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Child abuse is the risk when success is all that counts in sport – ABC News

If gruelling training sessions and overwhelming pressure to succeed means kids have suffered or lost the love that attracted them to sport in the first place, we…

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The Human Rights Commission report into gymnastics laid out a damning picture of a sport where child abuse was allowed to occur unchecked.
A sport where girls as young as eight were physically, psychologically, and sometimes sexually abused; where they were forced to train through injuries, endured painful exercises and subjected to fat shaming and bullying.
Why do elite gymnasts start so young?
Blame the 10,000-hours rule the theory that it takes that long to master any discipline.
But consider…

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