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Case Study Report: The Impact of COVID-19 on Grassroots Sports – Experiences From a Constantly Changing and Challenging Scenario

The ICSS carried out a multicentric collective case study with the support of the World Health Organization (WHO) COVID-19 Mass Gatherings Cell and took a deep dive into the impact of COVID- 19 on four different grassroots sports organisations functioning at the national and local levels.
The case study presents an in-depth exploration of the social impact of COVID-19, learning from the experience of four grassroots sports organisations in Australia, India, South Africa, and Spain. The case study recounts experiences from a constantly changing and challenging scenario and provides examples of what these grassroots sports organisations have done to navigate, recover and even thrive out of their national emergencies amidst a global pandemic.

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