Top 10 most famous Sports in the world 2015
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Top 10 most famous Sports in the world 2015

Nowadays all people are interested in sport. We provide the Top 10 most famous Sports in the world 2015. Most popular could mean “most played” or “most watched” or “generally revenue-generating” sport. We will concentrate on the sport are mainly watched in the world. Please feel free to leave comment about the list.

Top 10 most famous Sports in the world 2015 is given as below:

Soccer

Top 10 most famous Sports in the world 2015
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The effortlessness of the sport joint with the ease of play makes this the largely popular sport in the world to play, as well to watch.

  • Approximated number of fans:5 billion
  • Regional popularity: Europe, Africa, Asia, USA.
  • Famous Soccer Stars: Cristiano Ranaldo, Lionel Messi, Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Cricket

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This game is played with large teams and long period of time, from time to time up to 5 days in length.  Before and most matches are usually played by country or national teams.

  • Approximated number of fans:5 billion
  • Regional popularity: Africa, Australia, Asia, United Kingdom.
  • Famous Cricket Stars: Shahid Afridi, Sachin Tendulkar, Shoaib Akhtar, Brian Lara

Field Hockey

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It is a family of sport in which two teams played against each other by trying to maneuver a ball or a puck into the opponent’s goal using a hockey stick. Field Hockey is also known as ice hockey or simply hockey. In the mid 20th century India and Pakistan dominated and now Netherlands and Australia.

  • Approximated number of fans: 2 billion
  • Regional popularity: Asia, Europe, Africa, Australia,

Tennis

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It is a sport that people generally play independently against a single opponent or between two teams of two players each (doubles).

  • Approximated number of fans: 1 billion
  • Regional popularity: America (USA), Asia, Europe
  • Famous Tennis Stars: Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Serene Williams, Maria Sharapova.

Volleyball

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Volleyball is a team sport in which two teams of six players are separated by a net. Volleyball has been part of the official program of Sumer Olympic Games since 1964.

  • Approximated number of fans: 900 million
  • Regional popularity: Asia, Australia, Europe, America (USA),

Table Tennis

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Table tennis is also known as ping pong. Table tennis is a sport in that 2 or 4 players hit a lightweight ball back and forth using table tennis racket.

  • Approximated number of fans: 850 million
  • Regional popularity: Asia, America (USA), Europe, Africa

Baseball

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Baseball is a bat and ball game played between two teams of 9 players who take turns batting and fielding.

  • Approximated number of fans: 500 million
  • Regional popularity: Japan, America (USA)

Golf

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Golf is a precision club and ball sport. Competing player is using many types of clubs to hit balls into a series of holes on a course.

  • Approximated number of fans: 450 million
  • Regional popularity: USA, Canada, Asia, Europe

Basketball

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It is built in America in the late 19th century. Mainly Americans dominated the 1st century of the sport, but now Argentina, Lithuania and Australia have developed great talent.

  • Approximated number of fans: 400 million
  • Regional popularity: America (USA)

American Football

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American football is also known football in the United States and gridiron in some other countries. It is a sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field 120 yard long by 53.3 yards large with goalposts at every end.

  • Approximated number of fans: 400 million
  • Regional popularity: Asia, America (USA), Europe, Africa,  Australia

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