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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2003; US$ 40.00
The vast sums of money generated by sport worldwide have meant that the laws of economic competition have an important role to play in the organization and regulation of the industry. This volume offers a comparative perspective on the economics of sport and highlights both the similarities and differences in the North American and European models... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2007; US$ 48.95
The Olympic Games have had two lives-the first lasted for a millennium with celebrations every four years at Olympia to honour the god Zeus. The second has blossomed over the past century, from a simple start in Athens in 1896 to a dazzling return to Greece in 2004. Onward to the Olympics provides both an overview and an array of insights into... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 49.95
The Sports Management Toolkit is a practical guide to the most important management tools and techniques available to those working in the sport and leisure industries. Designed to bridge the gap between the classroom and the workplace, it includes ten free-standing chapters, each of which provides a detailed introduction to best practice in one... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2011; US$ 94.99
The fourth edition of the Historical Dictionary of the Olympic Movement presents a comprehensive history of the games from the first recorded history of the games in 776 B.C. to the present day. This is done through a chronology, forewords by Dan Jansen and Mike Krzyzewski, an introductory essay, appendixes, a bibliography, photos, and over... more...
- Plunkett Research, Ltd. 2011; US$ 299.99
A complete market research guide to the business side of sports, teams, marketing and equipment?a tool for strategic planning, competitive intelligence, employment searches or financial research. Features trends, statistical tables and a glossary. Includes profiles of the world?s top 350 sports industry firms and organizations, containing addresses,... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00
Including an array of distinguished contributors, this novel book fills a gap in the literature by addressing an important yet under researched issue in the field of sports economics. It places great emphasis on the notion that sport is a significant component for improving the happiness, health and well being of citizens, communities and society as... more...
- Little, Brown Books for Young Readers 2012; US$ 4.99
The Summer Olympics are chock full of epic athletic achievements across hundreds of disciplines, especially Track and Field, Gymnastics, and Swimming. These are the sports that gave us Jesse Owens and Carl Lewis, Wilma Rudolph and Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Olga Korbut and Mary Lou Retton -- tremendous athletes whose Olympic accomplishments thrill us now... more...
- Shell Education 2008; US$ 8.99
Every Olympics has a host city. The ancient Olympic games were held every 4 years in Greece, but the modern Olympic Games have been over 20 different host cities. The Games use stadiums where spectators can watch the events. The Olympic Games help tourism in the host cities. The host cities have to house and feed the athletes and it can cost them around... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 13.11
The Berlin Olympic Games, more than 70 years on, remain the most controversial ever held. This book creates a vivid account of the disputes, the personalities, and the events which made these Games so memorable. Ironically, the choice of Germany as the host national for the 1936 Olympics was intended to signal the return to the world community after... more...
- Infinite Ideas 2005; US$ 22.95
The story of the Olympic Games contains some remarkable business lessons. It is the story of how the nearly-bankrupt Olympic movement edged away from the abyss through visionary, and sometimes hard-headed leadership and the creation of a unique corporate marketing platform. Olympic Turnaround tells for the first time how the future of one of the world?s... more...