it is greek and means a pastime.
The origin of sport is from the Greek language and actually means pastime. The word sport first appeared in the English language in the 15th century.
An Olympiad was an Ancient Greek word for contests between city states. This later became known as the Olympic Games
sportsphobiaIt is not sportsphobia. That mixes Latin with Greek words which you should try to avoid in compound words.The word 'sport' comes from from Old French desporter(des- 'away' + porter 'carry') which is in turn from the Latin word portare, to carry).The word 'phobia' is the Greek word for fear, so you cannot mix the two.Sp, to work out the name of any phobia, you need to find the name of the thing that is feared in Greek (for example spider in Greek is arakhne, so the fear of spiders is arachno-phobia).The Greek for sport is athletikos (which originally meant to compete for a prize), so a fear of sports is athletikophonia.I mean here ancient Greek of course, as in modern Greek the word 'spor' is also used for sport.
Abstracted from pentathlon in 1956 to describe an athletics contest in which participants ski and shoot, it comes from the Greek language words meaning two contests.
the Italian word for sport is actually 'sport'
Sport comes from the greek word...Sparta, spartakiada Could be meant as Competition, spirit, conquar....etc.
The plural of "contest" is "contests".
Pentathlon is of Greek derivation, as one can tell by observing the pent- at the head of the word.(Greek 1,2, 3, 4, 5: en, duo, treis, tettares, pente ; Latin: unus, duo, tres, quattuor, quinque).Pentathlon is five contests (pent- athlon).
Participar means to Participate. However the word compartir (to take part in) is sometime used depending on specific context. Participa / Comparte = participates