Winning at all costs – how abuse in sport has become normalised

Authors: Kavanagh, E. and Adams, A.

https://theconversation.com/winning-at-all-costs-how-abuse-in-sport-has-become-normalised-142739

Publisher: The Conversation

In a moving letter on Twitter, top British gymnasts have claimed that abuse in sport is “completely normalised”. This article will discuss how an “environment of fear and mental abuse”, which seems unacceptable to most, can become normalised and why athletes, parents and coaches may not report it.This article explores how that can happen.

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