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SPORTSWASHING

What Does SPORTSWASHING Mean?

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SPORTSWASHING means "The Acquisition or Sponsorship of Sports Clubs, Federations, or Events, in Order to Distract From Wrongdoing." It is based on the practice of whitewashing walls or fences with a cheap white paint that covers up dirt and other marks, thereby hiding the unattractive aspects of something and projecting a spotlessly clean image.

Sportswashing is employed by oppressive regimes, major corporations and rich individuals as a form of propaganda that helps to divert public attention from their activities. Famous examples of alleged sportswashing include:
  • The hosting of the 2022 Soccer World Cup by Qatar.
  • The acquisition by Saudi Arabia of the English Premier League soccer team Newcastle United.
  • The sponsorship of a professional cycling team by INEOS Group Limited, a British chemicals company.

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meaning of SPORTSWASHING

"The Acquisition or Sponsorship of Sports Clubs, Federations, or Events, in Order to Distract From Wrongdoing"

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"The Acquisition or Sponsorship of Sports Clubs, Federations, or Events, in Order to Distract From Wrongdoing" is the most common definition for SPORTSWASHING on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
SPORTSWASHING
Definition:The Acquisition or Sponsorship of Sports Clubs, Federations, or Events, in Order to Distract From Wrongdoing
Type:Word
Guessability:guessability level 3

3: Guessable

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