Countries and National Sports (STATIC GK)

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Countries and National Sports (De Jure National Sports)

De Jure national sports are those games that are established by law. A list of the National Sports that are established by law is given below in table-

Country National Sports/ Games
Argentina Pato
Bahamas Cricket
Bangladesh Kabaddi
Bhutan Archery
Brazil Capoeira
Canada Lacrosse (summer)
Ice hockey (winter)
Chile Rodeo
Colombia Tejo
China Table Tennis
Iran Varzesh-e Bastani, Wrestling, Polo
Mexico Charrería
Namibia Football, Netball, Rugby
Nepal Volleyball
Philippines Arnis

Countries and National Sports (De facto National Sports)

De facto national sports are those games that are not established by law. List of these National Sports is given is below in table-

Country National Games/ Sports
Afghanistan Buzkashi
Anguilla Boat racing
Antigua and Barbuda Cricket
Austria Alpine skiing
Australia Cricket
Bermuda Cricket
Basque Country Basque pelota
Barbados Cricket
Cuba Baseball
Denmark Darts
Dominican Republic Baseball
England Cricket, Association football, Rugby football, tennis
Estonia Basketball (summer), Ice hockey (winter)
Finland Pesäpallo
Georgia Rugby union
Grenada Cricket
Guyana Cricket
Haiti Association football
India Field Hockey (Undeclared)
Indonesia Pencak Silat
Israel Association football
Ireland Gaelic games
Italy Palio, Pallone, Tamburello, Bocce
Jamaica Cricket
Japan Sumo
Latvia Ice hockey
Lithuania Basketball
Madagascar Rugby union
Malaysia Sepak takraw
Mauritius Association football
Mongolia Archery, Mongolian wrestling, Horse racing
New Zealand Rugby union
Norway Cross-country skiing
Pakistan Field hockey
Papua New Guinea Rugby league
Peru Paleta Frontón
Philippines Sipa
Romania Oina
Russia Bandy
Scotland Golf
Serbia Basketball
Slovenia Alpine skiing
South Africa Rugby union
Spain Football
Sri Lanka Volleyball
Tajikistan Gushtigiri
Taiwan Baseball
Turkey Oil wrestling & Cirit
Turks and Caicos Islands Cricket
United States Baseball
Venezuela Baseball
Wales Rugby union