A collection of rare, unique, unusual or just plain weird sports from around the world
- Greasey Pole Climbing [May '23]
- Horseback Boxing [Feb '23]
- Running of the Reindeer [May '22]
- Snow Blower Race [Feb '22]
- Polish Dragon Boat Racing [Sept '21]
- Crawling Races [June '19]
- Mr Ugly [May '19]
- Tuna Toss [Feb '19]
- Baby Olympics [Dec '18]
- Elephant Soccer [Sep '18]
Most Popular Unusual Sports
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There are plenty of weird and unusual sports in the world, and even some of the mainstream sports may seem a bit unusual to you. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and some of the sports listed here would only be loved by beholders. The sports range from interesting right up to just plain whacky. See what you think.
- See My Top-10 List of Unusual Sports. You probably don't agree - browse the complete list of over 100 unusual sports to choose your own.
- What makes a sport unusual? Here are real competitive sports that we have labeled as unusual.
- It is not only the sports that are unusual - check out this list of Unusual Sports Names.
- More? Is there a sport not featured here that you think should be? Go to Suggest a Sport. Do you have a sport that you have made up and you would like to have it featured on this site? Go to New Sports.
Unusual Sports Compilations
Animal Races — if we can do it, so can the animals. Animal cruelty is not condoned.
Olympic Types — group some weird events together, and you too can have an Olympics.
Throwing Competitions — most things can be thrown, but these are unusual.
Wrestling Competitions — the sport of wrestling certainly has many unusual variations
Eating and Drinking — get it down fast, for those with an iron stomach.
Nude Sports — some people think it is a good idea to play sport in the nude.
Beer Sports — unusual sports involving beer.
A-Z of Unusual Sports — unusual sports for each letter of the alphabet.
- Test your knowledge with the Unusual Sports Quiz
- There are many discontinued Olympic Sports that would be considered unusual too.
- A selection of videos of unusual sports.
- sports fun — quotes and products and other funny stuff.
- About Blood Sports
- About Newly Created Sports