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PEOPLE Olympics 2016: The Best of the Games
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: The Editors of PEOPLE
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-07-08 - Publisher: Time Inc. Books

Let the games begin! From Berlin to Barcelona, Beijing to Brazil, the Olympics celebrate the dedication, perseverance, drive and talent of athletes around the world. Whether it's swimming, gymnastics, basketball, volleyball, rowing or archery, all sports fans fall in love with the electric spirit of the Games that unites cultures
Rio 2016
Language: en
Pages: 270
Authors: Andrew Zimbalist
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-09-12 - Publisher: Brookings Institution Press

A clear-eyed, critical examination of the social, political, and economic costs of hosting the 2016 summer Olympics The selection of Rio de Janeiro as the site of the summer 2016 Olympic Games set off jubilant celebrations in Brazil—and created enormous expectations for economic development and the advancement of Brazil as
The Palgrave Handbook of Paralympic Studies
Language: en
Pages: 687
Authors: Ian Brittain, Aaron Beacom
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-02-15 - Publisher: Springer

This handbook provides a critical assessment of contemporary issues that define the contours of the Paralympic Movement generally and the Paralympic Games more specifically. It addresses conceptualisations of disability sport, explores the structure of the Paralympic Movement and considers key political strategic and governance issues which have shaped its development.
Olympic Television
Language: en
Pages: 242
Authors: Andrew C. Billings, James R. Angelini, Paul J. MacArthur
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-31 - Publisher: Routledge

As the Olympic spectacle grows, broadcast coverage becomes bigger, more complex, and more sophisticated. Part sporting event, part reality show, and part global festival, the Olympics can be seen as both intensely nationalistic and a celebration of a shared sense of international community. This book sheds new light on how
Rio Olympics 2016
Language: ar
Pages: 83
Authors: Qatar Olympic Committee
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016 - Publisher:

Guide of the Qatar Olympic team which participated at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.