What is the most popular and best sport in the world ?

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  1. tomtheledge profile image61
    tomtheledgeposted 14 years ago

    I want to hear from all the sports fans out there which sport is their favourite, this will help us to decide which sport is the most popular in the world and the best for your health.

  2. shamelabboush profile image45
    shamelabboushposted 14 years ago

    Football, no doubt!!!!

  3. GeneralHowitzer profile image67
    GeneralHowitzerposted 14 years ago

    Football, but I love basketball, table tennis, and chess...

  4. Paul Edmondson profile imageSTAFF
    Paul Edmondsonposted 14 years ago

    I think football (soccer here in the US) is the most popular sport worldwide.

    My favorites are football (US style), basketball, and golf.

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    cosetteposted 14 years ago

    football for wathing on tv

    baseball for watching live, in the stadium

    basketball for watching during the playoffs

    tennis and bowling for personal recreation

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    Madame Xposted 14 years ago

    BASEBALL !!!

    (are there other sports?)

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      sneakorocksolidposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      Basball is not a sport it's a passtime.smile

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        Madame Xposted 14 years agoin reply to this

        you rat smile

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      ralwusposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      Well, I kinda like toe wrestling.

  7. MikeNV profile image69
    MikeNVposted 14 years ago

    Cycling is the one recreational sport that is done worldwide.  In China it's huge, in Europe it's huge... you have probably ridden a bicycle at least once in your life.  Everyone seems to have participated at some time in their lives.

    1. Jellyrug profile image59
      Jellyrugposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      Ironically, Americans have dominated the Tour De France, yet cycling is not big in the US.

  8. NaomiR profile image75
    NaomiRposted 14 years ago

    I'm one of the least athletic people around and am not much a sports watcher either, but based on my travels, I'm going to go with football (soccer) as being the most popular. When I was in England and Ireland, people were screaming in the bars over some game, and I have friends from Israel, Greece and Brazil, who are addicted. It seems like America is one of the few countries where soccer isn't as big a deal, but in most of the other places I've been to, it's an event.

  9. Jellyrug profile image59
    Jellyrugposted 14 years ago

    If you asked "Favorite", I would have said football.

    Since you spelled it "favourite", I guess it will be soccer first, then rugby and then there is this funny game you guys refer to as cricket. :-)

    Personally, I don't play with balls, so I am a cyclist.

  10. tantrum profile image61
    tantrumposted 14 years ago


  11. qbanmamiof2 profile image60
    qbanmamiof2posted 14 years ago

    Futbol or Soccer here in the US, I think the is the dominating sport in the world,

    Then I would have to say Gymanastics (every country participates in the Olymipics)

    Then it would be Baseball

  12. RooBee profile image82
    RooBeeposted 14 years ago


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      ralwusposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      Is that a portmanteau for farting while snorkeling. So that's where the bubbles come from!

      1. RooBee profile image82
        RooBeeposted 14 years agoin reply to this

        lol lol

  13. europewalker profile image78
    europewalkerposted 14 years ago


  14. LondonGirl profile image81
    LondonGirlposted 14 years ago

    Worldwide, probably football (proper football, not the American stop-start rugby-type game), and then cricket.

  15. tksensei profile image61
    tksenseiposted 14 years ago

    Folkstyle wrestling!

  16. futurenetads profile image62
    futurenetadsposted 14 years ago

    I like Cricket (in India Most of the people like cricket)  and football , formula one  racing

  17. Ronaldos profile image60
    Ronaldosposted 14 years ago

    Skateboarding. It's extreme, but it's still a sport ! A true Art !

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    ryankettposted 14 years ago

    There are no sports on the planet that come anywhere near football (soccer) in terms of participation, viewing, in terms of money spent, sponsorship deals..... it is the biggest sport in the world, has been for donkeys years, and will be for donkeys years. And it is also my favourite sport.

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      BadCoposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      Only the biggest sport in the UK Ryan, deff not in the World, jeeez even George Best and Pele couldn't get America interested in soccer. Baseball way surpasses soccer over there and other parts like India and Australia Cricket is their God.

      But like you footie is my fav sport smile

  19. tksensei profile image61
    tksenseiposted 14 years ago

    Every couple of years someone gets it in their head that soccer simply 'must' become popular in the US, but it never works out. Kinda like the metric system, only even less accepted.

  20. Flightkeeper profile image66
    Flightkeeperposted 14 years ago

    American Football. Soccer sucks.

  21. Valerie F profile image61
    Valerie Fposted 14 years ago

    Even in the US, there is a very large demographic courted aggressively by everyone from advertisers to politicians for several good reasons. They're enthusiastic, active, and extremely vocal.

    I give you the Soccer Moms!

  22. JulietduPreez profile image70
    JulietduPreezposted 14 years ago

    Aren't tennis and golf pretty global?

  23. Beth100 profile image69
    Beth100posted 14 years ago

    Hockey, hockey, hockey...but then there's lacrosse too!!!


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