Ethics + Violence in Sport

  • Created by: Kiki B
  • Created on: 15-10-18 18:35

Ethics + Violence in Sport

Sportsmanship: 

  • Win fairly, lose graciously.
  • Role models of respect. 
  • Paulo di Camio caught the ball so phsio could treat injured goalie Paul Gerrard (Everton v West Ham)
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Gamesmanship 

  • Not fairly won.
  • Aussie Cricket team 'sledging' English batsman so he lost focus.
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Deviance: 

  • Cheating 
  • Ben Johnson used steroids to win at Seoul Olympics 1988. 

Why: 

  • Pressure to win
  • Gain advantage - drugs
  • Competition stress
  • Win at all costs attitude
  • Lack of role models in his life.
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Violence

  • Intent to harm 
  • Mike Tyson bit off a chunk of Evander Hayfield's ear twice. 

Why:

  • Unable to control aggression within game
  • Equipment used as a weapon
  • Resonse to crowd behaviour (racism)
  • Provocation from opponent 
  • Important match.
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