Persuasive Essay On Cheating In Sports

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“It 's important that athletes can compete on a level playing field. And youngsters coming into the sport can know that if they are working hard and training hard, they 'll see a true reflection of where they stand and what they can achieve worldwide and not be swayed by people who are cheating.” This was said by Paula Jane Radcliffe, a long-distance runner and Olympian. Cheating in sports is considered to be immoral. In sports there are many different forms of cheating. Whether it is illegal taping, bribes, or foul play, it is never the way to go. Undoubtedly the most extreme and controversial form of cheating is through the use of PEDs, better known as Performance Enhancing Drugs. There are many different types of Performance Enhancing Drugs. The two most popular being anabolic steroids and…show more content…
Why performance enhancing drugs should be legalized. For starters, yes they are horrible for your body, and in today’s world it is considered cheating, but imagine an alternate world where they are legal. I can say that it would make sports more enjoyable to watch to a certain extent. Athletes running faster, jumping higher, hitting each other harder. It really would be something to see players hit 650 foot homeruns regularly. Or have basketball players averaging 40 points a game, dunking on each other left and right. We as sports fans go to games, tune into broadcast, to watch the home team win and to see something amazing happen. We watch to see a player make history, which might I add doesn’t happen very often. Yes, it may not be as special if a player such as LeBron James was scoring fifty point every night, but it definitely would be fun for viewers to watch. The main challenge in all of this would be how sports would regulate the use. Otherwise it would be interesting to see what sports could turn into in the

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