So is darts a game or a sport? This blog generally concludes that for something to be considered a sport it has to fulfill the following two crtiera:
- Is the result subject to boolean outcomes, i.e. either win or lose.
- Does it require physical activity and does such continued physical activity improve the potential of winning boolean outcomes.
Conversely robust physical activity without boolean outcomes but instead subjective marking such as ice skating and synchronised swimming can only be considered an activity, not a sport. Subjective marking is notoriously subject to bias and corruption.
Boolean outcomes and physical activity combined is something to consider given the challenges ahead in 2017...We either win or we don't.