The ten most popular sports around the world
Millions of people exercise every day in the world. Sport is a healthy, enjoyable activity that helps connect people better, and achieve personal and collective goals and objectives, in the areas of entertainment and high competition.
Depending on the world region, the sports practiced may be more popular, but there are many sports that are not understood by countries and are spread across the planet. Posted by Telegraph, Euromericas Sports Marketing Conducted a survey of 10 most practiced sports in the world
1- Football (2.9 billion people)
Football is the most popular and most followed sport in the world. It is gathering more and more people to enjoy it on any surface, be it dirt, natural grass or artificial grass.
2- Basketball (1200 million)
This sport couldn’t miss second on the list. Since it can be played with more people and it is a sport that can be played all year round, they make it one of the most popular sports
3.Volleyball (900 million)
It is one of the most played sports in the world, either the traditional way, with six players per team, or the always great way Beach volleyball. In addition, work is underway to improve and expand this sport, and in recent years a new method for winter season such as Snow volleyball.
As incredible as it may sound, swimming In fourth place. Swimming pools around the world, and certainly beaches for those who swim in the open waters, fill every day with swimmers to enjoy one of the most complete sports around in terms of exercise that gets us performing.
5- Tennis (700 million)
A classic sport. The number has increased in the past decade and every day racquet sports fans grow on any surface: concrete, fast pitches, brick dust and grass. The wide range of options allows you to train anywhere and at any time of the year.
6- Baseball (120 million)
A somewhat unknown sport and little exercise outside of it United State. In this country it is known as the national pastime, although it is also a very important sport with roots in two countries Caribbean and Central America And also in places like JapanWhere their league is considered one of the strongest leagues in the world.
7.Hockey (110 million)
Whether on the lawn, on the rink, on skis, or on ice, hockey is a very enjoyable sport that is very popular all over the world. For example, field hockey has a long tradition in Netherlands and Belgium, While the method on ice is widely practiced in Europe, Canada and the United States.
8- Badminton (120 million)
Depending on the world region, it is more or less popular. at Asia Especially in its southeast region, it is a true mass phenomenon.
9. Rugby (85 million)
Very popular in some European countries like UK, Ireland, France, Italy And others from the southern hemisphere like Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Argentina. It can be played in its mode Football 15 and 7.
10.Handball (78 million)
Most popular and practiced in Northern Europe, in countries such as GermanyAnd the France And the Scandinavian countries.
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