The game is played with a hard rubber ball that is painstakingly made from raw rubber from the rubber trees in the rain forests that surrounded Chichen Itza. The players were not permitted to touch the ball with their hands or feet. They moved and bounced the ball off their hips to put it through the stone rings.
You can unsubscribe at any time.Thank you for subscribingWe have more newslettersShow meSee ourprivacy noticeKate Garraway has revealed she is preparing to see her husband for the first time after four incredibly tough months.Her other half Derek Draper has been in hospital since the end of March after being struck down by coronavirus and then being put into a medically induced coma.His body has been ravaged by the virus and Derek remains in intensive care, with Kate and the couple children Billy and Darcy unable to visit him.But on Tuesday Good Morning Britain, host Kate told Ben Shephard and millions of viewers at home that she will soon be reunited with him.She said: “”I might be able to go and visit Derek today!Read MorePiers Morgan thanks British Airways crew during worrying times”In fact the nurses are going to put GMB on for him they have a TV and they’re going to put it on for him this morning.”They forgot I was on yesterday they going to see if he can hear anything.”Last week, Kate opened up about the fact that, while Derek has now opened his eyes on numerous occasions, he has a long recovery ahead of him, explaining: “It great that there are some flickers of hope.If you want to keep up to date with all of our TV and showbiz news, visit our dedicated Chronicle Live TV and showbiz news Facebook groupNewsallMost ReadMost RecentCoronavirusCoronavirus LIVE updates: UK deaths latest with face coverings to become compulsory in shopsThe latest breaking coronavirus news and updates including deaths in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, plus UK lockdown changes, shielding guidance and daily deaths confirmationThe rules TUI passengers must follow as airline becomes latest to resume flightsTraffic TravelThe company will initially run a limited number of flights and holidays to Ibiza, Lanzarote, Palma in Mallorca and TenerifeCoach firm National Holidays is revived after collapse of parent firmTraffic TravelThe popular brand has been bought by another travel companyFace masks will be compulsory in shops from next week or you’ll face a 100 fineCoronavirusPeople will be asked to wear face coverings when they go into shops from July 24 and anyone found without a mask could face a fine, ministers have saidFace masks: The rules explained as coverings are made compulsory in shopsCoronavirusPeople will be required to wear a face covering when they go shopping from July 24 but there are a few exceptions. Here’s everything you need to knowCoronavirusDo homemade face masks work? This is what a study by Oxford University foundFrom next week, it will be compulsory to wear a face mask in shops in England but a study has found that some face coverings are not as effective as othersKate Garraway emotional as she prepares to see husband for first time in four monthsTVGMB host Kate has revealed she will soon see her husband Derek for the first time since he was taken into hospital with coronavirusFace masks: The rules explained as coverings are made compulsory in shopsCoronavirusPeople will be required to wear a face covering when they go shopping from July 24 but there are a few exceptions. Here’s everything you need to knowBerwick grandad gets life changing diagnosis via video call as Covid 19 makes huge NHS changesNorthumberlandMedics say some of the remote technologies used during the coronavirus pandemic will continue to help patients get help quicker after it dies downHow barbers in Newcastle used to look as hairdressing businesses in England reopenNewcastle City CentreAs we all get used to changes in salons, here is a snapshot of how two classic Tyneside barbers used to look even longer ago than the start of lockdown.