Business, politics and sport/The use of sport as a political vehicle
This presentation uses the 2008 Olympic Games as a case study of the political dimensions of global sport. It will discuss selective indignation and wilful blindness as ways of understanding the political nature of sport.
- Discussion between Stephen Pearson and Richard Smith, July 2011. Big Mac Olympics. iSportConnect
- Two Men in a Square
- Notes and slides from Keith Lyon's talk to BPS2011 participants