In recent times, there has been an increase in participation in active sports all over the world. The highly competitive world of sports has given rise to more number of professional sports people. They are much more conscious of the sportswear and demand more specific function to be performed by the sportswear. As a result new fibres and fabrics are emerging out for satisfying the stringent needs. Textile materials are used in all sportswear and in many games as sportswear. Examples of sportswear are: Aerobic clothing, athletic clothing, football clothing, cricket clothing, games shorts, pants, shirts, socks, sweat shirts, tennis clothing etc.