Hosting mega sports events have a multidimensional impact on country’s image, the infrastructure of country enhances in the wake of inviting international tourists and to gain the global attention. This impact may vary in financial and socioeconomic ways. Individuals from around the globe take a positive message wherever they go. This also directly affects the quality of life for everyone who’s involved.
Competitive sports is one of the mediums which brings everyone together regardless of nationality, race or color. Along with national pride goes city pride. There is a certain togetherness, a certain camaraderie that total strangers can achieve simply by virtue of living in the same city and rooting for the same team.
When the country performs well in any of the events, participating collectively or individually it attracts eye balls from all over the world. Any sports person who represents his/her country is an ambassador of the nation that reflects the condition and situation of sports in the particular country. The facilities that the country offers to the sports persons, and the whatever measures they take to make sure the comfort and safety of the people from other countries directly reflects the global image of the country. Sports is also a catalyst in making more and more people to visit the country as it directly dictates the financial values in the form of tourism and attractions.
Sports like cricket, football, tennis and wrestling are followed globally and have major amount of spectators watching. Hosting any kind of events in your country may totally re-evaluate your position on the international circuit. Sports is meant to break barriers between the nations and have a thorough impact on diplomatic relations as well.
For example wrestling has a major fan base, people follow it through internet and on TV and if a country is able to pull of successful contests and manages to perform good as well then not only internationally but it would an energizer for the local audience and the players involved in it. International involvement and developing interest of sponsors could provide the locals to explore better opportunities for themselves so they could make the country proud internationally.
Mega events like wrestling championships and cricket tournaments collectively involves the nation and enriches the emotional and athletic involvement. And for the youth as well, sports is a medium which has a larger impact on the development of an individual that could help the nation to be beneficial on a larger scale. Sports improves the temperment, economic values and sense of competition for the country and the players involved in sports.
Sports is a turner for a country which is keen to revamp it’s image on the global scale and it’s the country’s responsibility to provide state of the art facilities and a safe and healthy environment to people related to sports, so they could grow and flourish and serve their country for a long time.
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