Unusual Sports from Around the World
Most Popular Unusual Sports
There are plenty of weird and unusual sports in the world, and even some of the mainstream sports may seem a bit unusual to you. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and some of the sports listed here would only be loved by beholders. The sports range from interesting right up to just plain whacky. See what you think.
It is not only the sports that are unusual - check out this list of Unusual Sports Names.
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Category Listings of Unusual Sports
- Wacky Races — anything that has a start and finish line.
- Throwing Competitions — most things can be thrown.
- Olympic Types — group some weird events together, and you too can have an Olympics.
- Ball Sports — unusual games with balls.
- Football Versions — there are many variations of the world game.
- Battles — competitions between teams or individuals.
- Hybrid Sports — combining the best of more than one sport.
- Pastimes — once done in the privacy of your own home, now everyone can see you play.
- Eating and Drinking — get it down fast, for those with an iron stomach.
- Animal Sports — if we can do it, so can the animals. Animal cruelty is not condoned.
- Games — unusual games of skill, though not all skills that you would be proud of.
- Popular — these sports may seem unusual to some of us, but there are plenty of people who play.
- Bowling & Rolling — sports where something or someone has to be rolled or bowled.
- Events — there are many activities around the world that are very unusual, but are not actually a sport. They do however need to be mentioned.
- Uncategorized (other) — these are yet to be categorized, or maybe they defy categorization.
- Test your knowledge with the Unusual Sports Quiz
- There are many discontinued Olympic Sports that would be considered unusual too.
- a selection of videos of unusual sports.
- sports fun - quotes and products and other funny stuff.
- About Newly Created Sports