The Victorians enjoyed a number of traditional sports, such as hunting, horse racing, boxing, racquetball and tennis. They also enjoyed more contemporary sports, such as rowing, cricket, rugby and soccer. Track-and-field... More » History Modern History

Many sports date back to prehistory or to civilizations that do not have adequate written records, so it is impossible to know who invented many popular sports. There is evidence that wrestling and sprinting were the fir... More » History Inventions

Examples of individual sports include tennis, track and field, golf, boxing, swimming, gymnastics, skiing, bowling, wrestling, powerlifting, figure skating, speed skating, diving, mixed martial arts, table tennis, racque... More » Sports & Active Lifestyle Athletes
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