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Sport in UK


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Sport in UK

  1. 1. SPORTS
  2. 2. FOOTBALL England's national sport is cricket although to many people football (soccer) is seen as our national sport. Football is our most popular sport. Some of England's football teams are world famous, the most famous being Manchester United, Arsenal and Liverpool.
  3. 3. RUGBY ginated from Rugby school in Warwickshire. It is similar to football, but played with an oval ball. Players can carry the ball and tackle each other. The best rugby teams compete in the Super League final each September. ugb y R ori
  4. 4. TENNIS The world's most famous tennis tournament is Wimbledon. It started at a small club in south London in the nineteenth century. It begins on the nearest Monday to June 22, at a time when English often have the finest weather. Millions of people watche Championships on TV live. th
  5. 5. NETALL <ul><li>Netball is the largest female team sport in England. The sport is played almost exclusively by women and girls, although male participation has increased in recent years. </li></ul>
  6. 6. GOLF <ul><li>Scotland is traditionally regarded as the home of golf. There are over 400 golf courses in Scotland alone. The most important golf club in Scotland is in the seaside town of St. Andrews, near Dundee. </li></ul>
  7. 7. BASKEBALL Over 3 million people participate in basketball in the UK .