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The impact of an Olympic Games on a host city is a matter of continuing debate and even controversy. Staging an Olympic Games represents a long and expensive commitment of a city to this peak sporting festival. The

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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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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

International Review for the Sociology of Sport

Article written by Kimberly S Schimmel, Kent State University, USA "On the 50th anniversary of the ISSA and IRSS, Kimberly Schimmel, one of the leading scholars on sport, urban policy and the political economy of development reviews the trajectory of

european urban and regional

Article written by Steffi Wurster from the Independent Film-Maker, Germany. "The film “Homes for Games” consists of documentary footage showing the profound transformation of Imeretinskaya Bay, the location of the Olympic Coastal Cluster in Sochi, situated on the Black

Mosaico Olímpico

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

Mosaic Olimpic

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

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


   
Olympic Villages: a hundred years of urban planning and shared experiences

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


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


   
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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