By Daniel A. Grano
Grano asserts that it really is accurately via sport’s optimum non secular beliefs that controversies are taking form and constituting issues of political and social rupture. He examines problems with transcendence, “legacy”—e.g., “greatest ever,” or “all-time”—and “witnessing” via fast replay, which undermine institutional authority. Grano additionally displays on elite athletes representing specifically robust embodiments of non secular and social clash, together with round matters with regards to gender, sexuality, skill doping, nerve-racking mind harm, and institutional greed.
Elite game is in a interval of profound obstacle. it truly is in the course of the beliefs Grano analyzes that we will be able to think a considerably substitute destiny for elite sport.
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The Eternal Present of Sport: Rethinking Sport and Religion by Daniel A. Grano