SPORTS AND GAMES
Sports are one of the most popular leisure time activities. It has positive effect on the body and soul as well as our self-confidence. Sport help you stay healthy, relax, develop and train your muscles, keep fit, and increase your immunity.
People do sports in a passive or active way or at the top level.
Doing sport passively means watching favourite sports on TV or during contests and matches
Doing sport actively means regular exercising, jogging, going to the fitness-centres etc. Sports centres are popular too, and they usually include solariums, saunas, workout gyms and swimming pools
Those who do sports at the top level are professionals. They are paid for training and performance. They do their best to get the best possible results and be invited to international contests and competitions. The greatest success lies in going to the Olympic Games and winning a medal.
Usually all sports are further differentiated into two groups according to where they can be practised. Indoor sports include for example all combat sports, gymnastic, table tennis etc. On the other hand, among outdoor sports are skiing, cycling, jogging, golf, horse riding and some aquatic sports. But most sports and almost all games can be done both indoors and outdoors.
Also, we can do collective sports as a football or volleyball or individuals sports like a tennis or golf.
Every sport is different and requires different personal qualities. You need to be competitive to play games like football, co-operative to do team sports, accurate to do archery, daring and brave to do bungee jumping, careful to do skiing, supple for gymnastics, fat for sumo wrestling, patient for fishing, determined for running, graceful for dancing and agile for fencing.