Top Ten Most Boring Sports


The Top Ten

1 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.

Whack the ball, jump on go kart and drive for 20 minutes to the ball, repeat. No continuity, jumps between players, don't know where the ball's going, just shows the ball for a second in the air and then on the ground.

Suitable for retired, obese men.

I LOVE sports. There are only a few sports that I don't like to watch, and golf is one of them. Playing it is great fun but watching it is like watching paint dry. Now, let's review other sports on this list:
Baseball: agreed. Very boring to watch. I tried several times, but I just HAD to change the channel every time.
Football (not soccer, football): One of the best sports to watch of all! Why is it on here?
Nascar - I never had a chance to watch it but after seeing highlights on Youtube I realized how boring it is to watch
Cricket - similar to baseball, very boring to watch just like baseball, the only difference between those two sports is that cricket lasts longer, making it worse than baseball.
Gardening - it's not a sport, who put it on here?
American football - too many commercials, boring to watch, it's better to watch rugby
Curling - a VERY overhated sport. It is not slow, not boring to watch, screaming is a little bit annoying but there's always an ...more

I can watch most sports for at least 10 minutes, but golf gets an instant remote red button

What is the point of spending all day wandering around a HUGE big golf course trying to get a LITTLE ball into a LITTLE hole?

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

As Homer Simpson once said: "I never realized how boring this game is".

It's like watching paint dry. Entirely too many games played. Baseball is what I use to put myself to sleep when I have to wake up early for work. That's why when the camera man pans the camera thru the crowd during a game he'll almost always find 2 or 3 people sleeping in the stands. Just sad.

It is like the game is only consist of 3 players -- pitcher, incompetent batter & catcher; it is not fast or curve ball, but no matter what ball it is to hard to hit, because it's a show of dominance to strikeout a batter but a game of chance to hit the ball, let alone a boring home run

Baseball is one of the most boring games to watch - Savagekid69

3 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.

I play soccer as a kid and it is very fun you get lots of exercise and its not JUST kicking the ball into ONE goal. There are many different positions to play you don't just run after the ball. I mostly play goalie it's a little painful vein the goalie though its fun to be a midfielder. So no soccer isn't just running after a ball it's about teamwork and fun! Also being competitive :P

Soccer is actually very exciting I've been playing it for 4 years and it is awesome I'm on the A team

Soccer may be fun to play, but it is boring to watch. Went to a big friendly match at Giants Stadium (I know it's not called that any more, but I refuse to give in) and noticed most of the "fans" were looking at their phones or each other rather than the field until the ball got near a goal. It was a high-scoring game, for soccer, but still managed to be utterly boring when no one was kicking at a goal. The enormous field and lack of structure makes much of the passing game pointless with constant turnovers that just lead to more turnovers. And one official for the whole field? How the heck is that supposed to work? Every game has at least one horrifically blown call because there was no one there but the cameraman to see it, and obviously, that makes it much easier to throw a game as an official. Why does anyone watch this, let alone care so deeply about it that they are incensed to form murderous mobs over it? Beats me.

That is such an American comment! So you went to a friendly match have decided that soccer (and by the way it's called football) is boring. So I guess you think baseball and American football are exciting? Players standing around, endless commercials and the occasional moment of action.

I feel that the US allows soccer as an outlet from the Euro's and 3rd world to act out WWIII that we have managed to prevent since May of 1945. Drunk and bloodied crowds acting out a strange Nationalist dance around a non scoring sport of track stars running aimless back and forth until referees can't stand it any longer and call the stoppage time policy and end the misery.

4 Nascar

They're making a left turn! They're making another left turn! I wonder what's going to happen next! So thrilling...

I would die if I had to watch nascar. we. the cars go around. and around. and around. BORING!

Even Hannah Montana is better to watch than watching people drive in circles

Heres nascar summed in 10 words or less:
Get In. Now take a left turn, another left turn, ANOTHER left turn, yet another left turn, and boom! done.
This is a poor excuse for a sport, let's be honest I can watch any sport for 50 minutes and never get tired of them but whenever nascar comes on, I change the channel. Hope this sport dies out in 2020

5 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.

How can anyone sit there for a whole day to watch these people hit the ball every 5th ball

It is fun for cricket players to play for five days and l love cricket

Nadine loves cricket

It's an idiotic, boring sport

6 Gardening

Could someone tell me how gardening is a sport?!?!

Planting a plant is NOT a sport - KingSlayer93316

Is not even a sport - Savagekid69

How tf is gardening a sport

7 American Football

American football is nothing more than an hour of game play into a four hour event. It's total commercialism and the fans take it way too seriously. It's a game, take a breath, now get a life. - the_dude_abides

Fun to watch, especially the part where the Cleveland Browns went 0-16 - KingSlayer93316

Really boring to watch people tackle each other it is also really slow moving - Savagekid69

It's really, REALLY slow moving... - myusernameisthis

8 Curling

You push a big rock and you pretty much broom your way to victory. So much fun.

Curling, more like Sleeping. Such a boring sport to watch and play

I thought this was a joke sport made up by the simpsons writers, but it's not, it's a real sport. This fact was surprising for me. Have you seen how excited look the curling players? This is unreal.

Curling is very interesting thank you very much! - Luckys

9 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.

In my opinion, one of the most overrated sports of all time

Honestly Maryam is such a bad volleyball player

Super boring just another sport of chucking balls with your hands

I hate volleyball, a lot of girls in my homeroom play it and talk about it. It just sucks. - Luckys

10 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.

Get it off the list please. - myusernameisthis

i hate it

How is basketball boring. You must not play basketball or watch it

But basketballs my favourite sport!


The Contenders

11 Rugby

Literally people running at each other with a ball

Gayby - appallingly boring

WHAT? Rugby shouldn't be on here - Commitdie224

What is rugby doing at number 50? Probably the greatest team sport there is! Must have been an American you made this list!

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

You gotta be kidding me right now. Australian Open is awesome

Are you crazy? Definitely doesn't belong on this list

Bro tennis sucks as

If it wasn't for the BBC constantly pushing tennis it would disappear within months. In all my years no one has ever said "did you see that fantastic game last night" or similar. It is a game for the elite pushed by the elite who run the BBC.

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

Gymnastics is fun to watch

I don't like gymnastics. - Luckys

Guys, did you read the title? This isn't the easiest sports list. You don't need to go into full detail about how hard it is to be a gymnast because honestly, we don't care. This is just what most people find to be the most boring sports to watch, even if they're hard. Plus, this is seventeenth on the list. It's not like you're even in the top five. - SassyEquine

Gymnastics is such a hard sport. I'd like to see other people try to do it. But it's also so exciting and just amazing.

14 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.

Are you seriously serious? Figure skating is NOT boring! It's hard and fun! Who doesn't wanna come and watch me skate in my sparkly dress and beautiful music, doing fast spins and high jumps. You've got to be kidding me.

But figure skating is a great sport! who keeps adding these?

They jump. they fall. Boohoo. So Boring

I am OFFENDED I do figure skating and I have NEVER been more offended in all my LIFE

15 Darts

its not even a sport.. you throw stuff at a board.. woahhh! real amazing!

Its hard to do but extremely boring! Grass growing is more entertaining and watching crickets jump too!

It’s a sport where the players do EXACTLY the same thing over and over and over again. They stand and throw. Hey, I can do that. The viewing experience is astonishingly dull.

I think they would be better off throwing the darts at each then they can really score where its at.

16 Dancing

just bad

Baqwas bohat fazool aur bohat boring

I love dancing with my homies

Pretty boring, should definitely be above figure skating on this list. - SassyEquine

17 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.

Horseback riding is not easy. Lets have you train a 1800 pound animal who doesn't speak English and wants to throw you off its back. You have to learn to move and communicate with your horse using your whole body. Riding uses all the muscles in your body to speak to tour horse. You need to know how to discipline and correct you horse without getting frustrated and sloppy. You don't just point a horse at a 5 foot fence and expect it to have the perfect gaits and striding to make the fence effortless and clean. You've got to think of your course, the next fence, your posture, your corrections, your speed, your strides, and your horses mindset... All in the short time you have before your next fence. Higher level riders and horses make it look easy since they've had years of experience and practice.

Horse riding is the best when you do cross rails (jumps) it feels like you are flying and when you gallop or canter it fells like you are flash and your horse good be funny

Horse riding IS A SPORT and it is definitely not boring. It's very exhilarating, so much fun and great exercise if you know how to ride properly. There's nothing as rewarding as riding a horse at a canter or gallop. However, it is also a dangerous sport. I had a serious accident many moons ago and nearly died but eventually I started riding again and it was great.

Cruelty to these beautiful animals is NOT a sport!

18 Bowling

Bowling is stupid - jazzbea

It's bowling. Bowling, like Jim Gaffigan has said, is the last thing you do before you go hang yourself. Watching someone bowl is most likely what one does AFTER killing yourself isn't an option.

Bowling is a little boring to watch, but it's fun to play I think that bowling should be on the list but it should be last.

From the movie Kingpin "It's awfully intimidating being around all these professional athletes" as that span these huge beer guts and smokers... lmao.. but if cricket and horse back riding is one here then so be it. - Cush77

19 Skeleton

Really fun to watch

Skeleton is a sport where you get on a tiny ass board and slide down a bobsled course headfirst. Not boring at all. - MattAffterburner

that crap

What the hell is skeleton? - RobertWisdom

20 Polo

I love tennis I play 30 hours per week and anyone who says it requires no skill has never played the sport competitively. 2012 Australian open final 5:53 and I ended an 2 AM. temperature never dropped below 106 and each player sprinted more than 15k. THAT is not an in athletic sport!

I saw a porno once that had a horse and a woman. That was interesting.

Ha, why don't you go get on a horse then? Thought so.

I think polo is a very fun sport even when it comes to watching it you can end up learning some tricks

21 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.

Guys, you have to realize the is MOST BORING SPORTS. If you've already forgotten that, you need mental help. Stop reading this and go see a phycologist, because you have brain damage

I do think lacrosse is harder than most sports and way more fast passed that's including football because in football you get to stop every ten seconds for like a minute. And in lacrosse you have to be tough not only the goalie has to take a ball. Actually one of the rules for a defender is to try to have his goalie not to have to stop a ball at all that included taking a ball for him. And on average a freshman in highschool could through a ball 65 to 75 mph and in college could go up to 90+mph.
I play football and lacrosse and I have gone to state for both and I could say lacrosse is harder and honestly more
Fun. And I think that one day lacrosse will be more popular than football and maybe some day soccer.

Who ever put lacrosse at 31 thank you! What the world must realize is that lacrosse is the fastest game on two feet. Professional American Football players have said that lacrosse is much more difficult... Because it is! It is an hour straight of american football level contact while constantly running from a guy that wants to take your head off. The thing that I don't get is how Cheerleading bowling, and tennis came after this. CHEERLEADING isn't EVEN A SPORT! But not only do you have to run from the defense all over the field, you must also throw and catch a ball flying at 25mph, just for a gentle pass, with something that is a forgein object to your body. Enough said.

Lacrosse isn't boring because it's slow-paced, as it is a relatively quick-paced game. The problem with it is the fact that the the scores are too outrageously high (for one goal-one point standards) for anyone to be invested in. The defense can do virtually nothing to stop the offense from shooting, so lacrosse usually comes down to which goalie is worse. If there was a more reasonable amount of scoring, and more opportunity for the defense to counter the offense, then this sport would be far more interesting.

22 Chess

It's a board game - RobertWisdom

Chess is art of war

Chess is the biggest workout, not for the body but for the mind, all of those jocks who think chess is lazy are fails in life

Chess is fun, that said watching chess would be mind numbingly boring.

23 Cherry Pit Spitting

This is a sport?

I didn't know spitting anything from your mouth could even be considered a sport. Stupid. - jazzbea

And food eating, burping contests.

What kind of sport is this? I don’t like cherries, so this sounds disgusting to me - KingSlayer93316

24 Motocross

You must be brain dead not to enjoy this sport. Oh and the riders are brain dead, no fear.

Not a sport - RobertWisdom


25 Formula One

I'd rather watch this than NASCAR

Without them, these races will get as processional as the Schumacher era was, when races were fixed to favour him and his team because they are connected to an expensive road car brand with lots of badge pedigree. This is why they need KERS and DRS to WWEify the races. If I want to watch fixed sport, I would watch wrestling, not motorsport.

Plus the driver's wimp attitude gets me, like Michael Schumacher saying Le Mans is too dangerous for him and Lewis Hamilton whine about blowouts even at 100mph.

To many buttons and driver aids. Just give them a steering wheel and a gear stick, make the driver be the star not the car.

Formula 1 is fascinating, I pity those without the intelligence to understand its appeal.

26 Table Tennis Table Tennis Ping-pong, or table tennis, is a sport where players hit a lightweight ball back and forth across a table.

The only people who play this sport are teenagers

And now it's an Olympic Sport. It's the most BORING thing to watch AND to play. You smash a tiny ball off a paddle back and forth until the ball jumps away from you. It isn't very fun, or necessary to exist - kaitlynrad11

So cool and a great way of having fun without too much physical action

It's boring tennis with the players bigger than the court, not the other way around. In fact, maybe it is baseball + tennis minimized. - BlueTopazIceVanilla

27 Rounders

I love hitting Big balls as far as I can

It's the same as Baseball.


28 Squash

We had a squash team at my middle school. To this day I still have no idea what squash is. - RobertWisdom

What the hell is Squash?

Squash is an amazing sport with long and exciting rallies

Squash isn't just hitting it against a wall

29 Shot Putt

Men's shot put z

The women's shot put is great because you can see all the ladies in one place who would be physically superior to a man if they were married.

Oh let's throw a 2kg ball 23m

30 Fishing

Not a sport. Something Grandpa does with his son and grand son in the summer. - RobertWisdom

A sport that is all about waiting for a fish to bite a hook. Do people seriously put sports like gymnastics and dancing above this?

How is this not in the top 3? Basically this sport is waiting an hour for a fish to bite the hook. Then you release it after all you've waited. That's it. Catching a fish may be exciting, but waiting for one to bite is an absolute bore!

I guess flatlanders who live in farm country might not think it's a sport, but 3/4 of the earth's surface is covered by OCEAN.
The fish can be HUGE, there are SHARKS that you can fish for directly, or that come up and attack your catch right in front of you.
A 500 pound marlin or tuna takes massive muscles to bring in.
Oh never mind, just stay in your backyard ponds and away from me.

31 Rowing

I'd have to agree with this one. While it is very intense and demanding from the rower's point of view( don't get me wrong, I'm not hating on rowers. Y'all are very strong and I admire your determination) it is very boring to watch. I bet it would be fun and challenging to do though. - SassyEquine

I'm a committed rower. And while it is one of the hardest sports in the world, It's relatively boring. The last 30 seconds are usually pretty interesting and maybe the first 30 but that's it!

Rowing is one of the best sports there is!

Sorry, to all the rowers out there, but it is very boring!

32 Netball

So boring it's not really a sport and it's so un active

not boring

It is an amazing sport! How is is under top 50?

Zzz. If it were Netflix, I'd watch it.

33 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..

Boxing is awesome, remove it immediately

Boxing is not that boring compared to other sports and it deserves to be a little bit lower in the list. The only time it DESERVES to be number ONE is when Floyd Mayweather Jr. fights.

It is not only boring, it is horrible to watch people trying to hit each other so hard that the may even die.

This is a disgrace to sports, they punch each other and they start bleeding

34 Kabbadi

It is the sport which is at it's most boring form ever All you need to do is touch the opposition team members going into their territory and later come back to yours

I had this once! Bed ridden for days!

Erm whats this

35 Archery Archery Archery is the sport, practice or skill of using a bow to propel arrows. The word comes from the Latin arcus.

Not even a sport. - RobertWisdom

Archery looks fun. - Luckys

Ya'll will plead this and vote for this for your entire life until someone shoot they arrow into the exact center.

I love archery! Way better than throwing a ball around and tackling each other. At least explain why you hate it. Hunger Games forever.

36 Rugby League Rugby League Rugby league football, usually called rugby league, league, rugby or football , is a full contact sport played by two teams of thirteen players on a rectangular field.

I hate how everyone is so excited always about the rugby and hates on other suburbs because of the rugby. Divides people/suburbs, not bring them together.

Rugby is not really that much like football. I'm just posting this to let people know.

Rugby is way better then soccer,in soccer you just kick a ball up an down the field and nearly every body dives

Gridiron wannabees

37 Lawn Bowls

I have seen tournaments of this sport. 95% of players are old people 60 years and up. But it is kind of fun seeing a feeble old man riling a ball down a very long grassy lane in order to get close to a ball on the other end and see him dance in victory in front of a annoy old woman.


38 Superbike Racing
39 Billiards

"You sit there hit a ball it went into the hole yay it's so damn easy."
And that's so damn ignorant; barely even qualifies as English.
There are no holes in billiards; that would be pool, formerly known as pocket billiards.
The fact that you think it easy says you've probably never played, at least not seriously.

So boring it's not funny
You sit there hit a ball it went into the hole yay it's so damn easy

No one likes snooker except Ash... But no one likes Ash

Fun to play. Terrible to be forced to watch.

40 Australian Football

This game is honestly the most pathetic thing in the world and an embarrassment to Australia.
Worst part of it is defiantly the fans, no passion, no selective seating, and for some reason they hate every other sport but this pus.
As an Australian, I am embracing the fact that world football (soccer) is now more played than AFL in this country.
Time to catch up to the rest of the world people!

Footy Is one of the best sports in the world what are you talking about an embarrassment to Aussies this is the sport the whole world should be playing it's the most hardcore game there is

Joke of a game men kicking a ball around. Poor tactics simply no reason it is a mix of every bad sport.

These guys are all drunk

41 Pool

Love on my phone but when it comes to real life all you do is hit with a pole

8 ball pool is fun to play on my phone

... billiards, pool ... whatever

Pool is the best sport ever so screw off bitch

42 Fencing

How is this awesome sport on here? It's sword fighting!

so boring

This is the most boring sport maybe it isn't even a sport...

Fat people sport

43 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".

Horrendously BORING!

It's really fun to play, though

Love 2 play it

Why, just why?

44 Snooker

What is this? - KingSlayer93316

What the hell is snooker? - RobertWisdom

Snooker is not an instrument or a trashy night club. You know what pool is right?

I’ve never heard of it, so must be boring.

45 Racewalking

number 1

Just looks like emaciated incontinent people hustling to the restroom

You watch people walk to a finish line! What is the point in that? There is even a 'certain technique' to the walking! Why should people get a medal for walking?

For people who want a Olympic gold medal but can't run.

46 Canoeing
47 Competitive Speed Walking

I have been a competititive speed walker for 30 years now and I can tell ya IT ID HARD. I dislocate my hip everyday and once I started coughing so hard My eyes came out their socket's and through my nose and ears. - failross

What? Why is this a sport? - soccerobsessed

This is not walking, this is actually mincing.

Who needs to walk when you can 3/4 jog

48 Cycling

Cycling I understand may be boring if you watch all of a road race. But trust me if you're racing it's the most fun you'll ever have. Try watching Track cycling as you can see all of the action.

What? No 40? This is the most boring and stupid sport I've ever seen. every time my dad watches this I want to rip my arm off and throw it at T.V. who wants to watch bunch of skinny and sweaty men padeling for hours. Whoever invented this game should brun in hell.

Wow this number 29 THIS is the most BORING sport in the world! All it is is a bunch of people in tight clothing riding bicycles for hundreds of miles! All you need to watch in cycling is ten seconds and you got the whole idea of the sport. Pedal pedal pedal pass pedal pedal pedal, grab water bottle pedal pedal cross finish line YAY it's finally over!

If you say it is boring look at your mirror

49 Hockey


I love hockey. It’s always a joy to watch people hit a puck around and crash into a wall or other players - KingSlayer93316

So boring! It is a slow version of ice hockey except that the players miss the ball half the time and can only use the side of the stick. On top of that, they can't keep possession so it turns into a boring hacking fight! Then when the ball is near the goal, all you have to do is find some way to hit it on target and it's a goal because the keeper can't stop such a little ball from going in a big goal. It is officially my least favorite sport. I'd rather watch golf NASCAR any day.

Are you kidding? Hockey is love. Hockey is life

50 Arrm Wrestling

I love arrm wrestling - 0w0uwu

Arrm wrestling is not a sport. Neither is arm wrestling.

It's boring you just move your hand back and forth with someone else

Arm wrestling is just an excuse for closet homosexuals to hold hands without people suspecting they are gay.

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