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The digital age, media sport and mega-events: piracy and symbiosis in the cultural industries

Maurice Roche

in Mega-Events and Social Change: Spectacle, Legacy and Public Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526117083
eISBN:
9781526128416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117083.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

What are the implications of the digital age and new media for media-sport and the mediation of sport mega-events like the Olympics? In this chapter we focus on the internet ‘piracy’ problem and look ... More


Tokyo’s Other Games: The Origins and Impact of the 1964 Paralympics

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/9781501753084.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter recounts how Japan became the third country, and the first outside Europe, to host the Paralympic Games in 1964. It reviews official and institutional reports, and general overviews of ... More


Mega sports events as political tools: a case study of South Africa’s hosting of the 2010 FIFA Football World Cup

Suzanne Dowse (ed.)

in Sport and diplomacy: Games within games

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526131058
eISBN:
9781526138873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526131058.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter responds to issues surrounding Mega Sports Events (MSE) using a study of the political and international relations dimensions of South Africa’s hosting of the 2010 Football World Cup. ... More


Turkish Sports: Lost in Politics?

Cem Tınaz

in Sport, Politics and Society in the Middle East

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190065218
eISBN:
9780190099558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190065218.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter examines Turkish sport policy with a particular emphasis on the period since 2002 when the tenure of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) government began. Based on in-depth ... More


Sport and diplomacy: Games within games

Simon Rofe (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526131058
eISBN:
9781526138873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526131058.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

The purpose of this book is to critically enhance the appreciation of Diplomacy and Sport in global affairs from the perspective of practitioners and scholars. The book will make an important new ... More


Legacies of Mega-Sporting Events in Developing Countries: A Case Study of Lebanon

Danyel Reiche

in Sport, Politics and Society in the Middle East

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190065218
eISBN:
9780190099558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190065218.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter engages with the scholarship that emphasizes the benefits of mega-sporting events to host countries, from increasing their international prestige and influence on global politics, ... More


Public Service Television and Sports Rights

Paul Smith and Tom Evens

in A Future for Public Service Television

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781906897710
eISBN:
9781906897802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9781906897710.003.0043
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The ability of public service broadcasters (PSBs) to bring the nation together with live coverage of major sporting events is even more valuable today. In an era of multi-channel digital television ... More


The Business of Sports in the Gulf Cooperation Council Member States

Simon Chadwick

in Sport, Politics and Society in the Middle East

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190065218
eISBN:
9780190099558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190065218.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter presents an overview of sports business in the six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states. GCC member states stage mega-sports events and invest in global sports through the acquisition ... More


In Motion, At Rest: The Event of the Athletic Body

Grant Farred

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816650231
eISBN:
9781452946115
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816650231.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

Using the work of Alain Badiou, Gilles Deleuze and Jacques Derrida, “In Motion, At Rest: The Event of the Athletic Body,” explores three events in sport: Ron Artest in basketball and Eric Cantona and ... More


Ron Artest: The Black Body at Rest (Alain Badiou)

Grant Farred

in In Motion, At Rest: The Event of the Athletic Body

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816650231
eISBN:
9781452946115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816650231.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

Ron Artest commits a flagrant foul in an NBA game between the Indiana Pacers and the Detroit Pistons; after this incident, Artest chooses to lie supine on the scorer’s table, “provoking” (mainly ... More


Zinedine Zidane: Coup de Boule (Jacques Derrida)

Grant Farred

in In Motion, At Rest: The Event of the Athletic Body

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816650231
eISBN:
9781452946115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816650231.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

In the waning moments of the 2006 World Cup final in Berlin, between France and Italy, Zindine Zidane, the French captain, headbutted – the famed coup de boule – an Italian player who had insulted ... More


Eric Cantona: The Body in Motion (Gilles Deleuze)

Grant Farred

in In Motion, At Rest: The Event of the Athletic Body

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816650231
eISBN:
9781452946115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816650231.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

In January, 1995, Eric Cantona, after enduring a torrid time on the pitch in an English Premier League game, takes exception to the taunts of a xenophobic fan. After being sent off, Cantona launches ... More


Sport

Simon Featherstone

in Englishness: Twentieth-Century Popular Culture and the Forming of English Identity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623655
eISBN:
9780748651764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623655.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter centres on international football and cricket, as well as their limited yet powerful performances of English nationhood during direct competitions with the sporting styles of other ... More


Football and Ideal

Josiah Royce

in Race Questions, Provincialism, and Other American Problems: Expanded Edition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231324
eISBN:
9780823235568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231324.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter, first published as an essay in 1908, follows the argument of the physical training chapter in the original Race Questions volume. According to Royce, ... More


Skating Redirected: Lake Placid to Albertville

James R. Hines

in Figure Skating in the Formative Years: Singles, Pairs, and the Expanding Role of Women

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039065
eISBN:
9780252097041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039065.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter discusses media coverage of figure skates. Media interest in figure skating has grown steadily since 1962, when ABC's Wide World of Sports began covering the World Championships. ... More


Model Schools and Field Days: Colorado Fuel and Iron’s Construction of Education and Recreation for Children, 1901–1918

Fawn-Amber Montoya

in Children and Youth During the Gilded Age and Progressive Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479894147
eISBN:
9781479804078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479894147.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company's use of educational and recreational programs to socialize children to become reliable workers as well as “good citizens” during the period ... More


Effortless Motor Learning?: An External Focus of Attention Enhances Movement Effectiveness and Efficiency

Gabriele Wulf and Rebecca Lewthwaite

in Effortless Attention: A New Perspective in the Cognitive Science of Attention and Action

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013840
eISBN:
9780262269438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013840.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter focuses on the effect of external attention resources on effortless movements of individuals and concerned importance in enhancing the effectiveness and efficiency of such movements. It ... More


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