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Sport includes all forms of competitive physical activity or games which, through casual or organized participation, at least in part aim to use, maintain or improve physical ability and skills while providing enjoyment to participants, and in some cases, entertainment for spectators. Sports can bring positive results to one's physical health. Hundreds of sports exist, from those between single contestants, through to those with hundreds of simultaneous participants, either in teams or competing as individuals. In certain sports such as racing, many contestants may compete, simultaneously or consecutively, with one winner; in others, the contest (a match) is between two sides, each attempting to exceed the other. Some sports allow a "tie" or "draw", in which there is no single winner; others provide tie-breaking methods to ensure one winner and one loser. A number of contests may be arranged in a tournament producing a champion. Many sports leagues make an annual champion by arranging games in a regular sports season, followed in some cases by playoffs.

Sport is generally recognised as system of activities which are based in physical athleticism or physical dexterity, with the largest major competitions such as the Olympic Games admitting only sports meeting this definition, and other organisations such as the Council of Europe using definitions precluding activities without a physical element from classification as sports. However, a number of competitive, but non-physical, activities claim recognition as mind sports. The International Olympic Committee (through ARISF) recognises both chess and bridge as bona fide sports, and SportAccord, the international sports federation association, recognises five non-physical sports: bridge, chess, draughts (checkers), Go and xiangqi, and limits the number of mind games which can be admitted as sports.

Sport is usually governed by a set of rules or customs, which serve to ensure fair competition, and allow consistent adjudication of the winner. Winning can be determined by physical events such as scoring goals or crossing a line first. It can also be determined by judges who are scoring elements of the sporting performance, including objective or subjective measures such as technical performance or artistic impression.

Records of performance are often kept, and for popular sports, this information may be widely announced or reported in sport news. Sport is also a major source of entertainment for non-participants, with spectator sport drawing large crowds to sport venues, and reaching wider audiences through broadcasting. Sport betting is in some cases severely regulated, and in some cases is central to the sport.

According to A.T. Kearney, a consultancy, the global sporting industry is worth up to $620 billion as of 2013. The world's most accessible and practised sport is running, while association football is the most popular spectator sport.

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[King Kelly, Chicago White Stockings, baseball card portrait]

[King Kelly, Chicago White Stockings, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. "$10,000"- -caption on card. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

Young women with members of the Three-Quarter Century Softball Club in St. Petersburg, Florida

Young women with members of the Three-Quarter Century Softball Club in...

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[Exercises of the youths]

[Exercises of the youths]

Native youths shooting arrows, throwing balls at target placed atop tall pole, and running races.

[The widows approach the chief]

[The widows approach the chief]

Native youths shooting arrows, throwing balls at target placed atop tall pole, and running races.

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Plan du Cap de Hoorne situé par 56. d. de latt. S. de la Grande Baye ou golfe ou relacha le Nare. le françois Capne. Mr. Ioachim Darquistade au mois d'avril 1715 et des isles qu'il trouva au S.O. du dit cap 17 L 1/2 la variation du compas corriegeé.

Plan du Cap de Hoorne situé par 56. d. de latt. S. de la Grande Baye o...

Shows coasts of Cape Horn region and adjacent islands. Depths shown by soundings. Watermarks: Cluster of grapes and indecipherable lettering. Pen-and-ink and red and blue inks. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso... more

A Race from Preston Pans to Berwick

A Race from Preston Pans to Berwick

Print shows General Sir John Cope and two other British officers riding to the gates of Berwick and announcing the defeat of British forces at Prestonpans by the Scots under the leadership of Charles Edward Stu... more

Semitori

Semitori

Print shows a woman and a child catching crickets.

La Jamaique aux angolis dans le Golfe du Mexique. La Bermude aux anglois.

La Jamaique aux angolis dans le Golfe du Mexique. La Bermude aux anglo...

Scale ca. 1:1,300,000 and ca. 1:160,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1924 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. No. "87." Mo... more

A view of the of the Pierced Island, a remarkable rock in the Gulf of St. Laurence - two leagues to the southward of Gaspée Bay Vuë de l'Isle Percée, rocher remarquable dans le Golfe St. Laurent a 2 lieues au sud de la Baye de Gaspe / / drawn on the spot by Capt. Hery. Smyth ; engraved by P. Canot.

A view of the of the Pierced Island, a remarkable rock in the Gulf of ...

Print shows a warship in the foreground approaching rock formation in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence. Title from item. Printed for John Bowles at No. 13 in Cornhill, Robert Sayer at No. 53 in Fleet Street, Thos. Je... more

Engawa no mushikiki

Engawa no mushikiki

Print shows a woman sitting on a veranda listening to a cricket in a cage. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Hashirae-ban Nishik... more

A view of Miramichi, a French settlement in the Gulf of St. Laurence, destroyed by Brigadier Murray detached by General Wolfe for that purpose, from the Bay of Gaspe Vue de Miramichi establissement Francois dans le Golfe de St. Laurent, détruit par le Brigadier Murray, détaché a cet effet de la Baye de Gaspé, par le Général Wolfe / / drawn on the spot by Capt. Hervey Smyth ; etch'd by Paul Sandby ; retouched by P. Benazech.

A view of Miramichi, a French settlement in the Gulf of St. Laurence, ...

Print shows a detail of British troops in small boats approaching a French settlement. Title from item. Printed for John Bowles at No. 13 in Cornhill, Robert Sayer at No. 53 in Fleet Street, Thos. Jefferys the ... more

Carte du golfe du Méxique, des isles et des pays adjacens.

Carte du golfe du Méxique, des isles et des pays adjacens.

Scale ca. 1:9,500,000. "Longitude ouest de l'isle de Fer." Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1739 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. "Pl. I."... more

Les isles Antilles, et le golfe du Méxique.

Les isles Antilles, et le golfe du Méxique.

Scale ca. 1:12,000,000. "Liv. VI. X, no. 26." Shows coasts of Southern States, eastern Mexico, Central America, northern South America, and West Indies. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1705 Available also ... more

Hanetsuki no danjo

Hanetsuki no danjo

Print shows a young man lifting a young woman who is holding aloft a badminton paddle. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: Hashi... more

Carte des Isles Antilles et du Golfe du Méxique; avec la majeure partie de la Nouvelle Espagne.

Carte des Isles Antilles et du Golfe du Méxique; avec la majeure parti...

Scale ca. 1:3,700,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Shows southern United States, Mexico, Central America, northern South America, and West Indies. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789... more

Yōkyū

Yōkyū

Print shows three women amusing themselves shooting arrows. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: part of a vertical Oban Nishikie t... more

Vorderseite des Marsfeldes, am 1 Vendemiaire des Jahres VII. Wettrennen. Verbrennen einer hölzernen Burg, durch Aerostaten.

Vorderseite des Marsfeldes, am 1 Vendemiaire des Jahres VII. Wettrenne...

German print shows an imaginary view of the festivities at the Champ de Mars in Paris, France, on September 22, 1798. Includes a chariot race, captive balloon, and burning wooden castle, with spectators watchi... more

Yatsushi takajō

Yatsushi takajō

Print shows two men walking, one with a falcon on his left arm. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Possibly one panel of a Vertic... more

Grand review of the Windsor camp

Grand review of the Windsor camp

Print shows a woman from "the Windsor camp" turned out of a cart as a dog startles the horse, several men on horseback and one leading a horse, among them possibly George III and the Duke of York, race up behin... more

Ayō shinji kuba no zu

Ayō shinji kuba no zu

Print shows a temple on the left and, on the right, two men on horses racing beneath a large section of text. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2... more

portrait from "The Sports of the Genii. [Etchings from drawings by Miss Susan Macdonald. With verses by A. Home.]"

portrait from "The Sports of the Genii. [Etchings from drawings by Mis...

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Serment du jeu de paume, à Versailles / Prieur inv. & del. ; Berthault sculp.

Serment du jeu de paume, à Versailles / Prieur inv. & del. ; Berthault...

Print shows a large group of people taking an oath at the tennis court, Versailles, during the French Revolution. Title from item. Plate from: Collection complète des tableaux historiques de la révolution franç... more

portrait from "The Sports of the Genii. [Etchings from drawings by Miss Susan Macdonald. With verses by A. Home.]"

portrait from "The Sports of the Genii. [Etchings from drawings by Mis...

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manuscript from "The Sports of the Genii. [Etchings from drawings by Miss Susan Macdonald. With verses by A. Home.]"

manuscript from "The Sports of the Genii. [Etchings from drawings by M...

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Fête de la fondation de la République, 1er Vendémiaire An 5 / Girardet inv. & del. ; Berthault sculp.

Fête de la fondation de la République, 1er Vendémiaire An 5 / Girardet...

Print shows a festival on the occasion of the founding of the Republic, with many spectators on the right watching simultaneous chariot races, horse races, and foot races; the Hôtel des Invalides dominates the ... more

portrait from "The Sports of the Genii. [Etchings from drawings by Miss Susan Macdonald. With verses by A. Home.]"

portrait from "The Sports of the Genii. [Etchings from drawings by Mis...

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portrait from "The Sports of the Genii. [Etchings from drawings by Miss Susan Macdonald. With verses by A. Home.]"

portrait from "The Sports of the Genii. [Etchings from drawings by Mis...

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manuscript from "The Sports of the Genii. [Etchings from drawings by Miss Susan Macdonald. With verses by A. Home.]"

manuscript from "The Sports of the Genii. [Etchings from drawings by M...

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Mammalia, order 1, primates ...

Mammalia, order 1, primates ...

Classification by Linnaeus of man as an animal of genus Homo and species sapiens, with descriptions of known races of man. text in: A general system of nature / Carl von Linne. London : Lackington, Allen, and C... more

[The hog at bay] / Williamson & Howitt ; J. Clark etched.

[The hog at bay] / Williamson & Howitt ; J. Clark etched.

Print shows men on horseback, carrying spears, and two dogs, chasing a wild hog through tall grasses. One of the dogs has caught the hog by the hind legs or rump. One horse has fallen, its rider on the ground, ... more

[Hog-hunters meeting by surprise a tigress and her cubs] / Williamson & Howitt del. ; J. Clark, etched.

[Hog-hunters meeting by surprise a tigress and her cubs] / Williamson ...

Print shows four men on horseback, carrying spears, chasing a wild hog and suddenly coming upon a tigress and her cubs in tall grass; in the background, a caravan with camels and elephants passes to the right. ... more

[The chase after a hog] / Williamson & Howitt ; J. Clark etched.

[The chase after a hog] / Williamson & Howitt ; J. Clark etched.

Print shows men on horseback, carrying spears, chasing a wild hog through tall grasses. In the background, Natives are harvesting the grasses which they pile on a wagon or "hackerie". Also shown is a female hog... more

[Beating sugar-canes for a hog] / Williamson & Howitt ; J. Clark etched.

[Beating sugar-canes for a hog] / Williamson & Howitt ; J. Clark etche...

Print shows three men on horseback, carrying spears, waiting, as Natives systematically beat sugarcane with bamboo staffs and, with the aid of two dogs, drive a wild hog from cover past the waiting hunters. Als... more

[The dead hog] / Williamson & Howitt ; J. Clark etched.

[The dead hog] / Williamson & Howitt ; J. Clark etched.

Print shows a dead wild hog at center, with two dogs nearby, lying on the ground, panting, and two men, one extracting the spear from the hog; an attendant holds the horse of one of the hunters, as porters arri... more

Woman archer

Woman archer

Print shows a well-dressed woman about to shoot an arrow, possibly at a tournament, with male and female archers observing, also shows a bell-shaped tent in the background. Title devised by Library staff. (DLC/... more

Rural Sports: Balloon Hunting

Rural Sports: Balloon Hunting

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)

Shya

Shya

Print shows a man, standing, holding a large bow and an arrow.

[Two men in the woods aiming rifles during hunt]

[Two men in the woods aiming rifles during hunt]

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in ink at lower right: Engraved by J.P. No. 7.3.

[Horseracing at steeplechase, spectators in background]

[Horseracing at steeplechase, spectators in background]

Sketch shows horses and riders racing across a field, one horse has fallen and the rider is standing next to it; spectators stand among trees in the background on the upper right. Title devised by Library staff... more