40 National Sports

1 Pakistan – hockey
2 Bhutan – archery
3 Canada – lacrosse (officially, though ice hockey is more popular)
4 Bangladesh – kabbadi (team tag game)
5 Iceland – glima (form of wrestling)
6 Anguilla – boat-racing
7 Afghanistan – buzkashi (players on horseback compete to carry an animal carcase to a goal)
8 Ireland – hurling (hockey-style game)
9 Thailand – muay Thai (form of boxing)
10 Japan – sumo
11 Bulgaria – weightlifting
12 Wales – rugby union
13 Norway – Nordic skiing
14 Uzbekistan – kurash (form of wrestling)
15 Finland – pes – pallo (baseball-style game) (rallying, javelin and ski-jumping also popular)
16 Iran – wrestling
17 USA – baseball
18 Sri Lanka – volleyball
19 The Philippines – sipa (ball kicking game), arnis (martial art) (basketball is most popular)
20 UAE – camel racing
21 Columbia – tejo (metal discs are thrown at targets which explode)
22 Spain – bullfighting
23 Switzerland – hornussen (baseball-style game)
24 England – football
25 New Zealand – rugby union
26 Korea – tae kwon do
27 Jamaica – cricket
28 Venezuala – baseball
29 China – table tennis
30 Mexico – charrera (rodeo-like team sport)
31 Turkey – yagli gres (oil-wrestling)
32 Taiwan – badminton (or baseball)
33 Papua New Guinea – rugby league
34 Chile – rodeo
35 Malaysia – sepak takraw (similar to volleyball, but using the feet)
36 India – hockey
37 France – cycling
38 Brazil – capoeira (martial art)
39 Ethiopia – distance running
40 Cuba – baseball