Difference between revisions of "Joke sports"

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Revision as of 18:21, 9 August 2012

Joke sports are games that are poor substitutes for strenuous athletic endeavors that bring out the best in human achievement. The inclusion of the sports in the 2012 Summer Olympics detracts from the serious events.

Examples of joke sports are:

  • In running relays, there is a baton that must be artfully passed during the relay. No such baton passing exists for the silly swimming relays.