Sports is fun everywhere. People love playing sports. But people around the world like doing different sports. For example, the people of China likes doing badminton, while Americans doesn’t like badminton that much and prefers football or baseball better than badminton. In this article, we will be looking at the country of Canada, and what their people like to play for sports.

Men playing ice hockey from Canada.

Canadian Sports

Since Canada is one of the world’s most ethnically diverse and multicultural nations, it has a lot of sports to play there. But the most common ones are baseball, basketball,  and ice hockey. Lets explore these sports!


Said by Baseball Canada, baseball is good if you want to concentrate on fun, fitness and fundamentals. It is fun for the family also. So how to play it? Well, I’ve got a video here, so if you want to learn how to play baseball, look at this three-minute video!

Canada has lots of good baseball teams, like the Toronto Blue Jays or the Vancouver Canadians. For the IBAF Men’s Baseball World Rankings, Canada is the top 6th. That’s actually really good!

Canada’s IBAF Men’s Baseball World Ranking: 492.02


Another popular sport in Canada is basketball. Canadians have been playing basketball ever since the 20th century. To learn how to play basketball, you can watch this video.

Canadian basketball teams include Toronto Huskies, Calgary Crush and the Halifax Rainmen. Canada is also the 21st best basketball country, behind Venezuela.

FIBA World Ranking – Canada’s Points: 453.9

Ice Hockey

Now we explore one of the most popular sports in Canada: Ice Hockey. Dating back to the 19th century, Canadians have been enjoying ice hockey as much as the Chinese enjoy badminton or table tennis. To understand how to play ice hockey, watch this three-minute clip.

Canada has lots of very good hockey teams such as the Montreal Canadiens or the Toronto Maple Leaves. Canada is also the best ice hockey country for men in the world!

IIHF World Ranking – Canada’s Points: 3470


Canada is a good place to play sports, and there is a lot of very interesting sports in Canada. I hope you have learned something today and keep on playing sports!