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Athletics and sport.

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Killer balloons.

Despite the awareness that exists of the carnage to wildlife in and above the oceans caused by ordinary rubber balloons and their attachments we continue to entertain ourselves, or celebrate, by releasing these singly and in their thousands, often with … Continue reading

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Exemplary spectators.

In the rugby test match between the Australian Wallabies and the British Isles and Ireland Lions played in Brisbane, Australia, last Saturday 22nd June there was, apart from the high quality of the game, a high quality of behaviour displayed … Continue reading

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Sports – behaviour.

A game is defined as a form of competitive activity or sport played according to rules and a sport as one played to rules for entertainment. Now, in many “sports” rules are flouted openly, the disgraceful spectacle of on-field fights is frequent … Continue reading

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Pinnacles of physical achievement.

In Australia, with reference to the recent exposure of doping in (human) sport, people are talking in terms of the use of performance enhancing drugs to reach the pinnacle of an individual’s performance. Well, this pinnacle would be the false … Continue reading

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The right to kill.

  The human presumption of the right to kill, for sport or food, includes the killing of fish in large and small numbers with scant regard for their suffering from suffocation, either above or below water, and the pain inflicted by gaffs … Continue reading

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Sports commentary on TV.

The commentators on live TV commentary on sports match play seem to feel the necessity to maintain an incessant stream of comment most of which is obvious or irrelevant. This interferes with the connoisseurs’ concentration and enjoyment of the game. … Continue reading

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