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Old 06-28-2014, 05:18 PM
 
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what are the most popular sports in East and South East asia countries?


If possible could you tell me the name of the country and the most popular sports
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Old 06-29-2014, 12:01 AM
 
Location: Taipei
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In Japan and Taiwan,it's baseball.
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Old 06-29-2014, 12:14 AM
 
Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
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In Indonesia football is the main thing, though we suck at it... most of the main sizable cities in the country have atleast one football stadium.
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Old 06-30-2014, 10:05 PM
 
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SG / MY / ID = Soccer
PH = Basketball
TW / JP = Baseball
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Old 06-30-2014, 11:08 PM
 
Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
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In South Asia cricket seems to be prominent, while most southeast asian nation seems to be more on soccer, except Thailand who seemingly are more into Muay Thai. And philippines of course as mentioned.
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Old 06-30-2014, 11:25 PM
 
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Boxing is also big in the Philippines. In rural areas they also have cockfighting.
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Old 07-01-2014, 12:15 AM
 
Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
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Ahh yes cockfighting is very popular too in indonesia, but i wouldnt consider it a sport.
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Old 07-01-2014, 12:34 AM
 
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Ahh yes cockfighting is very popular too in indonesia, but i wouldnt consider it a sport.
Really? I'm surprised. Yeah it's not really a sport, more like a religion
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Old 07-01-2014, 05:04 AM
 
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In South Asia cricket seems to be prominent, while most southeast asian nation seems to be more on soccer, except Thailand who seemingly are more into Muay Thai. And philippines of course as mentioned.
Wonder why cricket never caught on in Singapore and Malaysia, considering they were British colonies with the same wealthy British ruling class that often played cricket.
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Old 07-01-2014, 05:52 AM
 
Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
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^hmm i somehow do think about that when i lived there before, the British obviously leaves cricket field everywhere they went but it doesnt seem to be such a big sport when they control the country. People brag about football and badminton, but never critcket. But it doesnt have to be famous in all of its former colony of course.
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