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- Odysseus was challenged by the Phaeacians to demonstrate his prowess as an athlete.
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- The measurement of the result may be objective or subjective, and corrected with “handicaps” or penalties.
- The violence of the game, which survived in Britain and in France until the late 19th century, prompted Renaissance humanists, such as Sir Thomas Elyot, to condemn it as more likely to maim than to benefit the participants.
The ancient Olympic Games were held in honour of the head deity, Zeus, and featured various forms of religious dedication to him and other gods. As many Greeks travelled to see the games, this combination of religion and sport also served as a way of uniting them. Key principles of sport include that the result should not be predetermined, and that both sides should have equal opportunity to win.
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Indeed, the celebrated 14th-century Persian pahlavan Maḥmūd Khwārezmī was both. Contests for runners and jumpers were to be found across the length and breadth of the continent. During the age of imperialism, explorers and colonizers were often astonished by the prowess of these “primitive” peoples. Nandi runners of Kenya’s Rift Valley seemed to run distances effortlessly at a pace that brought European runners to pitiable physical collapse.
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