Hockey is the official sport of Canada.
Republic of Zimbabwe
Mushing is the Official Sport of Alaska.
The official sport is cricket.
the main sport is vollyball
Its official sport WAS lacrosse. Sorry dont know the summer one.
Mostly dog sleding. The Official Sport of Alaska is Mushing.
In countries where some form of hockey is an official sport of that country, it is because (that form of) hockey is so popular and well established, just like for any official sport.
Badminton is the official sport of Indonesia. Indonesia has won a Gold medal since the sport was first introduced in the Olympic Games.