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Sports are described as a ritualized warfare where one team competes with another, each athlete striving to defeat an opponent (Schultz et al., 32). It is part of an effort to promote global peace and contribute to the search for peaceful solutions to the conflicts around the world. Sports can therefore be considered a universal language and tool to promote peace, tolerant and understanding by bringing people together. As a result values such as teamwork, discipline, respect for opponent and rules of the game are understood.2 I will examine the assertion that sports is considered warfare by peaceful means. This isn’t to be confused with the insertion that sports are peaceful warfare. By peaceful means I am referring to a state of harmony and mutual agreement between two or more parties. Using the Olympic Games as an example I will argue that it does have aspect of warfare. However Olympics doesn’t promote camaraderie which inhibits hostility because of factors such as the politics of choosing an Olympic host, cultural and economic exchange creating greater disparities and the role…