood Sport is one of the most incompetently reported, mendaciously narrated books dealing with a major American celebrity, much less the President and First Lady, in a generation.
MMA isn't a barbaric underground blood sport like it has been depicted in the past by other filmmakers.
The only place for blood sport should be in our history books so we should never witness the horrific suffering again.
Originally a blood sport patronised by landowners and their workers alike, it has been illegal for more than 150 years.
League chief executive Douglas Batchelor said: ``This hearing was always a PR exercise designed to create the impression that blood sport enthusiasts were as shocked as the public by the footage we released of the Plas Machynlleth's sadistic activities.
These people may enjoy this activity but they forget that over four million animals are killed every year for the sake of a few weeks' blood sport.
In Washington, reaction to Blood Sport has been colored by those two extremes.