Good luck!. A persuasive speech is meant for persuading the audience to have a specific viewpoint. Unlike ordinary speech where the orator simply gives information on a subject; in a persuasive speech, the orator has a viewpoint (pro or against the subject) and tries to prove why it is right or wrong. Secondly, we all have some information about sports and are at least aware of even the remotest of sports.
Interesting Sports Related Speech Topics
Greatest NBA players of all time
It is necessary to have cap on sport person’s salaries.
Gambling should be banned.
Should college athletes be paid?
Schools should support interscholastic sports.
Cheerleading is essential.
Is cheerleading a sport?
Steroids and sports.
Is World Wrestling Entertainment real?
Why gambling should be illegal?
Importance of team building.
Meditations help sportsmen.
Karate or Martial arts be made compulsory in schools.
Bungy jumping is not a sport, but a dangerous activity.
Countries should focus on promoting women’s sports.
Extreme sports are not meant for all.
Are fantasy sports as good as real?
Motorsports are incomparable.
Is online sports betting legal?
Which is the best: Badminton or Tennis?
Is sports arbitrage legal?
Sports betting makes you a bigger fan.
Scholarships should be offered for sports careers.
Sports psychology is a developing field and a good career option.
Is umpire salary unfair?
Not all successful players are good coaches.
Athletic scholarships should be mandatory and standardized in all universities.
Sports marketing is a good career option.
Counseling helps in reducing performance anxiety in sports.
Is collecting sports memorabilia worth the investment?
A career as a sports nutritionist is gaining popularity these days.
Scandals can be avoided in the Olympics.
Sports is an integral part of healthy living
Does glamor affect sports person’s performance?
It is essential to understand the psychology of sports.
Sports nutrition should be given as equal importance as practice sessions.
Is playing darts a sport?
Collecting sports memorabilia is one of the best hobbies.
It is necessary to include more number of rules in rugby league football?
Are nutritional supplements and sports medicine actually needed?
More number of movies should be made to create sports awareness.
Sport team names after ethnic groups, religious ideas, etc., should be banned.
Bullfighting and horse racing should be banned for cruelty.
Sports is the best stress reliever and reducer of obesity.
Can there be a single greatest sport person?
Sports person’s salaries should be based on performance.
Should shot put and javelin throw be given equal importance as other sports?
Is match fixing the cause of declining popularity of some sports like cricket?
Should hunting be considered as a sport?
Animal cruelty in sports should be severely punished.
Once you decide on the topic, you should read as much as possible on the subject, have a strong viewpoint and only then start structuring your speech. This will boost your confidence and also will be helpful in the question-answer session that follows. This is because of the hype surrounding sports and the glamor and wealth linked to it. Among the different speech topics today, sports is one of the most popular ones