Sporting goods have come a long way in the past 50 years. There are thousands of scientists worldwide working on how to make your running shoes lighter, your hockey skates faster, your tennis racquet put more spin on the ball. Back to Article
There are tons of types of sports.
Like some people say chess is a sport.
So yeah, cheerleading is considered a sport.
People who say it isn't don't see the athletic abilities that cheerleaders have to have.