Ethics and sport

  • Heda Festini
Keywords: Olympism, elitism, crisis of morals, chaotic market


Th e original meaning of the term 'sport', Olympism and elite sports is retrieved (An analytic
and Continental approach, McNamee,2008) and in Croatia V. Janković,1967.
Th e crisis of sports is due to problems of boundaries, sports are no longer autonomous, and
they are not healthy. Crumbling sports ethics is conditioned by the mercilessness of economic
- a call for an alignment of moral norms in all sectors of society
- the regulation of free economic markets is a condition for the possibility of sports ' becoming
recreational, that is, for sports to help gain physical strength and psychic energy, rather
than producing a dangerous mass hysteria.