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"Mind Body & Sports" - Dr. Ronald L. Kamm. Violence in Sports a Bad Influence TORONTO (AP) - when pro athletes lash out - with fists, beanballs or even a chomp of their teeth - they are subject to swift and often scathing analysis from a growing number of psychiatrists concerned about the level of violence in sports.

"Mind Body & Sports" - Dr. Ronald L. Kamm

Problems ranging from abusive coaches to gang rapes by athletes were tackled during a symposium Tuesday night at the American Psychiatric Association's annual meeting, which has drawn 17, 000 mental-health professionals to Toronto. Panelists acknowledged that violence has existed in sports throughout history, but contended there is new cause for alarm because children see so much of the misconduct depicted, and often glorified, on television.

"It seems every week something horrible is happening in the world of athletics. Something that goes over the line, and that our kids see over and over again on TV," said Dr. "Television has made athletes larger than life," Kamm said. Dr. Dr. . © 2000 Mind Body and Sports Ronald L. George Orwell: The Sporting Spirit. Now that the brief visit of the Dynamo football team has come to an end, it is possible to say publicly what many thinking people were saying privately before the Dynamos ever arrived.

George Orwell: The Sporting Spirit

That is, that sport is an unfailing cause of ill-will, and that if such a visit as this had any effect at all on Anglo-Soviet relations, it could only be to make them slightly worse than before. Even the newspapers have been unable to conceal the fact that at least two of the four matches played led to much bad feeling. At the Arsenal match, I am told by someone who was there, a British and a Russian player came to blows and the crowd booed the referee. The Glasgow match, someone else informs me, was simply a free-for-all from the start. And then there was the controversy, typical of our nationalistic age, about the composition of the Arsenal team.

And how could it be otherwise? Nearly all the sports practised nowadays are competitive. Violence and Aggression in Sports: An In-Depth Look (Part One) I know this is a risky venture, since most readers are used to short, concise sports reporting or opinion, but I am going to give it a shot anyway.

Violence and Aggression in Sports: An In-Depth Look (Part One)

This is a piece I wrote about some causes for violent and aggressive behavior in and at sporting events. Crossing the line - When sport becomes a crime. Speech by Nick Hawkins, Chief Crown Prosecutor for CPS Wessex, to the University of Portsmouth on 28 March 2012.

Crossing the line - When sport becomes a crime

Introduction Thank you for the warm welcome, and for the opportunity of speaking to you this evening. Before I start can I make it clear that I will not be discussing the John Terry case, nor taking questions on it. I am sure that most of you are here this evening because you have a professional or academic interest in the law, and a passion for sport. There are few people in our society who do not have views on both topics, and I want to explore the overlap between sport and crime. I have been fortunate enough to travel the world playing and watching sport. Similarly sportsmen and women can act as role models both for their general behaviour and for the mutual respect they show each other in victory and defeat. Discussion:Hooligan. Une page de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre.


Le hooliganisme en Europe « Hooligans: la nouvelle guerre des Balkans. Des ultras vulgaires, des hooligans violents.

Le hooliganisme en Europe « Hooligans: la nouvelle guerre des Balkans

Telle est l’image du football français que Brice Hortefeux s’est juré de redorer. Les supporters accusent le ministère de l’Intérieur de transformer les stades en lieux aseptisés. Le 12 octobre, sous la pression des ultras serbes, le match Italie-Serbie a tourné au fiasco. « Le gouvernement s’est totalement désintéressé du sport et de ses problèmes ces vingt dernières années. Aujourd’hui, la Serbie paie le prix fort pour n’avoir pas su enrayer le hooliganisme de façon rapide et définitive », analysait alors Savo Milosevic, un ancien international serbe. En France, le Ministère de l’Intérieur compte rectifier le tir avant que la situation empire. Hooligan. Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre.


Panneau devant le Camp Nou interdisant des objets potentiellement dangereux, ainsi que des symboles incitant à la violence Un hooligan est un adepte d'un sport utilisant la violence pour peser sur le sort d'une rencontre, tout comme les barra bravas en Amérique du Sud. Le terme « hooligan » est aujourd'hui lié au football. Histoire[modifier | modifier le code] Les historiens britanniques ont déjà bien étudié la question, et la lecture de The Roots of football hooliganism du trio Eric Dunning, Patrick Murphy et John Williams, est incontournable. Le Royaume-Uni n'est pas seul touché par le fléau de la violence, et en France, Amiens se dote d'un service d'ordre dès 1906 pour endiguer ses supporters les plus indisciplinés… Les incidents dans les stades français sont moins nombreux qu'en Angleterre, mais certains d'entre eux dépassent en violence le « modèle anglais ».

Hooliganism. Hooliganism Video Work Sheet. File:Hillsborough disaster Sun.jpg. Taylor Report. The clubs who remained at their existing homes inevitably saw a significantly reduced capacity, with attendances at matches being lower still while the conversion work was taking place, although the clubs who took part in the new FA Premier League from the 1992-93 season had the money from their BSkyB sponsorship to help fund their redevelopment work.

Taylor Report

A few clubs who made quick progress through the league during the 1990s were allowed to keep standing accommodation in the top two divisions after the end of the 1993-94 campaign.