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'Long term impacts of a mega event: Case study Weymouth (London 2012)'.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): International Journal of Tourism Research; Mar2023, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p221-235, 15p

Abstract: Copyright of International Journal of Tourism Research is the property of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However,...

Bivariate analysis of taekwondo actions: The effectiveness of techniques and tactics in an Olympic taekwondo championship.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Human Sport & Exercise. 2021, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p199-211. 13p.

Abstract: This paper describes the effectiveness of technical-tactical actions performed during a tournament. A total of 14145 actions of the 2012 London Olympic Games were analysed. Differences emerged in the use of tactics, techniques, zones, legs and guard to...

Avoiding white elephants? The planning and design of London's 2012 Olympic and Paralympic venues, 2002–2018.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Planning Perspectives. Oct2020, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p827-848. 22p.


Abstract: An issue commonly identified with the vast and costly developments that cities produce to host the Olympic Games is that they are prone to becoming 'white elephants' – obsolete or underused constructions that become cost burdens for cities. White eleph...

Event Leveraging in a Nonhost Region: Challenges and Opportunities.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Sport Management. Jul2019, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p275-288. 14p. 1 Diagram, 3 Charts.

Abstract: Interest in how local communities can positively benefit from the hosting of large-scale events has grown exponentially. Where most research has focused on the host city, nonhost regions have the potential to benefit greatly, yet little research has ex...

Sport Psychology Consultants' Perceptions of Their Challenges at the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Sport Psychologist. Jun2015, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p183-195. 13p. 3 Diagrams.

Abstract: The objective of this study was to explore how sport psychology consultants perceive the challenges they face at the Olympic Games. Post-Olympics semistructured interviews with 11 experienced sport psychology consultants who worked at the London Games ...

Futurescapes of urban regeneration: ten years of design for the unfolding urban legacy of London's Olympic Games, 2008–2018.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Planning Perspectives. Oct2019, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p877-901. 25p.


Abstract: Much of the literature on the urban legacy of the 2012 Olympics Games emerging in recent years has emphasized the form that development has taken and the ways in which this aligns (or not) with specific promises made in terms of regeneration before the...

A Unified Version of London 2012: New-Media Coverage of Gender, Nationality, and Sport for Olympics Consumers in Six Countries.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Sport Management. Jul2014, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p457-470. 14p. 6 Charts.

Abstract: Traditional media coverage of the Olympic Games has been shown to exhibit biases in terms of gender, nationality, and the type of sports covered, which can contribute to negative societal consequences and inaccurate historical records of such events. S...

Visitor (im)mobility, leisure consumption and mega-event impact: the territorialisation of Greenwich and small business exclusion at the London 2012 Olympics.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Leisure Studies. Apr2019, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p160-174. 15p.

Abstract: Focusing on the London 2012 Olympics, we investigate the impact of mega-sport events' spatial transformations on visitor mobility, local leisure consumption and resulting small business trade. Our case study draws on 43 in-depth interviews with local a...

Themes and content of the London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony: A comparison between pre-Games perspectives of British residents and actual ceremonial elements.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Tourism & Hospitality Research. Jan2019, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p40-53. 14p.

Abstract: The focus of this paper is the London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony. More specifically, this article examines the pre-Games views of a sample of 301 British residents (57.8% male, 42.2% female; age range: 18–65 years) on imagined themes and conte...

Inspiring a generation: an examination of stakeholder relations in the context of London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics educational programmes.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Managing Sport & Leisure. Jul-Nov2018, Vol. 23 Issue 4-6, p391-407. 17p. 1 Chart.

Abstract: The London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games (London 2012) inspire a generation legacy aim targeted young people in the United Kingdom (UK) and internationally. This article explores how the London 2012 education-based legacy programmes aimed at young ...