Worst Sports


The Top Ten

1 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.

Cricket not gay

It's played mostly in the worst countries on earth. Enough said.

Whoever thinks cricket is bad needs a smack in the face with a cricket bat.

Clearly the most stupid sport unless your brain has been washed when I child and you no longer can think on your own.

2 Cheerleading

Cheerleaders are at the gym for 2 hours a day. Well gymnast at the gym for seven hours a day! Cheerleaders always claimed are the best but truly cheerleading is only popular because it gained popularity and all the boys like seeing those girls with make up on not to mention 12 pounds make up

Its not even a sport

Its just dumb, shouldn't be a sport

This stupid girl sport

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

Way too slow paced and pitchers are too good now for batters. Might be interesting if actual athletes picked up the sport.

Hands down the most boring over-hyped game in the world. I'd rather watch grass grow.

Why the hell is cricket no. 1? Cricket is a great sport! It has way more strategy than baseball. In baseball, you get 3 tries to hit a ball as ahrd as you can, then run as fast as you can to your base. And the strike rate for most players is like 0.345 or something. In cricket, you get much longer time to bat, there are different kinds of bowlers, and they play in a 360 degree field unlike baseball. Most Americans have no idea how good cricket is just because they haven't tried it.

Baseball has more strategy then cricket. In baseball, you have to hit it in a certain area which requires more skill then hitting it anywhere in an oval. You don't have to be in shape to play cricket while baseball players are in better health usually. Most Americans won't try cricket due to it taking more than 2 days to finish a game.

I love baseball

4 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.

What soccer should not be on list it's the best game ever!

When it's on the list and it's written soccer this can only mean one thing. Americans.

You guys can't just insult Americans like that. Who do you think you are? I happen to be AfricaN- American and I don't appreciate your tone.

Soccer is played all around the world unlike baseball or basketball and etc...
It is the best sport, and the most popular sport in the world. I happen to play soccer too. Ronaldo is the best soccer player in the world! ( Aka the person about to shoot the ball in the picture.) Whoever wrote this list must check their sports, because soccer is waaay by faaar the best sport in the world!
It is a fact. Ask the rest of the world.

It's good, but basketball is just better

5 Nascar

I can drive a car that not only turns left like NASCAR, but I can go right, reverse, take different roads, and carry passengers.

Nascar can get boring to watch on T.V., I get more excitment watching hockey, or baseball - trains45

I attended the Pennsylvania 500 once and it was inarguably the least entertaining spectacle I've ever witnessed.

I thought this was a list about sports, not about ovals. What's exciting about a group of cars that all drive the same speed all going in the same direction and all turning left at about the same time? I'd rather watch paint dry. Actually, I'd rather watch cricket. As far as car racing goes, NASCAR is the absolute worst. I wouldn't put car racing on my top 10 worst sports list, but NASCAR is way up there. Formula 1 is exciting and involves actual driving skills. Dirt tracks and dirt bikes are fun to watch. Do everyone a favor and simply abolish NASCAR.

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

Rather watch a plant grow.

Copied football not global sport it is also trash boring

Horrible garbage

It's 1% action and 99% people standing around looking confused. It's like watching paint dry but with more concussions and other permanent injuries. - NotShawn

7 Muggle Quidditch

Only absolute dorks play this fantasy game.

Who the crap even plays this game it's just a bunch of Harry potter nerds running around doing probably athletic stuff, but still why would you play this game

Not only is this muggliness one of the worst sports in existence, but it also has the dumbest people in the world running the organizations. For example, USQ prohibits high schools from playing college teams and community/ adult/ elderly teams. And since there is essentially zero high school teams it's literally impossible to start a high school team and expect to have any sort of fun whatsoever. Drastically hindering their potential (which they didn't have much to begin with) to grow the sport. Not only this but now USQ has split college and community teams into two separate pools. This will drastically hinder their growth once again. Not to mention that college and community teams are so spread out as it is that now it would be insanely difficult to ever play games, especially with a variety of teams (assuming that you're lucky enough to even have a single team near you). The question is: how is anyone insane enough to play Muggle Quidditch suppose to have fun at all?!? Since Muggle ...more

This list is rigged! Muggle Quidditch is easily the worst sport on this list!

8 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.

I have a big dong

I just want to be on the comment list

Skateboarding Olympics 2020! We win...

Not a sport. Just teens messing around on the street.

9 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.

Basketball is the best sport. It takes a level of competitiveness and multi-tasking that no other sport can achieve. Soccer is the most popular sport in the world, so why don't we compare them. In soccer, you play with 10 other teammates and have to constantly "dribble" the ball up and down the field to get the ball in the goal which is being guarded by a goalie. In basketball, you constantly go up and down the court busting your ass to get back and run whatever play you need to run to get a man open just to have an opportunity to score. Oh, and you know that goalie in soccer that prevents you from scoring? Well, there's five in basketball that follow you and make sure you can't do what you need to do, and there's one for each player who's currently on the court. I know there's defenders in soccer to, but from my experience playing both sports, there's a huge difference in how competitive the defense is. But I say the biggest thing that makes people love basketball is the sense of ...more - hiphopgod

Nope. While you people enjoy playing it, others are falling asleep watching it. Some of them are trying to, but they can't because the buzzer rings every time someone scores, which happens so frequently that the whole game is scoring. That is boring. Also the court is so small, and it takes five seconds to get to the other end of the court. At least in other sports, when you score, it's actually interesting because in other sports, scoring is not the common part of game. And dribbling and shooting on someone who is guarding a soccer goal is way harder than throwing it over some dude with their hands wildly in the air.

I hate it

My least favorite sport, majority of the community makes it look awful. Towards the end of every basketball game the losing team resorts to constantly penalizing the other team to stop the clock and try to come back, that is so broken and unentertaining.

10 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.

I hate golf but it has balls and holes which I like

It's a visible version of aids

You just hit a ball in a hole

Golf is a fun sport but, you can't really see what's happening when you are watching.


The Contenders

11 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.



It is a common sight to see LAX stickers on the bumpers of SUVs in suburban America. I hate those stickers. X is not a suitable substitute for crosse. Sorry if I offended any of you pathetic ignoramuses out there.

i hate it

12 Bull Riding Bull Riding Bull riding is a rodeo sport that involves a rider getting on a bucking bull and attempting to stay mounted while the animal tries to buck off the rider.American bull riding has been called "the most dangerous eight seconds in sports." To receive a score, the rider must stay atop the bull for eight ...read more.

I wouldn't want to watch bull riding, at all, or see anyone get badly injured - trains45

I agree with the 2nd last comment.

Animal Abuse


13 American Football

5 minute game spread over 5 hours...Boorriiinnng!


it is bad

Just fat guys playing a game where it should take 1 hour to play but takes 4 hours plus they have two teams in there own side to play the game. Also they wear pads and helmets show these guys a game of rugby league they wouldn't last five seconds

14 Curling

It is ice bowling for wussies and a fake sport

How dare you curling is good

I feel like the people who play this sport are retired janitors with lots of experience mopping and scrubbing

Soccer got more haters but this is to me truly the most stupid sport I've ever seen!

15 Snooker

What the hell is Nascar?

What the hell is snooker?

Ok to all those who don't know what Snooker is...its something Michael Jackson invented to entertain boys.

I can't believe you have never heard of snooker. Are you mad? Oh and it's a table sport I suppose.

16 Motocross

Too many injuties

Sounds absolutely tragic, anyone who does this should consider their life choices and try a PROPER sport

It is a sport you weaklings

This sucks so much never try it

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17 Squash

It is a game from my country.

? What the hell is that!?

It is like tennis, but with a less bouncy, smaller, and more painful ball. It is also played in a big box and requires strength from the arm, legs, and core.


18 Field Hockey

Not only is this the spawn of Satan but apparently 2.5 billion people follow this toss. You telling me that 1/3 of people follow this! I know none of them. Do you think the starving people in Africa are more concerned about FIELD HOCKEY when they don't have drinkable water?

So let me get this straight. Football, Baseball, and Ice Hockey are all in the top 10 but field hockey isn't even mentioned! It's so stupid! It makes every other sport look like Wii Sports! - dudesterravensfan

What a load of absolute waste of space and effort, who went to lengths to create such a bad game? It's football with sticks.

This sport is for GIRLS. Hockey is for posh women only. Should be illegal for men to play.

19 Competitive Eating

I thought sports were supposed to be healthy. - I80

Eating a lot I consider is not a sport. If u eat to much get fat. If you get fat you are not healthy and it is not good.

Better than nfl and MLB at least

I it bad for face hole.

20 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 suffered but survived doing volleyball on a hot 33+ day at school today with the brightness of the sand beating my eyes up and having no hat, getting sunburnt on the face and scalp, people pushing me around telling me to 'Try' or 'Hurry up'.
Seriously, it's torture.

The gayest sport evaaa

I currently play volleyball and the only reason I do it is to give me something to do in the fall. This sport is so easy to play. I'm not saying it's the easiest, but it doesn't take that much skill to be good. Also, it's basically the same play every time. Bump. Set. Spike. Bump. Set. Spike. It gets boring over time. Anyway, this is my opinion. I'm sure others might love it and that's fine. I just think it's not that interesting.

How the heck is volleyball on worst sports list? Volleyball's one of the hardest sports I've ever played! You throw yourself to the ground to get a ball that can be going 70mph and jump an average of 300 times per game!

Volleyball is the most amazing sport around! If you think volleyball is stupid your stupid.

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

No its very good

My friends and I used to have ping pong tournaments while drinking alcohol and smoking weed. Things sometimes got out of hand. Arguments and fights were common. My memories of said tournaments are rife with disharmony and antisocial behavior. To hell with ping pong!

Ping pong is literally the worst stop watch talking bout m8

This list in itself is stupid. There are no bad sports. Each sport has its benefits. If you don't like a certain type of sport, just don't do it...

22 Formula One

Bad for the environment? true but I like cars anyway.

I mean they're fun but why do you need a lot of cars just to crash each other

This is bad for the environment and needs to stop.


23 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.

I believe that hockey is the worst sport to ever exist for various reasons. For starters, the sport is was to violent. I know people that play and almost every weekend, he got carried of the ice in a neck brace in an ambulance. The sport disregards the safety of the players involved. Even though they claim that they are making advancements in the safety department. They cannot ensure that the players are safe during the game. Second, the sport is BORING! The sport moves to slow for those who are interested in actual sports. They just skate around on the ice and hit each other way to hard while the refs stand idly by. Third, it doesn't have equal opportunity for people to play. Many colleges do not offer this sport, along with many high schools. This is limiting the number of people allowed to play. For example, softball and baseball are easily accessible and played in every state. HOCKEY SHOULD BE LISTED AS THE WORST SPORT TO EVER EXIST. I STAND BY THIS STATEMENT 100% AND WILL NOT ...more

I was a roommate of two hockey enthusiasts years ago. A Rangers fan and a Flyers fan. They were watching a game and I sat there, confused. I didn't know the rules. My roommates enthusiastically explained everything to me.I was grateful for the education,but I never watched another game again.

High speed soccer on ice.

Why its bad

24 Handball

Handball is one of the most exciting, interesting, competitive, and fun games known. If you don't like it, it's probably because you just can't play it right, let alone at all.

best game

Ll of yop who hate it, probably just can't play it right, or at all to say. It should not be even close to the worst sports list, let alone on it.


25 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.

Wrestling allows for a small person to achieve athletic glory. I'm acquainted with a little person who was quite a successful wrestler, albeit in at a very light weight class, and he is extraordinarily confident and cocky. Without wrestling, his world would have been far less macho. I applaud wrestling for providing such midgets with a chance to shine athletically.

Stupid and painful ossh


Wrestling is the most disciplining combat sport one can ever do. Wrestling is shaped my life at the high school and Collegiate level I would recommend wrestling to absolutely anyone willing to put their self through a rigorous experience to be the best person they can be

26 Frisbee Golf

Best sport though

Best sport ever

Honestly best sport ever?

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

I hate it so much


It’s lower than soccer because soccer is trash

Oh, please no. This sport is a retarded sport, and whoever plays this should visit a mental hospital. You just do a cartwheel, do another one, and keep doing it. Then you do it in front of drunk judges. Plus, to play this, you have to be either 4 years old or 4 feet tall. Whoever dislikes this comment is also very idiotic. Please, gymnasts, get a life. - huskie44

28 Netball


Netball is the worst sport of all time and if you play it I hate you

it big bad

It's not boring if the girls are hot though

29 Australian Rules Football

It is the best sport in the world

It's trash. Trust me, I'm Aussie. I grew up around this, and I absolutely hate it. It is the most boring thing ever. It is the thing I hate most about Australia, and I want it gone. It is also incredibly male dominated, and although they have recently introduced women's AFL, it gets very little attention. It last for a few weeks, while the men's lasts half the year, and women get paid barely anything. And not to mention that all the talk shows about the men's AFL are sexist, and constantly treat women as inferior. And of course, there are the fans. I hate listening to my family yell at the T.V., constantly talking about how trash their team is, and how the umpires are liars, and how no one puts in any effort. A few nights ago, I was watching the World Cup. I was watching Japan and Colombia play, and I was at the T.V., alone, cheering for Colombia. However, I wasn't screaming, I was always having courage that they could win. I wasn't talking about how garbage Colombia is, unlike most ...more

Utter Crap! Most people that enjoy this rubbish have only 2 teeth, are VB drinkers, have mullets and wear AFL Jersey's as formal attire. This sport sucks!

I'm not even offended and this is coming from an Aussie. This sport sucks and it's really boring to watch! the fans are even worse then the sport itself!

30 Gaming

Gaming is bad for your brain go play baseball or softball instead.

This is for wimps boiii what crap is this rugby is the toughest and nfl

A sport is an athletic endeavor. People who play sports are athletes. Gaming, as the name implies, is a game. People who indulge in gaming ARE NOT ATHLETES!

Gaming is not a sport. your just too damn lazy to go outside and play an actual sport

31 Rugby

I just don't like it simple

It’s too violent

WHY IT IS EPIC, injurinity the enemy is fun


32 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".


Badminton is awesome!

Why is it here! I play it every Tuesday and Friday! You've just never played it or your trainers very boring

It's the best sport I played in my life

33 Athletics

What is athletics

Uhhh, doesn't this include every single sport that involves athleticism?

Its just so boring to watch, you know? its like, when watch athletics when I could watch mentalities?

34 Cross Country Running

It is very exhausting and not that fun to enter. Not worth the time either since the reward is MORE BONE BREAKING RUNNING!

Wait why is this even on the list?

Cross Country should be number 1 on best sports, shouldn't even be on this list

I love running through parks and beautiful fall trees cross country rocks!

35 Darts

Throw a dart at a cork board and see how lucky you are.

Not even a sport only played by drunk far blokes.

36 Rowing

Rowing is the best sport I have had the pleaser of competing in, unlike any other I have seen.

Paddling is better.

By far the most boring thing I've ever watched

I don't know about you, but this sport is painful as hell and it is even worse when you hate all the people on your boat

37 Pool

Not a sport, just a game. - SassyEquine

Pool is boring


38 Ringette

Its doo doo

What is this?

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

Horrible. All you do is hit a ball to the other side of the court and yell. What rubbish


Anybody that thinks tennis is easy or bad or dumb probably is missing a couple of chromosomes. tennis is by far the most challenging sport to master you for the most part you have to start at the age of 6 just to be decent.

Tennis is a great sport, as it is very hard to master. It is extremely physical and nerve raking. You are always involved.

40 Bowling

The only physical thing in bowling is throwing a pin down a lane.

41 Kickball

O my god I hate it

it is fun

It's not boring it's actually really fun! 😃

42 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..

A sport where the goal is to concuss your opponent into unconsciousness before you are concussed into unconsciousness.

How the hell is this 49 not #1? Boxing is brutal, some scotish guy died after the match. And if I'm watching boxing, what am I watching? Oh yeah, some guys punching each other and risking their lives for nothing. How the hell can you be a boxer and how the hell can you like boxing? It's like you are walking and than you see some guys punching each other wanting to KILL each other and wish they have guns and say: Oh yeah, see them try to kill each other, how brutal they can, it's fun! It's great! HOW THE HELL IS THIS NOT #1. It's the only sport I hate except taekwando, karate, and wrestling.

Boxing for me is fun but my coach constantly kicks me if I do anything wrong. He also threatens me saying if I don't win in sparring he will beat me up.

Who does this so what you go into a space with someone and punch each other nice way to live your life

43 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 ...read more.

This is the worst sport

This sport ruined my life. My sister and mom are obsessed with horseback riding and it's driven me to the point I've had enough. Seriously, it's boring to do and boring to watch; this needs to be higher, because we can't do anything but go to watch my sister/mom ride around and jump on horses for three or so hours. I used to be a horseback rider myself, but I quit because I found it terrible and my parents argue over this sport.

PLEASE put this at number 1

No, no, no. This is talking about competitive horse riding (which is the best). It may be boring to you because you're on worn out old ponies that are used for BEGINNERS. Show some respect, ungrateful people - Horsesrlife

Horse back riding is the best sport in the world because it is starting a bond between a man and horse. I do barrel racing and pole bending I used to do jumping and western pleasure but I hated it but still I LOVE horses I own 3 now

Horse riding: THE best sport

44 Cycling

I love this sport

Yes. - PatrickStar3

45 Water Polo

Polo is a great fast paced game trying to control your horse and play a game at the same time is pretty hard

This is like normal polo but you ride water horses, right?

Its water polo not polo, and I have no idea how the players are able to keep their legs moving for so long

Polo is a fast paced game which is really exciting to be part of it involves a lot of skill to play

46 Softball

You be lying softball is amazing

It's the worst sport of all time

It is boring its easy version of baseball

Soft ball is the 1worst sport

47 Speed Walking

The rich history of this sport stands alone. No sport in the history of athletics has induced more visceral and impassioned displays of heroism. In my mind the speed walker is head and shoulders above all other athletes. It is a beautiful combination of stamina and willpower that places the speed walker on a pedestal from where he can indulge in well earned adoration from the commoners beneath him.

Speed walking isn't a sport it is in track but its very boring

I don't even like walking

You haters are jealous. It takes a lot of skill to walk the fastest without running

48 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.

No what this is the BEST

Actually I think figure skating is one of the best sports ever. It is way better than any sport where sweaty guys run up and down a field with a ball like baboons chasing a coconut

I would rather watch teletubbies than this. And I would rather participate in competitive eating than this. - Kaboom

I think it's one of the best sports

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49 Sumo Wrestling

Funny lol

It's just two fat dudes trying to push each other. Worst sport ever! It doesn't even deserve to be a sport!

This sport is so funny! Two fat men trying to do belly flops on each other and pushing each other

This sport is funny to watch

50 Flickerball

The only reason this is 51st is because nobody knows what it is

The worst sport

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