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Sports Diplomacy——Mitigating Ideological and Religious Conflicts between Neighbouring Countries

Jizhe Yu


In the real world, sports diplomacy falls under the umbrella of public diplomacy, which seeks to achieve foreign policy objectives by influencing the public to improve medium and long-term relations between countries. The sports diplomacy strategy is aimed at establishing a favorable international political and international security environment, with a country, multiple countries or international organizations as the initiators, using sports means to integrate the strategic design and diplomatic implementation of the target country or international sports organizations. At present, the United States, France, Australia, Japan, South Korea and other countries have established special sports diplomacy strategic goals and institutions. Based on the influence and diversified value of sports diplomacy, integration into the national grand strategy has become a development trend.


Sports Diplomacy; Conflicts; Ideological

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18686/mmf.v6i9.9996