World National Sports

Name of CountriesNational Games in the WorldOther Important Games
AfghanistanBuzkashi (Also called Kopar, Kupari and Ulak Tartysh) (DeFacto)Cricket, football, boxing & basketball
Antigua and BarbudaCricket (DeFacto)Football
ArgentinaPato (DeJure - 1953)Association football, Basketball, Rugby union
AustraliaCricket (DeFacto)Australian Rules Football (AFL), Rugby, Horse Racing, Netball
BangladeshKabaddi (DeJure - 1972)Cricket & football
BarbadosCricket (DeFacto)Football, Golf, Tennis
BermudaCricket (DeFacto)Football, Rugby and Tennis
BhutanArchery (DeJure - 1971)Basketball, football, futsal
BrazilCapoeira (DeJure - 1972)Volleyball and Basketball
BulgariaWeightlifting (DeFacto)Gymnastics, Rowing, Biathlon and Cricket
CanadaIce hockey (In Winter) & Lacrosse (In Summer) (DeJure - 1994)Football, Golf, basketball and baseball
ChileChilean rodeo (DeJure - 1962)Tennis and football
ChinaPing Pong (Table Tennis) (DeFacto)Volleyball, Martial Arts, Shooting, Badminton
CubaBaseball (DeFacto)Boxing, Volleyball, Basketball
ColumbiaTejo (DeJure - 2000) 
Czech RepublicIce Hockey (DeFacto)Football
Dominican RepublicBaseball (DeFacto)Football and Boxing
EnglandCricket (DeFacto)Football, Rugby and Basketball
FranceAssociation Football (Defacto)Rugby, Motor Sports and tennis
HaitiFootball (DeFacto)-
HungaryWater Polo (DeFacto)-
IndiaField Hockey (DeFacto)Cricket, badminton, kabaddi
IsraelAssociation Football (DeFacto)Basketball, Swimming, canoeing
ItalyCalcio - type of Football (DeFacto)-
IndonesiaBadminton (DeFacto)-
LithuaniaBasketball (DeFacto)Football, Athletics, Cycling
IranWrestling, Varzesh-e-Bastani (DeJure - 1976)Polo, football
JamaicaCricket (DeFacto)Association football, Athletics
JapanSumo Wrestling (DeFacto)Ju-Jitsu (Martial Arts), Baseball, Football
MalaysiaSepak Takraw - similar to Volleyball or Badminton(DeFacto). Players cannot use their hands to play-
MongoliaArchery (DeFacto)Mongolian wrestling, horse riding, Football, Basketball
MauritiusFootball (DeFacto)Athletics, Basketball, Badminton 
MexicoCharreria- similar to Rodeo (DeJure - 1933)Association football and Boxing
NepalDandi Biyo - similar to Indian Gilli Danda, Volleyball (DeJure - 2017)Cricket, football
New ZealandRugby Union (DeFacto)Cricket, Net ball, Basketball, Golf, Tennis
NorwayCross-country skiing (DeFacto)Wrestling, Cycling, Shooting
NamibiaFootball, Netball, Rugby (DeJure - 2018)-
PakistanField Hockey (DeFacto)Cricket, Kabaddi, Squash, Snooker
PhilippinesArnis - Type of Fighting Art (DeJure - 2009)Basketball, Badminton, boxing
PolandFootball (DeFacto)-
PeruPaleta Frontón - type of Tennis (DeFacto)-
Puerto Rico (united States)Paso Fino (DeJure - 1966)-
RussiaBandy- type of Ice Hockey (DeFacto)Chess, football, Basketball, Gymnastics
ScotlandGolf (DeFacto)Tennis, Rugby
SerbiaFootball, basketball, volleyball and water polo (DeFacto)-
SloveniaAlpine Skiing (DeFacto)Ski Jumping, Athletics, Basketball and Boxing
South KoreaTae-kwon-do (DeJure - 2018)Football and Basketball
SriLankaVolleyball (DeFacto)Cricket, badminton, Watersports
SwitzerlandShooting and Gymnastics (DeFacto)Football and Ice Hockey
TajikistanGushtigiri- type of wrestling (DeFacto)-
TurkeyOil wrestling (DeFacto)Soccer, Basketball, VolleyBall
USABaseball (DeFacto)Football, Ice Hockey, Golf, Tennis
UruguayDestrezas Criollas (DeJure - 2006)-
VenezuelaBaseball (DeFacto)football

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