A Comparison of Australia, Singapore & Hong Kong Sport Policy

Wing Chung Lau, Eric C. H. Chan

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The present study investigates the sport policy between Australia, Singapore and Hong Kong. The objective is to contrast current Hong Kong sport policy with Australia, Singapore through their respective sport administrative experiences, policy recommendations were made to provide references to the Hong Kong sport policy development in the next decade. The findings demonstrated that Australian and Singapore central sport agencies have worked closely with government departments, national sporting organizations and private sectors to deliver a wide range of sports to their citizens and elite training. Furthermore, based upon the Singapore experience, government’s strategic blueprint and new visions for the future sport development is imperative to the success of sport culture. Finally, sport industry is playing a significant role in both elite and mass sport development. Other policy suggestions are made in the study based upon the lessons from Australia and Singapore.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)58-75
Number of pages18
JournalAsian Journal of Physical Education and Recreation
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2012

User-Defined Keywords

  • Sport system
  • mass sport participation
  • elite sport
  • sport promotion
  • sport culture


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