|A sport can be enjoyed for one's own sake or as health pursuits or leisure or at a competitive level. People have taken part in sport, either for recreation purpose or for the thrill of the competition, since ancient times. Today sport is a thriving industry, with billions of pounds poured into it each year by the public, sponsors, and by the television companies.
There is now a growing concern and demand for fitness and health and new trends in sport are always emerging and surfacing. A sportsperson is required to be dedicated and disciplined and more over should be alert both physically and mentally. Most of the sports can be classified under one or more of the following categories such as athletic, racket, combat, equestrian, wheel, water, and winter sports. Among all these athletics, is probably one of the most popular groups of sport, which includes running, throwing, hurdling, and jumping. However many sports are played during winter season exceptionally known as winter sports that are performed on snow and ice including snowboarding, ice hockey, and skiing. The activity involved in sports provides entertainment as well as fitness and health.|