On the Importance of Translation and Interpretation in Sports and the Reflections of Mistranslation

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Emrah Boynukara

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The aim of this study is to present the importance of translation and interpretation in sport. The study mainly focuses on why translation and interpretation is so significant in sports through the explanations and actual translation and interpretation examples. A content analysis of various translation and interpretation examples was conducted. There are numbers concerning translation and interpretation ranging from football to global sports events including the World Cup and the Olympics. I tried to highlight translation and interpretation’s crucial contribution in making sports worldwide. Several translation and interpretation examples from different countries and languages were analyzed under “Skopos” theory in terms of functionality of a translation or interpretation.

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BOYNUKARA, Emrah. On the Importance of Translation and Interpretation in Sports and the Reflections of Mistranslation. Journal of Sport and Social Sciences, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 1, mar. 2017. ISSN 2148-743X. Available at: <https://www.journalsss.com/index.php/ojs/article/view/38>. Date accessed: 10 aug. 2020.
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Research Paper