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The precise definition of what differentiates a sport from other leisure activities varies between sources. The closest to an international agreement on a definition is provided by the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF), which is the association for all the largest international sports federations (including association football, athletics, cycling, tennis, equestrian sports, and more), and is therefore the de facto representative of international sport.

GAISF uses the following criteria, determining that a sport should:

  • have an element of competition

  • be in no way harmful to any living creature

  • not rely on equipment provided by a single supplier (excluding proprietary games such as arena football)

  • not rely on any "luck" element specifically designed into the sport.

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