The early development of Rome started out as the Etruscan living in dome shaped houses. The Etruscan's village later became Rome. Rome was by an ocean and hills.
Etruscan influence of sports
Romulus and Remus were twins born to a wolf mom. As they grew older they explored and found what is now Rome. Romulus built a wall and Remus was making fun of it. Remus jumped over is and Romulus killed him.
Greek influence of architecture
Etruscan influenced Rome in many ways. They had the archway and cuniculus which influenced Rome.
Greek influence of writing, art, and religion
Alpha Beta Gamma Delta Epsilon Zeta Eta Theta iota Kappa Lambda mu nu xi omicron pi rho sigma tau upsilon phi chi psi omega That's the whole Greek alphabet which influenced the Romans.
The Romans played many sports that were influenced by the Etruscan people. The first was slave fighting. The slave would fight to the death. The second was chariot races.
The Romans had influences from Greek architecture like coloums. The Romans built coloums like the Greeks. Doric, Ionic, Corinthian.
The Romans writing and art were heavily influenced from the Greeks. The writing had an alphabet like the Greeks. The word alphabet actually comes from the first two letters of the Greek alphabet. They also told Greek tales.