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South America Games

South America Games form an integral part of the lives of the people of this continent. The active participation and tremendous efforts of individuals as well as
associations and organizations have improved the condition of the games of South America.

South America Games passed through various stages in the past due to the problems arising out of the turbulence of history. Recent times have seen the betterment of conditions in this field. The sports and games of South America can be broadly divided into two categories- land based and water based activities.

The game of South America that has gained international fame is Soccer. The soccer playing countries of South America like Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Peru, etc have produced players of international stature. The success of South American countries at FIFA World Cup and Olympics made them world famous. Other than that South America games like horse racing, biking, rugby, trekking, polo are in the list of rough sports. Leisure games of South America include golf and hiking. Water sports include surfing, kayaking, rafting, scuba diving, etc. The abundance of sea beaches and waterfalls make games based on water popular among tourists.

The snow capped mountains of South America allow for South America Games like skiing and snow boarding. Trekking and mountain climbing are also common tourist activities.

South America Games are a fast developing sector more popular among the large number of tourists visiting the continent. The location, topography and weather conditions of South America make it favorable for the development of games.