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National Games of Major Countries in the World

List of Countries and their National Games / Sports

National Games of Major Countries in the World

National Games of Major Countries in the World

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 A national sport is a sport or game that is considered to be an intrinsic part of the culture of a nation. Some sports are national sports as established by the law of the country, while others are popularly accepted as national sports.

 

List of  World’s Countries and their National Games:

List of different country in the world and their Nationals Games . Generally associated with countries and their national games questions is asked in competitive exams. If you are preparing for different competitive examinations like: IAS, teacher, UPSC, PCS, SSC, Bank,  MBA and other government jobs,  then you must know about the list of countries and their national games.

The national sport is not necessarily (and not usually) the most popular sport in that country, but they are sports or pastimes that are important historically or culturally significant to the country.

  • What is the national game in Australia?
  • What is the national sport of England?
  • What is the national sport of Japan?
  • What is the national sport in the US?

 

S.N.

Country

National Game/Sport

Other Popular Games /Sports

1

Afghanistan

Buzkashi

Football, Cricket

2

Argentina

Pato

Association Football, Basketbal, Rugby Union

3

Australia

Cricket

AFL (Australian Football League), Basketball

4

Bahamas

Sloop Sailing

Cricket, Football, Rugby

5

Bangladesh

Kabaddi

Cricket, Football, Hockey

6

Bhutan

Archery

Basketball, Football, Futsal

7

Brazil

Football

Volleyball, Basketball

8

Canada

Lacrosse (summer), Ice Hockey (winter)

Football, Basketball, Baseball

9

Chile

Chilean Rodeo

Football, Tennis

10

China

Ping Pong (Table Tennis)

Volleyball, Badminton, Shooting, Martial Arts

11

Colombia

Tejo

Football, Cycling, Roller Skating

12

Cuba

Baseball

Boxing, Volleyball, Basketball

13

Denmark

Football, Handball

Cycling, Sailing, Badminton

14

Dominican Republic

Baseball

Football, Boxing

15

England

Cricket

Football, Rugby, Basketball

16

Estonia

Basketball

Bandy, Beach Volleyball

17

Finland

Pesäpallo (Finnish Baseball)

Ice Hockey, Formula One

18

France

Football

Association Football, Rugby, Motor Sports, Tennis

19

Georgia

Rugby Union

Football, Basketball

20

Grenada

Cricket

Football

21

Guyana

Cricket

Beach Cricket, Water Polo. Football

22

Hungary

Water polo

Football

23

Iceland

Handball

Football, Basketball, Athletics

24

India

Field Hockey

Cricket, Badminton, Kabaddi

25

Iran

Wrestling

Football

26

Ireland

Gaelic Football

Soccer, Hurling, Golf

27

Israel

Association Football

Basketball, swimming, Canoeing

28

Jamaica

Cricket

Atheletics, Association Football

29

Japan

Sumo

Baseball, Association Football

30

Latvia

Baseball

Association Football, Ice Hockey

31

Lithuania

Basketball

Football, Atheletics, Cycling

32

Mauritus

Football

Atheletics, Badminton, Basketball

33

Mexico

Charrería

Association Football, Boxing

34

Mongolia

Archery

Wrestling, Football, Basketball

35

Nepal

Dandi Biyo

Cricket, Football

36

Norway

Cross Country Skiing

Wrestling, Cycling, Shooting

37

Pakistan

Field Hockey

Cricket, Kabaddi, Polo, Squash

38

Papua New Guinea

Rugby League

AFL, Soccer, Volleyball

39

Philippines

Arnis

Basketball, Badminton, Boxing

40

Puerto Rico

Paso Fino

Football, Baseball

41

Romania

Oină

Football, Handball, Volleyball

42

Russia

Bandy

Basketball, Ice Hockey, Football, Rugby

43

Scotland

Golf

Tennis, Rugby

44

Slovenia

Alpine Skiing, Ski Jumping

Atheletics, Basketball, Boxing

45

South Korea

Taekwondo

Football, Basketball

46

Spain

Bull Fighting

Football, Basketball, Tennis

47

Sri Lanka

Volley Ball

Cricket, Badminton, Water Sports

48

Switzerland

Shooting, Gymnastics

Football, Ice Hockey

49

Turkey

Oil Wrestling

Soccer, Basketball, Volleyball

50

United States

Baseball

American Football, Basketball

51

Venezuela

Baseball

Football

52

Wales

Rugby Union

Football, Golf, Tennis

 

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