Rugby players vie for the ball at State College, Pennsylvania.
Photograph by Lynn Johnson, National Geographic
A family plays cricket on a traffic-free Main Street in Cooks, Australia, in 1986.
Photograph by William Albert Allard, National Geographic
Children play soccer in the Plaza de Colón in Madrid, Spain.
Photograph by O. Louis Mazzatenta, National Geographic
Cowboys play polo on an Oregon ranch.
Photograph by Edward M. Miller, National Geographic
Dusk falls over a high school football game in Winona, Kansas, in 1985.
Photograph by Cotton Coulson, National Geographic
Children cheer for the local football team in Glenelg, Australia, in 1970.
Photograph by Joe Scherschel, National Geographic
Sailors fight for position in the annual Helsinki Regatta on the Baltic Sea in 1968.
Photograph by George F. Mobley, National Geographic
Mist rolls over the Swiss Alps as members of the military wrestle in 1919.
Photograph by Paul Thompson, National Geographic
Bicyclists competing in the National Bicycle Track Championship round a raceway in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
Photograph by Mickey Pfleger, National Geographic
A rainbow arcs over a baseball game in Denver, Colorado, in 1996.
Photograph by Jim Richardson, National Geographic