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The economic dimension of the Olympic Games is not easy to measure. On the one hand globalisation has increased the revenues of the Games which, vice versa, supports sports systems all over the world. On the other hand

The infrastructural requirements of staging an Olympic Games are substantial. The event demands investment in world class sporting venues as well as in urban transport, telecommunications, accommodation and environmental improvements. The Olympic Games are much more than a

Article written by Kris Erickson, from the University of Glasgow, and Lingling Wei from the Bournemouth University, UK. "Special legislation associated with mega sporting events has enabled new forms of cultural enclosure, effectively commoditising aspects of cultural expression that

Miquel de Moragas; Chris Kennett; Ramon García Sedó (2004): El Impacto de Internet en los medios de comunicación y la industria del deporte. Bellaterra: Centre d'Estudis Olímpics (CEO-UAB), 2004. ISBN: 84-689-0675-1

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Les Claus de l'èxit : impactes socials, esportius, econòmics i comunicatius de Barcelona '92

Miquel de Moragas; Miquel Botella (eds.) (1995): Les Claus de l'èxit : impactes socials, esportius, econòmics i comunicatius de Barcelona'92. Bellaterra: Centre d’'Estudis Olímpics, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. ISBN: 84-490-0388-1