Welcome to SportsDefinitions.com

Welcome to SportsDefinitions.com, an essential reference for sports terms and phrases categorized into over 150 sporting games & events. Here you will find over 5,000 definitions for your favourite sports from basketball to badminton, soccer to skiing, ice hockey to IndyCars...and everything in between, we have it all!

You’ll be sure to learn something new, whether you are an experienced sports fan or someone with limited knowledge looking to broaden your sporting lingo.


Browse by Sport

  1. Aerobatics
  2. American Football
  3. Archery
  4. Archery - Field Archery
  5. Archery - Target Archery
  6. Athletics
  7. Australian Rules Football
  8. Badminton
  9. Baseball
  10. Basketball
  11. Betting
  12. Bowling
  13. Bowls
  14. Boxing
  15. Cricket
  16. Cross Country Running
  17. Cross Country Running - Mountain/Fell Running
  18. Curling
  19. Cycling
  20. Darts
  21. Diving
  22. Drag Racing
  23. Engines and Technology
  24. Fencing
  25. Field Events - Discus
  26. Field Events - General Terms
  27. Field Events - Hammer
  28. Field Events - High Jump
  29. Field Events - Javelin
  30. Field Events - Long Jump
  31. Field Events - Pole Vault
  32. Field Events - Shot Put
  33. Field Events - Triple Jump
  34. Field Hockey
  35. Figure Skating
  36. Fishing
  37. Formula One
  38. Gaelic Football
  39. Golf
  40. Greyhound Racing
  41. Gymnastics
  42. Horse Racing
  43. Hurling
  44. Ice Hockey
  45. In-line Skating
  46. IndyCars
  47. Judo
  48. Karate
  49. Karting
  50. Men's Gymnastics
  51. Men's Gymnastics - Floor Exercise
  52. Men's Gymnastics - Horizontal Bar
  53. Men's Gymnastics - Parallel Bars
  54. Men's Gymnastics - Pommel Horse
  55. Men's Gymnastics - Rings
  56. Men's Gymnastics - Vault
  57. Modern Pentathlon - Fencing
  58. Modern Pentathlon - General Terms
  59. Modern Pentathlon - Riding
  60. Modern Pentathlon - Shooting
  61. Modern Pentathlon - Swimming
  62. Motocross
  63. Motorcycling
  64. Motorcycling - Trials
  65. Mountain Biking
  66. Mountaineering
  67. NASCAR
  68. Netball
  69. Orienteering
  70. Pool
  71. Powerboat Racing
  72. Rally Driving
  73. Rallycross
  74. Rounders
  75. Rowing
  76. Rugby
  77. Rugby League
  78. Rugby Union
  79. Scuba Diving
  80. Shooting - Rifle Shooting
  81. Skateboarding
  82. Skiing
  83. Skittles
  84. Snooker
  85. Snowboarding
  86. Soccer
  87. Speedway
  88. Sports Acrobatics
  89. Sports Footwear
  90. Sports Injuries
  91. Sports Psychology
  92. Squash
  93. Stock Car Racing
  94. Sumo Wrestling
  95. Surfing
  96. Swimming
  97. Table Tennis
  98. Tae Kwon Do
  99. Tennis
  100. Thai Kickboxing
  101. The Olympic Games
  102. Track Events - General Terms
  103. Track Events - Hurdles Events
  104. Track Events - Marathon
  105. Track Events - Relay Events
  106. Track Events - Steeplechase
  107. Track Events - Walking Events
  108. Triathlon/Ironman - Cycling
  109. Triathlon/Ironman - General Terms
  110. Triathlon/Ironman - Running
  111. Triathlon/Ironman - Swimming
  112. Volleyball
  113. Weightlifting
  114. Women's Gymnastics
  115. Wrestling

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