The history of sport dates back to ancient times. The oldest sports in the world are supposed to be running and wrestling, something that people still take part in even now. Even the early man knew that playing various types of sports kept him strong and fit, and the trend continues till date.
With different kinds of sports getting popular around the world with time, sports events started taking place. Athletes from all over the land used to compete with each other to win these events and be adjudged as the best player or athlete of the event.
The history of sports trophies dates back to the mid 18th century. Before trophies, winners were given cash or land. Let us now look at the 10 oldest sports events around the world, and the trophies given to the winners participating in these tournaments.