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Gender Determination in Sport

By Nandan Kamath Introduction Historically, female athletes and sportswomen have been subject to an assortment of discriminatory practises that have affected their ability to participate in sporting events. The very first modern Olympic Games organised in 1896 at Athens prohibited women from competing, which restriction was lifted...

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Amateur Sport: Lessons from the U.S.

By Vidya Narayanaswamy Introduction Amateur sport, by definition, involves participation for the joy of sport, without any monetary compensation. The ideal of amateurism in sport was intensely protected in the 19th century mostly by the elite sections of society who feared that professionalizing sport would weaken their...

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