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No other sporting event possesses the grandeur of the Olympics, and few other development projects demonstrate the lack of cost containment as the Olympics which leaves local residents paying the debt and maintenance of a venue they may never use. Legacy planning is an important consideration for...

Author(s)
Koba, T.; Gong Hua; Ross, W. J.; Grady, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Global Sport Management, 2021, 6, 1, pp 49-69
Abstract

Can success in sport events be a positive determinant of the number of tourists arriving in a country where successful teams are based? In order to test this hypothesis, this paper focuses on football events linking national teams' outstanding performance in the FIFA World Cup tournaments to...

Author(s)
Gholipour, H. F.; Arjomandi, A.; Marsiglio, S.; Foroughi, B.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2020, 18,
Abstract

Guided by social network analysis, this paper examines the communication of the Commonwealth Games on Twitter and paints a picture of the roles and relations of the key contributors and formation of networks arising out of this mega event context. The findings provide important implications for...

Author(s)
Jin Xin; Cheng MingMing
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2020, 37, 6, pp 739-755
Abstract

Sport-tourism events create a broad spectrum of impacts on and for host communities. However, sustainable sport-tourism events, which emphasize positive impacts, and minimize negative impacts, do not arise by chance - they need careful planning and implementation. This paper aims to review and...

Author(s)
Kersulić, A.; Perić, M.; Wise, N.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2020, 12, 11,
Abstract

Brazil hosted the 2016 men's World Cup at a cost of $15-20 billion, building large, new stadiums in cities that have little use for them anymore. The projected cost of Tokyo's 2020 Summer Olympic Games is estimated to be as high as $30 billion, much of it coming from the public trough. This updated ...

Author(s)
Zimbalist, A.
Publisher
Brookings Institution Press, Washington, D.C., USA
Citation
Circus Maximus: the economic gamble behind hosting the Olympics and the World Cup, 2020, pp 224 pp.
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Objective: To explore the impacts generated by the Brazilian GP of Formula 1 for the city of São Paulo in the period from 2015 to 2019. Research methods: Qualitative and exploratory. We analyzed documents such as reports published by the São Paulo City Government and by the company promoting the...

Author(s)
Varotti, F. de P.; Nassif, V. M. J.; Souza, D. L. de
Publisher
Universidade Nove de Julho, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Citation
PODIUM: Sport, Leisure and Tourism Review, 2020, 9, 1, pp 71-92
Abstract

The Tour de France (TDF) cycling race has become the world's biggest annual sporting event. Every July, it attracts approximately 11 million tourists along the roadsides of France, as well as several millions of TV spectators worldwide. Using MacCannell's sight sacralization process, this study...

Author(s)
Varnajot, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
World Leisure Journal, 2020, 62, 3, pp 272-290
Abstract

This article examines attendance at league soccer matches before and after hosting an international soccer competition (the FIFA World Cup or the UEFA European Championships). We find significant increases in attendance at clubs that host games in these tournaments. We find smaller but often...

Author(s)
Szymanski, S.; Drut, B.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Sports Economics, 2020, 21, 7, pp 723-745
Abstract

The tangible effects of hosting major sporting events have been thoroughly examined in recent years. The consensus among scholars is that the effects on tourism, inbound foreign investments and gross domestic product (GDP) from hosting, for example, the Olympic Games or the football World Cup are...

Author(s)
Storm, R. K.; Jakobsen, T. G.; Nielsen, C. G.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Regional Studies, 2020, 54, 6, pp 827-837
Abstract

The sport industry is currently an important sector of economic activity. In 2018, the global sports market was valued at nearly US$488.5 billion with growth averaging at 4.3% since 2014. According to the European Commission Study on the Economic Impact of Sport through Sport Satellite Accounts,...

Author(s)
Górecka, D.
Publisher
University of Pitesti, Arges, Romania
Citation
Journal of Physical Education and Sport, 2020, 20, Suppl. 5, pp 2867-2874

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