How far back does it go. Soccer goes back as far as 1006 BC.
But an even older sport is Wrestling it dates back to when the cave man would wrestle for the leader of the tribe and is also dated before the Romans and Aztecs
it isint be ball its boxing well it wasint boxing it was called somthing else in the 688 bc then that leaded to gladiators
Basketball is most popular and oldest surviving sport.
Baseball. Since the Civil War and even before
before written history. oldest field sport know to man
The oldest sport is baseball in America
I know that it is running. You only have to read Greek history to know it.
I think polo is an oldest animal sport
The oldest major sport in USA history would be baseball. born in the middle of the 19th century. Added to that could be college football, which had its first college vs college in 1868 when Rutgers beat the visiting team from Princeton.
I would say that the oldest team in the history of modern sport, anyways, would have to be the (now) Chicago Cubs. They formed in 1876 as part of the National League.
basketball is the 2nd oldest.