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Divendres 13 de maig de 2016, a les 11:30hores, a la sala d’actes de l’Ajuntament de Tarragona, va tenir lloc l’acte de presentació del Pla Estratègic del Llegat dels Jocs Mediterranis Tarragona 2017, l’elaboració del qual ha anat

Hosting an Olympic Games is an expensive enterprise. Its value depends on the legacy that the Games provide. Tourism represents a key element of Olympic legacy. Recent experience of hosting the Games suggests that the tourism effects can

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 Olympic Movement is more than a sports organisation and Pierre de Coubertin saw the potential for athletic training and competition to advance the possibilities of self-realisation. In this lesson, Bruce Kidd explores the various rights of sports

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

"One hundred years have passed since the question now famous in China was asked, 'When will China be able to invite all the world to Peking for an International Olympic contest…?' In 2008 the Olympic Games will

This paper presents the opportunities of the indirect participation of individuals in the Olympic Games; a unique athletic event based not only on specific ideals, but it also carries on a movement and foresees the participation of different

Cities and nations compete vigorously for the opportunity to host an Olympic Games in an effort to enhance their image on a global stage. While the rewards may be great, so are the risks. Olympic hosts can plan

Cities have sought to host sports mega events to catalyse urban development and renewal. In several cities urban transformation was accelerated and social tensions intensified. This paper argues that addressing these tensions creatively requires host cities

Olympic media scholarship ultimately focuses on those who witness the Olympics in second-hand ways, through various forms of traditional and new media as it is critical to analyze the difference between what happens at the Olympics and what

Article written by Geoffery Z Kohe, University of Worcester, UK "Engendering interest and support among young people was a key strategy for the organisers of the London 2012 Olympic Games. Part of the approach entailed promoting the event as a

Article written by Andrey Makarychev from the University of Tartu, Estonia and Alexandra Yatsyk from the Kazan Federal University, Russia. "This article analyses how two large-scale sports events in Russia shape regional identities and brands, and prompt different social

Fernández Peña, Emilio; Berta Cerezuela; Miquel Gómez Benosa; Chris Kennett; Miquel de Moragas Spà (2011): Mosaico olímpico: Investigación multidisciplinar y difusión de los estudios olímpicos. CEO-UAB: 20 años. Barcelona : Centre d’Estudis Olímpics, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona; Ajuntament

Article written by Holger Preuss from the Institute for Sport Science, Mainz, Germany and the Molde University College, Norway. "A mega sport event involves huge investments in city infrastructure. After the event, the structures that remain may be an

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

Article written by Geoffery Z. Kohea and Will Bowen-Jonesa. "A legacy emphasis was one of the fundamental pillars of the London 2012 Olympic Games. The notion of an Olympic legacy was predicated on assumptions that the event's value would

Fernández Peña, Emilio; Berta Cerezuela; Miquel Gómez Benosa; Chris Kennett; Miquel de Moragas Spà (2011): Mosaic olímpic: Recerca multidisciplinar i difusió dels estudis olímpics. CEO-UAB: 20 anys. Barcelona : Centre d’Estudis Olímpics, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona; Ajuntament de

Miquel de Moragas; Miquel Botella (eds.) (2002): Barcelona: l'herència dels Jocs (1992-2002). Barcelona: Centre d’Estudis Olímpics (UAB), Ajuntament de Barcelona, Editorial Planeta.


 
The book Barcelona: l’herència dels Jocs (1992-2002) offers

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


   

Miquel de Moragas Spà; Nuria Puig; Ana Belen Moreno (eds.) (2000): Volunteers, global society and the Olympic Movement: International Symposium Lausanne. 24th, 25th and 26th November 1999. Lausanne: International Olympic Committee, 2000. ISBN: 92-9149-069-5.


   

Miquel de Moragas, Montserrat Llinés; Bruce Kidd (eds.) (1997): Olympic Villages: a hundred years of urban planning and shared experiences: International Symposium on Olympic Villages, Lausanne, 1996. Lausanne: International Olympic Committee, 1997. ISBN: 92-9149-025-3


Olympic Ceremonies: historical continuity and cultural exchange

Miquel de Moragas Spà; John MacAloon; Montserrat Llinés (eds.) (1996): Olympic Ceremonies: historical continuity and cultural exchange (International Symposium on Olympic Ceremonies, Barcelona-Lausanne, November, 1995). Lausanne: International Olympic Committee. ISBN: 92-9149-017-2


The Keys to success: the social, sporting, economic and communications impact of Barcelona'92

Miquel de Moragas; Miquel Botella (eds.) (1995): The Keys to success: the social, sporting, economic and communications impact of Barcelona'92. Bellaterra: Centre d’'Estudis Olímpics, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. ISBN: 84-490-0450-0