Blood Sports List
Here are just some of the 'blood sports' from history. To find out more, read our discussion about blood sports.
List of Blood Sports (just of few of the many)
- Bear Baiting
- Bull Baiting
- Bull Fighting
- Cock Fighting
- Cock Throwing — a rooster is tied to a post and people took turns throwing sticks at it until the rooster died.
- Dog Fighting
- Goose Pulling — a goose was hung by its legs while a man on a horseback would attempt to grab it by the neck to try and pull its head off.
- Fox Tossing — with a person on each end of a sling tossed the fox upwards, the team with the highest throw would win.
- Venatio - played out in Roman amphitheaters involving the hunting and killing of wild animals.
other blood sports?
- About Hunting Sports
- Pato — this Argentinian sport was once played with a duck instead of a ball.
- Discussion about Blood Sports
- Ancient Sports
- Complete List of Sports
- Animals and the Olympic Games
- Unusual Sports that are cruel to animals