A hybrid sport is one which combines two or more (often similar) sports in order to create a new sport, or to allow meaningful competition between players of those sports.
- Bossaball - a hybrid sport combining elements of volleyball, association football, gymnastics, and Capoeira, played on a field with 3 bases, there is a trampoline at the third base along with a net. Allowing players to bounce high to spike or touch the ball and touch it with any part of the body, especially arms and hands
- Chess boxing – a hybrid sport which combines the sport of boxing with games of chess in alternating rounds. Chess boxing fights have been organized since early 2003. The sport was started when Dutch artist Iepe Rubingh, inspired by fictional descriptions of the sport in the writing of Enki Bilal, organized actual matches. The sport has become increasingly popular since then. To succeed players must be both skilled chess players and skilled boxers.
- Circle rules football - a hybrid of association football, volleyball, basketball, wrestling, and Rugby, with a goal located on the center of circle field.
- Composite rules shinty-hurling – The Irish sports of hurling or camogie combined with the Scottish sport of shinty.
- Composite rules Softball-Baseball - a hybrid bat-and-ball sports which combines the elements of Baseball and Softball, played on the large identical baseball diamond with the larger ball, ten rather than nine innings, and both underarm and overarm pitchings.
- Korfball – several claims that it was developed as a hybrid of netball and basketball to enable play between teams of mixed gender. Despite the origins of korfball, today it does facilitate exactly that purpose.
Vigoro - a hybrid of cricket and tennis
Waterpolo - A hybrid of swimming and handball