Kōrero: Sport and society

Formation of national sporting bodies

Formation of national sporting bodies

Many of the national bodies for major sports were founded between 1885 and 1902. Driving their formation was the need to organise inter-regional competitions and national championships, along with the desire to provide a mechanism for selecting national teams to play against other countries.

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Greg Ryan, 'Sport and society - National sports', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/diagram/39384/formation-of-national-sporting-bodies (accessed 22 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Greg Ryan, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013