maj 2017

Live odds ban debate exposes sport and gambling’s uncomfortable mutual dependency

Watching sport on TV may not exactly be a healthy activity, but it should at least do more good than harm. Yet viewers are exposed to all manner of advertising and promotional messages…

For cities, hosting major sporting events is a double-edged sword

Just as the publicity machine is cranking up for the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, new Australia-based bids have already been signalled to host the same event in the future. Shepparton…

I skjæringspunktet mellom sosiologi, idrett og samfunn: et sammendrag av norsk sosiologisk tidsskrifts temanummer SPORT

I anledning 50-års jubileet til International Sociology of Sport Association (ISSA) skrev professor David Rowe (Western Sydney University) flere tekster om idrettssosiologiens utvikling og beskrev hvordan sport har gått fra å være et…