Fueling Your Fire: A Fascinating List of Sports Beginning with F

Searching for some fascinating sports? We got you covered! From competitive team sports to exhilarating car sports to sports that involve outstanding fighting skills, take a look at sports that start with F!


On top of our list of sports that start with F, we have the worldwide famous sport Football, that almost everyone has heard of! Football is a team sport which was invented in the Britain. There are leagues and championships across the world with high stakes, big prizes and a bigger fan following!

Field Hockey

A simple yet engaging game of hockey known as field hockey, in order to differentiate it with ice hockey – that is also a popular variation of hockey. This is played with a hockey stick and a hard ball on a pitch between teams of two. There are 10 infield players and 1 goalkeeper, with the aim of scoring higher number of goals in the opponent team’s net.

Formula One

This one’s for car enthusiasts. Formula One is a top class of international racing. With a series of grand races held across the world, top players compete in this open wheel racing. It is also one of the widely watched sports that involves cars.

Freestyle Wrestling

This is an open form of Wrestling – a popular combat 2 player sport. Freestyle Wrestling involves wrestlers engaging in fighting, with the use of their legs and grappling techniques which involve holding the opponent below or above their waist.

Figure skating

A combination of finesse and speed, this sport involves the art of skating while performing certain figures or patterns on an ice platform. Contestants have to carry out a routine containing a set of jumps. Falling while skating leads to point deductions and other penalties are involved.


This combat sport that has its origins since the ancient times is an Olympic recognized sport. Two fencers supervised by a referee engage in a game of attack and defense with a point system format. The ultimate goal of the game is to strike the opponent to score a point. The contestant with the greater number of points is regarded as the winner.


This is an ideal pastime activity which is also a great way to bond with someone! Fishing is a relaxing activity that is done in an open environment. It involves using several techniques and smart positioning to catch fish.

Common FAQs

Q. What is the difference between field hockey and ice hockey?

The main difference between the two sports is that Field hockey is played on a pitch while Ice hockey is played on ice or ice rinks/arenas.

Q. What is Fencing?

Fencing is a sword fighting sport with two fencers who compete against each other to strike, in order to gain points.

Q. Which countries were Formula One racing held?

As of 2023 Japanese Grand Prix, a number series of races were held in 34 countries.

Q. Which is the most popular sport that starts with F?

Football is one of the top played sports in the world.

Author’s Opinion

From Football to Freestyle Wrestling to Formula One Racing, this diverse range of sports are some of the beloved sports that are enjoyed by people around the world!

What do you think?

Written by Usama

Usama J. is a passionate writer about the sports and works as an in house sports journalist at Openiun, and covered many international sporting events including ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022.