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We use daily airplane arrival data from 2004 to 2015 from Hawaii's Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to determine the net change in arrivals around a variety of sporting events. We find that only one event generates a positive and significant net impact on airplane arrivals: ...

Author(s)
Baumann, R. W.; Matheson, V. A.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2017, 23, 4, pp 788-802
Abstract

This research aims to describe (1) the impacts of neutrality of intent and economic welfare on expectations of positive legacies, and (2) the impacts of expected positive legacies on support for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. This study drew on social exchange, liberal egalitarianism, and welfare...

Author(s)
Rocha, C. M.; Gratao, O. A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Global Sport Management, 2017, 2, 1, pp 22-41
Abstract

The assumption that events can have positive economic impacts has increased interest in their hosting by many destinations worldwide. Although attendees are a constitutive part of events, scarce research has empirically analyzed their behavior from an economic standpoint. In particular, further...

Author(s)
Kwiatkowski, G.; Oklevik, O.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2017, 21, 3, pp 269-280
Abstract

Sports mega-events tend to follow a top-down, increasingly neoliberal, developmental logic that reflects the aspirations and material interests of their host countries' elites. The 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG), held in Delhi, India, falls within this pattern. It also provides valuable insight into ...

Author(s)
Sengupta, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, 2017, 9, 2, pp 331-348
Abstract

This paper explores the process by which long-term legacies of a sporting mega-event (SME) are managed to the benefit of a host community. The literature demonstrates that ex-ante legacy planning may not thoroughly consider the long-term consequences of hosting an SME. Little research, however, has ...

Author(s)
Nakamura, H.; Suzuki, N.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, 2017, 9, 2, pp 311-330
Abstract

This article addresses the following questions: (1) What was the New Zealand government's rationale behind hosting the Rugby World Cup 2011? (2) What leveraging strategies did the New Zealand government employ? (3) What were the legacies of Rugby World Cup 2011? and (4) To what extent were the...

Author(s)
Dickson, G.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, 2017, 9, 2, pp 295-310
Abstract

This article explores the relationships between sport, space and state in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. While the extant literature has predominantly attributed the Russian government's motives behind hosting the Olympics to showcasing Putin's Russia, this article provides a more nuanced account...

Author(s)
Golubchikov, O.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, 2017, 9, 2, pp 237-255
Abstract

The spiralling costs of hosting sports mega-events (SMEs) are usually justified by the 'legacies' that they produce. Therefore, this article begins by problematising the notion of SME 'legacies' and the benefits they are intended to bring to hosts. The article serves as a general introduction to...

Author(s)
Grix, J.; Brannagan, P. M.; Wood, H.; Wynne, C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, 2017, 9, 2, pp 203-218
Abstract

This special issue (nine papers) offers international case studies on state strategies for leveraging sports mega events (SMEs) for their economic, social and sports-participation benefits. Common to all papers is a concern with the multifaceted nature of SME 'legacy', its meaning to a variety of...

Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, 2017, 9, 2, pp 203-369
Abstract

Through a proposed stakeholder framework with different participation modes, this study of the Chinese migrant community in Auckland explored the relationships around their participation in Rugby World Cup, namely, their awareness of the event and its link to event participation, economic links,...

Author(s)
Lau KamHong [Lau, K. H. C. ]; Milne, S.; Chui ChiFai [Chui, C. F. R. ]
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Convention & Event Tourism, 2017, 18, 2, pp 75-99

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