Sport: Bread and Games, Power and Money?

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Sport is an organized, worldwide billion-dollar activity. It connects all classes, creates winners and losers, heroes and models, and releases enormous collective emotions. Outstanding performances are needed for the legitimization of political systems.

What is the importance of sport in our society? Can violence in connection with sport be avoided? Are outstanding performances possible without doping? What role do fame and money play?

 

Moderated by
Sonja Hasler

Panellists
Sandra Gasser, Gunter Gebauer, Oliver Kahn, David Zimmermann