Sport in Society Volume 18, Issue 7, September 2015

Special Issue: The British World and the Five Rings: Essays in British Imperialism and the Modern Olympic Movement

Prologue: Britain, Empire and the Olympic experience
Erik Nielsen & Matthew P. Llewellyn
Pages: 759-764
DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2014.991086

For a ‘United’ Kingdom and a ‘Greater’ Britain: the British Olympic Association and the limitations and contestations of ‘Britishness’
Matthew P. Llewellyn
Pages: 765-782
DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2014.990687

Flights to Empire: Australia’s imperial engagement with the Olympic Games, 1900–1938
Erik Nielsen
Pages: 783-799
DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2014.991085

(Dis)located Olympic patriots: sporting connections, administrative communications and imperial ether in interwar New Zealand
Geoffery Z. Kohe
Pages: 800-815
DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2014.990686

‘The emblem of one united body … one great sporting Maple Leaf’: The Olympic Games and Canada’s quest for self-identity
Robert K. Barney & Michael H. Heine
Pages: 816-834
DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2014.990688

‘In our case, it seems obvious the British Organising Committee piped the tune’: the campaign for recognition of ‘Ireland’ in the Olympic Movement, 1935–1956
Tom Hunt
Pages: 835-852
DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2014.990689

Rhodesia and the Olympic Games: representations of masculinity, war and Empire, 1965–1980
Andrew Novak
Pages: 853-867
DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2014.990691

The ‘British World’, other worlds, and the five rings: possibilities for trans-imperial histories and historical ‘what ifs’
Mark Dyreson
Pages: 868-875
DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2014.990690

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