In those days, he recalls, playing an instrument was considered a sport.
It is not good for a player to be considered a poor sport.
Soccer is still considered a "black sport" here, even though there are four white players on the national team.
Xiangqi is also considered a sport in China, with millions of players nationwide.
Her cry fell on deaf ears, and she was considered a poor sport.
It's considered a national sport, and is one of the biggest spectator sports.
When Chess is considered a "sport," the word has no meaning.
Additionally, catching them is considered a tough sport by many fishermen.
However, the debate over whether bowling should be considered a "sport" or a "game" continues.
The terms were in wide use around the company and anyone who objected to being so designated was considered a bad sport.