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‘challenges Of Being A Sportsperson’

Addiction And Illness High Among Ex-Sportsmen

Almost a quarter of retired sportsmen admit to health, addiction or financial issues according to new research. A survey of 1,200 retired footballers, rugby players, cricketers and jockeys by the players' unions revealed the extent of the challeng...

Ethical Challenges Today For Female Athletes

Brandi Chastain, the woman to score the world-famous, game-winning penalty shot against China in the 1999 Women’s World Cup final, addressed the ethical challenges facing women in sports at a talk Oct. 17, coinciding with the exhibit at SCU’s deSa...

Article On Problems Of Indian Sports

Sports is one area where India lags behind even some of the poorest nations in the world. This despite the huge pool of talented sportsperson that exists in all parts of India. At the junior levels, our boys and girls can compete with the best in ...

Why Does A Country As Big And Able As India Fail To Produce Top Class Athletes?

India is a sports crazy nation. It has the world’s second-largest population and is the 10th largest economy; it’s the biggest democracy in existence and one of the oldest nations in history. But why is India unable to win medals at the Olympics? ...

Discrimination For Indian Sportswomen At All Levels - The Times Of India

Today, Indian sportswomen are shunned, objectified and treated as loose change by the men who dominate the field and the bureaucracy that controls it.

An Athlete's Greatest Challenge? To Avoid Ruin In Retirement

Retirement is almost a taboo subject in sport, which is remarkable given that it happens to every athlete. Winners and losers, veterans and rookies; none escape. Considering how dramatic the effects can be it is astonishing that more research is n...

The Mental Health Of Athletes - Psychology Of Sport | Mental Healthy

We look at 'The footballers’ guidebook' and see what it means for mental health in sport Athletes are looked upon as gladiators, titans among men and the very idea that they may suffer from poor mental health is unthinkable. Or is it? The stress o...

Professional Sports: A Waste Of Time, Money, And Energy?

This is a post from staff writer Robert Brokamp of The Motley Fool. Robert is a Certified Financial Planner and the adviser for The Motley Fool’s Rule Your Retirement service. He contributes one new article to Get Rich Slowly every two weeks. You ...

Chasing The Dream: The Pros And Cons Of Professional Swimming

Professional team sports are known for their incredibly high-paid stars. Just look at the money thrown at the top names in the big team sports, such as soccer, baseball, football, basketball, hockey and cycling. And not just for the top tier leagu...

Harold Vásquez - Do The Professional Athletes Face Financial Problems?

The average professional athlete earns in a single season incomes well above the income an average family could earn a lifetime. For example, according to the latest statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau, in 2012 the median annual income of Ameri...

Life After Sports -- An Insider's Look At Athletes And Their Finances

I recently watched ESPN's "30 For 30" documentary , directed by Billy Corgen, which was certainly cathartic for someone in my shoes. As a financial and business advisor to approximately 50 professional athletes and entertainers -- from the NFL, NB...

Being An Athlete Isn't Just About Playing Sports, And It Shouldn't Be

After Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones began tweeting about #BlackLivesMatter on Thursday, someone responded by telling the college athlete on Twitter to just "worry about getting us fans another championship..... Stay out of this bullshit." J...

These Pro Athletes Gave Up Sports For Reasons You'd Never Believe

We often assume that successful professional athletes will play out their careers until they are truly no longer able to compete. Whether their endurance over the years is fueled by pure love of the game, the star lifestyle or something altogether...

An Overlooked Difference Between Professional Athletes And Professional Teachers

A few weeks ago, I clapped for a usually mundane spectacle in the spectrum of NYC sports: New York Yankees' Hall-of-Fame-bound shortstop Derek Jeter's sincere press conference regarding his re-signing with the Bronx Bombers. In it, he stated: "I w...

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‘challenges Of Being A Sportsperson’

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Sportsmen go through a lot of issues . This clipbook highlights some of the pros and cons of being a sports person.