How many national sports are there?
Worldwide National Sports List of countries' national sports/pastimes * Afghanistan - Buzkashi * Albania - Football * Argentina - Football * Australia - Cricket is the traditional summer sport. Different football codes are the most popular winter sports in different parts of the country. Australian Rules Football is the most popular in Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia and Tasmania, while Rugby League and/or Rugby Union are more popular in New South Wales, Queensland and the Australian Capital Territory. * Austria - Football, Alpine skiing * Bangladesh - Cricket * Barbados - Cricket * Belgium - Cycling is the most popular sport in Belgium: during winter a variant of cycling called Cyclocross ("veldrijden") is the pastime for most Belgians (certainly in Flanders). Belgium dominates this cycling discipline. Football is also quite popular. * Bhutan - Archery * Brazil - Football is considered the national obsession, and volleyball also has a large number of participants. * Bulgaria - Football Bulgarians are often dominant in weightlifting and in chess * Canada - Lacrosse is the official summer sport and ice hockey is the official winter sport, but hockey is by far the sport most closely followed, and most closely linked to national pride. Designating lacrosse as an official sport is more of a nod to history than a reflection of the present-day situation: sports like basketball, Canadian football (but probably also American football), soccer, golf, baseball, tennis are all much more popular. Canada is also the world's dominant force in the sport of curling. * People's Republic of China - Table tennis, but Football is gaining popularity at an increasing rate, as demonstrated by the increasing amount of success enjoyed by the national team. o Hong Kong - Dragon boat racing, badminton, windsurfing, rugby, fencing * Republic of China (Taiwan) - baseball * Colombia - Tejo is the traditional sport, as is bullfighting, but football (soccer) is the main attraction, followed by baseball and basketball. * Croatia - Football. Handball, water polo and basketball are also widely popular. * Cuba - Baseball * Czech Republic - Ice hockey and football are almost equally popular. * Denmark - Football * Dominican Republic - Baseball * Egypt - Football is the most popular and most watched sport. * Estonia - Football * Fiji - Rugby union, particularly Sevens * Finland - Pes�pallo (Finnish baseball) is the national sport, but ice hockey is most followed * France - Football, but rugby union is popular in the south. Basketball is also played. Cycling is also very widely followed. * Gambia - Wrestling * Germany - Football * Greece - Football is most popular, with basketball and volleyball right behind. * Guyana - Cricket * Haiti - Football * Iceland - Glima * India - Field hockey is the official sport (winners of 8 Olympic Golds), but cricket is the most popular (Winners of 1983 World Cup) * Indonesia - Badminton, football * Iran - Football (soccer) is by far the most popular sport, although there are many other sports played in Iran. * Ireland - of indigenous games promoted by the Gaelic Athletic Association, hurling is the most ancient (featuring in such pre-Christian legends as C�chulainn) but Gaelic football is more widely played and popular. Gaelic handball is increasingly rare. Soccer and rugby union are also popular, and the Irish are noted for turning up in great numbers for virtually any sporting occaison where there are Irish competiting. * Israel - Football and basketball * Italy - Football is the most practised sport by young men. Volleyball is the most practised sport by young women. Bocce is the most practised sport by seniors. Cycling is also widely popular. However, only men's football has high TV coverage. * Jamaica - Cricket and football * Japan - Sumo wrestling is traditionally viewed as Japan's national sport, but baseball is today more popular, and football is rapidly increasing in popularity. Rugby also has a substantial following. * Kenya - Football is the most watched and followed sport with Athletics being more competitive because of International success. Rugby is also popular and is the fastest growing sport. * Korea - Tae kwon do is traditional, baseball is highly popular as is football. South Korea is also a major force in archery, speed skating (mainly short track), and women's golf. * Latvia - Novuss, football, ice hockey * Lebanon - Football * Lithuania - Basketball is most closely linked to national identity, with football also widely followed. * Malaysia - Silat, gasing, and wau are traditional, but football and badminton are the most popular today. * Mexico - Charrer�a is traditional, but football is most popular today, with baseball also widely played and followed. * Mongolia - Wrestling and archery. * Montenegro (Serbia and Montenegro until 2006, Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1992-2006, Socialist Federative Republic of Yugoslavia 1945-1992, Kingdom of Yugoslavia 1918-1945, Kingdom of Montenegro until 1918) - Basketball, Volleyball, Water Polo (in all 3 sports several times European, World and Olympic champions and vice-champions under names Serbia-Montenegro and FR Yugoslavia); Tennis is very popular (with Novak Djokovic, Ana Ivanovic, and Jelena Jankovic in world top singles, and Nenad Zimonjic and Janko Tipsarevic in world top doubles; previously with Monika Seles as a world champion - before taking dual Serbian-American citizenship, and Slobodan - Boba Zivojinovic (in double witn McEnroe); Football is the most practised sport by young men; Volleyball is the most practised sport by young women; Karate is very popular and Montenegrin teams and individuals are constantly in world top, with many world champion medals; Mountaineering, Alpine Climbing, Free Climbing and Speleology are olso very popular activities/sports in Montenegro. * Nauru - Australian rules football * Netherlands - Football has the largest following, but cycling and speed skating are seen as traditional sports; volleyball, baseball (known locally as honkbal) and field hockey are also played. * New Zealand - Rugby union is the easily the most widely followed and most closely linked to national pride (Rugby League being very far behind), although more young children today play soccer. Netball is one of the most popular sports among girls and young women, and men have organised some teams of their own. Cricket is played during summer and is the national summer sport. Yachting and rowing are also popular water sports. * Nicaragua - Baseball * Nigeria - Football * Norway - Skiing, both Nordic and Alpine, but football is the most popular sport. * Pakistan - Field hockey is the official sport (winners of the Gold in 1971, 1978, 1982 and 1994), but cricket is the most popular (winners of the world cup in 1992) * Papua New Guinea - Rugby league * Philippines - Basketball is the de facto national pastime, attarcting huge crowds. Badminton, volleyball and chess, along with basketball have the largest number of participants. Sipa is the traditional sport. Plus Baseball is increasing in popularity. * Poland - Football * Portugal - Football, rink hockey and cycling are very popular and have a great tradition. * Romania - Oina (very similar but unrelated to baseball) is the traditional sport, but Football is much more popular nowadays. Rugby also has a fairly decent stronghold. * Russia - Football, Ice Hockey, Sambo * Samoa - Rugby union * Saudi Arabia - Falconry and horse racing are traditional, but football draws the largest number of spectators. * Serbia (Serbia and Montenegro until 2006) - Basketball, Volleyball, Water Polo (in all 3 sports several times European, World and Olympic champions and vice-champions); Tennis is very popular (with Novak Djokovic, Ana Ivanovic, and Jelena Jankovic in world top singles, and Nenad Zimonjic and Janko Tipsarevic in world top doubles; previously with Monika Seles as a world champion - before taking dual Serbian-American citizenship, and Slobodan - Boba Zivojinovic (in double witn McEnroe); Football is the most practised sport by young men; Volleyball is the most practised sport by young women; Karate is very popular and Serbian and Montenegrin teams and individuals are constantly in world top, with many world champion medals; Swimming is also very popular (Dragan Cavic world record holder in butterfly); Mountaineering, Alpine Climbing, Free Climbing and Speleology are olso very popular activities/sports in Serbia and in Montenegro. * Singapore - Football, swimming, badminton, basketball and table tennis * Slovakia - Ice hockey and football are almost equally popular. * Slovenia - Alpine skiing * Soviet Union - Chess, Ice Hockey * South Africa - Football has historically been most popular with blacks, rugby union with Afrikaners, and cricket with British-descended whites. This ethnic division still exists to some degree, though considerably less so than during the apartheid era. * Spain - football is very popular in Spain. * Sri Lanka - Cricket * Switzerland - Schwingen, stone throwing and Hornussen, all traditional games, are popular in rural Switzerland, although football is most popular overall, and ice hockey is rising in popularity. * Sweden - Football and ice hockey are almost equally popular. Bandy is the traditional swedish wintersport. * Thailand - Muay Thai * Tonga - Rugby union * Trinidad and Tobago- football was the most popular sports on the twin Caribbean islands with cricket a close second; TT will be part of the partnership in hosting the World Cup Cricket Tournament in the Caribbean in 2006. * Turkey - Football * Ukraine - Football * United Arab Emirates - Camel racing is traditional, but football is the most popular. * United Kingdom o England - Football (soccer) is the most popular sport in England and is their national sport, though Rugby Union is also popular, and Rugby Leauge attracts crowds in the North. Cricket is played more in the summer. o Scotland - Native sport is Shinty, but football attracts much larger crowds. It was also the birthplace of golf, which is more often associated with Scotland than anywhere else. o Wales - traditionally Rugby union, but football is played by more people. However, the Welsh national rugby team attracts the most interest of any Welsh team, especially due to the weakness of Welsh soccer. Certainly only rugby union can attract instances like the 40,000 supporters who travelled to Scotland for a Six Nations game or the 400,000 who watched Wales win the Grand Slam in a public square. o Overseas territories and crown dependencies of the United Kingdom + Bermuda - Cricket * United States - Baseball has historically been considered America's national pastime and a significant aspect of American culture, but American football and stock car racing presently have a larger number of television viewers. Other popular sports include basketball and ice hockey o American Samoa - American football o Puerto Rico - Baseball * Uzbekistan - Kurash * Venezuela - Football is now the most popular, largely in thanks to Colombian, Portuguese, and Italian immigrants, without which Baseball would probably have the most followers. * Vietnam - Football is the dominant sport. Many others are striving for second place, such as tennis, badminton, volleyball, table tennis and martial arts.
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Don't know about other sports, but 2 for football (although they no longer have the trophies to show for it)!
As of July 1, 2009, the Texas Longhorns have won 47 NCAA National titles.. The University's swimming and diving team lead Texas with 18 titles.. The Longhorns' most recent title came in 2006, won by the Track and Field team.
Answer . LSU has two national championships in football (1958, 2003), and will very likely have another (2007) by the time you read this.. LSU has five national championships in baseball (1991, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000).. Men's indoor track and field: 2. Women's indoor track and field: 11. Men'…s outdoor track and field: 4. Women's outdoor track and field:13. (The women's track teams, both indoor and outdoor, have won more national championships since 1987 than all other schools combined during that stretch.. 4 national championships in Men's Golf.. 1 in boxing.. Total: 42 (soon to be 43) (MORE)
Australia does not have an official national sport. However, unofficially, the national sport would beregarded as cricket. According to the sourceRepucom/ Daily Telegraph, which surveyed a cross-section of thepopulation, cricket was selected as the most popular sport inAustralia by participatio…n, spectator and television viewernumbers. The Australian men's cricket team is ranked as Australia'sfavourite and most successful international sporting teams (despitea bad season in 2010's summer). However, on a larger survey of the population, it would appear thatAustralia's own football code, popularly dubbed 'Aussie Rules', iscoming to be regarded as Australia's unofficial sport. The mostaccurate way to measure the most popular sports in Australia isthrough attendance by non-participants. The latest figuresavailable for this is through the 2005-06 Multi-Purpose HouseholdSurvey, the results of which have been published by the AustralianBureau of Statistics. According to this site, Australian Rulesfootball (AFL) had an attendance rate of 16% above its closestcompetitor for spectator sports, horse-racing, which was at 13%. (MORE)
Answer . Soccer, which is called football there. Iraq has a strong football team and won Asia cup for the year 2008, outstanding player is younis mahmood
The national sport and the most popular sport of USA is football. Answer: There is no official national sport. More people are involved in baseball than in football, especially on the grassroots level.
Through spring 2007 . The NCAA does not conduct a championship for the Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (Division I FBS - formerly Division I-A). Instead, these teams participate in a national championship system developed by the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) organization. . Past Division I… Football Bowl Subdivision (Division I FBS) national champions. . Coed championships include rifle; skiing; and since 1990, fencing. . Each school involved in a tie is credited with one championship. . The boxing championships were discontinued after the 1960 championships. . Division II school competing in a Division I,II or Division I, II, III national collegiate championship. . Division III school competing in a Division I,II,III national collegiate championship. . Georgia Total NCAA Team Championships: 24 men's championships: 8 women's championships: 16 coed championships: 0 Breakdown by Sport: men's baseball: 1 men's golf: 2 women's golf: 2 women's gymnastics: 8 women's swimming & diving: 4 men's tennis: 5 women's tennis: 2 Here's a list of National Football Titles they won: 1927 Georgia: Boand, Poling Illinois: Billingsley, Dickinson, Helms, National Championship Foundation, Parke Davis Notre Dame: Houlgate Yale: Football Research 1942 Georgia: Berryman, DeVold, Houlgate, Litkenhous, Poling, Williamson Ohio St.: AP, Billingsley, Boand, Dunkel, Football Research, National Championship Foundation Wisconsin: Helms 1946 Army: Boand*, Football Research, Helms*, Houlgate, Poling* Georgia: Williamson Notre Dame: AP, Berryman, Billingsley, Boand*, DeVold, Dunkel, Helms*, Litkenhous, National Championship Foundation, Poling*, Sagarin 1968 Georgia: Litkenhous Ohio St.: AP, Berryman, Billingsley, Dunkel, FACT, FB News, Football Research, FW, Helms, National Championship Foundation, NFF, Poling, UPI Texas: DeVold, Matthews, Sagarin 1980 Florida St.: FACT* Georgia: AP, Berryman, FACT*, FB News, FW, Helms, National Championship Foundation, NFF, Poling, Sporting News, UPI Nebraska: FACT*, Sagarin Oklahoma: Billingsley, Dunkel, Matthews Pittsburgh: DeVold, FACT*, Football Research, NY Times . (MORE)
Mexico has a national soccer team and a national cricket team. Theyare called the Mexico national football team and the Mexicancricket team.
lacrosse is our national sport even though we play hockey more. But after 1994 hockey became our witer national sport and lacrosse our summer national sport
There is no national sport in France eventhough France is very famous for football AKA Soccer.
Meter running is the national sport but other sports are played there. The other sports are table tennis, cricket, soccer, surfing, scuba diving, dominoes, and volleyball. They also have bobsledding which made a worldwide hit movie Cool Runnings
Football (soccer) . Ice hockey . Bandy - the fastest team sport in the world. . Athletics . Orienteering . Gymnastics . Swimming . Martial Arts . Riding Sports
Not for sure the total but here is what i know for sure: 15 in football 1 in softball 6 in gymnastics At least 1 in cheerleading so at least 23, golf won recently so i give Bama 20 in change for other sports final answer, At least 23, but somewhere around 35-50 ROLL TIDE
Gaelic games such as Gaelic football and hurling. They are unique sports as they are indigenous to Ireland. Hurling is the fastest field game in the world.
NC State has won 8 national championships: 2 NCAA championships, 2 AIAW championships, and 4 titles under other sanctioning bodies.
Football 14 National titles (this is a highly debatable number but the University and any Alabama fan will give you this answer). Auburn fans and Bama haters will argue this is inflated and only recognize 9. Women's golf 1 NC (in 2012) Women's softball 1 NC (in 2012-only SEC school to ever win a S…oftball NC. Also this was the fourth NC for Alabama within a 5 month span including football, gymnastics, women's golf and then softball) Gymnastics 6 NCs (MORE)
Baseball Playing upwards of 60 games per season, the UCLA baseball team endures a grueling schedule. . Basketball UCLA basketball continues to excel well after John Wooden's legendary tenure, adding an 11th Championship banner in 1995 and reaching the Championship game in 2006. . Cross Country Whi…le preparing for the season is extremely intense, the UCLA cross country team enjoys training in more than 5 beautiful locations throughout the year. . Football The drive to Pasadena is well worth it to cheer on the UCLA football team in one of the nation's most famous college football stadiums -- The Rose Bowl. . Golf Only minutes away from its beautiful home course at the Bel-Air Country Club, the UCLA golf team has produced many great golfers, including several currently on the PGA Tour. Web Site . Gymnastics Gracefully maintaining UCLA's winning tradition, UCLA gymnastics has dominated the Pacific 10 Conference and has won 5 NCAA Championships in the last ten years. Web Site . Rowing Calling Marina del Rey their home, the UCLA Rowing team competes in both the Fall and Spring. Web Site . Soccer Every game at Drake Stadium features a potential Major League star, as UCLA Soccer had a league high of 22 former players on MLS rosters in 2006. . Softball Having won 11 National Championships, it is no surprise that more than 30 UCLA softball players have participated in the US National Team Program, including three Gold Medal winning Olympic teams. Web Site . Swimming & Diving Competing throughout the winter months, UCLA Swimming and Diving takes full advantage of the gorgeous Southern California weather. . Tennis In the sport of tennis, UCLA has been one of the two most dominant collegiate programs, winning numerous team and individual titles. . Track & Field The UCLA Track & Field team has featured many world renowned athletes, including the likes of Jackie Joyner Kersey and Rafer Johnson. Both the men's and women's teams continue to add to their storied programs. . Volleyball Leading all other athletic teams with 22 national championships, volleyball continues to excite the fans in Pauley Pavilion. . Water Polo Consistently ranking within the top 10 nationally, UCLA Men's and Women's Water Polo electrify the pool at the Sunset Recreation Center. (MORE)
The Gamecocks have won seven national team championships: 2010 National Championship in baseball, 2002 NCAA championship in women's track & field, 2005 & 2007 National Championship in women's equestrian, and 2005-2007 Hunt Seat National Championships in women's equestrian. Also, the men's and women'…s track & field teams have produced many NCAA individual champions, world championship medalists, and Olympic medalists. The men's baseball and basketball teams have also produced Olympic medalists. (MORE)
UVA has won a total of 16 national championships in team sports. 6 of them were in soccer.
Add more hatians! Seriously these guys are beast! The one lil kid surviver 14 day after the earhtquake! Tht make tom brady look even gayer! Peace out dog! -josh and collin
Football, English workers came to Denmark in the mid-late 1800's. And came with the football to Denmark. And led it to be the National Sport of DK
I don't really know what country it's the national sport I thought someone else would know
Curling and hockey are popularly (but I don't know about officially) are both considered the national sports of Canada. Hockey is obviously more popular, but curling is also quite popular, especially in the Manitoba.
Only U.S.A. the orgins of football originated from the u.s. and are is the sport only i the u.s and Europe.
India has no official national sport according to the ministry ofsports. However, as noted by Wikipedia, the de facto (unofficial)national sport is Field Hockey.
football is the national sport. Football is another popular sport their. By football I think it is meaning soccer.
Yes. But there, they call it, strangely, football. The national men's football teams are known as The Black Stars, the Black Satellites and the Black Starlets. They have participated in many championships including the African Cup of Nations, the FIFA World Cup and the FIFA U-20 World Cup. On Octobe…r 16, 2009, Ghana became the first African nation to win the FIFA U-20 World Cup by defeating Brazil 4-3 in a penalty shootout. There are several football teams in Ghana more notably the Accra Hearts of Oak SC and Asante Kotoko among others. Some Ghanaian football players that are recognised on an international level or achieved success in European football are Michael Essien, Abedi Pele, Ibrahim Abdul Razak, Tony Yeboah, Anthony Annan, Quincy Owusu-Abeyie, John Paintsil, Asamoah Gyan, Samuel Osei Kuffour, Richard Kingston, Sulley Muntari, Laryea Kingston, Stephen Appiah, Andre Ayew, Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu, John Mensah and Dominic Adiyiah. Ghana is also the birth place of World Wrestling Entertainment Wrestler Kofi Kingston (born Kofi Sarkodie-Mensah), who is wrestling on the Smackdown brand. Also is Kwame Nkrumah-Acheampong who competed in the Vancouver Winter Olympics. The country has also produced quite a few quality boxers such as Azumah Nelson a three time world champion, Nana Yaw Konadu also a three time world champion, Ike Quartey, and Joshua Clottey, who lost his most recent fight to boxing champion Manny Pacquiao. (MORE)
No, Sport in India includes cricket, chess, badminton, field hockey, lawn tennis, football, golf. Though field hockey is the national sport of India, cricket is the most popular sport in the country.
National Sports Day is celebrated on 29th August on the birth ofMajor Dhyan Chand Singh who was a field hockey player.
South Africa does not have an official national sport but the most popular sports are football (soccer) & rugby. A lot of South Africans enjoy cricket & golf as well.
There is no official national sport in Bulgaria. The two most famous sports are football and volleyball.
If you are referring to the Olympic games in 2012, then the UK government is spending billions of taxpayers money, building stadia and infrastructure for accommodation. The burden on the taxpayer is going to be enormous and will profit big business. The taxpayer will receive very little in return.… (MORE)
6 NCAA Team Championships (and more counting individual championships in Track/Field, Womens Rowing, etc) 1 - Football 1 - Golf 2 - Soccer 2 - Track & Field
Five I am not sure where they got 5 from but if you include all sporting events Auburn University has won 18. Football- 1957, 2010 Men's Swimming and Diving- 1997, 1999, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009 Equestrian- 2006, 2011 Outdoor Track and Field- 2006 Women's Swimming and Diving- 2002, 2003,… 2004, 2006, 2007 https://oira.auburn.edu/factbook/generalinfo/acw.aspx (MORE)
Many are now suggesting that rugby in Andorra has grown to such an extent that it has now become the tiny nation's national sports.
The national sport of Puerto Rico is Paso Fino, which is ahorse-related sport. It was made the official sport by the Puerto Rican government in1966. Contrary to popular belief, American baseball is not the nationalsport of Puerto Rico. Although the US claims ownership of PuertoRico, the independen…t Puerto Rican government (and its allies inSouth America & Europe) disagree. (MORE)
surfing and skydiving is the national sport of virgin islands. surfing is one because its an island country and has many beaches. Skydiving because virgin islands has fresh air and most tourist skydive for fun and also virgin island has won the titles in the national skydiving league championship.
Texas has won a total of 47 national championships and 39 of them were NCAA championships, here are some of the championship sports:4 national championships in football 3 under Darrell K. Royal, and 1 under Mack Brown: in 1963,1969,1970,and 2005. Texas baseball has 6 national championships including… 1949,1950,1975,1983,2002,and,2005 (MORE)
The Mens have 91 National Titles and the Womens have 23. Together they have 114 national titles
Kosovo's national sport is guxhas. It is played in team of 21 people where one is the guxha and others are players. The guxha's have to stand naked while the players hit him on genitals with a unshaped piece of wood. Guxha's are prefered to be from Albanian ethnic majority living in Kosovo. The Guxh…a must remember to say "Guxha" to win, or die to lose. The sport has a very high fatality rate, since the Guxha is usually too stupid to remember what he needs to say. Therefore the Olympics are never planning to host in Kosovo. (MORE)
Gaelic football is the most popular sport in Ireland in terms of match attendance and community involvement, and represents 34% of total sports attendances at events in Ireland and abroad, this is followed by hurling at 23%, Soccer at 16% and rugby at 8%.
Lacrosse referred to as simply "hockey", is Canada national sport. A fast paced game, lacrosse is played with a ball and a racquet, called a lacrosse "stick".
14 total for all sports 3 football 2 soccer (women) 7 volleyball 1 lacrosse (men)
cricket and basketball hope its good enough answer thnx by the way my dads from there and he told me
6 NCAA Team Championships (and more counting individual championships in Track/Field, Womens Rowing, etc) 1 - Football 1 - Golf 2 - Soccer 2 - Track & Field .
No, Mens basketball has 5, mens soccer has several, swimming anddiving has some. My question was how many national titles hasIndiana won in all sports?
Baseball: 6 Men's Basketball: 1 Women's Basketball: 0 Football: 3 Men's Golf: 4 Women's Golf: 0 Women's Gymnastics: 0 Women's Soccer: 0 Softball: 0 Swimming and Diving: 0 Men's Tennis: 0 Women's Tennis: 0 Men's Indoor Track and Field: 2 Women's Indoor Track and Field: 11 Men's Outdoor Track and Fie…ld: 4 Women's Outdoor Track and Field: 15 Volleyball: 0 Total: 46 (MORE)
Georgia has 4 National sport teams. All based in Atlanta. They are (baseball) the Braves, (basketball) the Hawks, (football) the Falcons, and (hockey) the Thrashers. . The Atlanta Thrashers relocated prior to the 2011-12 season. They are now the Winnipeg Jets, based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.… (MORE)
The University of Alabama has won a total of 25 NCAA Division 1 National Championships. (15 in football, 2 in men's golf, 6 for women's team gymnastics, 1 for softball, and 1 for women's golf).
Football - 1938, 1940, 1950, 1951, 1998 Women's Basketball - 1987, 1989, 1991, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2007, 2008 13 total titles it seems.