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What sports are popular for children?

There are lots of sports to choose from when it comes to picking a sport for your child. It's worthwhile trying to find a sport that suits the specific skills of a child, and remember a child shouldn't be forced to take up a sport that he does not enjoy. Many parents often make this mistake, and this is something that should be strictly avoided as it will have a negative impact on your child enjoying the sport.
Popular sports include:
  • Soccer
  • Hurling
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Hockey
  • Gymnastics
  • Running and jogging
  • Swimming
  • Bicycling
  • Martial arts
  • Tennis and other racquet sports
  • Horse-riding

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