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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

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Environment is one of the most important challenges of 21st century. Conserving natural resources and the quality of water, air, soils and of natural or build ecosystems is the basic condition to ensure an balanced and sustainable development

Journal Sport Social Issues

Article written by Arnout Geeraert from the KU Leuven, Belgium. "This article starts from the assumption that the European Union (EU) could play a leading part in reducing the negative environmental impacts of sport. The extent to which the

european urban and regional

Article written by Martin Müller from the Universität Zürich, Switzerland. "This paper proposes a tripartite framework of transportation, transformation and translation to conceptualise the circulation, mutation and impacts of mobile policies as translocal, socio-material networks. Drawing on material from

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Article written by Timothy B. Kellisona from the University of Florida, USA, and Sungil Hongb from the Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, China. "Research question: Owners and architects face mounting pressure to incorporate environmentally sustainable features in new

The Legacy of the Olympic Games 1984-2000

Miquel de Moragas; Christopher Kennett; Nuria Puig (eds.) (2002): The Legacy of the Olympic Games 1984-2000: International Symposium Lausanne, 14th, 15th and 16th November 2002. Lausanne: International Olympic Committee. ISBN: 9291149-091-1


   
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CEO-UAB has held the first research seminar on Olympism and sport, the event took place on Friday 12 December 2014. The purpose of the seminar is to promote the exchange of knowledge about methodologies, resources, approaches, etc. of

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Article written by Trevor Slack from the Department of Physical Education and Sport Studies, University of Alberta. "In this paper I argue that those interested in the management of sport should discuss their research with leaders in management and

Alberto Aragon-Perez

PhD student at CEO-UAB. Alberto Aragon a bachelor of History and a Master Degree in Ancient History at the Autonomous University of Madrid and a Master Degree in Olympic Studies by the IOA and the University of Peloponnesse. He represented to

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CEO-UAB and ICTA-UAB, presented the results of the research undertaken on the degree of implementing environmental standards in the sport industry, as well as the weaknesses and opportunities for environmental policies and practices applied to sports management. The

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