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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
Abstract

This study examines the environmental discourses surrounding the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics in the Korean public sphere. Specifically, it compares the dominant environmental discourse of the government and Olympic organizing committee with the counter-Olympic discourse of Korean civil society. Our...

Author(s)
Kim KyoungYim; Chung HeeJoon
Publisher
Human Kinetics, Inc., Champaign, USA
Citation
Sociology of Sport Journal, 2018, 35, 1, pp 17-28
Abstract

Emerging nations with transitioning or newly transformed brands are increasingly using sport as a branding platform to generate and communicate strong and coherent brands. This is done in acknowledgement of sport as a powerful agent for destination branding. While many studies on sport mega-events...

Author(s)
Hemmonsbey, J.; Tichaawa, T. M.
Publisher
Universitatea din Oradea Romania, Oradea, Romania
Citation
GeoJournal of Tourism and Geosites, 2018, 21, 1, pp 213-225
Abstract

This article charts how South Korea's staging of the 2018 Winter Olympics is a further example of sport's importance among Asia's major economies. It is indicated that the staging of the Olympics has been a key step in the development of the Asian nations that have hosted the games. The article...

Author(s)
Benton, N.
Publisher
Australian Leisure Media Pty Ltd, Collaroy, Australia
Citation
Australasian Leisure Management, 2018, No.125, pp 36-37

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