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As of 1924, Games that take part during the winter months and that are reserved for sports taking place on snow or ice came to complete the Summer Olympic Games. The Winter Games are on a much smaller

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

Article written by Kirstin Hallmann, Anita Zehrer and Sabine Müller from German Sport University Cologne, Germany, MCI Management Center Innsbruck and Innsbruck University, Austria. "The purpose of this study is to develop a destination image model that shows how

Perhaps the most feminized sport in all modern athletics, figure skating receives primacy within any American Winter Olympic telecast?with all of the gendered language that comes with that featured status. This study revealed 13 significantly different dialogue trends between male figure skaters and the aggregate of other male Winter Olympians. Such a high number of differences highlight the convoluted role of perceived masculinity in sport, with male figure skaters as mediated outliers within the overall composite of Olympic dialogue.

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