Most Popular Sports in Each Country

In the discussion of popular world sports, it was clear that there are regional differences in the popularity of sports. Here are lists of top sports in just a selection of countries.

You can use these lists to investigate sports that are more popular in certain regions. See also the top 10 sports based on the number of National Federations in each of the world's major regions: Africa, America, Asia, Europe and Oceania. See also the lists of top countries for each sport.

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