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“Powering our common future through sport”


Alvin Ma, 26, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Canada, describes the powerful combination of sport and education in creating a fairer future for the Commonwealth.

“I wouldn’t claim to have made any great discoveries, but at any rate I satisfactorily inched forward in our knowledge of a particular aspect of medicine…I’m far more content with that than I am about any of the running I did earlier.”

This quote attributed to the late “Miracle Mile” runner Roger Bannister, might sound dismissive of sport. However, I view this quote in the opposite light, where an athlete is more than just a one-dimensional entertainer but a productive contributor in many aspects of society.

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