Sport in Bahrain

Sport In Bahrain

A variety of sports in Bahrain are popular and widespread. Association football is the most popular sport in the country. Other traditionally-popular sports include basketball, volleyball and handball. Sports such as horse racing, and rugby union have gained popularity over the past few decades.

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