Category: VI. Modern Olympism

Selections from Pierre de Coubertin

(All selections have been taken from Pierre de Coubertin, Olympism. Selected Writings [International Olympic Committee, 2000].) 2.10 SPORTS AND ETHICS Ethical considerations have received only occasional and involuntary support from physical exercise. In conclusion, sport is merely an indirect stimulus for ethics. In order for it to become a direct stimulus, we must make the purpose of sport the creation of a sense of solidarity, which will cause sport to reach beyond itself. This is the sine […] more