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 What are the most popular youth sport leagues in Canada? (Part 2)

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 What are the most popular youth sport leagues in Canada? (Part 2)

Rugby started in England, then British troops, settlers and a part of the Royal Navy brought the sport to Canada in 1823. With a long history activities, up to the present time Canada becomes one of the most powerful nations in rugby competitions in the world. Thanks to the closed national coaching certification program, the Canadian rugby sport has been growing stronger.


Although baseball is a national sport in the United States, its popularity has spread to regions in neighboring Canada. In the land of red maple leaves, baseball is one of the most popular summer sports. Most baseball players in Canada are college students who are passionate, young, and passionate about sports.

The golden age of baseball in Canada was the 1990s when in a row in 1992 and 1993 the Toronto Blue Jays baseball team won twice at the World Baseball Series. By 1997, athlete Larry Walker of the National Federation of Colorado Rockies had the honor of becoming the first Canadian to receive a prestigious award – the best baseball player in the world.


Cricket is becoming more and more popular now in Canada 300x197 -  What are the most popular youth sport leagues in Canada? (Part 2)Cricket is becoming more and more popular now in Canada. In 1968 Canada became a member state of the International Cricket Council (ICC) to increase its chances of participating in international competitions.

Up to now, the Canadian National Cricket Team has competed in 5 ICC Cricket World Cups, the last time was in 2016. Currently Canada is promoting curriculum, coaching and activities related to the subject cricket.


Tennis Canada is the tennis governing body in this country. Tennis Canada implements its tennis development in Canada by encouraging people to participate in the sport at the local, national and international levels. Tennis is one of the most interesting pastimes for Canadians. Currently the number of tennis players in Canada number up to nearly 3 million of which more than 50% are young people.


Scotland is the home of Golf – a noble sport. When Scots immigrated to Canada, they brought Golf with them to spread the word among the Canadians. Golf courses soon flourished in Canada and at the moment Canada is one of the best golfing countries in the world.


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Learn about the most popular sports in Canada nowadays (Part 2)

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Learn about the most popular sports in Canada nowadays (Part 2)

The rugby leagues have gained popularity across the country since their reintroduction. The Canadian Rugby Championship hosts some domestic and professional competitions.

The rugby league has four teams in the championship zone. The Rugby League has attracted more than 13,000 senior players and many young players across the country, especially in British Columbia.

  1. Football

Football is the most popular sport in the country in terms of participation rate with over 2.7 million people participating in the game in 2006.

There are 1,450 clubs across 12 regions. An armament competition called the National Championship is held annually with a senior men’s team competing for the Challenge Cup while the Women’s Championship for the Championship.

  1. Crickets

cricket 300x198 - Learn about the most popular sports in Canada nowadays (Part 2)Although Canada has no penalty for participating in test matches, the national team is allowed to participate in one-day international matches. The country already has a very competitive female cricket team and the U-19 has participated in three U-19 World Cup events.

  1. Baseball

The world’s oldest baseball park is still active at Labatt Park in Ontario. This country has only one major Federation, the Toronto Blue Jays. More than 70 Canadian towns have played against some major league teams.

Several independent league teams also exist in the country and join the Can-Am Federation and the American Association. Canada was also represented at the Canadian national baseball team’s international competition.

  1. Football

Football in Canada is a form of net football played by two teams of twelve players per team. Football in this country originated from rugby but has since evolved into Canadian football. The sport is also played at the local school and university level while the sport is also played at the senior tournament level throughout the summer.

  1. Lacrosse

Lacrosse is declared a Canadian national game in 1859 and a summer sport in 1994. Lacrosse conducts high-level and junior-level championships in both field and lacrosse boxes.

There are two professional lacrosse leagues in the country, the National Lacrosse League for the lacrosse league and the large Lacrosse League for the lacrosse league. Great successes in lacrosse are recognized and awarded by the Lacrosse Hall of Fame of Canada.

  1. Hockey

Hockey is a year-round Canadian sport of all levels. Modern ice hockey in Canada dates back to the 19th century and is a popular pastime for the country with participation from all ages. Some of the popular titles for the national championship in the country include the Memorial Cup and the Allan Cup for teenagers and seniors respectively.