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Amateur or Professional. Amateurs – do not get paid for playing their sport. They do it for the love of the sport. Professionals – play full time and get paid for it. It is their living. Semi-professionals – are like professionals but play only part time and have another job too.

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  • Amateurs – do not get paid for playing their sport. They do it for the love of the sport.

  • Professionals – play full time and get paid for it. It is their living.

  • Semi-professionals – are like professionals but play only part time and have another job too.


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Are top amateurs really not paid?

  • Scholarships

  • Training camps

  • Jobs

  • Trust Funds

  • Grants and Sponsorships


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Why Keep the Distinction?

  • Money may become the main reason for competing.

  • Athletes would try and win at any cost and by any method.

  • Governing bodies may lose control of their sports to commercial organisations.


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Olympics

  • Meant for amateurs

  • Tennis was dropped in 1920 due to doubts about the players status.

  • It has now become obvious that athletes get rewarded when they get home (cars, jobs, houses, etc)

  • Tennis was allowed back in 1988.

  • The only prize for a winning athlete is the medal.

  • The final decision about who can take part is now left to the International Sports Federation.


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Rugby League

  • In 1895 Rugby League was born because players wanted to be compensated financially for the time spent away from the factories to train and compete.

  • In 1995 Rugby Union finally dropped its amateur status and became professional.


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