A sport is an organized, competitive, entertainin, an skilful activity requirin commitment, strategy, an fair play, in which a winner an loser can be defined bi objective means. Generally speakin, a sport is a gemme based in pheesical athleticism. Activities such as board gemmes an card games are sometimes classifee'd as "mind sports," but strictly speakin "sport" bi itsel refers tae some pheesical activity. Non-competitive activities mey an aa qualify, for example though joggin or playin catch are uisually classifee'd as forms o recreation, they mey an aa be informally cried "sports" due tae their similarity tae competitive gemmes.
Sports are govrened bi a set o rules or customs. Pheesical events such as scorin goals or crossin a line first aften define the result o a sport. Housomeivver, the degree o skill an performance in some sports such as divin, dressage an figure skatin is judged accordin tae well-defined criteria. This is in contrast wi ither judged activities such as beauty pageants an body buildin, whaur skill does no hae tae be shown an the criteria are no as well defined.
Records are kept an updatit for maist sports at the heichest levels, while failurs and accomplishments are widely annoonced in sport news. Sports are maist aften played juist for fun or for the simple fact that fowk need exercise tae stay in guid pheesical condition. Housomeivver, professional sport is a major source o entertainnment.