Chapter: Canadian Symbols
Topic: Popular sports
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The most popular spectator sport in Canada is ___________________.

Question 1 of 9

Ice hockey was invented in Canada in the _____ century.

Question 2 of 9

_______________________ has more registered players in Canada than any other sport.

Question 3 of 9

The second most popular spectator sport in Canada is _____________________.

Question 4 of 9

Canada’s official summer sport is ______________________.

Question 5 of 9

Lacrosse was invented in Canada by ________________________.

Question 6 of 9

The game of curling was brought to Canada by ___________________ immigrants.

Question 7 of 9

The winners of the National Hockey league are awarded to the ____________ cup.

Question 8 of 9

Female hockey teams compete for the _____________________ cup.

Question 9 of 9


 

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Popular sports

The most popular spectator sport in Canada is ice hockey, which was created in the country in the 19th century. The Stanley Cup is the trophy awarded to the winners of the National Hockey league – Lord Stanley, Governor General, donated the trophy in 1892. Adrienne Clarkson, 26th Governor General (incidentally the first Asian person to hold the post), established the Clarkson Cup in 2005 for female hockey teams. Hockey is incredibly popular amongst young Canadians, who play at school, in Leagues, or even in street games wearing rollerskates or rollerblades. Collecting hockey cards is still a popular pastime for children in Canada.

Popular sportsCanadian football comes second to hockey in popularity. Curling, a game brought to Canada by Scottish immigrants, a form of bowling on ice, is a popular sport. The official summer sport of Canada is lacrosse, a game taught to settlers by Aboriginals, who have played it for many hundreds of years. There are more registered soccer players in Canada than for any other sport.


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