Below is list of just the names of all the sports we are aware of with a very brief summary of each sport.Follow the links for a more detailed description of the sport.There is also a comprehensive list of team sports that are played around the world. If there is a sport not listed or incorrect, please make a comment below.You can find even more sports described in the section about unusual sports, and there are plenty of sports that are no longer played, which we have listed as extinct sports. I have made a list of questionable sports, those that may or may not warrant inclusion on this list.In addition to individual sports, the list includes some names of sport groups, styles and codes.This could be considered a sport dictionary or encyclopedia.Diving is the sport of jumping or falling into water from a platform or springboard, usually while performing acrobatics.Diving is an internationally recognized sport that is part of the Olympic Games.
London Aquatics Centre Described by Kate as a "breathtaking 2012 Olympics venue, designed by Zaha Hadid and inspired by the fluid geometry of water in motion," this three-pool facility has "an undulating roof that sweeps from the ground like a wave". It won't open to the public for swimming until 2014.: Fun Trivia welcomes the use of our website and quizzes in the classroomas a teaching aid or for preparing and testing students. · All questions, answers, and quiz content on this website is copyright Fun Trivia,2016.Here is our alphabetical list of over 750 sports played around the world.Dmitri Sautin holds the record for most Olympic diving medals won, by winning eight medals in total between 19.Although diving has been a popular pastime across the world since ancient times, the first modern diving competitions were held in England in the 1880s.Public swimming is possible here from May to September, or you can join the Serpentine Swimming Club (serpentineswimmingclub.com) and use it all year round.The Anchor Inn For Daniel the river Ouse, which winds through the Sussex Downs, is one of the most beautiful spots in the southeast.Lymington Sea Water Baths Tim says this is "an ideal location to swim off the effects of a riotous party," this "enormous" outdoor pool, overlooking the Solent, was built in 1833 and is the oldest lido in the UK.The Serpentine It may be a predictable choice, says Dan, but this swimming area, part of Hyde Park's Serpentine lake, plays host to "a unique and wonderful community of swimmers and is quite unlike any other swimming venue in the capital"."Originally built to collect spring water, which was channelled down to the city in a series of hollow elm pipes", today they see service as mixed, ladies' and men's ponds. Cliveden House"Cliveden's outdoor pool is pretty darned special," says Juliet."Not just because you're hidden away amid glorious rolling National Trust scenery but because you'll also be splashing about where John Profumo first laid eyes on Christine Keeler".Dan Graham is managing director of wild swimming holiday company Gone Swimming (uk)Juliet Kinsman is editor-in-chief of Mr & Mrs Smith (mrandmrssmith.com)Kate Mc Knight is head of facilities development at the ASA (swimming.org) Daniel Start is the author of several books about wild swimming.His the latest is Wild Swimming France (uk)Tim Taylor is an artist whose projects have included swimming the 14 pools of Edinburgh on Midsummers' Day (timgtaylor.com)Hampstead Ponds The three freshwater ponds on Hampstead Heath, also known as Highgate Ponds, are recommended by Daniel.The exact origins of the sport are unclear, though it likely derives from the act of diving at the start of swimming races.