Articles Category: Sports

Getting into the Bigger Game: Interview on ASEAN Sports Cooperation

Sports spark joy in almost every community. They are recreational, bring people together, and spur friendly conversations even among strangers. Different kinds of sports are played or watched by people from all walks of life around the globe to feel good, for a healthier lifestyle, or for some, for socio-economic reasons. ASEAN is not an Getting into the Bigger Game: Interview on ASEAN Sports Cooperation

Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn

Minister Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn tells The ASEAN about the goals of ASEAN in the field of sports and the changes and challenges brought about by COVID-19. He also discussed how ASEAN Member States can promote inclusiveness in sports and support their top-ranked and world-class athletes.

Traditional Sports and Games: Preserving ASEAN’s Cultural Heritage

The diversity of the ASEAN Community manifests in many forms, from the usual traditional arts or cuisines, to traditional sports and games. Traditional sports and games are an important part of each Member States’ intangible cultural heritage. They serve as windows to our past and provide clues to societal values and norms. They showcase similarities Traditional Sports and Games: Preserving ASEAN’s Cultural Heritage

Driving the Equality and Inclusivity Agenda

ASEAN PARA SPORTS FEDERATION It started with a noble idea to provide persons with disability (PWDs) with a competitive platform to excel in life through sports, apart from strongly driving the message of equality and inclusivity. 

ASEAN Women in Sports Ambassadors

#WeScore Campaign Building on the legacy of the Tokyo 2020 Games, ASEAN appointed 10 prominent athletes and sports officials as ASEAN Women in Sports Ambassadors in December 2021. Since then, the ambassadors have been using their influence to promote gender equality and women empowerment through sports across the region. This initiative is part of the ASEAN Women in Sports Ambassadors

Moving Forward Together: We Are Better Together With Sports

Year 2020 was a year fraught with unprecedented challenges in the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet it is the throes of adversity that bring out the best in us, no better exemplified than by how ASEAN has weathered many crises and emerged even stronger and more confident together over the past decades.

Fatma Samoura

Harnessing the power of football for positive change. On the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) partnership with ASEAN, staying healthy and active during the pandemic, and elevating the sport in the region