National games

List of Countries and their National Games-PDF

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National Games 

National games represent nation’s identitya and culture. A national game is considered to be an essential part of the culture of a nation. Each nation has its own national game.

Indian government launched school level games (Khelo India) in 2017-18, to make world-class athletes and giving chances to young boys and girls to show their talent and it is telecasted on the National TV.

Getting the exposure like a pro athelets the young school children getting motivation. And making India proud in different World championships. Manu Baker is the one Khelo India’s gem who begged lots of gold medals in world shooting competitions.

India got lots of good players by this Khelo India campaign. Government of India is organizing this sport event every year.

The aim of organizing the different games or sports time to time, is maintain or develop physical abilities and improving the skills of athletes but in some situation the aim of organizing games is to entertain the audience like in India IPL, Pro-Kabaddi, ISL league games. 

But the ultimate goal of games or sports  is to make nation proud in different world level championships and tournaments like FIFA world cup, hockey tournaments, cycling championships, Olympic games etc.   

All countries have their own national games. Based on the popularity or its historical connection with the country, officials designated the particular game or sport as a national game of the country.

Indian national game is field Hockey. Various countries are identified by their flags, their national anthems, birds, animals, language, and also with their national sports.  

This section of world static gk  is one of the important part of various exams like govt, UPSC, SSC, Bank, Railways, KVS, IBPS-PO etc.  

Students who are preparing for the competitive exams can get complete knowledge and become aware of the national sports of all countries. 

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List of Countries and their National Games

Country NameNational Game
AnguillaYacht Racing
Antigua And BarbudaCricket
Bermuda Cricket
Bhutan Archery
BrazilAssociation Football
CanadaLacrosse (summer), Ice Hockey (winter)
Chile  Chilean Rodeo
China  Ping Pong (Table Tennis)
Colombia  Tejo
Cuba   Baseball
DenmarkAssociation Football, Handball
Dominican RepublicBaseball
England  Cricket
Finland  Pesäpallo (Finnish Baseball)
France  Football
Georgia   Rugby Union
Grenada  Cricket
GuyanaCricket, Water Polo
HaitiAssociation Football
IndiaField Hockey
Indonesia  Pencak Silat
Iran   Wrestling
IrelandGaelic Football
IsraelAssociation Football
Lithuania  Basketball
MadagascarRugby Union
MalaysiaSepak Takraw
Mauritius  Association Football
MongoliaMongolian Wrestling, Archery
New Zealand Rugby Union
NorwayCross-Country Skiing (winter)
Pakistan  Field Hockey
Papua New GuineaRugby League
PeruPaleta Frontón
PhilippinesSipa, Basketball, Arnis
Puerto RicoPaso Fino
SloveniaAlpine Skiing
South KoreaTaekwondo
Sri LankaVolleyball
The BahamasCricket
TurkeyOil Wrestling
Tusk and Caicos IslandCricket
United States Of AmericaBaseball
UruguayDestrezas Criollas
WalesRugby Union