What is the oldest sport in history?
How far back does it go. Soccer goes back as far as 1006 BC.
But an even older sport is wrestling it dates back to when the cave man would wrestle for the leader of the tribe and is also dated before the Romans and Aztecs
it isint be ball its boxing well it wasint boxing it was called somthing else in the 688 bc then that leaded to gladiators
This is a great question. Sailing is not the oldest American Sport. In fact, there are several "sports" or "competitive games" that Native Americans still regularly participate in today (e.g. Lacrosse) that are far older than competitive sailing. Early European sports imported by the first settlers would include fencing and target shooting as well as wrestling and boxing. However, the Americas Cup Trophy is the oldest Trophy in sailing (1851), and many resources claim that…
Answer It is probably wrestling. I just looked up the oldest 'event' in history, dating back to 1673 it's the Scorton Silver Arrow, an Archery contest in Yorkshire England. It is wrestling and there is evidence. There was an artifact found (a piece of papyrus) that was written in Greek and had wrestling "instructions" on it. It was dated to 100 - 200 AD Click on the link below for more information.