Top Ten Best Sports to Play

The Top Ten

1 Basketball Basketball Basketball is a sport played by two teams of five players on a rectangular court. The objective is to shoot a ball through a hoop 18 inches in diameter and 10 feet high mounted to a backboard at each end.

Greatest game ever with the greatest team assembled

Greatest fast pace sport

This is garbage I am working on a reserch project for best sports

Best sport ever

2 Soccer Soccer Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a sport played between two teams of eleven players each. It is played with a spherical ball. The objective is to score the ball in the other teams goal.

Soccer is better than baseball...PERIOD

Well in these 10 sports I say that soccer is the best however if I could add in another sport which in my opinion, is cricket and it is definitely better that some of the sports here.

Soccer is the best it should be first

Soccer is insane

3 Hockey

No sport requires more training than hockey except for maybe swimming. At a very young age (1-3), a kid has to live in a cold/big city where there is a rink/frozen pond nearby to practice. Then, after a few years, the kid eventually gets gear for hockey, and plays it. After a few years of practicing, the kid eventually heads to bigger leagues, where they will be berated with hard blows from tough players. Then, by an extremely slim chance, the kid becomes a man, and makes it onto prospect teams. Then, by an even slimmer chance, the man makes it to the NHL/AHL where they have to play against the best. No other sport requires such skill and dedication to play, unlike the swines who think american football is the best.

Best Sport

My all time favorite Game

Best sport ever

4 Baseball Baseball Baseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of nine players each who take turns batting and fielding.

They play the most games out of all sports. Despite only having about 500 million fans, other sports fans like maybe about one-third of soccer fans and two-fifth of cricket fans should start being fans of baseball. America's favorite pastime last century, it's still a great sport! It needs to start regrowing it's popularity by having almost another billion fans. Baseball is so much fun to watch! Even though Major League Baseball I wished should've been called Mega League Baseball instead to have all mega-cities with city population of at least 3 million or metro of over 8 million around the globe to automatically be members. American football fans saying that all other sports suck are wrong, you just don't care about other sports.

Go baseball woo

I love to play baseball.

Baseball best sport no capp

5 Football Football American football is a sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end.

Football is an amazing sport, which requires a lot of consideration and effort. This is personally why I enjoy the sport more than others. It makes you extremely fit if effort is put in properly and though there are a lot of rules, it expands your memory and experience. I love football and I think it deserves rank 1.

All the other sports suck

Football is the best sport and this site is fake news

It is the funest ever

6 Volleyball Volleyball Volleyball is a team sport in which two teams of six players are separated by a net. Each team tries to score points by grounding a ball on the other team's court under organized rules.

I love volleyball...
It's simply beautiful

Its really easy to play

Volleyball is a great sport to play. It allows players to develop team building skills and hustling skills.

I really like net ball which I would have loved to have seen on the list. I play netball in a team along with lots of friends and after play volleyball!

7 Swimming Swimming Swimming is an individual or team sport and activity. Competitive swimming is one of the most popular Olympic sports, with events in freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly.

This is a great way to exercise cause it literally builds muscle all over your body

Swimming is a great sport as it uses most muscles, is team and individual and builds endurance and mental strength. Swimming is the all around best sport because it is so well rounded.

It is the hardest

Ever wanted to build lung capacity?

8 Lacrosse Lacrosse Lacrosse is a contact team sport played between two teams using a small rubber ball and a long-handled stick called a crosse or lacrosse stick.

Best sport by far and then hockey - Lacrosse17

It is way better than Volleyball

I play boys lacrosse and I am a defense men. It is the greatest sport here, only hockey comes close since I play both. It is really fast paced and it is played in the heat. Also, the fun of lacrosse tournaments completely made my summers before I turned 13. I don't want to be a sore loser but in basketball, it requires no strength. Since when do you see a hulking basketball player check someone onto their butt? Not much. ALso, in swimming, there is no object to it really, you jsut slap a rubber cap on and frolick! I just committed to a d1 lacrosse school, Notre Dame and it is the best day of my life. LAX is LIFE

I play girls lacrosse and I think it is the best because they don't give random sports the tittle of fastest sport on two legs for no goood reason so maybe some of you people should open your eyes and smell the roses cause you must be dreaming if you think that basketball is the best! And I expext better of them football players to be at the top, so were are you standing right now in front of the line of duty (haha)-(or also meant as danger for the kids who don't know) or are you behind the line of rightness

9 Gymnastics Gymnastics Gymnastics is a sport involving the performance of exercises requiring strength, flexibility, balance and control.


Gymnastics is awesome

Gymnastics is fun, both to watch and do! I have tried a lot of sports in my lifetime but gymnastics is the only one I still do. More people should try gymnastics.

Gymnastics is the best sport to play because you can always learn new skill, get better, and perfect the basics. You can also express yourself through the style of your routine and skills, not to mention how physically fit you are! I love this sport and I don't know how I could live without it

10 Rugby


Rugby is probably the most stereotyped games ever. If anyone says that it is rough, violent, barbaric, etc..., they obviously have not played it.

Ps, soccer is for wimps

Rugby is my second favourite sport after Roller Derby but is definitely better than the ones in front of it and not just because I'm from Australia the best Rugby country in the world.

Best spooort


The Contenders

11 Tennis Tennis Tennis is a racket sport that can be played individually against a single opponent or between two teams of two players each.


What would john connor play

Great sport should be number 1

Such a great sport to play, you make so many great memories and you make friends for life by playing with others. It's great because you can be on a team or you can be independent.

12 Cheerleading

I'm really glad this is included. I don't even cheer but my little sis does and jesus it's so hard. people really underestimate the guys and girls who cheer like they really work their ass off

Good sport?

I don't agree with this because cheerleading is not even a sports bro.

It's a sport? - Opinionatedarsehole

13 Cricket Cricket Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular 22-yard-long pitch with a wicket, a set of three wooden stumps sited at each end.

I like cricket

I think cricket is the best

Cricket is at 2nd number but soon it will be the number 1 game in the world. greatest game ever

Cricket the best

14 Softball

I think softball is an amazing sport. I love baseball as much as I love softball and we share the same plays and skills as they do. Being pushed by a baseball player is like saying both sports suck because they very similar in certain ways. Don't get me wrong softball is yet different from baseball but the differences are slim. If you want a faster sport I would watch softball. If you want a slower sport( maybe an all day event) I would watch baseball. It just depends

Softball is an amazing game. Most softball players get insulted and pushed down by baseball fanatics because they think we can't play. It's ridiculous because we train just as hard and just as long as any baseball player. Why isn't this up on the list with baseball?

The best game to ever play I have played. For 7 years it is a awesome game to play and watch it is a healthy hobby to play cause there is a lot of running everyone is good at playing softball:-)

I think softball is the best because you have a family and you get to take your anger out on the ball and get dirty it so much fun I think this is the best sport

15 Track

Track & Field is just amazing

I train soccer and Athletics(Track) and I prefer Track than soccer because it relieves stress by running and increases your endurance and speed. There are no preferences in captains and there is no bribery in Athletics unlike soccer there is a lot of corruption.

I think Track would be a good sport to play because, it helps you increase your endurance and is a little less demanding.

Raw athleticism. Track runners, jumpers, and throwers are no joke.

16 Horseback Riding Horseback Riding Horseback riding (or Equestrian) is one of the most intense sports known to man. Not only because it's physically challenging, but it takes more than athleticism. Horseback riding takes commitment, time, patience, and most importantly building a bond with your horse. If you don't have a good relationship more.

This sport is awesome and you need to work hard to be a good equestrian

Horseback riding is actually a lot harder that you think. You have to maintain balance and stay connected with your horse.

I love horse riding so so much I love being with the horses

We don't play. We work. Unlike many other sports.

17 Surfing Surfing Surfing is a surface water sport in which the wave rider, referred to as a surfer, rides on the forward or deep face of a moving wave, which is usually carrying the surfer towards the shore.

I haven't surfed YET but I will soon I've been encouraged by a lot of people mostly friends this sport is amazing in my opinion you should really try it.

It Fun I do it every day in summer

Enjoyable every day of the week

Love the filling of riding a wave

18 Cycling

A way to repeal your stress and can give you a sense of freedom

Best sport ever

It�'s the best sport in the world!


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19 Bowling

This to me is more of a recreational activity than a sport, sort of like pool or snooker - Opinionatedarsehole

The only fun sport in my opinion. You also have to use every part of your body including your brain because you need to think about how to get a strike 100% - MChkflaguard_Yt

Bowling is so much fun. I could bowl for hours and never get bored.

I love playing with hard balls

20 Golf Golf Golf is a club and ball sport in which players use various clubs to hit balls into a series of holes from a range of 80 to 600 yards on a course in as few strokes as possible.

The best thing about golf is that you can set your own pace. You can be a competitive golfer without the need to rush yourself or "play hard".

Golf is the best sport to play because you can play it from as little as possible to as old as you can walk, unlike football, you can't play till you 80 years old and still be good at it

Golf is the greatest! My dad told me almost everything I know about golf

Made of all former baseball players

21 Mixed Martial Arts Mixed Martial Arts Mixed martial arts is a full-contact combat sport that allows the use of both striking and grappling techniques, both standing and on the ground, from a variety of other combat sports and martial arts.

Yak nothing better to do than to touch your opponent or hit it

Fighting is not a sport

Mr. Miyagi say wax on wax off

I do mma and it's fun, cool, healthy, and is a great workout therefore making it a sport😁

22 Field Hockey

Best sport ever. So dynamic, so fast, so fun to watch and play. Makes great groups. Takes lots of effort and sacrifice but it is AL WORTH IT

So that's how one spells coordination!

Awesome for hand eye cowardanition

23 Skateboarding Skateboarding Skateboarding is an action sport which involves riding and performing tricks using a skateboard. Skateboarding can also be considered a recreational activity, an art form, a job, or a method of transportation.

Skateboarding is the best trick sport

Not sure if id call it a sport, but it's definitely one of the more funner things on this list

It is like the only thing to play at your house, (skateboarding)

The coolest bruh...yeah!

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24 Badminton Badminton Badminton is a racquet sport played using racquets to hit a shuttlecock across a net. Although it may be played with larger teams, the most common forms of the game are "singles" and "doubles".

I love badminton

Badminton Da best

To those people who are well advised or even in search of the truth, Badminton is their sport. If you play it with proper equipment in the indoor spaces dedicated to this awesome sport, there simply is nothing that even comes close. Exhilarating speed, power, soft touch, extremely explosive rallies and tremendous stamina and speed ate only some of what you'll see. Most people when exposed to top players skill abilities are aghast and dumbfounded. It makes what they perceive as Badminton look like a children's picnic. These top world players are very premium athletes that go through a training and conditioning regimen like no other. Just Google, 'This is Badminton' and you might get my drift. Cheers!

Best sport in existence. Obviously better than that muggliness.

25 Quidditch

I've broken my arm more than 5 times with this but is fun to play

Quidditch is awesome. I particularly love how the game continues endlessly until the snitch is caught. Way better than sports like soccer with a time limit. Also, I just couldn't pass up the opprotunity to fly around on a broomstick. That would be awesome, with or without the blusters!

I'm a wizard and it is one of my favorite sports

Yer' a wizard Harry

26 Horseshoes

Hmm.. a game where you throw a horseshoe around a piece of metal shouldn't qualify of a sport..

Way better than muggle quidditch!

I don't live this sport... but it sure is better than that muggliness!

27 Fives

How is this better than waterpolo

Wall, hand, ball. Pure.

28 Running Running Running is a method of terrestrial locomotion allowing humans and other animals to move rapidly on foot. Running is a type of gait characterized by an aerial phase in which all feet are above the ground.

You push yourself to the limit

I wished this can be in the top 10. Running isn't easy. A lot of mind control.

Running is a great thing to do beacause it makes you fit and prefect shape and can be make your mind think

29 Ice Hockey Ice Hockey Ice hockey is a contact team sport played on ice, usually in a rink, in which two teams of skaters use their sticks to shoot a vulcanized rubber puck into their opponent's net to score points.

How is tennis infront of Hockey, Hockey is the best sport in the world.

Is the best sport

Um excuse me why isn't this higher up; are people that ignorant?

That's so true hockey should be #1

30 Paintball

Paintball is fun

It is so fun and you are shooting other people

Sport? Really? I wish...

It looks fun I want to play it so bad

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31 Netball

Netball is the best sport. I usually play center.

Netball rules

It is really fun and you become friends very quickly

Netball is such a great sport to get around and have fun.

32 Australian Football

Footy is way better than all those other sports. GO PIES

I love it Go North Melbourne and Australia! Never played a better sport

I love aussie riles go port power

IDIOTS footy is the best

33 Rowing

It’s actually a workout

Join if you want the pain of a thousand souls and the addiction of heroin!

Best all around sport, requires cardio, strength, flexibility, focus, and balance.

34 Water Polo

Best sport you will ever play

Waterpolo is the tuffest sport you can play and it grows bigger every day

35 Motor Sports

I think motor sports should be higher it is one of my favorite things along with mma

Better than golf, cheaper as well.

I love Motor Sports...


36 Figure Skating Figure Skating Figure skating is a sport in which individuals, duos, or groups perform on figure skates on ice. It was the first winter sport included in the Olympics, in 1908. The four Olympic disciplines are men's singles, ladies' singles, pair skating, and ice dance.

Awesome healthy game to play:-)

love it

37 Skiing Skiing Skiing can be a means of transport, a recreational activity or a competitive winter sport in which the participant uses skis to glide on snow.

Best sport ever. It would be far higher on the list if it wasn’t so terrain and weather dependent.

Its really fun but you're gonna need lessons because you can hurt you're self a lot but its super fun once you know how to do it you should really try it

Get to go really fast, basically flying; see beautiful scenery; glide through snow;

Should be in the top 5! It's the most fun and definitely more of a sport than cheer.

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38 Chess

by the way, for all the people who say chess isn't physically demanding and is therefore not a sport, you're WRONG! In chess, a game can last up to 5 - 6 hours, and maybe even more! Therefore, you must have great nerves and be physically ready to sit at the table for that long. Garry Kasparov, a former world chess champion, prepared for his match against Anatolij Karpov by swimming and playing tennis. (Of course, not only by swimming and playing tennis, but still). Except for that, you must prepare by studying openings, middlegames and endgames, and also do that for a long time. Therefore, chess is the best sport out there because it is both mentally and physically demanding. The only other sports that are both physically and mentally demanding I can think of are: Other mind sports (Go, Draughts etc.), curling (CHESS ON ICE), and maybe ...more

Chess should be #1 because, in chess, you can't get injured. It's a sport without a ball. In chess, you don't have to have muscles or skills, you just must know the rules, and that's it. OK, if you want to become a proffesional chess player, like me, it becomes kinda hard because you have to train a lot, but however, it's still a fun sport. Actually, my friend and me are both good in chess (he's my classmate and my best friend), and we certainly played around 100 games. I think him or me maybe lead around 52 - 48, but he always says he's better in chess. He forgets I was beating him just like that in grades 1, and a little bit of grade 2. He catched up to me, and now we're about equal, although he still has better rating, however, he plays very passive which can cost him, I am an attacker. And, I think he beats me just when I overlook a piece, a pawn, or maybe double attack or something like that. I can beat him without him overlooking something, I just attack him, his pieces become ...more

Chess is so cool, even though all the mean kids say its not a "sport" but I still love it though team captain

One time in gym the teacher told us to name a sport and a guy said chess now everyone thinks he is weird

39 Squash

I can't believe it's only here it should be first

It's so fun to play, alone or with a mate. this should abesoulootley be in top 10!

I don't know what it is but it sounds

40 Boxing Boxing Boxing is a martial art and combat sport in which two people wearing protective gloves throw punches at each other for a predetermined set of time in a boxing ring..

One of the most physically demanding sports

41 Taekwondo

Tae Kwon Do is an amazing sport! It requires discipline, speed, and loads of endurance! Sparring can be really hard, especially against a higher belt.


42 Ultimate Frisbee

42? Everyone loves frisbee!

Ultimate is one of the most creative sports out there and its way under rated.

It combines aspects of a lot of different sports, is inexpensive to play, and is tons of fun. Ultimate is the way to go.

It's a great sport

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43 Hurling

Vomiting it mancunian - Opinionatedarsehole

Not as good as gaelic football - mcmcmc

I thought hurling was another word for throwing up!

Best sport, requires quite a lot of skill but if you work hard you can do it's and it's great fun, I've been playing for about 7/8 years now

44 Rodeo

It depends on how you do it I compete in horseback riding with an English saddle. It's very dangerous but so much.

45 Wrestling Wrestling Wrestling is a combat sport involving grappling type techniques such as clinch fighting, throws and takedowns, joint locks, pins and other grappling holds.

The harder you work the greater you become. In Wrestling you only rely on yourself there is no one to blame. It is NOT FUN, but it is the most rewarding sport to know that you are only where you are because you put yourself there.

Wresting is a very technical sport it is harder then most other sports

Wrestling takes a lot of heart and determination

Wrestling is the hardest sport

46 Hunting

I don't think hunting is a sport...

It should be number one and use get good exersice and you put food on the table

47 Polo
48 Gaelic Football

Best ever sport
Haters back off - mcmcmc

Way better than any sport here - mcmcmc

UNREAL - mcmcmc

49 Synchronized Swimming


Except we don't play we train..

Doing this sport is the best decision I've ever made

50 Dodgeball

Dodgeball I play at school...You do get hit...BUT at least u know u killed someone!

Dodgeball is a awesome sport to play...

Dodgeball is a great fun sport to play

I LOVE Dodgeball!

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