عنوان مقاله [English]
In today's world sport has increasing interaction with domestic and international politics and an impression has been made that sport can enhance the level of development, creating the condition of peace and settling disputes. International sport which consists of governmental and non-governmental agents sometime is considered as suitable topic of diplomatic discussions. The big sport events like Olympic and world cup can bring countries together and lead to close and friendly relations among the countries. In these situations sport diplomacy shows its efficiency and nations can show their friendship, cooperation and close aspect of their relations to each other. The cooperation between the United Nations and international Olympic committees and sport federations particularly FIFA(International Football Federation) can play an effective role in this direction. The finding of the study shows that sports can play a constructive role in international relations particularly prevalence of peace. Nevertheless, in some cases sport has been used to disrupt peace and provoke enmity. The present paper by a descriptive-analytical method and by using library sources wants to examine the above said hypothesis and answers the related questions.