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date: 16 June 2024

amateurism 

Source:
A Dictionary of Sports Studies
Author(s):

Alan Tomlinson

The approach to the playing of sport that insisted that the game must be played for love rather than money (from the Latin, ‘to love’), and according to a particular code of behaviour and conduct. Early definitions of amateurism in later 19th-century Britain—the earliest was related to ... ...

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