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French Verbs Used with Sports

In French, playing or doing sports is normally expressed with either jouer au or faire. In cases where there is also a verb for that activity, it is listed in the right-hand column. Click the links to learn more about those sports.

jouer au
football américain
de la boxe boxer
du cheval
du cyclisme, monter sur bicyclette    rouler
du golf
du jogging
de la lutte lutter
de la natation nager
du patin(age) patiner
du patin à roulettes, du skating   
de la plongée plonger
du ski skier
du ski de descente, piste
du ski de randonnée, de fond
du ski nautique
du tir à l'arc
de la voile
une randonnée
aller à la pêche pêcher


French names of sports     All about Jouer

More sports vocabulary    More French verbs


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