Buzzle Top 7 List of the World's Most Popular Sports
Here is a list of the top 7 most popular sports, as originally listed on the Buzzle website by Bhakti Satalkar. This appears to be a list based on personal opinion - no rationale for the ranking was listed, but the list order seems to be quite similar to other most popular sports lists. See also the index to other top 10 lists of the world's most popular sports.
1. Soccer / Association Football
3. Field Hockey
7. Table Tennis
reference: https://sportsaspire.com/most-popular-sports-in-world (link no longer working)