Sports that are played with some sort of board as the primary equipment.Skateboarding Casterboarding - Freeboard (skateboard) - Longboarding - Streetboarding - - Skysurfing - Streetluge - Snowboarding Mountainboarding - Sandboarding - Snowkiting - - Surfing Wakesurfing - Bodyboarding - Riverboarding - Skimboarding - - Wakeboarding Kneeboarding - -
Contrary to popular belief, cheerleading is not a sport. Many young woman, especially cheerleaders, will disagree. On August 3, 1994, the NSA (National Sports Association) declared that cheerleading, whether it is competitive, or cheering for a sport, it is not a sport in its self.
rtistic cycling - BMX racing - Bobrun cycling - Freestyle BMX - Cyclo-cross - Crosscountry Mountain biking - Road bicycle racing - Track cycling - Downhill Mountain biking - Freeride Mountain biking - Dirt jumping - Slopestyle - Racing Bicycle (The Award of Records Sports) - unicyling -
Combat sport is a competitive contact sport where two combatants fight against each other using certain rules of engagement.
Sports using a horse.Barrel Racing - Campdrafting - Cross Country - Dressage - Endurance riding - English Pleasure - Equitation - Eventing - Equestrian vaulting - Gymkhana - Harness racing - Horse racing Horse racing at Arlington Park, 2007 - Hunter - Reining - Rodeo - Show Jumping - Steeplechase - Team penning - Tent pegging - Western Pleasure -
Handball games often have similarities to racquet or catch games.American handball - Australian Handball - Basketball - European Handball - Field handball - Fistball - Fives Eton Fives - Rugby Fives - - Frisian handball - Four square - Gaelic handball - Goalball - Jeu de paume - Korfball - Netball - Palla - Tchoukball - Team handball - Valencian pilota - Volleyball - Water polo -
Sometimes considered blood sports.Beagling - Big game hunting - Deer hunting - Fox hunting - Hare coursing - Wolf hunting -
Sports where a player use a racquet (or racket) to hit a ball or other objects.Badminton - Ball badminton - Bilbocatch - Frescoball - Frontenis - Jai-Alai - Matkot - Paddleball - Pelota mixteca - Pickleball - Pington - Platform tennis - Racquetball - Racquets - Racketlon - Rapid Ball - Real tennis - Soft tennis - Speedball - Speedminton - Squash - Squash tennis - Stické - Table tennis - Tennis - Xare -
Sports using a radioAmateur Radio Direction Finding - Radiosport / Contesting - High Speed Telegraphy -
Sports using a firearm.Clay pigeon shooting Skeet shooting - Trap shooting - Sporting clays - - Target shooting Field target - Fullbore target rifle - High Power Rifle - Benchrest shooting - Military Service Rifle - Metallic silhouette - Practical shooting - -
Games involving opponents hitting a ball against a wall/walls using a racket, or other piece of equipmet, or merely gloved/barehanded.Australian handball - Basque pelota - Fives - Gaelic handball - Jorkyball - Racquetball - Rapid ball - Squash - Squash tennis - Wallball - Wallyball -
Requiring little or no physical exertion or agility mind sports are often not considered true sports. Some mind sports are recognised by sporting federations. The following list is intended to represent anything that is likely to be referred to as a mind sport, not to argue their validity as sports.
Video Games are a sport just not a physical sport. I.E Major League Gaming
The sport video games are considered 'E-Sport'.
Sports played using electronic devices.Combat robot - Radio-control vehicles - Geo caching - Contesting - Starcraft - Competitive Video Games -
Sports mainly based on sheer power.Arm Wrestling - Thumb wrestling - Bodybuilding - Powerlifting - Toe wrestling - Tug-o-war - Zourkhaneh -
Sports where the main objective is to hit a certain target.Archery - Billiards - Bowling Pin Shooting - Carom billiards - Pool - Calva - Croquet - Darts - Golf - Speed golf - Golfcross - Horseshoes (horseshoe throwing) - Knife throwing - Lawn bowls - Matball - Pall mall - Petanque - Shooting - Trugo - Skittles (sport) - Skee ball - Pitch and putt -
Sports that involve teams.Association Football (soccer) - Australian rules football - Ball hockey - Basketball - Beach handball - Beach soccer - Beach rugby - Beach volleyball - Bossaball - Box/indoor lacrosse - Bowling - Basque pelota - Broomball - Bunnock - Camogie - Cubbies - Footballtennis - Futsal - Gateball - Handball - Hornussen - Horseshoe - Indoor soccer - Kickball - Lacrosse - Marching Band - Mesoamerican ballgame - Polocrosse - Paintball - Ringette - Roller Hockey (Rink Hockey) - Royal Shrovetide Football - Sepak Takraw - Skittles - Slamball - Soccer - Speedball - Tennis Polo - Throwball - Underwater football - Wallyball - Wheelchair basketball - Wheelchair tennis - Wiffle ball - Six-man football - Flag football -
Sports which use the wind (apart from sailing):Kite flying - parachuting - Oscar sport -
World governing bodies of various notable sports:The Olympic Games: International Olympic Committee (IOC) - Baseball: International Baseball Federation (IBAF), but several countries/regions have their own professional bodies with rules variations, including Cuba, US/Canada, and Japan - Basketball: International Basketball Federation (FIBA), but national pro leagues may diverge from its rules, as in the US - Cricket: International Cricket Council (ICC) - Cue sports governing bodies are divided by discipline: Carom billiards: Union Mondiale de Billard (UMB) - Pocket billiards (pool): World Pool-Billiard Association (WPA) - Snooker and English billiards: World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA or World Snooker) - - Football variants have many governing bodies, with widely divergent rules: Association football (soccer): International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) - Gridiron football is divided in into US and Canadian rules and bodies - Rugby football is divided into two "codes" or sets of rules, union and league - Australian-rules football: Australian Football League (AFL) - Gaelic football: Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) - International-rules football: A conference of the AFL and GAA - - Golf has no single governing body, but is divided nationally and regionally. - Ice hockey: International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) - Motor racing: Car racing: International Federation of the Automobile (FIA) - Motorcycle racing: International Motorcycling Federation (FIM) - Motorboat racing: International Motonautical Union (UIM) and others, depending on boat type - - Tennis: International Tennis Federation (ITF) -
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