When one thinks of sport, the first thing that comes to mind is an athlete in uniform running around on a sports field. Whether it is rowing, soccer, weight-lifting, or gymnastics, sport comes in various forms but the focus on physicality and athletic ability ties them all together.
Or does it? Chess has been recognised as a sport by the International Olympic Committee since 1999 and there are now calls for the IOC to recognise eSport (competitive video gaming).
What do you think? Should eSports be officially recognised? Share your thoughts with us in the poll below and on social media.