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Sport is becoming an essential ingredient of life. It instils determination, dedication, sportsmanship, and provides for increased fitness and relaxation from otherwise hectic lives. It further enhances ‘social interaction and development of relationships’, provides a sense of achievement, and improves teamwork skills. However, participation in sport undoubtedly involves elements of risk of injury, and where there is negligence there is scope in the sporting arena for those harmed to take legal action.
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