Competitive Sport, Evaluation Systems, and Just Results: The Case of Rugby Union’s Bonus-Point System

@article{Torres2005CompetitiveSE,
  title={Competitive Sport, Evaluation Systems, and Just Results: The Case of Rugby Union’s Bonus-Point System},
  author={Cesar R. Torres and Peter F. Hager},
  journal={Journal of the Philosophy of Sport},
  year={2005},
  volume={32},
  pages={208 - 222}
}
Among their numerous functions, the rules forming and informing sports specify the evaluation system through which value is assigned to goal achievements. Evaluation systems translate goal achievements into uniform, computable, and, therefore, comparable tallies. This is extremely important in competitive sports, in which the addition of these translations is what determines the results of particular contests. Sport-evaluation systems also stipulate the value of the results of particular… Expand
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