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  • 10.01.2017 /
    Los Angeles is the latest bidding city to project large economic benefits from hosting an Olympic Games. However, a number of Olympic legacy studies suggest less certain outcomes.
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    09.01.2017 /
    By 2016, the cost of preparing the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games had almost quadrupled the initial budget. But then, Tokyo got a new governor.
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    04.01.2017 /
    Analysis: The influx of money in US college sports has led to magnificent campus facilities and eye-popping salaries for administrators. Left behind, however, are the athletes themselves, says Prof. Roger Pielke, Jr., arguing that college sports are in for a change.
  • 21.12.2016 /
    A recent study investigates the extent to which ethnic minorities and migrants have access to organised sports clubs in European countries.
  • Photo: Simon Harriyott/Flickr
    20.12.2016 /
    Millions of leaked documents have revealed tax evasion and financial fraud involving some of the world’s biggest names in football. More must be done about this type of fraud, says the FIFA president, but main responsibility should lie with unions and federations.
  • Photo: Floris Oosterveld/Flickr
    16.12.2016 /
    A recent document by The Outer Line provides an independent analysis and review of road cycling’s only recognised athlete representation organisation.
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    16.12.2016 /
    International sports brands enrich themselves in tax free economic zones in the Third World. Are 'Corporate Social Responsibility' merely fine words on a website? Play the Game tells the story of the free economic zones in the Philippines.
  • Photo: ILO/Flickr
    16.12.2016 /
    International sports brands score gigantic profits in the Third World, while their workers live on starvation wages. Play the Game tells the story about the big sports brands.

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