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Entries Tagged as 'Theme: Children in sport'

Children in sports: Shouting and name calling is common

November 1st, 2007 · 2 Comments

Yelling and beating of children is often related to third world countries and dictatorships. Never the less it is a daily life for many children in sports. According to Richard Bailey, professor and director of the Centre for Physical Education Research, Roehampton University, United Kingdom, many children find themselves in unpleasant situations on the football […]

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Big ambitions, dubious funding

October 31st, 2007 · 2 Comments

Bringing sports to the masses has become a key issue in India. A new policy with ambitions of getting India onto the world-map sport-wise within the next decade is in the make. The initiative is welcomed, but is also criticized for lacking the funds needed to fulfill the ambitions.
Under half of the schools in India […]

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Denmark promotes new football culture

October 31st, 2007 · 2 Comments

More youngsters will become succesfull football players if they are allowed to have fun rather than focusing on results. That is the opinion of Keld Bordinggaard, coach for the Danish U21 national team.

(Photo: Morten Flarup)
“The players only learn how to follow orders. But on top level we need intelligent players, who are able to think […]

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LazyTown: Balancing childrens health

October 29th, 2007 · 7 Comments

Magnus Scheving is the founder of the tv-show LazyTown, which is a worldwide success. It motivates kids to eat healthier and move more. But is it okay to use a tv-show to get the message through? And can children get too conscious about health-issues? Magnus Scheving shares his thoughts on children, their rolemodels and […]

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Healthy television for kids – Your questions!

October 28th, 2007 · No Comments

We are trying to set up an interview with the creator of the tv-show LazyTown Magnus Scheving after the Opening Ceremony today.
Please come forward with ideas, questions, comments and other regarding kids and healthy lifestyle combined with television, to use in the interview!

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Sexual harassment and abuse of children in sport

October 26th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Where children and youngsters gather it always attract sex offenders and paedophiles. Ph.d. Jan Toftegaard Støckel from Denmark believes that sports associations around the world could do a lot more to prevent this.

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Children in sport

October 26th, 2007 · 4 Comments

Self-esteem, competition, sexual abuse, violence, friends? What is in it for the children, when it comes to sport?
In several articles, multimedia productions and other contributions, we will focus on the childrens role in sports around the world throughout the week of PlaytheGame 2007.
Furthermore we want you as users to contribute with thoughts, ideas and questions […]

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