Essay on importance of sports and games Nobody can deny that games are part and parcel of life. Life itself is a sport and this world is a large playground. We must play the game of life with all our power and courage. The game of life is a hard nut to crack. To play the game of life well, we must learn to be great players. It's through sports and games only that we can discover how best to conquer the challenge of life. There are various types of sports and games. There are indoor games such as cards, chess, ludo, etc. Out of those out-door games, Hockey, Soccer, Volleyball, Cricket, Tennis, etc. are the more common ones. Races, Jumps, Throws, Weight-lifting are a few of the other sorts of sports. Games and sports are necessary and useful for everybody. They are especially helpful for the students who need to have a balanced development of the body in addition to the mind. A sound mind resides only in a solid body. "All work and no play," as the proverb goes, "