a recent court ruling (pdf)
cheerleading is not a competitive varsity sport on the same level as volleyball for purposes of Title IX obligations.
Despite its certainly being a physical activity, the court found that cheerleading lacked a similar level of organization to other varsity sports.
Cheerleading /ˈtʃɪərlidɪŋ/ ranges from yelling to intense physical activity for
sports team ... The presentation of cheerleading as a sport to a global audience
... cheerleader gets fired up when someone sparks the "Is cheerleading a sport?
... else “more athletic,” you want people to know that cheerleaders are athletes.
... goes on: Is cheerleading a sport? We sum up cheerleading and point out how
it is an athletic activity and how school cheerleading cannot be considered a
Dec 21, 2016 ... It might be easier to get people to come to a consensus on the issue of which
came first, the chicken or the egg? An American team competing ...
The New York Times states that cheerleading is the fastest growing girls' sport,
yet more than half of Americans do not believe it is a sport. In addition, they fail to
So go ahead, tell Bangaoil that cheerleading isn't a sport. Tell her that the last
year she spent downing Advil and bathing her knee in ice has been a waste.
Jul 7, 2014 ... A former collegiate cheerleader explains why the AMA's recent designation of the
activity as a sport could kill cheerleading as we know it.
May 15, 2011 ... This has been a constant debate, whether cheerleading is a sport or not. There is
very valid evidence for both sides of the argument.
Jun 10, 2014 ... Four years ago, a federal judge ruled that competitive cheerleading is not an
official sport that colleges can use to meet gender-equity ...