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Sports in Canada consist of a wide variety of games. The most common sports are ice hockey, lacrosse, gridiron football, soccer, basketball, curling and baseball, with ice hockey and lacrosse being the official winter and summer sports, respectively.
The popularity of basketball in Nova Scotia is at the high school and college level. Citation needed Although more strongly associated with the United States, baseball has existed in Canada from the very beginning.
Archived from the original on February 1, 2010. The Globe And Mail. Retrieved "How a Toronto Pan Am Games would look". Because Canada is nascar's largest market outside the United States, nascar brought the napa Auto Parts 200 Busch Series (now Xfinity Series ) race to Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in 2007. It also participated in the inaugural World Indoor Lacrosse Championship in 2003. The women's national competition was first played in 1982. Three qualifying schools were heldone in California, another in Florida, and finally in British Columbia. The first Canadian to win any recognized major championship was Sandra Post, winner of the lpga Championship in 1968. Today lacrosse not only remains an integral part of native culture, but is played by tens of thousands of people across Canada and the north eastern United States.