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

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