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- Penalty may refer to: Penalty (golf) Penalty (gridiron football) Penalty (ice hockey) Penalty (rugby) Penalty (rugby union) Penalty kick (****ociation...
- Capital punishment, also known as the death penalty, is a government-sanctioned practice whereby a person is put to death by the state as a punishment...
- A penalty in ice hockey is a punishment for an infringement of the rules. Most penalties are enforced by sending the offending player to a penalty box...
- The penalty area or 18-yard box (also known less formally as the penalty box or simply box) is an area of an ****ociation football pitch. It is rectangular...
- A penalty kick (commonly known as a penalty or a PK) is a method of restarting play in ****ociation football, in which a player is allowed to take a single...
- A penalty shot or penalty kick is a play used in several sports whereby a goal is attempted during untimed play. Depending on the sport, when a player...
- Capital punishment is a legal penalty in the United States, currently used by 28 states, American Samoa, the federal government, and the military. Its...
- Penalty cards are used in many sports as a means of warning, reprimanding or penalising a player, coach or team official. Penalty cards are most commonly...
- A Gap penalty is a method of scoring alignments of two or more sequences. When aligning sequences, introducing gaps in the sequences can allow an alignment...
- A penalty shoot-out (officially kicks from the penalty mark) is a method of determining which team is awarded victory in an ****ociation football match...
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