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2022, Vol. 9, Issue 4, Part E

Reviving sports Post Pandemic COVID-19

Author(s): Dr. Nirlep Kaur

Sports are part of every culture past and present, but each culture has its own definition of sports. The most useful definitions are those that clarify the relationship of sports to play, games, and contests. It is voluntary and unforced. Children compelled by their parents or teachers to compete in any game are not really engaged in a sport. In the real world, as a practical matter, motives are frequently mixed and often quite impossible to determine. There are at least two types of play. No one can say when sports began. The word "sport" comes from the Old French disport meaning "leisure", with the oldest definition in English from around 1300 being "anything humans find amusing or entertaining" Sportsmanship is an attitude that strives for fair play, courtesy toward teammates and opponents, ethical behavior and integrity, and grace in victory or defeat the modern Olympic creed expressed by its founder Pierre de Coubertin: "The most important thing... is not winning but taking part" are typical expressions of this sentiment. Sport was an important form of worship in Ancient Greek religion. The ancient Olympic Games, called the Olympiad. In other words sport means, to involve several things. When a person says that they are doing sport, it tends to imply that they have done an intense physical activity. Sport is bound by certain rules and regulations and also runs under a system of comparable measures. As we close out the most challenging year in recent memory, there is much uncertainty. Whenever our society returns to “normal” — whatever that means — there will be profound changes to how to live. Covid 19 effected sports largely in different ways. It effected sports performances, sports industries, international competitions etc.

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Dr. Nirlep Kaur. Reviving sports Post Pandemic COVID-19. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2022;9(4):291-296.

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