From Buzkashi to wife carrying, here are some absolutely bizarre sporting events that are unlikely to become part of the Summer Olympics any time soon.
Chess boxing What do you get when you cross the physical demands of boxing with the mental strain of chess? Chess boxing, a hybrid sport with alternating chess and boxing rounds, was drawn up in the pages of French comic books. The first world championship was held in Amsterdam in 2003, and it is currently played across Europe and North America. Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images Buy Photo