At the high school level, there is an inordinate amount of pressure to be successful, both for the players and for the coaches and school officials. As a moral society for the most part, we expect athletes to give their best all the time, just as workers are supposed to do their jobs to the best of their ability all the time. We also expect them, their coaches, and the fans to follow the rules at all times, and we decry anyone who does not put their best effort into whatever they are doing. But what about youth developmental programs, and why does it matter? Integrity, honor, sportsmanship, respect for each other and the rules of the game, and above all, fair play. So why should it be different now?
May 7, by sportingjim 2 Comments. Both are necessary for me to get up and going in the morning. Sport, I think many readers would agree, is usually a source of joy, and so it was with equal measures of sadness and shock that I read about the death yesterday of a soccer referee, Ricardo Portillo. Apparently he saw the young man commit a shoving foul after a corner kick; when he cautioned the player and gave him a yellow card, the young man punched the unsuspecting Mr. Portillo in the face. He immediately fell to the ground and was transported to hospital, where he spent a week in a coma prior to passing away.
A Massachusetts father, angered over rough play in a youth hockey game, beat a hockey coach to death. In North Carolina, a mother attending her child's soccer game was charged with assault for slapping a year-old referee. A year-old coach in Florida attacked an umpire and broke his jaw during a baseball game.
Home Sport, discriminations and inclusion: Challenges to face. The aim of this main theme is to explore the interdisciplinary nature of discrimination in sport and to investigate the different forms of discrimination. Beyond this main theme, the Conference will also feature a wide range of sessions to give the opportunity to share and discuss your latest research, including but not limited to :. Home Sport, discriminations and inclusion: Challenges to face de en es fr pt.