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R 051: Contemporary Issues In sport • LO 1: Understand the issues which affect participation in sport • LO 2: Know about the role of promoting values • LO 3: Understand the importance of hosting major sporting events • LO 4: Know about the role of National Governing Bodies in sport i. e. FA.
Learning Outcome 3 Understand the importance of hosting major sporting events • Understand the features of international sporting events • Describe the advantages and disadvantages of hosting international events
Key Features of International Events
List as many international sporting events as you can. • For each of the events you have listed. Do you know: • Where it happens • When it takes place • How often it is held • What sport/s are involved • Which countries are involved • How participants qualify • What the prize is/prizes are • Any other information
Here are some examples. . . • • Olympic Games Paralympics FIFA World Cup European Cup Rugby World Cup, Six Nations. Football Super Bowl. Tour de France. Tennis Grand Slam. Commonwealth Games • Formula One • World Championships (Athletics) • Baseball World Series and World Classic. • Netball World Championships. •
Why would a country want to host an international sporting event? Task Answer the questions using; • 4 sentences • 3 connectives Challenge Describe the impact this could have on performance.
REGULARITY/SCHEDULING • ‘one-off’- hosting the Olympic and Paralympic Games will only happen in any given country/ city once in a generation. • Regular - UEFA Champions League final is an annual event which a city could host more than once in a relatively short period of time but it is shared around as a rule. • Regular and recurring - hosting a Formula 1 Grand Prix would be annual and is normally contracted for a period of years to the host country/city • International element, - involves competitors, and therefore supporters/interest, from more than one country (e. g. the Olympic and Paralympic Games; FIFA World Cup; Rugby Union Heineken Cup)
Feature 1 Regularity (how often they occur) One- off events Will only happen in any given country/city once in a generation • Olympics/ Paralympics= London 2012 (every 4 years) • Commonwealth Games (every 4 years) • World cup • World Athletics Championships
Regular events An annual event where a place could host the event more than once in a short space of time as it is shared around. • UEFA Champions League Final • Rugby Heineken Cup • European venue for the Ryder Cup
Regular & reoccurring events Annual events that are contracted to the host country/city for a period of year. • Formula 1 • Wimbledon • FA Cup Final • Tour De France
International Events ‘Features of international events’: COMMON SENSE! • Involves competitors from different countries • Involves spectators from more than one country • High levels of investment required • Generates lots of media coverage • Can be a one-off or recurring event
Task Sort the statements on the next slide into 2 categories. 1. Advantages of hosting an international sporting event. 2. Drawbacks of hosting an international sporting event.
Identify each of the following • • One off event Regular and reoccurring event International event
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