Sport FAQs:


Q: Is sport generally recognised as system of activities which are based in physical athleticism or physical dexterity?

A: Yes, and with the largest major competitions such as the Olympic Games admitting only sports meeting this definition, and other organisations such as the Council of Europe using definitions precluding activities without a physical element from classification as sports.

Q: Is sport running?

A: Yes, while association football is its most popular spectator sport.

Q: Were sports already established by the time of Ancient Greece and the military culture and the development of sports in Greece influenced one another considerably?

A: Yes.

Q: Are sports adapted?

A: Yes, several sports that have been specifically created for persons with a disability have no equivalent in able-bodied sports.

Q: Are sports death or serious injury including concussion?

A: Yes.

Q: Are sports seen by these critics as a manifestation of "collective pride" and "national self-deification" in which feats of human power are idolized at the expense of divine worship?

A: Yes.

Q: Is sport also a major source of entertainment for non-participants?

A: Yes, and with spectator sport drawing large crowds to sport venues, and reaching wider audiences through broadcasting.

Q: Are sports usually governed by a set of rules or customs?

A: Yes, and which serve to ensure fair competition, and allow consistent adjudication of the winner.

Q: Were sports connected with cultural nationalism?

A: Yes.