To what extent have issues of gender or class* inequality been eliminated in sport over time
... of Issues of Gender and Inequality in Sport SPO007 Sport and Physical Activity in Society of Bedfordshire
9th May 2014
Since the time when active sports began in Greece, it has undergone significant revolution, at least when compared to the contemporary sports. Essentially, modern sports is quite diverse with games such as swimming, athletics, football, acrobatics, baseball, basketball, car racing, and cycling, among others (Wong 2010, p. 337). Initially, sports as an international activity, was marred with discrimination at various levels depending on genders, social class, race, and country of origin. A vast majority of the sporting activities was the domain of men and people of high social status ...