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Sorry, but you don’t get to make up the definitions yourself and your own biases. You can’t say eSports ‘are not a sport’, you might be able to get away with ‘eSports are an athletic sport’.

Sport
Noun:
an activity involving physical exertion and skill in which an individual or team competes against another or others for entertainment.
“team sports such as baseball and soccer”
synonyms: (competitive) game(s), physical recreation, physical activity, physical exercise, athletics; pastime
“we did a lot of sports”

verb:
amuse oneself or play in a lively, energetic way.
“the children sported in the water”