Importance Of Sports Events

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1. Yes, I believe that sporting events play huge roles in the contribution to unifying a nation because, sport acts as a surface for human interaction. People all around the world from all different walks of life, backgrounds and beliefs can still come together in supporting or discussing sports and sporting events. Most people on the world can relate to sports and it can become the topic of anyone conversation especially since a love for sport is one most people have in common. We have seen through many sporting events around the world, how it bring nations together, to unify as one, all supporting and cheering a common love, interest and goal.

2.1. Image 1 - The 1995 Rugby World Cup, held in South Africa Image 2 - The 1995 Rugby World Cup, held in South Africa Image 3 - The 2010 Soccer World Cup, held in South Africa Image 4 - The 2012 Summer Olympics, held in London

2.2. The 1995 Rugby World Cup which was held in South Africa was possibly one of the most unifying events the world has ever seen. It was not only a huge and very significant win for South Africa, it symbolized the abolishment of the Apartheid and the beginning of a new flourishing, unified, democratic, peace loving South Africa.

The 2010 Soccer World Cup which was also held in South Africa also created this unifying atmosphere in the country because in order for the event to go perfectly as planned, it called for all South
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