Because it is the most popular sport in the world.
Soccer is the most played game in the world.
Softball is both a game (a game of softball) and a sport (the popular sport of softball.
Yes, football is actually, a very popular sport, followed all across the world. The same goes for Olympics. Although, the World Cup is considered a greater honour than an Olympic Gold.
Football was the most popular game in WWII.
Well, national game is Dandi-Biyo but popular sport is football
Foosball, also known as table football, is considered a game and a sport.
The most popular sport in the world is soccer, and that is a game that poor countries can play. So soccer would be a reasonable answer.
No, it's classified as a sport. It is actually considered one of the most dangerous sports in the world.
Bulletball is a new sport/game that is not well know around the world yet. While it is becoming popular in the United States, and the UK (to a lesser extent) it needs to be played world wide to to considered for Olympic competition. "A sport or discipline is included in the Olympic program if the IOC (International Olympic Committee) determines that it is widely practised around the world, that is, the number of countries that compete in a given sport is the indicator of the sport's prevalence."
Most popular sport in Canada is Hockey. Why? It is too cold to play Beach Volleyball and Cricket is a strange game.
Yes, and no. It would be best to describe it a an International sport as many many countries round the world play the game. However the game was originally invented by the English and is very popular in England.