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    The sportsperson as a role model Good morning ladies and gentlemen Joe Humphreys, in his book, foul play: What's wrong with sports, challenges the idea that sport is a positive influence and believes that sport has an uncanny ability to make us lose perspective, brings out the worst in people and encourages unethical, discriminatory behaviour as well as cheating. However seen in the first slide, I would like to pose a question, is it sport that has this effect or the calibre of athletes participating

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    Doping In Sports Essay

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    How Does Doping in sport damage the sporting industry as a whole? The usage of performance-enhancing drugs in sports is commonly known as Doping. Doping is banned worldwide in every sports administration and competitions and doping gives an unfair advantage to those using illegal substances, such as steroids to boost their performance. It also puts at stake the integrity of those athletes who do not use performance-enhancing drugs also known as “clean” athletes. In fact it seems that we’re now

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    Swimming and Cycling

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    to be the fastest to swim a particular length of water using a certain swimming style. Relay events and individual events are both available in competitive swimming. The rules and regulations of swimming are set out by the Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA). There are a few key rules that should be noted to avoid disqualification in competitive swimming. A false start will lead to immediate disqualification even when participating in a relay event and can be devastating to the team or

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    differences in culture between the U.S. and France is analysed based on the case "European Negotiations - Southern Candle 's Tour De France". 2.0 Identification of Problems/Issues Issues are differentiated into intercultural, intercultural verbal communication and intercultural nonverbal communication issues. 2.1 Intercultural Issues • Due to Mrs Dubois’s fluency in French, which is gained through her stay in Quebec, Canada for 5 years, she accompanied Mr Picard to France as a translator. • Mrs. Dubois shared

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    Doping In Sports Essay

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    Joe Humphreys states how sport should not be seen as a unifier or a metaphor for life, but rather as something that can bring out the worst in people and has a negative influence, in his book Foul Play: What’s Wrong with Sport. In my opinion, I would have to agree. So often we find ourselves focusing on how sport can occasionally bring groups of people together, that we often neglect the negative side of sports; how it can create barriers between groups, how it encourages unethical or discriminatory

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    uccess in competition brings rank, recognition and distinction. Today athletes are looking for searching for an advantage over the field that will help make the winners. In a survey done in the 2000 Olympics half of all Olympics athletes admitted that they would be willing to take a drug even it would kill them. Eventually this type of ‘win at any cost’ mentality is pervading sports at all levels of competition and results in athletes felling coerced to use substances just to remain on par with other

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    Say Yes to Dop!

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    Say Yes to Dop! Doping in sports has been one of the most discussed issues by the world; either by the free writers or the body of agencies related with sports. The discussion started when Lance Armstrong, who won the 2002 Tour de France by leaving his nearest rival 7 seconds behind, failed the drug test. Ellis Cashmore, a professor of culture, media, and sports at Staffordshire University in the United Kingdom, through his article Making Sense of Spots, came up with an argument of drugs should be

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    Lance Armstrong Essay

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    was a professional cyclist for the Motorola team. Until age 25 when he was sent to the hospital with stage three testicular cancer which is when he founded a charity to treat cancer “LiveStrong”. Lance Armstrong participated in, and won seven Tour de France titles until he was found out and he was asked to give them back, which he fought, and lost. He also participated in the 2000 Olympic Games

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    1 INTRODUCTION The Triplets of Belleville (French: Les Triplettes de Belleville) is a 2003 animated comedy film written and directed by Sylvain Chomet. There is little dialogue, the majority of the film story being told through song and pantomime. It tells the story of Madame Souza, an elderly woman who goes on a quest to rescue her grandson Champion, a Tour de France cyclist, who has been kidnapped by the French mafia for gambling purposes and taken to the city of Belleville. She is joined by

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    If one had an opportunity to be better at their job by cheating, should they do it? Should one cheat all their co-workers, who work just as hard and work honestly? If one knows getting caught could get them in serious trouble, and their reputation could be ruined, how should they respond to the opportunity? In sports, many athletes are given this opportunity through PEDs (Performance Enhancing Drugs), and although some come to regret their decision, others have never been identified as PED users

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