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Which of the olympic sports do you enjoy watching the most? which the less?

i like: diving , volleyball, beach volley athletics (jumps in particular), swimming, archery

i don't like: all the disciplines with horses, water polo, judo, fencing, shooting, weightlifting, sailing, synchronized swimming

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I have been really enjoying the Hockey, especially the womens. Don't know why, but it's class. Both Volleyball ones are enjoyable aswell.

Don't like the boxing. Just not a fan of the sport.
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I love watching beach volleyball and indoor volley ball

I can watch all the sports to be quite honest
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Everything but the horsies.






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Re: Which of the olympic sports do you enjoy watching the most? which the less?

I watch most sports. I don't miss a minute of athletics and I try and watch as much swimming, gymnastics and cycling as I can. I also enjoy the triathlons and I become strangely captivated by archery even though I know my interest will completely dissipate in it until 2016. Also like weightlifting and volleyball is pretty much the only team sport I watch. And I'm guessing tennis is a given.

Can't say I really care for anything equestrian-oriented and I haven't watched any sailing either.

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Track &field, beach volleyball, diving, swimming, women's soccer, men's basketball (mostly for the nba players)

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Anything judged is quite difficult to watch as it's very hard to know what's going.
In gymnastics or diving, you can only look for the "landing" or if there's any splash at the end.

Pole vaulting is quite cool. Swimming can be really close.
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I enjoy fencing and all shooting disciplines, although I never ever watched it outside OG. I donīt like fighting sports.
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Everything is fun to watch except boxing, wrestling, weightlifting, football, basketball, shot put, racewalking and rhythmic gymnastics.

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Athletics, tennis, swimming and gymnastics (although the fun has gone out of it to some extent because the scoring is much too complicated). I'll watch most things though, but in general I prefer individual sports over team sports.
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I enjoy everything except boxing because you can't follow the score in real time and because the bouts seem fixed most of the time.
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Tennis, men's artistic gymnastics, BMX , the throwing athletic disciplines (shot put, discus, javelin, hammer-throw), decathlon.

I find all of them boring from time-to-time but I don't have time at all for sailing, the fighting ones, cycling road-race, rhythmic gymnastics, handball, water polo.

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I particularly like beach volleyball (both sexes), volleyball (women's), archery, shooting, water polo, and tennis

All swimming, athletic, and gymnastic events are unmissable so I have to watch them as well.

My guilty pleasure is definitely Greco-Roman wrestling (Men's)

I find fencing and judo alright but don't quite understand the scoring.

I also watched a bit of table tennis, a bit of badminton, a bit of basketball and football (particularly impressed with Japan's women football)

Sports I don't give a shit are - cycling, equestrian, canoeing, boxing, rowing, sailing....and hockey

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I enjoy everything except boxing because you can't follow the score in real time and because the bouts seem fixed most of the time.
...and because it's amateurs only. It would be much more fun if the pro's would take part and if they wouldn't wear that annoying headgear. Plus everytime somebody lands a punch of any real significance the referee interferes.
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Re: Which of the olympic sports do you enjoy watching the most? which the less?

Men's diving, for obvious reasons
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