|Name of Countries||National Game|
Beside this, which is National Game of Malaysia?
De facto national sports
|Mongolia||Archery, Mongolian wrestling, Horse racing|
Furthermore, in which country Badminton is popular?
Whilst badminton is a minority sport in the US it is widely played in Britain, Denmark, Sweden, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Korea and several other countries. Britain alone has 4 million players, about 8% of the population. As a spectator sport it is very popular in the far east.
Which is national game of Spain?
Invented in India in a version called poona. British army officers learned the game about 1870. In 1873 the duke of Beaufort introduced the sport at his country estate, Badminton, from which the game derives its name.
|List of Countries and their National Games|
|Name of Countries||National Games in the World||Other Important Games|
|USA||Baseball (DeFacto)||Football, Ice Hockey, Golf, Tennis|
|Uruguay||Destrezas Criollas (DeJure – 2006)||–|
In the spectating aspect, the six spectator sports with most fans are association football, field hockey, rugby union, badminton, volleyball, handball, basketball and mixed martial arts. Malaysia has hosted several major sports events including the Commonwealth Games in 1998.
The origin of Sepak Takraw is uncertain; it was probably introduced to Southeast Asia by the Chinese who were inspired by the traditional game Cuju, an ancient military exercise where soldiers play to keep a leather ball filled with feathers airborne by kicking it back and forth between two or more people.