What is sport?

  • (noun): (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration.
    Synonyms: mutant, mutation, variation
    See also — Additional definitions below

Sport

Sport (or, in the United States, sports) is all forms of competitive physical activity which, through casual or organised participation, aim to use, maintain or improve physical ability and provide entertainment to participants. Hundreds of sports exist, from those requiring only two participants, through to those with hundreds of simultaneous participants, either in teams or competing as individuals.

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Some articles on sport:

2001–02 In Scottish Football - Scotland National Team
1 September Hampden Park, Glasgow (H) Croatia 0–0 WCQG6 BBC Sport 5 September Stade Roi Baudouin, Brussels (A) Belgium 0–2 WCQG6 BBC Sport 6 October Hampden Park ...
Sport - Issues and Considerations - Politics
... for verification Main article Politics and sports Sports and politics can influence each other greatly ... When apartheid was the official policy in South Africa, many sports people, particularly in rugby union, adopted the conscientious approach that they ... In the history of Ireland, Gaelic sports were connected with cultural nationalism ...
2004–05 In Scottish Football - Scotland National Team
... Hampden Park, Glasgow (H) Hungary 0–3 Friendly BBC Sport 3 September Estadio Ciudad de Valencia, Valencia (A) Spain 1–1 Friendly Rubén Baraja (o.g.) / James McFadden ...
2002–03 In Scottish Football - Scottish Clubs in Europe - Aberdeen
... H) Nistru Otaci 1–0 Darren Mackie BBC Sport 29 August Stadionul Călărăşăuca, Otaci (A) Nistru Otaci 0–0 BBC Sport UEFA Cup First round 17 September ...
Derbyshire - Sport
... The county is a popular area for a variety of recreational sports such as rock climbing, hill walking, hang gliding, caving, sailing on its many reservoirs, and cycling along the many miles of disused rail ...

More definitions of "sport":

  • (noun): (Maine colloquial) temporary summer resident of inland Maine.
  • (verb): Wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner.
    Synonyms: feature, boast
  • (noun): The occupation of athletes who compete for pay.
  • (noun): Verbal wit (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously).
    Synonyms: fun, play
  • (noun): An active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition.
    Synonyms: athletics