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China Has Issued the Document Guiding Opinions on Promoting Rural Revitalization Through Sports (Part 2)

2023-08-28 | & Xinhua


▲This aerial photo shows a "Village Super League" football match in Rongjiang County of southwest China's Guizhou Province. [Xinhua/Liu Qinbing]

3. Developing the Rural Sports Industry to Contribute to Rural Revitalization.

3.1 Deepen the integrated development of sports, tourism, agriculture, and commerce.

Promote the in-depth integration of sports with agriculture, commerce, tourism, health, elderly care, and education and training industries to empower the rural economy.

3.2 Create outdoor sports consumption scenes with rural charms.

Encourage qualified villages to plan and build fitness and leisure greenways, hiking trails, mountainous outdoor camps, cars and aviation camps, sports boat docks, hiking and cycling stations, study travel bases, sports training centers, etc.

3.3 Foster diversified formats of the rural sports industry.

Guide rural areas to expand into other formats such as sports media and sports facilities manufacturing. And support eligible villages to host sports events according to local conditions.

4. Strengthening the Team Building of Rural Sports Talents to Contribute to Rural Talent Development.

4.1 Strengthen the building of talent in rural sports.

Establish and improve the training system and working mechanism for rural social sports instructors. Increase the training of leading figures of rural social sports instructors and special talents of rural sports.

4.2 Advance the building of rural sports teacher teams.

With rural sports teachers as the core, improve the supplementary mechanism and guarantee system for sports teachers in rural areas. Encourage and support local sports' intangible cultural heritage inheritors to teach traditional sports culture in schools.

4.3 Promote the integration of sports and education.

Support the promotion and popularization of track and field, football, basketball, volleyball, and other sports activities in rural schools, and make use of extracurricular sports resources to set up excellent traditional Chinese sports courses.

5. Developing Rural Cultural and Sports Activities to Contribute to Rural Cultural Revitalization.

5.1 Organize fitness activities for all farmers.

Support villages in organizing mass sports activities with distinctive characters, and foster a batch of unique rural sports, fitness, and leisure activities to promote interactions of rural sports activities in various regions.

5.2 Organize special sports events.

Intensify the planning and promotion of sports events in the national comprehensive sports games in terms of sports events listing, events proposing, publicity, etc. to contribute to rural revitalization. And facilitate international exchanges of rural sports events.

5.3 Inherit and develop intangible cultural heritage of traditional rural sports.

Explore local traditional rural folk sports and cultural resources and innovate the inheritance and development of traditional sports, folk games, and other intangible heritage items to popularize them in ordinary rural life.

5.4 Improve the quality of rural ethnic and folk sports.

Explore ethnic sports and cultural resources and promote the integration of ethnic traditional sports with tourism. Support the organization of various forms of rural sports and cultural activities.

5.5 Support the creation of rural sports and cultural works.

Develop sports cultural and creative products in line with rural cultural characteristics, improve rural sports life services, and promote information technology and digital communication to serve the development of rural sports.

6. Developing Green and Ecological Sports in Rural Areas to Contribute to Rural Ecological Revitalization.

6.1 Promote the construction of green fitness facilities.

Integrate ecological environmental protection and green development concepts into the construction management of rural sports facilities. Promote the green and low-carbon transformation of fitness facilities while enhancing the efficiency of fitness facility management services. Release the general assessment standards for green sports venue operation to promote the construction of green and convenient carriers for public fitness.

6.2 Create green ecological sports space.

Rely on the ecological and cultural advantages of rural areas to advance the construction of a national trail system, improve the equipment of outdoor sports facilities, and form new public fitness spaces that integrate with the natural environment.

6.3 Expand the dimensions of ecological sports experiences.

Research and promote the construction of a rural ecological sports system with a reasonable layout, well-supported facilities, and rich contents, design scientific, interesting, safe, and environmentally friendly rural trail routes for competition, and organize rural green ecological sports activities.

7. Strengthening the Organization of Rural Public Fitness to Contribute to Rural Organizational Revitalization.

7.1 Improve the public fitness organization network.

Create rural sports instruction stations that meet the needs of rural areas with a focus on townships to achieve full coverage by 2035. Support various sports organizations to develop in the countryside and establish a network for rural fitness organizations.

7.2 Carry out rural sports volunteer service activists.

Innovate and improve the mechanism for sports organizations to collaborate with rural resources, enrich rural public fitness service programs, and promote the standardized, institutionalized, and regular development of rural public fitness volunteer services.


Edited and Translated by Guo Xinxin