With the weather almost freezing all year round, Canadians love to participate in sports activities to combat the cold and increase physicality.
Therefore, this country is not only known for its cultural diversity, but also for its sports, which is evident in the world sports village when Canada consistently ranks among the top ranked countries in the world.
Here are the most played summer sports in this North American country.
Basketball is a team sport invented by a Canadian named James Naismith in 1891. This is the foundation for the development of professional basketball sport in the world today. The official governing body for basketball in Canada was established by Canada Basketball – established in 1928. Since before 1900, basketball has been played in all parts of the country and up to now it has attracted a lot of participants, many classes of talented young players are trained and trained to compete professionally on the international arena.
King sports have been popular in Canada for many years. Although, football rules in Canada have many specific rules, the main rules of this sport are still maintained. The first football match in Canada took place in the city of Toronto in October 1876 between two local football teams. Although not quite as popular as football in Europe, the Canadian women’s soccer team still gains many notable achievements in international competitions. In 2015, Canada hosted the FIFA Women World Cup and achieved a lot of success.
Rugby started in England then the British army, along with settlers and a part of the Royal Navy, brought the sport to Canada in 1823. With a long history activities, up to now Canada has become one of the strongest countries in rugby competitions in the world. Thanks to the close national training certification program, Canadian rugby sport has gained momentum.