Most Popular Sports of the Olympic GamesMatrixGuy
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This is the best sport to watch at the Olympic Games because their is a lot of high drama in this sport. For instance, Svetlana Khorkina was a diva at Atlanta, Sydney, and Athens. Athens was the games when she said that her all around win was stolen by Carly Patterson of the USA and thought that her win was a fixed. Then you have the talented stars like Oksana Chusovitina, who went to 7 olympics and 43 years old. She had a suffering story like when her son was diagnosed with leukemia and then at Beijing when she won that silver medal, she helped him to make sure he didn't have leukemia anymore.
Gymnastics is the best Olympic sport because of the intensity. Sure, you can scream at your T.V. for a soccer player to make a goal, but you'd be fighting with it by watching gymnastics. Or maybe I'm just too big a fan.
This is the most beautiful sport to watch because there are actual routines planned for it. They are made to look lovely to watch, to show off athletic skill. A lot of Olympic sports are just a game, gymnastics is made to be a thrill to watch on purpose! I can't wait!
With other sports, you can try it out or do it casually like football, basketball, handball, swimming, etc. But you can't even pretend to do gymnastics casually unless you're trained for it. It's intense competition and they do it with grace and ease nonethelessV 32 Comments
When people think of the Olympics they think of athletics. That's why closing and opening ceremonies are always held in the athletics ceremonies. I don't watch the Olympic for football, tennis, cricket etc because the Olympics is not the pinnacle of those sports, that's why the Olympics is all about athletics.
Track and field is no doubt the hardest event in the olympics. People talk more about gymnastics because the gymnasts look ridiculous and act like babies, but the real sport is track and field, minus the discus and hammer throw.
Without athletics there would be no Olympic Games. That is why it is shameful that the IOC does not do more to genuinely tackle and punsh the scourge of doping.
Seeing the fastest people in the world, pushing biological human limits is simply astounding.V 23 Comments
Voted because I do swim
Swimming is one of the most popular sports - if not the most popular sport in the Olympics simply because everyone can relate to swimming. Swimming is an easy sport to follow and to root for and everyone has swam before or seen someone swimming. Not to mention swimmers are super good looking and easy on the eyes!
The only sport I specifically tune in to watch is aiming. The gymnasts seem mediocre in the last few Olympic Games. I do like beach volleyball also.
Michael phelps best olympian of all time swimming is the greatestV 14 Comments
Men love beach volleyball because of the skimpy outfit of the girls. They should wear proper athletic outfits, like the other Olympic athletes not bikinis. It looks unprofessional for the Olympics. It's OK for the beach, perhaps.
Without this ratings would lose a large demographic.
It sucks so bad
Kerri and April are the best beach ball players in the worldV 2 Comments
Only sport that's good in summer, best over all is hockey. I mean really? It's the only sport in the summer olympics that anyone cares about besides the olympics - nmorse88
The best way Just like nba players inV 5 Comments
It's just fantastic looking at 105+ category lifters' performance
I agree that this was the best
It should be a televised sport every where
Good for building muscle and for competing!
Every point is exciting. The best game in the olympics.
It's exiting and funV 6 Comments
Bicycles are real cool and very smart. The models vary depending on the trip ahead and there is always a difference for any type of obstacles the rider faces from model of chassis or ability of the area and useful speed changing depending on the landscape, Some obstacles are complete not possible without the right bicycle and sometimes even skill of the rider. There are many features such as speed change for different kinds of paths that work better than other. Winter can sometime be the hardest for a bicycle, also suspensions and seat plus the gears are all a part of the experience. High recommendation to invest in the bicycle and the many shapes, sizes as well that it might be available with at a vendor. The five major points outweigh other sports which are not smooth ahead as a bicycle can be. A beautiful creation to invest in those bicycles. - iliescu
Cycling is a favorite, got 4 or 5 of them. Even reaches the Olympics as a contender. Many unique models which has biking even more so interesting. A good contraption, and has been proving that for a while now. - iliescu
Cycling or Bicycles are intelligent and remain a great alternative over static or team sports. - iliescu
No matter how many people are just too cuteV 1 Comment
It's so amazing, everyone should play it.
Messi is best Go Argentina #Messi_is_best #Messi10
What his should be firstV 14 Comments
Its fun and it uses all your muscles in your body,
So tough on the body but good for you.
Great sport. Requires the same amount of training but must keep adrenaline in check in order to aim and focus accurately.
Yes it was the best thing ever
Archery is an amazing sport, and is severely underestimated. I lovethis sport.
Hawkeyes sportV 2 Comments
Diving is a very undermined sport. Lots of people think they can just "pick the sport up" and that it is easy, but that is far from the truth. I takes lots of concentration, practice, and uses every muscle in your body. It is a very mental sport. People don't realize how fast you travel in the air and how much water can really hurt. When a diver jumps off ten meter (equivalent to a 3 story building) they travel at least 60mph before they hit the water. Synchronized diving is one of the hardest to master as well!
It is one of the most majestic sports to watch. I would rank it among or near gymnastics and swimming!
I love this sport, apparently they are going to make diving into the ground a sport and see who survives the longest
Diving is the best sport by far because it takes lots of skill and it is amazing to watch. Tom Daley for gold!V 2 Comments
Toughest sport in the world: aerobic, anaerobic, technical, tactical
Best sport in the world thank you japan
Most beautiful sport in the world.
A lot of love has to go into itV 2 Comments
Fast paced and action packed
Love Crista cullen
I like it
Equestrian is the most passionate, beautiful, and skilled sport, Always so interesting and exciting to watch I LOVE it
If you have ever watched show jumping you would know of the incredible tension in the jump off!
It is very difficult to train and be in harmony with the horse and the creatures are amazing and powerful animals
You get to see beautiful partnerships between horse and man, each one unique. Expect thrilling rides in cross country with treacherous jumps, unbelievable skill and beauty in dressage and massive flawless jumps in showjumping. Amazing.V 5 Comments
Table Tennis, Handball, Football, Gymnastics, Football and Aquatics (inc diving) are the best in my opinion.
Because it really need a skills and determination. and also you need a concentration
I love this game so many punch ups and fights. hopefully jamie soward wins gold again
Unlike other sports, big money has never tainted or entered the professional badminton arena. Therefore, from beginner to professional it is still a sport played for the sheer love and enjoyment of it. Just look at the immense dedication and extreme fitness levels required - and the height some players get in the jump smash - incredible. Hitting the shuttle at just under 500 kph (over 300 mph) make this the fastest racket sport in the world. And all for the love of the sport and not the money! Played all over the world by ALL age groups Badminton is simply not covered enough by the media - why not? - no big money to be won!
I love watching and playing badminton. Even when it's not professional and I'm watching the little kids at practice play it's so fun to watch
" gets you so hyped up and pumped and is way faster than tennis"
This sport is developing so fastV 2 Comments
I shoot in the junior olympics and I got 3 Ed for nationals it is the hardest sport that's out there and I do basketball and football to and it's really tough
My friend shoots clay pidgins and got 39 out of 40
What if someone shoots someone's head off
Shooting is very goodV 3 Comments
Well... Ireland do really well in this sport and have a big team in it and it is really entertaining to watch.
Boxing is a man sport
Great sport if you want to keep your fitness up. I swim competitively and I love it.
Swimming is one of the most challenging sports out there, soI have to give swimmers a lot of credit.
I swim lots and it rules: it keeps you fit and healthy.
I Love swimmingV 2 Comments
Fast and emotional..Very imprevisible sometimes..really fun
It Has An Eye Staring Contest
You have to fast on your feet
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Great sport.. One of those authentic sports like running where one does not need million dollar equipment.. And every nation can take part
Best all round sport
Sport of the Sports - fuadmondeo
Best sport by far in the olympics. Non stop action. Like having international NFL but even more exciting.
Rugby 7s is a good sport to keep you healthy and strong
Rugby sevens the best and most popular one
Best Sport. No question
It is fun
Awesome martial arts
Its fun to watch
It is fun
Golf is boring and should not be in the Olympics.
It is the last game I want to play
Hi, Golf is an amazing sport with much to discover!
I love golf no matter whatV 2 Comments
Rhythmic gymnastics is amazing because you see people doing fun routines with flair and it also involves gymnastics so there's something for everyone and you don't have to do gymnastics to enjoy it!
Incredible to watch the beauty in which they work with the different equipment.
Get lost netball
Is the best
How is this an Olympic sport
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