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Oldest sports

Oldest sports

Oldest sports

There are currently hundreds of different sports played all over the world. While some are few centuries old, most of them being developed in the last century. Most sports involving a ball were created 18th and 19th centuries and the first sport of the modern civilization could easily be considered to be cricket. The cricket appeared around 1788 in the United Kingdom and thanks to the British colonies spread around the world, this sport became very popular worldwide. (more…)

Most popular sports in the world

Most popular sports in the world

Most popular sports in the world

We all enjoy making sport or just watching others playing all kinds of sport. So which are the most popular sports in the world?

By far, football is considered the most popular sport in the world, “the king of all sports”. This title is based upon the number and size of stadiums around the world, the number of people who play football, the number of people who are aware of football and on the number of tournaments worldwide. (more…)