Impacts of TV on Sport

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High Salaries, Glamorous lifestyle, the need to entertain the crowd.
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TV Live Coverage
It allows fans to watch their favourite sports at home and also has popularised some minority sports (e.g. Snooker through Pot Black on BBC).
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Money
The pumping of money into sport has resulted in less emphasis on fair play and more emphasis on winning. Also, since most money stays at higher levels of sports, it is difficult for less wealthy groups to compete.
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Sponsorship
As a result of Sponsorship, a lot of money has been generated for sports and its development.
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Confidence
The use of television technology to record/rewind footage can undermine confidence in officials such as referees.
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Sport Rules
TV has changed the rules of certain sports and dictated the timing of some sporting events.
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TV Live Coverage

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It allows fans to watch their favourite sports at home and also has popularised some minority sports (e.g. Snooker through Pot Black on BBC).

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Money

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Sponsorship

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Confidence

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