Some of these sports and pastimes may have never made it anywhere near Grandstand, but it's all about the enjoyment of taking part.
Eton wall game, 1948
For the first time ever, the baffling Eton wall game was televised. On balance, it was a bit... rubbish.
Nationwide heads down to a river and asks some children to explain the art of fishing
The Honourable Game of Knur and Spell, 1972
If the Olympic Games ever come to Yorkshire, this has to be a contender for being introduced
Sumo meets Blue Peter, 1978
Sumo wrestler Takamiyama Daigorō literally sweeps Valerie Singleton off her feet
Street hockey, 1986
Remember the Titans? Or the Coyotes? Well they were all gearing up for the Street Hockey National Championships
Gloucestershire Cheese Race, 1999
The gathered crowd chases a double Gloucester cheese down a 45 degree slope... and why not?
Shrovetide Football, 2000
Michaela Strachan investigated Shrovetide Football, which takes place over two days in Ashbourne, Derbyshire