List of National Games of Countries

There are lots of sports and games played all over the world. But, each country has their own national game which is considered to be important for their cultural values.

In this article, we bring to you the list of national games of different countries from all over the world.

There are games and sports that are declared as national sports by a law. But there are also national games of various countries which are de facto, (not established by a law).

Given below is the list of all the countries in chronological order and their national games or sports.

National Games of Countries

CountrySport & Game
AfghanistanBuzkashi / Cricket
America (United States)Baseball / American Football
AnguillaYacht Racing
Antigua & BarbudaCricket
AustraliaCricket
BahamasCricket
BangladeshKabaddi
BarbadosCricket
BermudaCricket
BhutanArchery
BrazilFootball
CanadaIce Hockey (winter) / Lacrosse (summer)
ChinaTable Tennis
ChileChilean Rodeo
ColombiaTejo
CubaBaseball
DenmarkFootball / Handball
Dominican RepublicBaseball
EnglandCricket
EstoniaBasketball
FinlandPesapallo
GeorgiaRugby union
GrenadaCricket
GuyanaCricket / Water polo
HaitiFootball
IcelandHandball
IndiaHockey
IndonesiaPencak Silat
IrelandFaelic games
IranVarzesh-e Bastani / Wrestling / Polo
IsraelFootball
JamaicaCricket
JapanSumo / Baseball
LatviaNovuss
LithuaniaBasketball
MadagascarRugby union
MalaysiaSepak takraw
MauritiusFootball
MexicoCross country
MongoliaArchery / Mongolian Wrestling / Horse Racing
NepalVolleyball
New ZealandRugby union
NorwayCross-country skiing (winter)
PakistanHockey
Papua New GuineaRugby league
PeruPaleta Fronton
PhilippinesArnis / Sipa / Basketball
Puerto RicoPaso Fino
RomaniaOina / Baseball
RussiaBandy (form of hockey). But chess is most popular in Russia.
ScotlandGolf
SloveniaAlpine skiing
South KoreaTaekwondo / Starcraft II
SpainNo official national sport. But football is most popular in spain.
Sri LankaVolleyball
TajikistanGushtigiri
TurkeyOil wrestling / Cirit
Turks and Caicos IslandsCricket
VenezuelaBaseball
WalesRugby union

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Frequently Asked Questions on National Games of Countries

Q1. Cricket is the national game of which country?

Answer: Cricket is the national games of the following countries;

  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Australia
  • Bermuda
  • Barbados
  • England
  • Grenada
  • Guyana
  • Jamaica
  • Turks and Caicos Islands

Q2. Football is the national game of which country?

Answer: Haiti and Mauritius.

Q3. Kabaddi is the national game of which country?

Answer: Bangladesh and Nepal.

Q4. Baseball is the national game of which country?

Answer: Baseball is the national game of the following countries;

  • Cuba
  • Dominican Republic
  • Taiwan
  • United States
  • Venezuela

Q5. Archery is the national game of which country?

Answer: Bhutan and Mongolia.

Q6. Ice hockey is the national game of which country?

Answer: Canada, Estonia (Winter), and Latvia.

Q7. Basketball is the national game of which country?

Answer: Estonia (Summer), Lithuania, Philippines, and Serbia.

Q8. Volleyball is the national game of which country?

Answer: Nepal.

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