Sport

The sports section at The Fact Site is dedicated to interesting, funny & bizarre facts about sports, fans, and athletes around the world! Here in our sports section, you’ll find facts such as a 1998 lightning strike killed an entire football team, there are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball & a football player can run up to ten miles in one game!

So whether you want to learn more about your favorite athletes, impress your friends with historical sport facts, or even just fill your brain with tidbits of knowledge that really will only be useful in trivia games, the sports section here at The Fact Site is the place to be!

The World Cup Trophy Was Stolen & Found By A Dog

In March 1966, three months before the World Cup finals were set to commence in England for the first time in history, the World Cup trophy was stolen. Here's the story of the theft, and how finding the trophy changed the life of one dog forever!

30 Goal-tastic Facts About The World Cup

This international event has been going on for a while, and it certainly brings out the patriotism in everyone. So whether you're only watching for your country, or because you love soccer, here are 30 must know facts about the World Cup!

The Top 5 Deadliest Extreme Sports

All sports are dangerous to an extent - however there are some that are more dangerous than others. Maybe you even participate in one or two of them - so check out if your favorite hobby is among the top deadliest sports in the world!

20 Weirdest Rules in Sports

Without rules and laws and bylaws, we wouldn't function in a sane society. Same holds true for all sports. If there were no rules and sports were run as an anarchy, the world would go insane. We're taught to play by the rules. But what if those rules are ridiculous? Do we still follow them?

10 Interesting Facts About The NFL

The NFL is America's most popular sport with tens of thousands of dedicated fans showing up to watch their favorite teams play. The league has a long history, with lots of rule changes and team changes along the way. Check out this list of 10 interesting NFL facts!

10 Crazy Facts About The NBA

Founded June 6, 1946, the National Basketball Association has seen a lot in its long history. As fans, we’re always hungry for NBA knowledge. So here we hand-picked 10 crazy facts about the NBA that you'll not want to miss out on!

The World’s Strangest Technology Based Sports

More and more people are getting involved in some type of sport, but not all sport's have to be physical - on yourself. Here we’re going to look at 5 strange tech-based sports that use technology in the most innovative & interesting ways.

30 Facts About The Olympics

Every 4 years nations across the world become riled up and suddenly develop a huge sense of patriotism, why? What causes this feeling? The Olympic Games. Here we’re going to look at 30 facts about this wonderful and downright mind-blowing experience!

20 Interesting Tom Daley Facts

Dive into the most interesting twenty facts you could ever read about the young, sexy, medal-winning, inspiration English diver, Tom Daley. Thomas Robert Daley, an English Diver born on 21st