Monday, December 3, 2012

Importance of Sports

Importance of Sports
Man likes to enjoy his leisure hours. So he engages himself in various activities to get entertainment.  Sports are most common and popular form of entertainment of the present time. Sports not only refresh minds but also make body fit. Many international sporting events are organized from time to time. These events are sponsored by multinational companies and business firms. They pay for the sports events in exchange for the right to advertise their products during the events. These events are telecast worldwide by satellite. People all over the world watch them live on TV. As a result the products of the companies get maximum media coverage. This is the commercial aspect of sports. The sports venue becomes the meeting place of the people coming from different parts of the world. When people of different countries get together, they can share their views, opinions and friendship. This opportunity creates a sense of friendship and brotherhood. This also helps to break down prejudice and broaden outlook. Thus sports help to accelerate the process of globalization. Sports also contribute to developing international relationship.

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