Aom Writing Sentences
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money, ruin, split/fun
I think money has ruined the competitive spirit and fun of taking part in sports.
,and only children are still able to enjoy sports in this way.
professionals, money, prizes/sponsorship
It is true that the top sports professionals are paid a great deal of money both in prizes and in sponsorship.
athletes/etc., focus, winning, make money, sport
It means that athletes, tennis player, footballer, ect. have become totally focused on winning in order to making money rather than on taking part in the sport.
sport, leisure, enjoy, participate/watch
Sport used to be a leisure activity which people could enjoy participating in or watching.
teams/individuals, play, support, hometown
teams/sportsmen/women, compete, most notably
Often teams or individuals played locally with support from their hometown, while good teams or sportsmen and women also competed internationally, most notably in the Olympic Games.
winning, the best
top sports people, fete, heroes/heroines
Therefore, winning was about the best,
and top sports people were feted in their own counties as heroes and heroines.
nowadays, money, coverage, advertising profession, use, well-know, products
However, nowadays there is a lot of money in sport
because of television coverage and because the advertising profession uses well-know sports people to sell products.
result, ticket prices, games/matches, expensive, average person, sometime, afford, team, support
As a result, ticket prices for games and matches are very expensive, and the average person can sometime not afford to watch a team which they support.
teams, compose, expensive players, local players
sports people, often, found, drugs, enhance, performance,
so that, top, profession
Football teams are now composed of expensive players rather than local players, and sports people are often found to be taking drugs to enhance their performance so that can stay at the top of their profession.
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