According to the US Census Bureau, among the general population, bowling is the most commonly played sport in America (43 million), followed by billiards (29 million), Basketball (24 million), golf (23 million), and baseball/softball (24 million).
According to the NCAA, for organized College Sports, football is the clear winner, followed by baseball/softball, Track and Field, soccer, basketball, cross-country running, and swimming/diving. Football is also the #1 organized sport in high school, followed by basketball, track & field, baseball/softball, soccer, and cross-country.
Football is even a bigger winner when you consider that it is played almost entirely by male students, whereas the other sports include both male and female athletes. However, tackle football is played almost entirely in schools or professional leagues; like other contact sports, it is not a popular amateur sport among adults.
Synchronized swimming in the water.
The sports played the most in America are football, basketball and baseball. Other popular sports are soccer, hockey, and tennis.
football, soccer, basketball, hockey, swimming
Baseball, soccer, football, basketball.
Soccer is commonly played in Europe and South America. Some countries are Mexico, Honduras, Spain, Brazil, Spain, and Italy.
Spanish is the most commonly spoken language in Central America.
The most commonly played sport in America is American Football. As Basketball and Soccer are also played often, one might argue that they are played more commonly. However, as of November of 2021, Football has over 90 million players. Therefore it is more common.
Popular sports played in Russia are football (soccer in America), hockey, tennis, gymnastics, swimming, basketball, and track & field.
the most played sports in Africa is soccer that's it
soccer is the most played