Other bodies advocate widening the definition of sport to include all physical activity.
Many sports leagues make an annual champion by arranging games in a regular sports season, followed in some cases by playoffs.
Hundreds of sports exist, from those between single contestants, through to those with hundreds of simultaneous participants, either in teams or competing as individuals.
In a race, for example, the time to complete the course is an objective measurement.
In gymnastics or diving the result is decided by a panel of judges, and therefore subjective.
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It can also be determined by judges who are scoring elements of the sporting performance, including objective or subjective measures such as technical performance or artistic impression.
Records of performance are often kept, and for popular sports, this information may be widely announced or reported in sport news.
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