Countries and their National Games

Posted by Rupam on April 24, 2024

List of Countries and their National Games-

Country National Game Other Important Games
Afghanistan Buzkashi (Also called Kopar, Kupari and Ulak Tartysh) Cricket, football, boxing & basketball
Antigua and Barbuda Cricket Football
Argentina Pato (1953) Association football, Basketball, Rugby union
Australia Cricket Australian Rules Football (AFL), Rugby, Horse Racing, Netball
Bangladesh Kabaddi (1972) Cricket & football
Barbados Cricket Football, Golf, Tennis
Bermuda Cricket Football, Rugby and Tennis
Bhutan Archery (1971) Basketball, football, futsal
Brazil Capoeira (1972) Volleyball and Basketball
Bulgaria Weightlifting Gymnastics, Rowing, Biathlon and Cricket
Canada Ice hockey (In Winter) & Lacrosse (In Summer) (1994) Football, Golf, basketball and baseball
Chile Chilean rodeo (1962) Tennis and football
China Ping Pong (Table Tennis) Volleyball, Martial Arts, Shooting, Badminton
Cuba Baseball Boxing, Volleyball, Basketball
Columbia Tejo (2000)
Czech Republic Ice Hockey Football
Dominican Republic Baseball Football and Boxing
England Cricket Football, Rugby and Basketball
France Football Rugby, Motor Sports and tennis
Haiti Soccer
Hungary Water Polo
India Field Hockey (Otherwise Undeclared) Cricket, badminton, kabaddi
Israel Football Basketball, Swimming, canoeing
Italy Football
Indonesia Badminton
Lithuania Basketball Football, Athletics, Cycling
Iran Wrestling (DeFacto) Polo, football
Jamaica Cricket Association football, Athletics
Japan Sumo Wrestling Ju-Jitsu (Martial Arts), Baseball, Football
Malaysia Sepak Takraw – similar to Volleyball or Badminton(DeFacto). Players cannot use their hands to play
Mongolia Mongolian wrestling, archery and horse riding (De Facto) Football, Basketball
Mauritius Football Athletics, Basketball, Badminton 
Mexico Charreria- similar to Rodeo (1933) Association football and Boxing
Nepal Dandi Biyo – similar to Indian Gilli Danda (Till 2017) Volleyball (2017) Cricket, football
New Zealand Rugby Cricket, Netball, Basketball, Golf, Tennis
Norway Cross-country skiing Wrestling, Cycling, Shooting
Namibia Rugby (2018) Football, Netball
Pakistan Field Hockey Cricket, Kabaddi, Squash, Snooker
Philippines Arnis – Type of Fighting Art (2009) Basketball, Badminton, boxing
Poland Football
Peru Paleta Frontón – type of Tennis
Puerto Rico (united States) Paso Fino (1966)
Russia Bandy- type of Ice Hockey Chess, football, Basketball, Gymnastics
Scotland Golf Tennis, Rugby
Serbia Football, basketball, volleyball and water polo
Slovenia Alpine Skiing Ski Jumping, Athletics, Basketball and Boxing
South Korea Tae-kwon-do (2018) Football and Basketball
SriLanka Volleyball Cricket, badminton, Watersports
Switzerland Shooting and Gymnastics Football and Ice Hockey
Tajikistan Gushtigiri- type of wrestling
Turkey Oil wrestling Soccer, Basketball, VolleyBall
USA Baseball Football, Ice Hockey, Golf, Tennis
Uruguay Destrezas Criollas (2006)
Venezuela Baseball Football