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Etymology Sport % Correct
Proto-Germanic '*swimmaną' ('to be unsteady')swimming
87.7%
Part 1. Proto-Germanic '*handuz' handball
86.2%
Scottish 'gouf'golf
84.6%
Part 1. Proto-Germanic '*fōts' football
83.1%
From French impertive of 'tenir' ('to hold')tennis
83.1%
Part 1 : French 'volée' (flight), Latin 'volare' (to fly)volleyball
83.1%
Part 1 : Anglo-Normand 'bascat'basketball
81.5%
Adjective from latin 'equus' ('horse')equestrian
78.5%
Part 1 : French for 'low', from latin 'bassus' ('low')baseball
75.4%
Perhaps from Flemish 'stick, staff'cricket
75.4%
Proto-Germanic '*wraistjan' ('to twist, wrench')wrestling
73.8%
Colloquial abbreviation for 'association' footballsoccer
72.3%
Etymology Sport % Correct
Japanese, originally 唐手 ('Chinese hand')karate
72.3%
Middle French 'defens' ('defence')fencing
70.8%
From a verb 'to ride a type of vehicle'cycling
69.2%
Verb, from Proto-Germanic ' *rōaną'rowing
66.2%
Japanese '柔道' ('gentle way')judo
61.5%
Possibly related to 'hook', of unknown originhockey
58.5%
Greek 'ἆθλον' ('prize of a contest')athletics
56.9%
A town in Warwickshire, Englandrugby
55.4%
A village in Gloucestershire, Englandbadminton
53.8%
Greek 'γυμνός' ('naked')gymnastics
53.8%
Proto-Germanic '*seglą' ('sheet, s..')sailing
53.8%
Verb meaning 'to beat or whip' , uncertain originboxing
38.5%

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