Have you ever thought why people do sports? Absolutely, many people seem not to know the reasons. For example , there are many people who do sports for nothing around us. Everyday we can encounter with these people. They regularly do sports; however, none of them realizes the benefits and importance of sports. In fact, for example, some people want to be fit and attractive, look smart. Unfortunately, these people can’t consider other benefits of sports. In my opinion, there are several benefits of sports that people often do not consider: sports are required to be healthy people, are needed for enjoyment, and are great way of building a healthy and strong character.

Historic artifacts suggest that the earliest sporting activities took place in China many centuries ago. At the time sports originated, gymnastics were the most popular sport among the ancient Chinese. Similarly suggestive artifacts were found in Egypt, with monuments indicating that traditional sports like fishing and swimming were well-developed in the region. Correspondingly, ancient Persians were fond of martial arts, jousting, and polo. Another civilization that embraced sports was ancient Greece, whose culture was prominently focused on sports. Greece is specifically important to sports, considering that the now very famous Olympic Games competition was created by the Greeks, but our todays focus is not just on  olympic level of sport rather on amateur level of sport .The one we come in contact with everyday.

The value of both professional and amature sport lays  not only the body but also the mind. Almost every game requires a certain degree of skill to play. Skill is a mental quality. Physical atributes  alone are  not enough in games like golf, cricket and tennis. Sports develop and encourage the spirit of healthy competition. The, competitive instinct is natural in man and demands outlets. Sports have wide scope for the competitive instinct. Matches and tournaments and contests are held to put to test the skill, toughness, stamina and endurance of values of participants.I am very proud to say that my school has recognized the values that were mentioned above and decided to invest in development od  school level sport leagues. Me and the other students can enjoy in many different sport etc…football,handball,voleyball,basketball and even swimming. Now thats what you call a full package  Athletes who stand out can even represent our school and compete with other students from other schools.

All in all, we can conclude that there are several advantages and benefits of sports. First, sports are required by people to be fit, smart, and good looking. Second, sports are entertaining due to many facts. Third, sports are the great way to build  healthy character and  both mental toughness andresilience. In my opinion, despite sports’ advantages, many people can’t believe that sports are useful and beneficial. I hope that in the future these people will tend to be more optimistically to sports since they are the neccessity of our lives.

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