ⓘ Sports

List of professional sports

This is a list of professional sports – that is, sports that support one or more systems of professional sports players, sportspeople by occupation. Such sports also have a vibrant community of amateur players, from whom the best rise to become professionals.

List of sports

The following is a list of sports/games, divided by category. According to the World Sports Encyclopedia 2003, there are 8.000 indigenous sports and sporting games.