What are the traditional popular sports in Scotland?
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What traditional food dishes do you find in Scotland?
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What sports are played in Scotland?
In Scotland the main sport is football, or as those of us in the United States call it, soccer. Rugby is also a popular sport. Traditional sports include those in the "Highland Games" such as caber tossing, tug o war, etc Scotland's National game is Football.. They are one among the well known teams in the European Football playing nations.. Rugby & Golf are the other important sports that has been playing in the country for years.. Sports like Fishing, Hill walking or mountaineering can also be seen there..
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What sports were invented in Great Britain?
Many sports were invented in Great Britain. I will just name the most popular ones. First of all Football (or soccer) was invented in England by saxons. Rugby was invented in Rugby, England. Golf was invented in Scotland, and so was Curling. Also in Scotland, Shinty was invented. This is only really popular in Scotland. The Brits also invented cricket. The U.K. can also take credit for Hurling, a sport only popular in Ireland. Finally, both Scotland and England can take credit for the small, up and coming sport of Koppball.