contact sport

noun
any sport in which physical contact between players is an accepted part of play, as football, boxing, or hockey.
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Example sentences
In no other part of the world does archaeology so closely resemble a contact
  sport.
Football is a contact sport, and players understand the risk of injury when
  they decide to play.
No other contact sport gives rise to as many serious brain injuries as football
  does.
But polo, the world's toniest contact sport, remained haughtily and expensively
  cloistered.
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