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The Fédération Internationale de Football Association's World Cup (FIFA WC) is one of the most popular sporting events in the world in general and Europe in particular, and famous for the extraordinary amount of sponsorship fees it attracts. To create value for the stockholders of FIFA's respective ...

Author(s)
Hundt, S.; Horsch, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Applied Economics, 2019, 51, 23, pp 2468-2491
Abstract

Focusing on the London 2012 Olympics, we investigate the impact of mega-sport events' spatial transformations on visitor mobility, local leisure consumption and resulting small business trade. Our case study draws on 43 in-depth interviews with local authorities, governmental and non-governmental...

Author(s)
Duignan, M. B.; Pappalepore, I.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Leisure Studies, 2019, 38, 2, pp 160-174
Abstract

South Africa hosted the FIFA World Cup in 2010. This paper will argue that the Cape Town Stadium and post-event outcome was not undertaken significantly differently to other mega-events held elsewhere. When planning large-scale events, stakeholders need to be aware of three issues that include the...

Author(s)
Drummond, R.; Cronje, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, 2019, 11, 1, pp 57-78
News Article

Russia shows the world it’s welcome

Date
11 July 2018
News Article

World Cup brought 1 million tourists to Brazil

Date
25 April 2018
News Article

North American cities pull out of World Cup bid

Date
20 March 2018
News Article

Athletics competition brings over £107m to the UK

Date
3 January 2018
Abstract

This study is related to understanding the temporal changes of residents' perception of the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games. Two surveys were conducted in 2013 (n=1,048) and 2014 (n=853). The research questionnaire based on approaches of Fredline and Faulkner (2002) and Zhou and Ap (2009) was developed....

Author(s)
Vetitnev, A.; Bobina, N.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing, 2018, 18, 6, pp 453-477
Abstract

At a cost of often more than US$10 billion, mega-events such as the Olympic Games and the FIFA Men's World Cup are the single most transformative urban project in many host cities for decades. This article develops an analytical matrix for comparing the impacts of these events on cities and...

Author(s)
Müller, M.; Gaffney, C.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Sport & Social Issues, 2018, 42, 4, pp 247-269
Abstract

Animals play important roles in entertainment, leisure activity, and related economic activities. Nature, predominantly animal-based tourism, generates about US$3.2 billion in Southern Africa, with free ranging wildlife-watching in Africa focusing on the big five African animals (African elephant,...

Author(s)
Scanes, C. G.
Publisher
Academic Press, London, UK
Citation
Animals and human society, 2018, pp 225-255

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