Gamesmanship v sportsmanship – goodbye etiquette, hello victory
The badminton debacle sparked furious debate on social media sites. Were the players legitimately exploiting the tournament structure in the pursuit of ultimate victory and a gold medal? Or, were they bringing the sport into disrepute and acting contrary to the Olympic spirit?
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- Tags: Badminton | China | Gamesmanship | Olympic | Regulation | South Korea
Richard is an associate in the Sports Group at City law firm Lewis Silkin LLP. An employment lawyer with particular expertise in contractual issues, disciplinary proceedings and regulatory matters.