Every one wants their main sport to be considered as the popular sporting event in the world which to some extent makes popularity to be seen as if is based on perception.We cannot all support the same events due to the fact that different people have varying preferences as well what we aim to achieve from a sport differ with some looking for pleasure and fun and others taking it as a means of making a living.This article endeavors to clarify some key aspects which determine popularity of a sporting activity.
Everyone wants to be associated with the rest especially in the sporting events where they feel represented and this can lead to some sports gaining more mileage in terms of acceptance than others.Adittionally, if a sport attracts a lot of interest then it can have more people watching even if they are not participating and that already is popularity created by the media in collaboration with companies which provide financial support to those sports.If all sports were televised by mainstream media, then all sports could be at the same level but the corporates can be at loss because of lack of audience for their advertisements which they place on the media during such events as well as through sponsorship to teams and individuals who participate on events.
Every sport has a notion which is used to determine its purpose to the public and acceptance can be determined by the purpose the sport is seen to perform.Sports are driven by financial backing from corporates and therefore, for large multinationals spanning across different markets they are looking for those sports which have support from different cultural setups and this has driven some sports down the popularity ladder because they are only designed for a specific group of people.People have an interest in sports which attract more money so that as they enjoy their sport they can also make a living out of the sport.Most popular sports are viewed as representing divergent social and political philosophies where most people belong to and a lot of interest is placed on such activities because of the even ground they bring.
Ability of a sport to create anxiety among the fans is seen as another basis which determines the extent of support to the sport.Presence of extraordinary moves or stance during a sport differentiate one game from the other people are always keen not to get passed by any moment which may not be the case to some sports hence separating from an exciting attractive sport which has a large following and a normal sport accepted by few.Everyone like to support their own and during big sporting platforms people from all corners of the word can be interested to know how their own kinsmen are faring during such event creating an extensive audience across the globe which is only possible to sports which are popular.
Sports which have been practiced for a long period of time are more accepted than the recent ones.Those sports which have existed for longer in the gaming industry have spread across different regions globally making such events more popular.