Topic: SPORTS: General sports terms/ the language of sports 1

These exercises will help you learn all kinds of sports and fitness vocabulary, from working out at the gym, to talking about your favorite team, to cheering for your national team during the Olympics :)


1. My team always ________.
  wins
  victory

2. The Swedish soccer (football) team ________ Vietnam 3-0.
  won
  beat

3. Kobe Bryant had a terrible game. He ________ most of his shots.
  failed
  missed

4. The 2012 Olympics will take ________ in London.
  place
  location

5. The United States usually wins a lot of ________ during the Olympics.
  medals
  metal

6. My personal trainer told me to ________ (my muscles) before every workout to avoid getting hurt.
  strain
  stretch

7. I ________ ( = lift weights, go to the gym) twice a week.
  work out
  work

8. I ________ ( = run) in the park almost every day.
  jump
  jog

9. The ________ of baseball are very difficult to understand for people who don't know the game.
  rails
  rules

10. David Beckham is a popular soccer player. He ________ teams last year, and now plays for the L.A. Galaxy.
  switched
  swung



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