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At a cost of more than 15 billion USD, the FIFA World Cup is not only the biggest single-sport mega-event, but also the costliest. Investments of this magnitude exceed the GDPs of competing nations...
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#1Annabelle Caprais (University of Bordeaux)
#2Fabien Sabatier (University of Bordeaux)
Last. Stéphanie Rubi (University of Paris)
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Gender equality has been a major discussion item on the French Ministry of Sports’ agenda in recent years. In terms of governance, in 2014, the law n°2014-873 ‘for true equality between women and m...
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The play-offs of the UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying tournament determine the last four participants in the UEFA European Championship 2020. Sixteen teams, which have failed to obtain a slot in the quali...
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#1Derrick Charway (Norwegian School of Sport Sciences)
#2Barrie Houlihan (Norwegian School of Sport Sciences)H-Index: 28
The profile gives an overview of the changing trends of sport policies adopted in Ghana and highlights how past political upheavals made it difficult to have stable sport development strategies. Cu...
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#1Grazia Lang (University of Bern)H-Index: 3
#2Christoffer Klenk (University of Bern)H-Index: 4
Last. Siegfried Nagel (University of Bern)H-Index: 13
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In recent decades, some governments (e.g. Canada, the UK, Australia) have imposed far-reaching professionalisation processes on national sport federations (NSFs), while others (e.g. Switzerland) ha...
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Policy scholars, both within and outside of sport, have pointed to trends that emphasise neoliberal and free market orientations within public sector organisations. Given such developments, this pa...
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Research about sport and gender equity has taken various forms in different historical and scientific contexts but a general conclusion is that sport still is male-dominated terrain. Why is this, d...
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#1Argyro Elisavet Manoli (Lboro: Loughborough University)H-Index: 5
#2Comille Bandura (Lboro: Loughborough University)
Last. Paul Downward (Lboro: Loughborough University)H-Index: 30
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Supported by a wealth of research, current UK Government policy emphasises the important role of sport in delivering social outcomes. What is not considered in the current policy and academia are t...
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#1David Meir (University of the West of Scotland)
#2Thomas Fletcher (LBU: Leeds Beckett University)H-Index: 10
Since the global economic recession, public services in the UK have badly affected by austerity measures. However, whilst public services, including health, defence and the police faced significant cuts to their budgets, Primary Physical Education in England has actually received additional ring-fenced funding through the Physical Education and Sport Premium since 2013. This funding is provided directly to schools, and though the Department for Education provides guidance on how the Premium migh...
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ABSTRACTSport is an important and universal element of culture, providing people with opportunities for improved health and fitness and for social interaction through which they can develop knowled...
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