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Training sportspeople to cope with adversity

Well yesterday spelled the end of Wimbledon with Novak Djokovic defeating Roger Federer in the Wi...

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17.38 15 Jul 2019


Training sportspeople to cope with adversity


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17.38 15 Jul 2019


Well yesterday spelled the end of Wimbledon with Novak Djokovic defeating Roger Federer in the Wimbledon men's championship and Simona Halepbeat beat Serena Williams in straight sets to win her first Wimbledon final.

Serena Williams hit the headlines during the competition after admitting she had to seek  therapy in the wake of last year’s controversial U.S. Open final in which she lost to Naomi Osaka after umpire Carlos Ramos penalized her three times in a move that many saw as  being unfair. 

Well to discuss the pressure faced by professional sports stars, Ivan was joined by Assistant Professor of Psychology and Sport Psychology at IADT and Accredited Applied Sport Psychologist with Sport Ireland Olivia Hurley


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Men's Championship Novak Djokovic Roger Federer Serena Williams Simona Halep Wimbledon

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