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List of Countries And Their National Games

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List of Countries And Their National Games:-

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