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15 April 2016 / / Opinion
According to the Oxford English Dictionary a sport is classified as “An activity involving physical exertion and skill in which an individual or team competes against another or others for entertainment”, and “An occasion on which people compete in various athletic activities”. SportAccord, the international sports federation association, determines what should be considered as sport based on the following criteria: The sport proposed should include an element of competition. The sport should not rely on any element of “luck” specifically integrated into the sport.
02 January 2013 / / Opinion
Golf is not a sport. Golf is not a sport, shooting is not a sport, and Chess And StarCraft are not a sports either. To understand why I am saying golf is not a sport you have to understand the way I classify what a sport is. A sport, in my mind, needs to contain two components: a physical one and a skill aspect. There are many activities that have only one of those two aspects, either requiring skill to do well, or requiring some form of physical talent, but fewer of which fall into both.