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Etymology Sport % Correct
Proto-Germanic '*swimmaną' ('to be unsteady')swimming
87.3%
Part 1. Proto-Germanic '*handuz' handball
85.7%
Part 1. Proto-Germanic '*fōts' football
84.1%
Scottish 'gouf'golf
84.1%
From French impertive of 'tenir' ('to hold')tennis
84.1%
Part 1 : French 'volée' (flight), Latin 'volare' (to fly)volleyball
84.1%
Part 1 : Anglo-Normand 'bascat'basketball
82.5%
Adjective from latin 'equus' ('horse')equestrian
79.4%
Part 1 : French for 'low', from latin 'bassus' ('low')baseball
76.2%
Perhaps from Flemish 'stick, staff'cricket
76.2%
Proto-Germanic '*wraistjan' ('to twist, wrench')wrestling
74.6%
Colloquial abbreviation for 'association' footballsoccer
73%
Etymology Sport % Correct
From a verb 'to ride a type of vehicle'cycling
71.4%
Middle French 'defens' ('defence')fencing
71.4%
Japanese, originally 唐手 ('Chinese hand')karate
71.4%
Verb, from Proto-Germanic ' *rōaną'rowing
68.3%
Japanese '柔道' ('gentle way')judo
63.5%
Possibly related to 'hook', of unknown originhockey
60.3%
Greek 'ἆθλον' ('prize of a contest')athletics
57.1%
A village in Gloucestershire, Englandbadminton
55.6%
Greek 'γυμνός' ('naked')gymnastics
55.6%
A town in Warwickshire, Englandrugby
55.6%
Proto-Germanic '*seglą' ('sheet, s..')sailing
54%
Verb meaning 'to beat or whip' , uncertain originboxing
39.7%

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