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Should Everyone Get a Trophy?

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There has long been quite a debate about whether all children who participate in sports and other activities should receive a trophy, a debate which shows no sign of abating any time soon. On the one hand, there are those who believe that participation in an activity or event should be rewarded, with many perhaps also of the mind that ‘there are no winners or losers’, while on the other, there are those who believe that only the ‘winners’ should receive an award. In the USA, the debate was ignited last year when James Harrison, star of the Pittsburgh Steelers,…

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Trophies and Awards – The Materials They’re Made of and How They’re Created

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Have you ever watched a sporting event or awards show and wondered what the trophies or awards are made of? For instance, Oscar statuettes, or ‘Oscars’ as they’re better known, are made of Britannia metal which is then plated in copper, nickel silver, and lastly, 24-carat gold. cups waiting for winners Sports trophies are also often made by the same process, but many are made differently, for example, the famous three-dimensional cast of the ‘Gladiators’, the Winfield Cup trophy, is a bronze cast, whereas the Wimbledon Ladies’ Singles Trophy is a partly gilded silver salver.   Here’s a look at…

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