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  • The 25 Greatest Sports Conspiracy Theories of All Timeby Elliott Kalb; Cris Collinsworth

    Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 17.95

    In every sport, in every country around the world, there are fans on the losing side who know that something other than skill and luck beat their favorite team or player. Sometimes they?re actually right. That?s why sports lovers will devour this inside look at the 25 biggest myths and scandals in professional and collegiate athletics. Elliott Kalb... more...

  • Celebration Capitalism and the Olympic Gamesby Jules Boykoff

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    The Olympic Games have become the world?s greatest media and marketing event?a global celebration of exceptional athletics gilded with corporate cash. Huge corporations vie for association with the "Olympic Image" in the hope of gaining a worldwide marketing audience of billions. In this provocative critical study of the contemporary Olympics,... more...

  • The London 2012 Olympicsby Vassil Girginov

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 150.00

    The Handbook of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games is the first authoritative and comprehensive account of the world?s greatest sporting and cultural event. It tells the complete story of the 2012 Games from inception, through the successful bidding process and the planning and preparation phase, to delivery, the post-Games period and legacy.... more...

  • Jewel in the Glenby Ed Hodge; Jack Nicklaus

    Birlinn 2013; US$ 21.98

    ‘I have always thought Gleneagles is one of the greatest places in the world to play golf? – Jack Nicklaus The Ryder Cup is coming home to where it all began; the 40th staging of golf?s showpiece event is returning to Gleneagles, Scotland. Tracing the history of the Ryder Cup back to that famous forerunner match at Gleneagles in 1921, this book intertwines... more...

  • Procedures For Structuring And Scheduling Sports Tournamentsby Francis M. Rokosz

    Charles C Thomas 2000; US$ 35.95

    The purpose of this newly revised edition is to teach the reader how to construct and schedule a variety of sports tournaments in a variety of ways. It also presents the factors that influence the selection of a particular tournament to satisfy a particular set of conditions or intentions. The text provides a comprehensive yet easily understandable... more...

  • Sport für Managerby Georg Matuszek

    Springer 2013; US$ 19.99

    Was kann der Manager vom Sport lernen? Was sind die Parallelen zwischen Sport und Beruf, diesen beiden Magneten der Leistungsorientiertheit? ?Besser sich quälen, als von den Umständen gequält zu werden" ist eine Maxime, die sich vom Sport aufs Leben übertragen lässt. Sport bringt ins Bewusstsein, zu welchen Leistungen Menschen fähig und gleichzeitig... more...

  • The 2014 Sochi Olympicsby Sergey Markedonov; Andrew C. Kuchins

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2014; US$ 29.99

    The 22nd Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, possess a singular symbolic character for Russia and its leadership. President Vladimir Putin considers the Games a demonstration of Russia?s growing international role and the success of his administration?s policies. Many view a successful Olympics as integral to his presidency. more...

  • Teamsportmanagementby Marcel Fahrner

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2014; US$ 490.00

    This workbook explores in-depth selected key topics in team sports management. more...

  • Grundlagen des Sportmanagementsby Marcel Fahrner

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2014; US$ 629.00

    In order to cope with today?s management tasks, executives in sports organizations need a rigorous understanding of sports-related management challenges and business issues. This book provides this material in a concise and compelling presentation. more...

  • Fly-Fishing Advice from an Old-Timerby Ed Quigley

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 22.95

    With decades of fly-fishing experience, Ed Quigley is the perfect candidate to provide fly-fishing know-how to prospective flyfishers. For those new to fly fishing as well as for experienced anglers looking to add some “secrets? to their own bags of tricks, Fly-Fishing Advice from an Old-Timer will illuminate the fly-fishing world. Richly illustrated... more...