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The connection of China and the Olympic Movement could be tracked down to the early 20th century. However, the initiative period of China's Olympic involvement was marginal and controversial one due to its domestic social conditions and the

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

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

This lecture focuses on the origins of Olympism and Olympic education and their development through the XX century in the face of two World Wars, the Cold War and the increasing commercialization of the Olympic Games and sport

Olympic Idea Nowadays : perceptions and insights / Emilio Fernandez Peña, Holger Preuss and Lamartine DaCosta (orgs.); Dikaia Chatziefstathiou, Xavier Ramon and Ana Miragaya (eds.). Bellaterra : Centre d'Estudis Olímpics i de l'Esport de la UAB, 2015.

The book Olympic Idea Nowadays : perceptions and insights has been released. The work offers a vision of the Olympic Movement and the Olympic Games in relation to the Olympic values system in the current social context Olympic values

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

The Rector of the Universitat Autònoma and CEO-UAB's President Ferran Sancho and the CEO-UAB's Director Emilio Fernández Peña have been received by the President of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach at his office in the Château de

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; 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.


   
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 Olympic Charter (OC) is today indubitably a legal text which, along with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) out of which it arose, has raised many legal and institutional issues, which are interesting from a theoretical, and particularly from a practical, point of view. In this lecture, the author will focus on some of those issues.

This week, the Autonomous University of Barcelona has had the honour of receiving Dr. Norbert Müller as invited professor of the International Chair in Olympism for 2012. Dr. Norbert is Emeritus Professor in Sport Sciences at the Johannes Gutenberg