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Inter-Korean academic exchanges involving sports is essential to formulating objective programs aimed at resolving the issue of heterogeneity concerning sports between North and South Korea but, regrettably enough, the two sides have not exchanged anything to date in this regard. Concrete efforts are thus in order to materialize the intrinsic significance of inter-Korean academic exchange on matters of athletics which have so far been neglected. Plans must be formulated to erase the heterogeneous factors pertaining to sports between the two Koreas by initiating scholastic exchanges on sports reasonably acceptable to the athletic communities on both sides. Assuming that the likelihood of academic exchanges in broad terms is high between the two Koreas, parties involved in athletic affairs are encouraged to do their part to contribute to the effort of laying the groundwork for such exchanges by taking on the initiatives listed immediately below.1) Create an environment conducive to academic exchanges on sports2) Develop joint research projects aimed at facilitating academic exchanges on sports3) Expand the scope of indirect exchanges and contemplate ways to evolve them into direct exchanges4) Establish a system for support of and exchanges between similar academic organizations on sports in the two Koreas5) Adopt strategic approaches to the inter-Korean exchanges, with a link to the assistance program for the North6) Build the institutional and physical infrastructure necessary for academic exchanges on sports7) Pursue academic exchanges on sports in conjunction with exchange of human resources by means of cooperation among universities8) Promote exchanges among academic societies/associations on sports9) Push for academic exchanges on sports with joint collaboration from the business sector and academia