The Olympic Games started with a principle of amateur competition with those who practised a sport professionally considered to have an unfair advantage over those who practised it merely as a hobby. From 1971, Olympic athletes were allowed to receive compensation and sponsorship, and from 1986, the IOC decided to make all professional athletes eligible for the Olympics, with the exceptions of boxing, and wrestling. Participants may cheat in order to unfairly increase their chance of winning, or in order to achieve other advantages such as financial gains.
- Almost three weeks since the last race weekend in Monza, Formula One is back and the 2022 champion could be confirmed as early as this weekend.
- Until recently, under Rule 21, the GAA also banned members of the British security forces and members of the RUC from playing Gaelic games, but the advent of the Good Friday Agreement in 1998 led to the eventual removal of the ban.
- In almost every instance, the first to adopt football were the cosmopolitan sons of local elites, many of whom had been sent to British schools by their Anglophile parents.
- Rules are in place to ensure fair play, but participants can break these rules in order to gain advantage.
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