Sportsmanship

@article{Abad2010Sportsmanship,
  title={Sportsmanship},
  author={Diana Abad},
  journal={Sport, Ethics and Philosophy},
  year={2010},
  volume={4},
  pages={27 - 41}
}
  • Diana Abad
  • Published 1 April 2010
  • Education
  • Sport, Ethics and Philosophy
What is sportsmanship? Following Keating, we may say that sportsmanship is conduct befitting a person involved in sports. This raises the question of what kind of activity exactly sport is. This is notoriously difficult to answer, but roughly speaking, sport is a rule-governed activity that is about excellence, an understanding of how to play the game, and, in competitive sports, winning. Accordingly, there are four elements of sportsmanship: fairness, equity, good form and the will to win… 

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