Sports (or sporting) is any forms of generally competitive physical activity that, through organised or casual involvement, attempt to utilize, hone or develop certain physical aptitude and skills while also providing entertainment for participants, and sometimes, spectators. Such activities can be undertaken by anyone who has the drive, discipline and ability to excel at such physical pursuits as games, athletics, walking, hiking, mountain climbing, rowing, cycling, fishing, or any other athletic pursuit. There are various types of sports, but the most famous among them are basketball, football, ice hockey, baseball, rugby, tennis, swimming and sailing. There are several international tournaments held annually, for teams from different countries.
In the US, there are numerous well-known American sports such as football, basketball, baseball, golf, soccer, softball and ice skating. However, these sports require a lot of physical strength, agility, endurance and stamina, which makes it difficult for people with average physical aptitude to make it to the prime level. Most Americans enjoy regular seasons of their favorite sports, which usually conclude with the championship or World Series games. During these seasons, they take part in all sorts of exhibition or season games, including boxing, football, baseball, hockey, basketball, tennis, sailing, softball, track and field, or mothball. In most countries, they watch their favorite sports matches through television, listen to the game on radio, or follow the matches online.
Every country has its own unique form of sports, such as cricket, baseball, horse racing, soccer, badminton, wrestling, surfing, sushi, swimming, surfing, gymnastics, table tennis, badminton, basketball, badminton, ice hockey, golf, tennis, badminton, sailing, horseback riding, wind surfing, speed skating, skiing, track running, cricket, American football, tennis, polo, weightlifting, surfing, skiing, snowboarding, diving, surfing, gymnastics, hockey, bowling, rugby, hockey, American football, tennis, badminton, basketball, volleyball, badminton, sailing, bungee jumping, snorkeling, jet skiing, trekking, bungee jumping, mountaineering, surfing, horseback riding, skateboarding, skiing, aerobics, racquetball, surfing, sailing, horseback riding, snorkeling, and roller coaster ride. A typical game for the people of any country is normally associated with some kind of athletics. There are different avenues of earning money and enjoying life by playing sports. These include soccer, basketball, American football, badminton, cricket, fencing, table tennis, swimming, golf, tennis, badminton, horseback riding, sailing, wind surfing, climbing, surfing, skateboarding, bungee jumping, horseback riding, gymnastics, swimming, boating, bicycling, trekking, mountain climbing, heli-skiing, bungee jumping, mountaineering, and snorkeling. Each of these sports have a set of associated activities, which helps one enjoy the game more.
A sport is the physical activity, which makes use of one or more of the senses (sense perception). The major activities included in sports include athletics, motor sports, endurance sports, gymnastics, motor sports, canoeing, kayaking, diving, surfing, skating, cycling, running, horseback riding, golf, tennis, badminton, basketball, badminton, sailing, racquetball, snowboarding, table tennis, motor racing, rugby, baseball, rugby, skiing, table tennis, sailing, aerobics, martial arts, boxing, mixed martial arts, karate, jiu jitsu, surfing, snorkeling, water sports etc. Some of these sports are very popular in North America, Western Europe and Japan. But not all these sports can be labelled as a sport. The term sports can have various interpretations, depending on the audience, the rules and regulations of the game, and various other factors.
When it comes to the interpretation of the word, sport, it is generally governed by the non-physical aspects of the game such as rules, safety and order, fairness, and passion, as well as skill, mental toughness, and courage. The non-physical aspects are usually governed by the physical aspects of the game like rules, safety, order and fairness. A good example is basketball wherein the basket is usually made of wood and the ball is usually made of either metal or glass. Some sports are made to imitate another activity where the objective is similar to that of the game. These include ice hockey, Australian rules football, American football, rugby and baseball.