Monday, November 29, 2010

Experts say...Sport is a powerful educational tool

DOHA: Apart from being a source of entertainment and physical fitness, sport is a powerful social and educational tool in achieving goals on development and peace, according to an expert panel yesterday.
They were speaking during a forum on ‘Sport as an Incentive’ sponsored by Qatar Foundation at the Aspire4Sport conference and expo which concluded yesterday.
“Through sport, we can educate children on leadership, foster role models, promote peace and give children hope for the future,” said Wilfried Lemke, United Nations Special Advisor on Sport for Development and Peace, whose job is find ways on how to use sport to help achieve Millennium Development Goals.

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