Sports and games
People all over the world are very fond of sports and
games. That is one thing in which people of every nationality and class are
The most popular outdoor winter sports are shooting,
hunting, hockey and in the countries where the weather is frosty and there is
much snow-skating, skiing and tobogganing. Some people greatly enjoy
figure-skating and ski-jumping.
Summer affords excellent opportunities for swimming,
boating, yachting, cycling, gliding and many other sports. Among outdoor games
football takes the first place in public interest. This game is played in all
the countries of the world. The other favourite games in different countries
are golf, tennis, cricket, volleyball, basketball and so on. Badminton is also
All the year round many people indulge in boxing,
wrestling, athletics, gymnastics and track and field events. A lot of girls and
women go in for callisthenics.
Among indoor games the most popular are billiards,
table tennis, draughts and some others, but the great international game is
chess of course. The results of chess tournaments are studied and discussed by
thousands of enthusiasts in different countries.
So we may say that sport is one of the things that
makes all people kin.
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