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Research question: Despite the attention the Olympic Winter Games has received by scholars, there has been little theoretically informed analysis on the positioning of nations in a dynamic environment. The purpose of this paper is to analyse how nations position themselves in the Winter Games by...

Author(s)
Weber, A. Ch.; Bosscher, V. de; Kempf, H.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
European Sport Management Quarterly, 2018, 18, 1, pp 8-24
Abstract

Research on elite sport policy tends to focus on the policy factors that can influence success. Even though policies drive the management of organizational resources, the organizational capacity of countries in specific sports to allocate resources remains unclear. This paper identifies and...

Author(s)
Truyens, J.; Bosscher, V. de; Sotiriadou, P.
Publisher
Human Kinetics, Inc., Champaign, USA
Citation
Journal of Sport Management, 2016, 30, 5, pp 566-585
Abstract

This study examines the homogeneity and heterogeneity of elite sports development as a consequence of the internationalisation process in six nations (Belgium, Canada, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway and the UK). Nine policy areas or 'pillars' that were identified as important sports policy factors...

Author(s)
Bosscher, V. de; Knop, P. de; Bottenburg, M. van
Publisher
International Marketing Reports Publications (IMR), London, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship, 2009, 10, 2, pp 111-131