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A Time To Go Public or Not?

In today’s society we are frequently reminded that one must have a “digital presence.” We are also frequently told that various activities such as sport are “inclusive.” Are these statements really true? Is there a time and a place for

The Competition for Dollars, Who Will be Disqualified

At the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games a series of images were used to embody what is known as the Olympic Spirit. One such image was of Tanzanian Marathon runner John Akwhari who in Mexico in 1968 famously came staggering into

Let the Children Play and The Coaches Coach

It is becoming an accepted fact that today’s young people do not take criticism well. Which means coaching young people has become much harder than it was in the past. Coaching the very young is still about giving children the

Are The Best Payers Replacing the Best Players?

Which countries have the biggest sporting influence on Australia? This is a very hard question to answer, at the turn of the last century the influence came very much from the United Kingdom. Despite denial from many, some sporting historians

The Values of Sport

It has been said many times that sport will teach you all that you want to know about life. You will learn what it means to be a part of a team, to win and lose graciously. You will learn

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