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  1. What is Sports?

  2. What is Sports? • athletic games/tests of skill • play • pastime • exercise game • contest • performed under given rules • indoors/outdoors • individual/a team basis • with/without competition • requiring skill • some form of physical exertion

  3. the precise origins of many Sports not known • all cultures have Sports America Bulgaria India

  4. Malaysia Japan England

  5. Values through Sports • Fun • Team spirit • Sportsmanship • Commitment • Perseverance • Determination • Fair play • Respect

  6. Values through Sports • Sport provides an ideal environment for encouraging and modeling positive values to society and to take away the negative influences of society.

  7. Bonding people of different cultures • Singapore attained independence in 1965. Since then, sports has become an important instrument by the Government to bring together, different ethnic groups to better understand and accept each other through play and teamwork.

  8. Bonding people of different cultures • Improves the feeling of unity within a community and build stronger communities • Brings communities together for a common cause. • In multi-cultural Singapore, sport brings together people of different races as they play the same sports and cheer the same team.

  9. Sports Athletes from all over the world are united through… THE OLYMPICS It has been around since ancient times till today!

  10. What is Olympics? • an international multi-sport event subdivided into summer and winter sporting events • The summer and winter games are each held every four years • Until 1992, they were both held in the same year. Since then, they have been separated two years apart.

  11. The Games have always brought people together in peace to respect universal moral principles. The games will feature athletes from all over the world and help promote the Olympic spirit.

  12. The Olympic Symbol • It has been used since Athens 1906 to symbolize the five Olympic continents • The colours are the colours of the flags of all countries that were part of the Olympic Movement • Olympic symbol represents the union of the five continents and the meeting of athletes from throughout the world at the Olympic Games

  13. The Olympic Symbol • It has been used since Athens 1906 to symbolize the five Olympic continents • The colours are the colours of the flags of all countries that were part of the Olympic Movement

  14. The Olympic Symbol • Olympic symbol represents the union of the five continents and the meeting of athletes from throughout the world at the Olympic Games

  15. The Olympic Symbol

  16. The Olympic Flame • The tradition of lighting an Olympic Flame comes from the ancient Greeks • During the Ancient Olympic Games, a sacred flame was lit from the sun’s rays at Olympia, and stayed lit until the Games were completed

  17. The Olympic Flame • This flame represented the "endeavor for protection and struggle for victory." • It was first introduced into our Modern Olympics at the 1928 Amsterdam Games. Since then, the flame has come to symbolize "the light of spirit, knowledge, and life."

  18. The Olympic Flame • It is generally considered a great honour to be asked to light the Olympic Flame • After being lit, the flame continues to burn throughout the celebration of the Olympics and is extinguished at the end of the closing ceremony of the Games

  19. Sports in Olympics The current Olympic Games programme includes 35 sports and nearly 400 events. There are also past Olympic sports and sports recognised by the Olympic Movement.

  20. Winter sports: • Biathlon • Bobsleigh • Curling • Ice Hockey • Luge • Skating • Skiing Sports in Olympics

  21. Summer Sports • Aquatics • Archery • Athletics • Badminton • Baseball • Basketball • Boxing • Canoe / Kayaking • Cycling • Equestrian • Softball • Shooting • Table Tennis • Taekwondo • Tennis • Triathlon • Volleyball • Weightlifting • Wrestling • Fencing • Football • Gymnastic • Handball • Hockey • Judo • Modern Pental • Rowing • Sailing Sports in Olympics

  22. What Is ASEAN? The Association of Southeast Asian Nations, commonly referred to as ASEAN, pronounced ("AH-SEE-AHN") in English.

  23. When was ASEAN Form? ASEAN was formed on August 8, 1967 by Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.

  24. What does the emblem represent ? • A stable, peaceful, united • and dynamic ASEAN

  25. What does the emblem represent ? • Blue represents peace and • stability • Red depicts courage and • dynamism • White shows purity • Yellow symbolises • prosperity

  26. What does the emblem represent ? • ten stalks of padi represent • the dream of ASEAN's • Founding Fathers for an • ASEAN bound together • in friendship and solidarity • the circle represents the • unity of ASEAN

  27. How many countries have joined ASEAN? A pact that links ten nations in Southeast Asia

  28. How many countries have joined ASEAN? A pact that links ten nations in Southeast Asia Brunei Cambodia

  29. How many countries have joined ASEAN? A pact that links ten nations in Southeast Asia Laos Indonesia

  30. How many countries have joined ASEAN? A pact that links ten nations in Southeast Asia Myanmar Malaysia

  31. How many countries have joined ASEAN? A pact that links ten nations in Southeast Asia Vietnam Philippines

  32. How many countries have joined ASEAN? A pact that links ten nations in Southeast Asia Thailand Singapore

  33. Old Flag of ASEAN Present ASEAN flag, adopted in November 1993

  34. What is it’s Aim? • To accelerate the economic growth, social progress and cultural development in the region through joint endeavours in the spirit of equality and partnership in order to strengthen the foundation for a prosperous and peaceful community of Southeast Asian nations

  35. What is it’s Aim? • To promote regional peace and stability through abiding respect for justice and the rule of law in the relationship among countries in the region and adherence to the principles of the United Nations Charter.

  36. How does Singapore Benefits from ASEAN? Economic Growth. • Singapore has forged free trade agreements for economic and strategic reasons • Lower the cost of trade transactions, further increase ASEAN-Singapore trade and enhance economic efficiency

  37. How does Singapore Benefits from ASEAN? Social Progress • Singapore must continue to strive for the building of economic infrastructure and social amenities such as schools, hospitals, public utilities, highways and telecommunication

  38. How does Singapore Benefits from ASEAN? Cultural Development • Singapore worked on various cultural experiments to establish their cultural leadership among Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries

  39. How does Singapore Benefits from ASEAN? Cultural Development • development of arts policies, cultural industries and people's positive commitment towards cultural exchanges • Singapore is playing the role of the cultural hub among the ASEAN countries

  40. How does Singapore Benefits from ASEAN? Regional Peace, Prosperity and Harmony • Regional security is the collective responsibility of countries that have a stake in the security and stability of the region

  41. How does Singapore Benefits from ASEAN? Regional Peace, Prosperity and Harmony • To engage members of the international community to make a constructive contribution to regional peace and stability

  42. How does Singapore Benefits from ASEAN? Regional Peace, Prosperity and Harmony • To engage members of the international community to make a constructive contribution to regional peace and stability

  43. How does Singapore Benefits from ASEAN? Regional Peace, Prosperity and Harmony • Promote peaceful forms of conflict avoidance and resolution and form a sustainable basis for mutual trust and cooperation

  44. ASEAN Para Sports Federation • created to enhance Asean solidarity & brotherhood amongst its members and the paralympic fraternity in the Southeast Asian region • to persue equal opportunities in sports and in life for persons with a disability in the region

  45. ASEAN Para Sports Federation • The first ASEAN Para Games was held in Kuala Lumpur from October 25th - 30th 2001 at National Sports Complex.

  46. ASEAN Para Sports Federation • The second ASEAN Para Games was held in Hanoi Capital, from 19 December 2003 to 24 December 2003.

  47. ASEAN Para Sports Federation • Manila (Philippines) is the host city of the 3rd Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Para Games, which took place from 14 to 20 December 2005.