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Fair Play Education Programme at Nanjing 2014 YOG for the third time in a row

Visitors of the Fair Play Pavilion can learn about the ideals of sportsmanship via role plays and games.

The International Committee for Fair Play (CIFP) is ready for the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) to be organised from 16 to 28 August. There are only a few days to go before the official opening of the ultimate bonanza of youth sport this summer and the CIFP is fully prepared for its participation in the YOG Culture and Education Programme for the third time in a row. Following the success of the fair play promotional project in Singapore 2010 and Innsbruck 2012, the IOC invited the International Committee for Fair Play to introduce its programme featuring sportsmanship to the young athletes aged between 14 and 18 competing at the event.

In the illustrious company of some other IOC-recognized international organisations, the CIFP will set up a Fair Play Pavilion in the Youth Olympic Village. The 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing will provide a unique opportunity for the International Committee for Fair Play to pursue its mission. Namely, to promote and spread the spirit of fairness so that sport can be the inspiration for the fulfilment of aspiring dreams in young people. The CIFP is dedicated to and relentlessly advertises fair competition, respect, friendship, team spirit, equality, sport without doping, integrity, solidarity, tolerance, care, excellence and joy for over 50 years.

The Fair Play Pavilion will offer a wide range of activities to its visitors. The youth can test their knowledge of fair play through interactive board games. Some other computer games will be focusing on the brand and symbols of fair play. Furthermore, exciting team building activities will be organised within the framework of workshop sessions teaching the basic principles of sportsmanship to and encouraging cooperation, solidarity, respect and fair behaviour among the participants. Moreover, colourful printed materials featuring the heroes of fair play and presenting the history of some of the most interesting fair play awards will also be presented. Last but not least, a funny photo backdrop will be set up to attract and inspire the young athletes to take a photo as a souvenir of their visit to the Fair Play Booth in Nanjing.

The International Committee for Fair Play looks forward to welcoming all the participants of the 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games to the Fair Play Pavilion!