Synonyms of 'sport: Other sports'
angling or fishingthe art or sport of catching fish with a rod and line and a baited hook or other lure, such as a fly; fishing archerythe art or sport of shooting with bows and arrows badmintona game played with rackets and a shuttlecock, which is hit back and forth across a high net ballooningbilliardsboulesa game, popular in France, in which metal bowls are thrown to land as near as possible to a target ball. It is played on rough surfaces bowlsskittles or tenpin bowling bullfightingcandlepinscanyoningthe sport of travelling down a river situated in a canyon by a variety of means including scrambling, floating, swimming, and abseiling clay pigeon shootingcockfightingcoursinga sport in which hounds are matched against one another in pairs for the hunting of hares by sight croquetcyclingcyclo-crossthis sport dartsdecathlonfalconrythe sport of causing falcons to return from flight to their trainer and to hunt quarry under his or her direction fivesa ball game similar to squash but played with bats or the hands fly-fishingfox-huntinga sport in which hunters follow a pack of hounds in pursuit of a fox glidingthe sport of flying in a glider golfgreyhound racinga sport in which a mechanically propelled dummy hare is pursued by greyhounds around a race track gymnasticshang glidingthe sport of gliding through the air while hanging suspended by a harness from a large kitelike device (hang glider) jai alaia version of pelota played by two or four players lawn tennistennis played on a grass court modern pentathlonan athletic contest consisting of five different events: horse riding with jumps, fencing with electric épée, freestyle swimming, pistol shooting, and cross-country running mountaineeringpaddleballparachutingthe hobby, sport, or practice of landing by parachute from an aircraft paraglidingthe sport of cross-country gliding using a specially designed parachute shaped like flexible wings parascendinga sport in which a participant wears a parachute and becomes airborne by being towed by a vehicle into the wind and then descends by parachute paraskiingthe sport of jumping off high mountains wearing skis and a light parachute composed of inflatable fabric tubes that form a semirigid wing pelotaany of various games played in Spain, Spanish America, SW France, etc, by two players who use a basket strapped to their wrists or a wooden racket to propel a ball against a specially marked wall pétanquea French game similar to bowls pigeon racingpoolthe combined stakes of the betters in many gambling sports or games; kitty potholinga sport in which participants explore underground caves quoitsracketsa game similar to squash played in a large four-walled court by two or four players using rackets and a small hard ball real tennisan ancient form of tennis played in a four-walled indoor court with various openings, a sloping-roofed corridor along three sides, and a buttress on the fourth side rhythmic gymnasticsa form of gymnastics involving movements using hand apparatus such as balls, hoops, and ribbons rock climbingthe technique and sport of climbing on steep rock faces, usually with ropes and other equipment and as part of a team or pair roller skatingshootingthe sport of shooting game skeeta form of clay-pigeon shooting in which targets are hurled from two traps at varying speeds and angles skittlesskydivingthe sport of parachute jumping, in which participants perform manoeuvres before opening the parachute and attempt to land accurately snookera game played on a billiard table with 15 red balls, six balls of other colours, and a white cue ball. The object is to pot the balls in a certain order squash or squash racketsa game for two or four players played in an enclosed court with a small rubber ball and light long-handled rackets. The ball may be hit against any of the walls but must hit the facing wall at a point above a horizontal line table tennisa miniature form of tennis played on a table with small bats and a light hollow ball tennisa racket game played between two players or pairs of players who hit a ball to and fro over a net on a rectangular court of grass, asphalt, clay, etc tenpin bowlinga bowling game in which heavy bowls are rolled down a long lane to knock over the ten target pins at the other end trampoliningtrapshootingthe sport of shooting at clay pigeons thrown up by a trap triathlonan athletic contest in which each athlete competes in three different events: swimming, cycling, and running weightliftingthe sport of lifting barbells of specified weights in a prescribed manner for competition or exercise ▷ See sport
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Word List of sport: Other sports from the Collins English Word Lists