Sport and Australian Values - Coggle Diagram
Sport and Australian Values
Why is sport important in Australian culture?
The stadiums have history. Brings social activity within the town. Provokes interactions between many townspeople who wouldn't do so often.
Culture of sporting legend and events are promoted. Becomes a ritual among family and friends, Friday night watching the sport, discussing the sport Monday morning with co-workers
Derived from sporting legends, inspires and promotes others to do the same. Promotes and embraces imperfections and values such as honesty. Ritual and symbols become strong motifs throughout communities
Australia: Great Sporting Land
Rivalries are created amongst fans and teams which bring friendly competitions and rivalries to take part in. Brings symbolic themes and rituals such as the kangaroo for Australia and the yellow and green for our culture
Pioneers in equality for people and their opportunities within the sport, such as the first Indigenous people to come and participate in the olympics. Medal winners and record breakers bring goals to want to achieve within their sports.
History, hopes and heroics are brought in such as when Australia first qualified for the world cup, also when an Aboriginal man founded the basis for AFL. Celebrations bring a connection amongst the team and the person to themselves.
Inscriptions on the inside of changing rooms, holding memories and people. Developments within clubs and buildings presenting the expanding sport. Museums to hold the memories of places and people.
Does Sport in Australia Have A Gender Issue?
Photo of Taylor Harris which ensued a lot of message hating. This photo was then taken down due to the fateful comments, which spurred on the real message that these comments were enough to make a person take down a photo essentially degrading them and making them feel horrible about themselves and a photo they were once confident in.
Serena Williams was wearing a more revealing tennis outfit than what is usually worn at the grand slams, as it helped to prevent blood clots after she had just given birth. There was a lot of backlash to what she was wearing and what it presented
In tennis for the same grand slam competition a male wins 28.6 million whilst the female counterpart only receive 820,000.
Not to call specific sports such as netball and volleyball "women's sports". Don't name things such as women's football as it sounds inferior. This is to ensure to develop more participation amongst sports and to allow many opportunities for both genders in leadership, coaching and CEO roles as women represent 22% of Board Chairs 13% of CEOS and less than 15% of coaches in high performance sporting organisations.