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Online abuse in sport: why athletes are targeted and how they can end up winning

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Ahmed W & Meggs J (2022) Online abuse in sport: why athletes are targeted and how they can end up winning. The Conversation. 07.01.2022.

Abstract
First paragraph: For some sports stars, a certain level of adulation is just part of the job. But many are also now subjected to abuse and malicious campaigns on social media. It recently emerged that Liverpool FC have hired a therapist to help players deal with the effects of online trolling.

Keywords
Sport; Football; Trolling; Athletes; Online abuse; Euro 2020

Notes
https://theconversation.com/online-abuse-in-sport-why-athletes-are-targeted-and-how-they-can-end-up-winning-174569

StatusPublished
Publication date31/01/2022
Publication date online31/01/2022
URLhttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/33905
PublisherThe Conversation Trust
Place of publicationLondon

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Dr Wasim Ahmed
Dr Wasim Ahmed

Senior Lecturer in Digital Business, Management, Work and Organisation