12 episodes

A monthly podcast with academic experts debating the hot topics in sports news.

Dr John P. Mills (Host) is joined by two co-hosts from Prof. Nelson Cortes, Dr Fergus Guppy, Dr Daniel March, Dr Alejandro González De Agüero, Dr Eion Murray, Matthew Shaw MSc, Henry Titly-Wall Msc, Jay Matthams MSc, and Tristan Mayglothling MSc to discuss the hottest topics in the sports news.

Visit our website for more information or to ask a question: https://awfullygood.org/sports-debate

Sports Debate: A monthly podcast where academic experts debate the hot topics in sports news‪.‬ Awfully Good Podcasts

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A monthly podcast with academic experts debating the hot topics in sports news.

Dr John P. Mills (Host) is joined by two co-hosts from Prof. Nelson Cortes, Dr Fergus Guppy, Dr Daniel March, Dr Alejandro González De Agüero, Dr Eion Murray, Matthew Shaw MSc, Henry Titly-Wall Msc, Jay Matthams MSc, and Tristan Mayglothling MSc to discuss the hottest topics in the sports news.

Visit our website for more information or to ask a question: https://awfullygood.org/sports-debate

    Should brands such as Nike and Adidas be allowed to sign children to endorsement deals?

    Should brands such as Nike and Adidas be allowed to sign children to endorsement deals?

    Should brands such as Nike and Adidas be allowed to sign children to endorsement deals?
    In this week's episode, Matthew Shaw and Jay Matthams debate whether brands such as Nike and Adidas should be allowed to sign children to endorsement deals? Jay is arguing that they should be allowed and Matthew that they shouldn't. What do you think? Get in contact with us via twitter (https://twitter.com/sportsdebatepod) or our website (https://awfullygood.org/sports-debate). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/sportsdebate/message

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    • 38 min
    Should Adam Gemili and Laviai Nielsen lose their UK Athletics funding for standing by Rana Reiner?

    Should Adam Gemili and Laviai Nielsen lose their UK Athletics funding for standing by Rana Reiner?

    In today's episode, we discuss whether it was right for Adam Gemili and Laviai Nielsen lose their UK Athletics funding.

    The episode was recorded on Thursday the 9th of December 2021. 

    To join the debate visit www.awfullygood.org/sports-debate or via twitter @sportsdebatepod

    Apologies for John's poor audio. The wrong mic was selected. 


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    • 28 min
    Is It Worth Waging a War on Drugs in Sport?

    Is It Worth Waging a War on Drugs in Sport?

    In this week's episode, Dr Nelson Cortes and Tristan Mayglothling debate whether it is worth waging a war on Performance Enhancing Drugs use in sport? Tristan is arguing that it is and Nelson that it isn't. What do you think?
    Get in contact with us via twitter (https://twitter.com/sportsdebatepod) or our website (https://awfullygood.org/sports-debate).

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    • 42 min
    Is Sport Good?

    Is Sport Good?

    In this episode, Tristan Mayglothling and Henry Titley-Wall debate whether sport is good. Arguing that, on the whole, the positives of sport outweigh the negatives is Henry. Arguing against is Tristan.

    If you have any comments or feedback on this episode or others, please contact via twitter (https://www.twitter.com/sportsdebatepod) or our website (https://awfullygood.org/sports-debate).




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    • 30 min
    Is Messi the Greatest of all Time?

    Is Messi the Greatest of all Time?

    In this episode, Dr Nelson Cortes and Jay Matthams debate whether Lionel Messi is the greatest player of all time. 

    More information is available at www.awfullygood.org/sports-debate


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    • 41 min
    Do We Expect Too Much From Athletes?

    Do We Expect Too Much From Athletes?

    Henry Titley-Wall and Dr Nelson Cortes debate whether we expect too much from athletes like Colin Kaepernick and Naomi Osaka. The discussion was brought about after athletes received both consistent support and degradation in the media for using their platform. 
    Follow us on Twitter (https://twitter.com/sportsdebatepod) to join the debate.

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    • 40 min

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