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Lost Games: The Far East and South Pacific (FESPIC) Games for the Disabled, 1975–2006

Dennis J. Frost

in More Than Medals: A History of the Paralympics and Disability Sports in Postwar Japan

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501753084
eISBN:
9781501753107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501753084.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter highlights the FESPIC Movement's place in Japan's history of disability sports. It explores FESPIC's relationship with the Paralympic Movement and the FESPIC Federation's absorption by ... More


More than Cricket and Football: International Sport and the Challenge of Celebrity

Joel Nathan Rosen and Maureen M. Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496809889
eISBN:
9781496809926
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496809889.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This collection takes a critical look at athletic celebrity on the part of athletes who enjoy worldwide reputations without necessarily breaking into the more narrowly defined North American sporting ... More


Representing Meuang Lao in Southeast Asia

Simon Creak

in Embodied Nation: Sport, Masculinity, and the Making of Modern Laos

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838898
eISBN:
9780824869724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838898.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter analyzes how the relationship between sport, nationalism, and regional relations in Laos was profoundly shaped by the region's rival Cold War alliances, from which local communist, ... More


The United States, the Soviet Union, and the Olympic Games

Toby C. Rider

in Cold War Games: Propaganda, the Olympics, and U.S. Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040238
eISBN:
9780252098451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040238.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter considers the politics of the Olympic Games. The international sporting system, within which the Olympics reside, had emerged in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries as a force of ... More


My Last Great Pitch for the NCAA

Jim Host and Eric A. Moyen

in Changing the Game: My Career in Collegiate Sports Marketing

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813179551
eISBN:
9780813179582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179551.003.0012
Subject:
History, Cultural History

After successfully implementing the concept with individual universities, Host approached NCAA president Ced Dempsey about a “bundled rights” package for all NCAA media rights and marketing. Host met ... More


Japan’s “Cradle of Disability Sports”: Ōita and the International Wheelchair Marathon, 1981–

Dennis J. Frost

in More Than Medals: A History of the Paralympics and Disability Sports in Postwar Japan

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501753084
eISBN:
9781501753107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501753084.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter investigates how Ōita's seemingly anomalous prominence in the world of wheelchair marathons came about and what it has meant to Ōita, its people, and athletes with disabilities. It ... More


Epilogue: The Reintroduction of Gender Verification

Lindsay Parks Pieper

in Sex Testing: Gender Policing in Women's Sports

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040221
eISBN:
9780252098444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040221.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter discusses the return of sex and gender testing in international sport. The International Association of Athletics Federation and International Olympic Committee (IOC) sponsored six ... More


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