As per a survey around the world, there are approximately 8,000 sports are listed which largely consist of physical and mental activities. Normally peoples are not familiar with all of these but they do know some of these sports. The major encyclopedia website Wikipedia has created a list of sports and reduced it to about 500 but this should also need to be more shorten so that people can make a good choice of a sport. As per a worldwide survey the most famous and heart winning sports of various nationalities that are celebrating consistently are listed and described below.
It is mainly depend on two things, one bat and the second ball. It is played between two teams each team have nine players. The goal of the game is to get runs by hitting the thrown ball with the bat and touching a series of four bases set at the corners of a ninety foot square. It is expecting that the first match of the baseball was official played in 1985.
In this game two teams of five players try to score points by throwing or shooting a ball to the basketball hoop with some specific rules of Basketball. A Canadian physical education instructor James Naismith had invented this game in 1891. Basketball has 400 million practitioners and 211 associated national federations.
Cricket is a bat and ball team sport. The cricket ground is oval formed also known as cricket field. At the center of the cricket field there is a rectangular 22 yards (20.12 m) long pitch that is the focal point of the game. A match is held between two teams containing eleven players each teams. One team bats at the pitch and try to scores the runs by hitting the ball while the other team balls and fields. Cricket was invented in England but the England cricket team has not achieved any big victory yet.
This game is a combination of various sports games that involves danger activities. These games include Snowboarding, Mountain boarding, Motorcycle rally, Free-diving, BASE jumping and etc. Most of the extreme sports produce thrill and serve as a spectacle for many sport enthusiasts. Extreme sports generally famous in youth of current era and they also enjoy in taking part in Extreme sports.
Football is the combination of two words one foot and the second ball means kicking a ball with foots in an attempt to score a goal. Football has 2 million followers and 97 affiliated national federations. Football has been derived from the English game of rugby. American football was started in 1879.
Golf is a stick (club) and ball sport. In golf golfers (golf players) uses various types of clubs to attempt to hit balls into each hole on a golf course. Golf does not need any regular playing area. Golf contest is usually played for the lowest number of strokes by an individual.
These are the few sports that I have defined with some short reviews. I think this will help people to find more about the sports.