1.In Ancient Greece most of the gymnastics competition was done in nude.
2.The most participated sport on earth is fishing.
3. The martial arts art of self-defense originated in India and It is spread to Asian countries by Buddhist monks.
4. The popular “international sports chess was originally invented in India, it is also known as “chaturanga /chaturangam”.
5. The snake and ladders game originated in India by 13 th century poet saint Gyadev, original name of the game is parmapadham.
6. The playing cards and polo originated in India.
8. The sport with maximum number of spectators is football.
9. Sports event having the large number of television audience is summer Olympics.
10. Base balls were originally made from the foreskins of horses.
11. A badminton shuttle cock’s speed easily exceeds 180 Km/hour and can go up to 350 Km/hour.