For the people who don't believe Pool's a sport!


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An activity involving physical exertion and skill, esp. (particularly in modern use) one regulated by set rules or customs in which an individual or team competes against another or others.
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sport, n.1 - Oxford English Dictionary



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Only enough,same one I posted you said was wrong.
i posted it in the other pool is hardest sport thread. post 25.

literally cut and paste from google: Oxford definition:
an activity involving physical exertion and skill in which an individual or team competes against another or others for entertainment.


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you left out the exertion...conveniently. pretty key component
  1. exertion​


  2. [uncountable] exertions [plural]physical or mental effort; the act of making an effortShe was hot and breathless from the exertion of riding her bike uphill.He needed to relax after the exertions of a busy day at work.
  3. [singular] the use of power to make something happen


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Olympic comittee says yes. I disagree with them. That said, far far more physically demanding than pool.
Some dance involves gymnastics… gymnastics is a sport. Go figure. I wouldn’t call dance a sport but good concentration and athletic ability is required.


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  1. going after and killing wild animals as a sport or for food
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    • Since 1977 otter hunting has been illegal.
    • In 1966, the commercial hunting of blue whales was banned.
    • In the tiger, evolution has produced a perfect hunting machine.
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    (also fox hunting British and North American English)
    [uncountable] a sport in which foxes are hunted by specially trained dogs and by people on horses. Fox hunting with dogs is now illegal in the UK.