Sport is a competitive or non-competitive activity that requires physical skill. Individual sports are mostly for entertainment, however team sports have competitive nature. Some individual sports are swimming, cycling, skiing etc. Some team sports are football, basketball etc. Some sports which are risky and require great courage are called extreme sports. For example bungee jumping and wing suiting. On this page sports vocabulary includes some sport types.
Sport types are also categorised as indoor sports and outdoor sports. Indoor sports such as table tennis are the types of sports that are done or played in a covered place. Outdoor sports such as fishing, or motor sports are done or played outdoors.
Table of Contents
⬤ Types of sports with pronunciations
⬤ Sport types vocabulary
- Kung fu
- motorcycle racing
- scuba diving
- table tennis
- water skiing
⬤ Extreme sports in English
Skateboarding, Motocross, FMX, Mountain Biking, Caving, Rock Climbing, Free Climbing, Mountaineering, Parkour, Sand kiting, Zorbing
Surfing, Waterskiing, Wakeboarding, Kitesurfing, Windsurfing, Cave diving, Flowboarding, Kayaking, Cliff Jumping, Scuba Diving, White Water Rafting, Jet Skiing, Flyboarding
Snow and Ice:
Snowboarding, Skiing, Ice Climbing, Snow Kiting
Base Jumping, SkyDiving, Wing Suiting, Bungee Jumping, High-lining, Hang Gliding, Paragliding
⬤ Flip cards
Click on a card to open it. Then you will see the name of a sport. Guess the meaning of it in your own language.
⬤ Sports vocabulary Exercises
|• Sports word scramble game worksheet|
|• Sports word search puzzle worksheet|
External resource links:
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