Top 10 Most Popular Participation Sports In The World

Footballis the most popular and widely followed sport in the world. Over half of the world’s population tunes in once in every 4 years to watch the World Cup.

Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of 11 players on a field. Cricket is the most-watched sport in the second most populated country in the world.

Basketball is a sport played by two teams of five players on a rectangular court. A team can score a field goal by shooting the ball through the basket during regular play.

It is a family of sports in which two teams play against each other by trying to maneuver a ball or a puck into the opponent’s goal using a hockey stick.

Tennis is a sport that people usually play individually against a single opponent (singles) or between two teams of two players each (doubles).

Volleyball is a team sport in which two teams of six players are separated by a net. It is official program of the Summer Olympic Games since 1964.

Table tennis, also known as ping pong, is a sport in which two or four players hit a lightweight ball back and forth using table tennis rackets.

Baseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of nine players who take turns batting and fielding. There are around 500 million fans of baseball.

Rugby is widely played in France and has a strong tradition in the people of Basque, Occitan, and Catalan areas along the border regions between Spain and France.

Golf is a precision club and ball sport in which competing players use many types of clubs to hit balls into a series of holes on a course using the fewest number of strokes.