April 11, 2018
April 11, 2018
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Some of the sports are quite uncommon ones. The sports that are included in this category are rarely practiced. But it can be challenged that if one had tried out with these games, it would have made an exceptional sporting event. The origin of these sports is at such places that they did not have an opportunity to become popular or rather, the practices are tough will less available equipment.


In spite of the unusuality, one must try playing with these games. Only the unusual activities can bring the greatest enjoyment. So, no more waiting, just go out with your friends.

  1. Sepak Takraw

The origin of this sport is in South East Asia. This game is quite similar to volleyball. But it is quite different from volleyball because of the organs that are needed in this game. The players cannot use hands rather have to go with feet, knees, chest to spin the balls and roll it to the other players. The International Sepak Takraw Federation held this match every year.

  1. Tuna tossing

This game had originated in South Australia. This game had an inspiration from the local fishermen tossing their fish to the trucks. From here began this sport in the form of a festival and is still followed.

  1. Toe wrestling

Everyone is quite familiar with the “wrestling match”. But did you ever hear of a toe wrestling? The motto of this sport is to nail the opponent by defending oneself using the toes. The players need to be bare feet and need to counter strike the opponent by quickly changing the legs. This sport as once a famous one.

  1. Ostrich racing

Racing an ostrich is quite strange. The property of ostriches running up to 43 miles per hour is taken as the clue for this sport. During this sport, the person has to sit on the ostrich making it run with a great speed to win the match.

  1. Chessboxing-

The game is quite an unusual for one having the combination of both chess and boxing. The game is played in alternate rounds of chess and boxing. This game is played In many countries though the popularity is limited.

  1. Wife carrying

This is a funny sport that has its origin in Finland. The sport is played in teams. The game is in a fashion that a man needs to carry his wife (legally may not be married) on his back and race. In case a man drops the wife by accident, he has to pay a penalty.

  1. Elephant polo

This polo is an unusual polo which is played by climbing on an elephant. This sport is too unusual and is also an exciting one. The game was previously popular in India, Nepal, and Thailand but has lost its value now.

It is hard to predict the beauty of such games in a person’s life until they are tried. So, when a trial is made it can be the greatest scope for enjoyment.


Some people suggest that there is a need to bring back these sports. The present generation is too addicted to social networking. Trying out such super funny unusual sports can be a great one to relax as well as add newness to life. Though there are short time competitions, with time the sports are losing their values.


Sports if played on a daily basis, may figure out to be the best pass times. But, unfortunately, these days’ people are least interested to go out and play. Though sports have a real value in term of those that are played at an international level or national level, some of the other sports are becoming extinct. In the earlier days, people led happy lifestyles with a lot of sports to recreate them. If the same is followed once again, it will surely be a boost to the mind and the body.

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