oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Will to win: Sport - too high a price?

Volume 17, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1015-5163
  • E-ISSN: 2078-516X



Sport. What is sport? My Oxford Concise Dictionary defines sport as ""amusement, diversion, fun"". Today, let us face it, it is a huge industry, employing highly paid performers who compete with one another not only sportingly but financially. To win means wealth, to lose poverty. The result is an intensification of competition, a development which has permeated sport from top to bottom, from international professional contests to games in junior schools.

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