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Examining the Purpose of Sport and Why it Matters

On any given day, athletes put on their uniforms and step out on a field of play. These athletes may be elite professionals or everyday people who just enjoy the experience of competition and camaraderie. Each person participates in sport for different reasons and therefore sport serves a different purpose for each participant. It is safe to say most of these athletes likely do not stop and ask themselves what purpose sport can serve in their lives as they train and compete. And yet, asking questions about the various purposes of sport can help us make some sense of the many debates we see today over the roles that athletes and sport itself play in greater society.

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 Examining the Purpose of Sport and Why it Matters

Hopefully the purposes of sport will continue to provide visibility and create space where social change and human rights can become a core purpose of sport.

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