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Why is hockey the most popular sport in Canada?
There are a number of reasons. Hockey was "invented" and first organized in Canada in the 1890's.Over the years hockey has become more than a sport in Canada; it has become a huge part of the very fabric of our culture.There are few Canadians, male and female, who haven't played the game at some level, even if it has only been to take a stick and puck and skate on a frozen pond. Our national teams are idolyzed and we almost have national government inquiries when they don't do well. ( I'm Not Joking!). In the eighth game of the 1972 Summit Series between the Soviet Union and Canada, our nation practically came to a standstill (schools, industry, government) as everyone wanted to see the outcome of the final game.
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hockey is the most popular sport in the yukon
For kids' sports, it is. Polo, F1 racing, golf, NASCAR racing, sailing are the most expensive overall.
Popular Spectator Sports in Canada Hockey is by far the most popular to watch. Followed by Baseball, Football (CFL then NFL), Curling, Golf and oddly Nascar.
By far, the most popular sport in Canada is ice Hockey
Canada's most popular sports are Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Football, and snow boarding, and Skiing.
Hockey is played at its highest level and is most popular in Canada, United States, Russia, Sweden, Finland, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovakia. Hockey is played in many… other countries as well.
Ice Hockey is probably most popular in Canada where the game originated and is a national pastime. The game is played in many countries, but , besides Canada, is also popular …in the northern USA, in Sweden, Finland, Russia , Czech Republic, and a bunch of other European nations.
1. Hockey 2. Football 3. Basket Ball But Soccer is getting more popular by the time and I think it takes place in one of the sports played in Canada.
Answer Field Hockey is Popular in the following Countries for many different reason and for both sexes: * Australia (Men and Women) * England (Men and Women) *… Scotland (Men and Women) * Ireland (Men and Women) * Wales (Men and Women) * Pakistan (Men Primarily and Women) * India (Men Primarily and Women) * France (Men and Women) * Russia (Men and Women) * Germany (Men and Women) * Netherlands (Men and Women) * Spain (Men and Women) * Argentina (Men and Women) * South Korea (Men and Women) * New Zealand (Men and Women) * USA (Men and Women primarily) * Malaysia(Men primarily) Please do add to the list.
yess we did... hence its our un-official national sport.
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In Ice Hockey
Hockey is a lot more popular in Quebec then any other place in Canada and the united stats, this is usually why most of the well known hockey players have french names.
hockey abviously!!!!! Definitely not hockey, because then it would be popular in most Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, and South America!! By then, there would be a World Cup …tournament for hockey where will reach the viewers of billions. But then again, I never knew there is one single tournament from hockey that can draws much of massive attendance. All I know hockey is majorly popular in Canada, USA, Parts of Russia just after soccer, Sweden just after soccer, Norway just after soccer, Finland, Latvia, Belarus, Switzerland just after soccer, India, Northern parts of Japan, South Korea, and parts of China and parts of Taiwan.
In Ice Hockey
According to the Red Wings' website, an ESPN Poll of hockey fans (as noted by DetroitRedWings.com) determined that the Detroit Red Wings are the NHL's most popular team, with …17.5% of respondents picking Detroit as their favourite team, and Nicklas Lidstrom, Henrik Zetterberg, and Chris Chelios are the third, fourth, and fifth-most popular players, respectively.