It’s very difficult to find out the correct time of the sport origin and also the first sport ever played or invented. Historians usually believe that boxing and wrestling were the first sports ever played. Struggles using the simple method of human conveyance, running would also consider among the first played sports.

first sport ever played

Taking as competition, in which involving kicking, hitting, throwing a ball like an object would also be estimated to play in early times.

There are many sports that have developed as national or international level sports from means of earlier transportation, such as canoeing and horse riding, and from military activities such as archery.

At the first recorded ancient Olympic Games in 760 BC. We were found only one sport there and that was a footrace. Later, other games included such as wrestling, boxing, horseracing, jumping, javelin and discus. Swimming was started as game at the 1912 Olympics.

first sport ever played

World’s most popular sport or game played today is football (soccer).  It is origins from China. Around 2nd and 3rd century BC there are evidence that, in China the military forces (Han Dynasty) played a game, originally named “Tsu Chu”. In this game involved to kick a leather ball stuffed with fur into a small hole.

This is the short and quick view of the history of sports, which first sport ever played.

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