A score is the number or sum of points accumulated by a contestant or team during a game. Most team sports have a set scoring method whereby the winning team has a higher total score, while a tie or draw results in an equal score and often requires a tiebreaker. Individual-based sports like golf and tennis also use scoring, although this is usually in the form of a number or ranking based on abstract quantities (like a point value) rather than an actual measurement such as length or distance.
In association football, hockey and soccer, a goal is scored when the whole ball passes over the line, between the opposing team’s goal posts and under the crossbar, provided that no offence has been committed. In bowling, a perfect score of 300 is achieved by achieving one strike in each of the first nine frames and three more in the tenth frame.
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