Aussies ditch team sports but stay fit

April 17, 2013
By Roje Adamy
Organised sports face mounting pressure to reinvent themselves as more Australians ditch team pursuits in favour of individual fitness activities, a new report says.

Research released by the CSIRO on Monday found the number of people participating in individual sports, such as aerobics, running, walking as well as gym memberships, had risen sharply over the past decade.

However, participation rates for many organised sports have either held constant or declined.

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