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  1. The Representation of Yusra Mardini as a Refugee Olympic Athlete: A Sociological Analysis: Die Repräsentation von Yusra Mardini Als Refugee Olympic Athlete. Eine Soziologische Analyse.Enrico Michelini - 2021 - Sport Und Gesellschaft 18 (1):39-64.
    SummaryThis article explores the representation of Yusra Mardini as a refugee Olympic athlete. Her participation in the 2016 Olympic Games is analyzed through different areas of programming of the mass media and, specifically, through Mardini’s autobiography, documents of the International Olympic Committee, and German newspapers. A qualitative content analysis is carried out and a systems theoretical framework applied. The results reveal that Mardini’s refugee background was both an obstacle and an advantage for her career within the sport system. The establishment (...)
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  • Normative Theories of Sport: A Critical Review.Sigmund Loland - 2004 - Journal of the Philosophy of Sport 31 (2):111-121.
  • Olympic Sport and Its Lessons for Peace.Heather L. Reid - 2006 - Journal of the Philosophy of Sport 33 (2):205-214.
  • Fair or Temple: Two Possibilities for Olympic Sport.Irena Martínková - 2012 - Sport, Ethics and Philosophy 6 (2):166-182.
    This paper is based on the work of Pierre de Coubertin and his view of Olympism. It deals with Coubertin's distinction between two kinds of sport: Olympic sport and world championship sport. I shall examine these two possibilities with respect both to education through sport and to how one lives one's life, and I shall show the necessity of choosing between them, with reference to Coubertin's closing remarks in his speech at the 1925 Olympic Congress in Prague: ?Fair or temple (...)
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