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In sport the margins between success and failure can be minute. Sports performers, coaches and organisations go to great lengths to secure the tiniest advantage over competitors.

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For over a century sport psychologists have been intrigued by the idea that you can practise sport with your mind’s eye.

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There is a common misconception that young girls cannot physically compete with their male counterparts in sports, it has been suggested.

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The emotional wellbeing of athletes could be markedly improved through a new training technique, research has suggested.

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Psychology is increasingly being used in top-level football to boost performances and help players cope with the pressure of competing on such a stage.

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With the Olympics on the horizon, elite sportsmen and women across Britain are making their final preparations for the biggest sporting event in the world.

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Whenever a major televised football tournament takes place, there are suggestions in the media that it may lead to an increase in domestic violence.

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Racism continues to cast its ugly shadow over football. As the European Football Championships kick-off today, the British government has advised fans of Asian or Afro-Caribbean descent to "take extra care" when in Ukraine, host nation with P

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Mentality may be as important as talent when it comes to personal success in sport.

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Children from lower income families are being prevented from taking part in sports because of the high costs involved, new research has shown.

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