Top 5 Dangerous Sports In The world

Sports are the source of entertainment, but there are some sports which are dangerous too.


There are many dangerous sports in this world that have taken the lives of many players. Have you ever think before playing a sport that it can also take your life? I think the majority of people don’t think like this. They just go and enjoy their favorite sport but there are some who remain a bit unlucky and lost their lives while they were playing their favorite sport. Here are dangerous sports in the world that have taken the lives of many players.

List Of Dangerous Sports In The World:

 1. Cycling:

Many of you must be astonished after reading that cycling is at number one on the list of most dangerous sports in the world. You can see the people riding bicycles across the world and bicycle racing is a quite popular sport. The number of causalities in this sport is higher because if someone who is riding on a bicycle met with an accident, then the one who is on the bicycle leads to death or serious injury. There are approximately 857 deaths which are registered in the US till 2018.

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2. Base Jumping:

Base jumping comes to the origin in 1978 by Carl Boenish. He is an American citizen born on 3rd April 1931. In base jumping, you have seen many people who jump from an airplane, cliffs, and highest towers with the help of parachutes. It takes a lot of courage to jump from thousands of feet even after you have a parachute, because if there is a fail in your first parachute then after that you don’t have that much time to open the reserve parachute. In these sports failure directly leads to loss of life or disability. From April 1981 to February 2020 there are approximately 383 deaths were listed and these are only registered figures it can be more than that.

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3. Racing:

Speed not only thrills it also kills. When it’s about the racing it includes both car and bike. Racing is one of the most dangerous sports because driving on a racetrack with more than the speed of 200 mph is not that easy. There are approximately more than 500 registered deaths in the last 25 years.

4. Boxing:

Boxing is one of the Olympic sport which is running since the ’90s. This is quite a famous and dangerous sport which have some playing rules but still, the people got injured in it and died. Initially, there were not that many safety things available but now in the current times we have many safeties available but still, the death count in this sport from 2000 to till now is approximately 103.

5. Jallikattu:

Jallikattu is a kind of sport which gets played in Tamilnadu one of the states of India. The people of the villages of Tamilnadu celebrates it as Pongal, which is celebrated for thanking for a good and plentiful harvest. In this sport, there is a man and a bull and out of them, one can be the winner. In this sport, the person needs to hold on to the bull to a specific distance or time to be the winner. There are approximately 200 people who have lost their lives in the last 20 years in this sport.

Most dangerous sports in the world. Reporter Aunty is not claiming that sports mentioned in this list are the only dangerous one. These are only picked on the basis of the various research studies and the death count mentioned may vary.

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