Olympic Sports

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Vocabulary Word List for Olympic Sports (337)

  • A)

    Activation, Active, Aerobics, Agent, Aggressive, Alternate, Announcement, Arrangements, Assist, Assistance, Athlete, Attendance, Attraction, Averages

  • B)

    Balance, Ball, Basketball, Beauty, Berth, Best, Bicycle, Bid, Blood, Blood pressure, Body, Bones, Bounce, Boxing, Breath, Breathe, Bronze medal, Butterfly stroke, Buzzer

  • C)

    Captivate, Cardiovascular, Challenge, Champion, Championship, Charisma, Charm, Coach, Collapse, Commitment, Competition, Conditioning, Conference, Contingencies, Contract, Conversion, Convert, Coordination, Courage, Curfew, Curling, Cycle, Cycling

  • D)

    Defense, Defensive, Delegation, Diet, Disease, Distraction, Division, Doctor, Downhill, Dribble, Drive, Drugs, Dumbbells

  • E)

    Elevation, Emergency, Endurance, Energy, Errors, Evacuation, Event, Event, Exalt, Exaltation, Excellence, Exemplary, Exemption, Exercise, Exertion, Expectation

  • F)

    Feature, Finalist, Firepower, Fit, Flex, Force, Foul, Framework, Free throw, Fumble, Function

  • G)

    Games, Goal, Gold medal, Grip, Guests, Guidelines, Gymnasium

  • H)

    Halftime, Hammer, Handlebar, Health, Healthy, Herbs, Hit, Home run, Hoops, Hurtles, Hygiene, Hygienic

  • I)

    Imagination, Individual, Infection, Information, Injunction, Injury, Insulation, Interception, Interpretation

  • J)

    Jargon, Joy, Judge, Judo, Jump, Jump rope, Jumping jack

  • K)

    Kick, Kinetics

  • L)

    Leader, League, Legend, Losing, Loss, Lucky, Lumbar

  • M)

    Magic, Manager, Margin, Massage, Masseur, Mat, Maximize, Measure, Medal, Media, Medical, Medication, Memory, Metabolic, Method, Minimize, Miss, Moisture, Moisturize, Monitor, Motivate, Motivation, Muscles

  • N)

    Needs, Nemesis, Nervousness, News, Nurse

  • O)

    Offensive, Official, Opportunity, Opt, Optimism, Option, Outbreak, Outstanding

  • P)

    Panic, Paraffin, Pass, Pedal, Penalties, Percentage, Perform, Performance, Perimeter, Perspiration, Pessimism, Petrify, Physiotherapy, Pitcher, Plan, Players, Points, Poll, Position, Possession, Potent, Power, Power play, Practice, Preparation, Prevention, Professional, Profile, Program, Promising, Protect, Protection, Pulley, Puncture

  • Q)

    Quads, Quality, Quest, Quick, Quintessential, Quiver

  • R)

    Ranking, Rebound, Recognition, Record, Recovery, Recruit, Regulations, Rehabilitation, Relax, Reserve, Resilient, Resistance, Response, Responsible, Risk, Role, Row, Running, Rush, Russia

  • S)

    Sanitary, Saves, Scare, Scenario, Scent, Scheme, Scoreboard, Scores, Scoring, Season, Security, Sedentary, Sensible, Shape up, Shot, Shut-out, Silver medal, Size, Slide, Soccer, Speculation, Spinning, Spirit, Sports, Sportsmanship, Squad, Squat, Stability, Stamina, Standings, Statistics, Strategy, Streak, Strength, Stretching, Stride, Strong, Sugar, Superstition, Supine, Support, Supremacy, Suspension, Symptoms

  • T)

    Tackle, Target, Team, Teammate, Technical, Terror, Terrorist, Testing, Therapeutic, Therapy, Timeout, Timing, Tone, Torch, Torso, Touch down, Tournament, Trainer, Training, Transform, Tremors, Trot, Turnovers

  • U)

    Unbelievable, Underscore, Unique, Unrestricted, Unusual

  • V)

    Vaccination, Valiant, Valor, Vault, Venue, Vibration, Victory, Violation, Votes

  • W)

    Waive, Warm up, Watchful, Weary, Weigh, Weights, Win, Wince, Winning, Wisdom, Withdraw, Work out, World

  • X)


  • Y)

    Yards, Youth

  • Z)

    Zeal, Zeal

Summer Olympic Sports that Americans tend to prefer
Based on a survey of more than 1,000 people age 18+; respondents could choose more than one ---- source:

Gymnastics = 69%
Swimming/Diving = 62%
Track & Field = 46%
Basketball = 35%
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