Category:17th century in sports
It is believed that, by 1700, the only professional team sport was cricket, which itself was still in an early stage of development and relied on gambling interests for most of its revenue. It is possible that professionalism had begun in other sports which attracted gambling such as prizefighting and horse racing.
This category has the following 9 subcategories, out of 9 total.
- ► 17th century in chess (6 P)
- ► English cricket in the 14th to 17th centuries (1 C, 36 P)
- ► Sports organizations established in the 17th century (1 C, 1 P)