The Duke of Willington said that Napolean was defeated net at Waterloo on the play-fields of Eton.
Obviously, the Duke underlined the qualities of team-work, discipline, self-controls and Self-sacrifice that the players imbibe in the play-fields and which lie behind all great conquests.
There are people who consider participation in games and sports as sheer waste of time and energy.
They little realize the truth behind the adoge— ‘All work and no play makes jack a dull boy.’ Sports impart robust health and mental agility.
Sports play a significant role in building the character of a parson.
They are an excellent in concentration and alertness.He learns to place the interests of the team above considerations of self.Thus, sports play a vital role in imparting complete education.The lack of sportsmanship in the world has seriously affected the cause of world peace and one-world government.Broadly speaking there are four varieties of sports.Children in the modern world lead a sedentary lifestyle because of the invention of different electronic gadgets.They have lured kids in spending their time without doing any activity.The first great value of sports is that they keep us physically fit and healthy.The prove the virtue of the old pro verbs—’Health is wealth’ and ‘A sound mind in a sound body’.A racer, a swimmer or a player must, like Arjun the great archer in ‘Mahabharata’, concentrate all his attention and energies in the game.He must not allow his concentration to be diverted for anything, for even if he takes one false step, he will lose the game.