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Olympic crisis

John M. Hoberman

Olympic crisis

sport, politics, and the moral order

by John M. Hoberman

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Published by A.D. Caratzas in New Rochelle, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Olympics -- History.,
  • Sports and state.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Hoberman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV721.5 .H576 1986
    The Physical Object
    Pagination167 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages167
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2854548M
    ISBN 100892412240, 0892412259
    LC Control Number84017007

    The painful Greek Olympic legacy is doubly relevant this month. Just nine days after the Greek referendum, the first test event for the Rio Olympics, the Volleyball World League Finals, start in the Maracanãzinho arena, in the shadow of the Maracanã soccer stadium.   National Olympic committees in Brazil and Slovenia had also called for postponement until Norway's Olympic body said it did not want athletes going to .

    In book: Mega-Crises: Understanding the Prospects, Nature, Characteristics and Effects of Cataclysmic Events, Chapter: The Olympic Games: coping with risks and crises at a mega-event, Publisher. The Munich Games marked the first return of the Olympics to a German city since the Games in Berlin. Adolf Hitler’s use of those Games as a platform for the propagation of Nazi ideology was roundly criticized, as was the blatant racism and anti-Semitism that characterized the Games. The West German invitation had been extended, in part at least, to offer the world a contrast to the.

    Only books SQUARELY dealing with the olympics (or with olympic athletes, or written by them), please. ALL OTHER BOOKS WILL BE DELETED. Crisis, Leadership, and the Olympic Games by. Mitt Romney. The Book of Olympic Lists: A Treasure-Trove of Years of Olympic Trivia by.   The first modern Olympics was held in Athens, Greece, in Since then, the Olympic Games have been held more than 50 times in cities in Europe, Asia, and North America. Although the first Olympic events were modest affairs, today they are multibillion-dollar events that require years of planning and : Matt Rosenberg.


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