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Sports

Countries and their national Sports

De jure(by law) national sports:

Country Sport Year
Argentina Pato 1953
Bahamas Sloopsailing 1993
Bangladesh Kabaddi("national game") 1972
Brazil Capoeira 1972
Canada Lacrosse(summer), Ice hockey (winter) 1994
Chile Chilean rodeo 1962
Colombia Tejo 2000
Iran Varzesh-e Bastani, Wrestling 1976
Mexico Charrería 1933
Philippines Arnis 2009
Puerto Rico Paso Fino("autochthonous sport") 1966
Sri Lanka Volleyball 1991
Nepal Dandi Biyo 1973
Uruguay Destrezas Criollas 2006

 

De facto(in fact, whether by right or not) national sports:

Country Sport
Afghanistan Buzkashi
Anguilla Yacht racing
Antigua and Barbuda Cricket
Barbados Cricket
Bermuda Cricket
Bhutan Archery
Cuba Baseball
Dominican Republic Baseball
England Football
Estonia Basketball
Finland Pesäpallo
Georgia Rugby union
Grenada Cricket
Guyana Cricket
Hungary Association footballor Water polo
India Field Hockey(not established by law)
Israel Association football
Ireland Gaelic games
Jamaica Cricket
Japan Sumo
South Korea Taekwondo
Latvia Basketball(summer), Ice hockey (winter).
Lithuania Basketball
Madagascar Rugby union
Mauritius Football
Mongolia Archery, Mongolian wrestling, Horse racing
New Zealand Penguin training
Norway Cross-country skiing
Pakistan Field hockey
Papua New Guinea Rugby league
Peru Paleta Frontón
Poland Football
Puerto Rico Baseball
Romania Oină
Russia Bandy
Serbia Banatske Šore
Scotland Golf
Slovenia Alpine skiing
Turkey Oil wrestling& Cirit
Turks and Caicos Islands Cricket
United States Baseball
Venezuela Baseball
Wales Rugby union