ⓘ Outline of sports. The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to sports: Sport – a physical activity that is governed by a set of rul ..

                                     

ⓘ Outline of sports

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to sports:

Sport – a physical activity that is governed by a set of rules or customs and often engaged in competitively, sports can be played on land, in water and in the air.

                                     

1. What is a sport?

Sports can be described as all of the following:

  • Exercise – some sports are physical exercise while others are mental exercise.
  • Entertainment – Any sport that includes spectators, either free or paid admission, with no pre-scripted plot of the final outcome. The athletics might also get entertained by complete sports objective.
                                     

2. Sport by region

Africa

West Africa Benin Burkina Faso Cape Verde Cote dIvoire Gambia Ghana Guinea Guinea-Bissau Liberia Mali Mauritania Niger Nigeria Senegal Sierra Leone Togo North Africa Algeria Egypt Libya Mauritania Morocco Sudan Tunisia Western Sahara Central Africa Angola Burundi Cameroon Central African Republic Chad The Democratic Republic of the Congo Equatorial Guinea Gabon Republic of the Congo Rwanda São Tome and Principe East Africa Burundi Comoros Djibouti Eritrea Ethiopia Kenya Madagascar Malawi Mauritius Mozambique Rwanda Seychelles Somalia Tanzania Uganda Zambia Zimbabwe Southern Africa Botswana Lesotho Namibia South Africa Swaziland Dependencies Mayotte France St. Helena UK Puntland Somaliland Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic

Antarctica

None

Asia

Central Asia Kazakhstan Kyrgyzstan Tajikistan Turkmenistan Uzbekistan East Asia China Tibet Hong Kong Macau Japan North Korea South Korea Mongolia Taiwan North Asia Russia Southeast Asia Brunei Burma Myanmar Cambodia East Timor Timor-Leste Indonesia Laos Malaysia Philippines Singapore Thailand Vietnam South Asia Afghanistan Bangladesh Bhutan Iran Maldives Nepal Pakistan Sri Lanka India Delhi West Asia Armenia Azerbaijan Bahrain Cyprus including disputed Northern Cyprus Georgia Iraq Israel Jordan Kuwait Lebanon Oman Palestine Qatar Saudi Arabia Syria Turkey United Arab Emirates Yemen

Caucasus a region considered to be in both Asia and Europe, or between them

North Caucasus Parts of Russia South Caucasus Georgia including disputed Abkhazia, South Ossetia Armenia Azerbaijan including disputed Nagorno-Karabakh Republic

Europe

Akrotiri and Dhekelia Åland Albania Andorra Armenia Austria Azerbaijan Belarus Belgium Bosnia and Herzegovina Bulgaria Croatia Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Estonia Faroe Islands Finland France Georgia Germany Gibraltar Greece Guernsey Hungary Iceland Ireland Isle of Man Italy Jersey Kazakhstan Kosovo Latvia Liechtenstein Lithuania Luxembourg Macedonia Malta Moldova including disputed Transnistria Monaco Montenegro Netherlands Norway Poland Portugal Romania Russia San Marino Serbia Slovakia Slovenia Spain Svalbard Sweden Switzerland Turkey Ukraine United Kingdom England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales Vatican City European Union

North America

Canada Greenland Mexico Saint Pierre and Miquelon United States Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Montana Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming District of Columbia Washington, D.C. Central America Belize Costa Rica El Salvador Guatemala Honduras Nicaragua Panama Caribbean Anguilla Antigua and Barbuda Aruba Bahamas Barbados Bermuda British Virgin Islands Cayman Islands Cuba Dominica Dominican Republic Grenada Haiti Jamaica Montserrat Netherlands Antilles Puerto Rico Saint Barthelemy Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Lucia Saint Martin Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Trinidad and Tobago Turks and Caicos Islands United States Virgin Islands Oceania includes the continent of Australia Australasia Australia Dependencies/Territories of Australia Christmas Island Cocos Keeling Islands Norfolk Island New Zealand Melanesia Fiji Indonesia Oceanian part only New Caledonia France Papua New Guinea Solomon Islands Vanuatu Micronesia Federated States of Micronesia Guam US Kiribati Marshall Islands Nauru Northern Mariana Islands USA Palau Wake Island USA Polynesia American Samoa USA Chatham Islands NZ Cook Islands NZ Easter Island Chile French Polynesia France Hawaii USA Loyalty Islands France Niue NZ Pitcairn Islands UK Adamstown Samoa Tokelau NZ Tonga Tuvalu Wallis and Futuna France

South America

Argentina Bolivia Brazil Chile Colombia Ecuador Falkland Islands Guyana Paraguay Peru Suriname Uruguay Venezuela

South Atlantic

Ascension Island Saint Helena Tristan da Cunha
                                     

3. Sports in court

General
  • Court of Arbitration for Sport
American football
  • American Needle, Inc. v. National Football League
  • Pro-Football, Inc. v. Harjo
  • Two cases that involved the trademark rights of the Washington Redskins
  • Harjo et al v. Pro Football, Inc.
  • NCAA v. Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma
Association football
  • Webster ruling
  • Bosman ruling
  • Fraser v. Major League Soccer
Baseball
  • Toolson v. New York Yankees
  • Barry Bonds perjury case
  • Federal Baseball Club v. National League
  • Flood v. Kuhn
  • Seitz decision
Basketball
  • Haywood v. National Basketball Association
  • Robertson v. National Basketball Association
Other sports
  • Kolpak ruling
                                     

4. Sports and media

  • Sports Emmy Award
  • Sports journalism
  • Broadcasting of sports events
  • Sports radio
  • List of sports films
  • World record
                                     

5. Sports venues

Sport venue

Sports venue features

  • Luxury box
  • Medialuna
  • Dohyō
  • Personal seat license
  • Palaestra
  • Groundshare
  • Bleacher
  • Field house
  • Leisure centre
  • Grandstand
  • Turf management
  • Palace of Sports
  • Club seating
                                     

6. Sports culture

  • List of attendance figures at domestic professional sports leagues
  • Sporting club
  • National sport
  • List of attendance figures at domestic professional sports teams
  • Nudity in sport
  • Performance art
  • Fan loyalty
  • List of sports attendance figures
  • Sports memorabilia


                                     

7. Sporting events

  • International sport
  • List of professional sports leagues
  • National championship
  • Sports league
  • Olympic Games
  • World championship
  • Multi-sport event
  • Tournament
  • Division
                                     

8. Sports governing bodies

Sports governing body

  • Regulation of sport

World governing bodies of various notable sports:

  • Baseball: International Baseball Federation IBAF, but several countries/regions have their own professional bodies with rules variations, including Cuba, US/Canada, and Japan
  • Pocket billiards pool: World Pool-Billiard Association WPA
  • Carom billiards: Union Mondiale de Billard UMB
  • The Olympic Games: International Olympic Committee IOC
  • Cue sports: World Confederation of Billiards Sports
  • Snooker and English billiards: World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association WPBSA or World Snooker
  • Cricket: International Cricket Council ICC
  • Basketball: FIBA International Basketball Federation, but national pro leagues may diverge from its rules, as in the US
  • Football variants have many governing bodies, with widely divergent rules
  • Canadian football: Canadian Football League CFL
  • Gridiron football is divided in into
  • Association football soccer: FIFA
  • American football: International Federation of American Football IFAF is the world governing body, but U.S. domestic leagues at professional and college levels may diverge from its rules
  • Rugby league: Rugby League International Federation RLIF
  • Rugby union: International Rugby Board IRB
  • Rugby football is divided into two "codes" or sets of rules
  • Australian rules football: AFL Commission
  • Gaelic football: Gaelic Athletic Association GAA
  • International-rules football: A conference of the AFL and GAA
  • Ice hockey: International Ice Hockey Federation IIHF
  • Motor racing
  • Golf: International Golf Federation IGF
  • Car racing: International Federation of the Automobile FIA
  • Motorcycle racing: International Motorcycling Federation FIM
  • Motorboat racing: International Motonautical Union UIM and others, depending on boat type
  • Tennis: International Tennis Federation ITF
  • Underwater sports
  • Confederation Mondiale des Activites Subaquatiques CMAS


                                     
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