And the football the sport that arouses the main interest in Italians recording approximately 1,4 million members to the FIGC, but the Sinner effect has increased attention towards the tennis that matters 660 thousand Fitp members.


Another sporting discipline that arouses a ever-increasing interest, thanks also to the latest victories of the national teams, it is volleyball.

The successes achieved in recent years, such as the 2021 European Championships of the men's and women's national teams, but also the fourth world championship won in 2022, have made this sport increasingly popular with 314 thousand members of Federvolley in 2023.

What are the most practiced sports in Italy?

According to the Observatory on the Sport System of Banca Ifis, in Italy 15,5 million people regularly practice a sport.

Among the sports with the most fans are football (34% of Italian adults practice it), swimming (29%), cycling (26%), tennis (20%), skiing (16%) and volleyball. (14%), basketball (13%), athletics (10%), motorsports (4%) and rugby (3%).

What are the most loved sports in Italy? last edit: 2024-05-15T07:24:00+02:00 da laracalogiuri

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