List of Countries and their National Games

List of Countries and their National Games

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Any sports or game is designated as the national game of the country either on the basis of its popularity or based on its historical connection with that country. This article will give the list of Countries and their national games which is an important topic for aspirants of  various competitive or Government exams. 

S. No.

Name of Countries

National Game

1.

Afghanistan

Buzkashi

2.

Antigua and Barbuda

Cricket

3.

Argentina

Pato

4.

Australia

Cricket and Australian Rules Football (AFL)

5.

Bangladesh

Kabaddi

6.

Barbados

Cricket

7.

Bermuda

Cricket

8.

Bhutan

Archery

9.

Brazil

Capoeira

10.

Bulgaria

Weightlifting

11.

Canada

Ice hockey (In Winter) & Lacrosse (In Summer)

12.

Chile

Chilean rodeo

13.

China

Table Tennis

14.

Cuba

Baseball

15.

Czech Republic

Ice Hockey

16.

Dominican Republic

Baseball

17.

England

Cricket

18.

France

Football

19.

Haiti

Football

20.

Hungary

Water polo

21.

Israel

Football

22.

Italy

Football

23.

Indonesia

Badminton

24.

Lithuania

Basketball

25.

Iran

Wrestling

26.

Jamaica

Cricket

27.

Japan

Sumo Wrestling

28.

Malaysia

Sepak Takraw

29.

Mongolia

Mongolian wrestling, archery and horse riding.

30.

Mauritius

Football

31.

Mexico

Charreria

32.

Nepal

Dandi Biyo

33.

New Zealand

Rugby union

34.

Norway

Skiing

35.

Pakistan

Field Hockey

36.

Philippines

Arnis

37.

Poland

Football

38.

Peru

Paleta Frontón

39.

Russia

Bandy

40.

Scotland

Golf

41.

Serbia

Basketball, water polo, volleyball, and Football

42.

Slovenia

Skiing

43.

South Korea

Tae-kwon-do

44.

SriLanka

Volleyball

45.

Switzerland

Shooting and Gymnastics

46.

Tajikistan

Gushtigiri

47.

Turkey

Oil wrestling

48.

USA

Baseball

49.

Venezuela

Baseball

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