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sport vs sporting


sport vs sporting
Good evening dear colleagues!
Could you help me, please. I am a bit puzzled with these two words. Which is correct: sport events or sporting events? Maybe they both mean the same? 
Thank you
Best regards:) 

22 Sep 2016      


Hi sadbird
Both are ok
I did a quick google and I found sport events, sports events and sporting events.
Sporting events sounds more formal and is preferred for written forms.  Sport (UK) / sports (US) events is fine for everyday conversation.
Hope this helps.

24 Sep 2016     


Thank you Jayho. Your post is really helpful. I always doubt when I come across several variants of an expression: )

25 Sep 2016