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ARGUMENTATIVE ESSAY SPORTS PEOPLE DO NOT MAKE GOOD ROLE MODELS There is much evidence to support the argument that steroid use is widespread in the Olympics Rugby League Footballers abuse alcohol there is widespread corruption in cricket racism in football Rugby League and AFL and violence and fights among the players Sports people generally make very bad role models Athletes who use steroids are cheats Steroids users are not the true athletes effort ability or training The athletes who train hard and diet sometimes giving up a job and straining personal relationships with loved ones are cheated out of medals and places by athletes who use performance enhancing steroids Another point I would like to make is that the Olympic committee is weak and that there should be blanket testing not random testing and this would help stamp out drug cheats and would make people sit up and take notice that the Olympics are serious When Brad Fidler was so intoxicated he forgot where he lived and had to go to the police however when he got there he was so intoxicated he fell asleep out the front of the Police Station What kind of role model is he What kind of message is brad Fidler and other role models of today sending the youth Ill tell you they are saying alcohol abuse is OK Is that the kind of example we want to send to our young people No it is definitely not and that is why I believe that sports people do not make good role models Sports people do not make good role models because some of them are corrupt My evidence is that Steve Waugh Mark Waugh and Shane Warne were discovered selling pitch and weather information to an Indian bookkeeper On the news I heard that three Pakistani cricketers have been involved with match fixing this is where
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