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In March 2020 - following the rapid increase of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) cases in the country - several Brazilian sports leagues momentarily ceased to slow the virus spread among the population. Despite the record number of deaths caused by the disease, most of these leagues re-started by mid-July....

Author(s)
Malanski, D.; Kohe, G.; Kondlatsch, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of the History of Sport, 2022, 39, 6, pp 609-630
Abstract

Entrepreneurial ecosystems (EE) have emerged as a viable method for stimulating traditional measures of economic development. In parallel, the effect of mega-sport events (MSEs) on economic development has been documented as perfunctory at best, despite the best efforts of municipalities and sport...

Author(s)
Hayduk, T.; Naraine, M. L.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2022, 26, 5, pp 1057-1076
Abstract

Motivated by the urban transformations observed in cities that hosted the Olympic Games in the recent years, this article aims to map and analyze the scientific publications that linked mega sporting events to foreign direct investment in different times and realities in order to understand the...

Author(s)
Russo, E.; Figueira, A. R.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Convention & Event Tourism, 2022, 23, 2, pp 95-128
Abstract

This paper contributes to the current literature investigating whether hosting sports mega-events brings tangible economic benefits to the host country. Specifically, we examine whether staging the Olympic Games and the FIFA World Cups leads to observable economic growth. The research has been...

Author(s)
Kobierecki, M. M.; Pierzgalski, M.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Sports Economics, 2022, 23, 5, pp 567-597
Abstract

Sport mega-events have been subject to increased opposition, criticism and scrutiny. These typically relate to their astronomical economic costs, their physical, social and spatial impacts on public space and their failure to produce those 'legacies' that regularly are promised or exaggerated in...

Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Sport in Society: Cultures, Commerce, Media, Politics, 2022, 25, 4, pp 705-888
Abstract

The current study aimed to examine the relationships among residents' impact perception of 2019 Rugby World Cup (i.e. economic impact, cultural interests and new opportunity, community pride, and environmental impact), psychological capital (i.e. hope, self-efficacy, optimism, and resilience), and...

Author(s)
Sato, S.; Kinoshita, K.; Kim MinJung; Oshimi, D.; Harada, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2022, 25, 5, pp 692-706
Abstract

It is acknowledged that the economic benefits of hosting a sporting mega event are overestimated and/or short lived. However, many studies neglect the impact of the industrial sector, preferring to focus on service sector activity. It is further claimed that hosting a sporting mega event funnels a...

Author(s)
Hayduk, T.; Rewilak, J.
Publisher
Human Kinetics, Inc., Champaign, USA
Citation
Journal of Sport Management, 2022, 36, 2, pp 118-129
Abstract

Sport economics is defined as the application of economic theories for analyzing of sport activities in which Olympic Games are the most famous ones. Activities in such games are measured by the number of medals that a certain country obtains. One way to predict medals winning by countries is to...

Author(s)
Makiyan, S. N.; Rostami, M.
Publisher
Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
Citation
Turkish Journal of Sport and Exercise, 2021, 23, 1, pp 33-39
Abstract

The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between destination image, event image and satisfaction in the context of a mega event, the 34 Authentic Marathon of Athens (Greece). In particular, the present study investigates whether (a) the evaluation of the destination influences...

Author(s)
Zouni, G.; Markogiannaki, P.; Georgaki, I.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2021, 27, 3, pp 466-481
Abstract

The construction industry is responsible for a significant amount of raw material consumption and environmental footprints. Therefore, sustainable construction became a hot topic, which strives to reduce material consumption, limit constructional waste disposal, and decrease contribution to climate ...

Author(s)
Al-Hamrani, A.; Kim Doyoon; Kucukvar, M.; Onat, N. C.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 2021, 87,

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