Sport in Society, Volume 25, 2022, Issue 4 | The Sport Mega-Events of the 2020s: Governance, Impacts & Controversies


The sport mega-events of the 2020s: governance, impacts and controversies
Jan Andre Lee Ludvigsen, Joel Rookwood & Daniel Parnell
Pages: 705-711 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2022.2026086

Research Articles

Can international sports mega events be considered physical activity interventions? A systematic review and quality assessment of large-scale population studies
Michael Annear, Shintaro Sato, Tetsuhiro Kidokoro & Yasuo Shimizu
Pages: 712-729 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2021.1957834

Open Access
Sport legacy impact on ethnic minority groups: the case of London 2012
Themis Kokolakakis & Fernando Lera-López
Pages: 730-747 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2021.2011229

Residents’ perceptions of sporting events: a review of the literature
Balázs Polcsik & Szilvia Perényi
Pages: 748-767 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2021.1982899

“Winning the women’s world cup”: gender, branding, and the Australia/New Zealand As One 2023 social media strategy for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™
Adam Beissel, Verity Postlethwaite & Andrew Grainger
Pages: 768-798 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2021.1980780

Media coverage and public opinion of hosting a women’s football mega-event: the English bid for UEFA Women’s Euro 2022
Jonathan Rocha de Oliveira, Maria Thereza de Oliveira Souza & André Mendes Capraro
Pages: 799-818 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2022.2025778

Open Access
Anti-bribery and corruption in sport mega-events: stakeholder perspectives
Christina Philippou
Pages: 819-836 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2021.1957836

Article Commentary

Uniting, disuniting and reuniting: towards a ‘United’ 2026
Nicholas Wise & Jan Andre Lee Ludvigsen
Pages: 837-846 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2021.1932822

Research Articles


Open Access
From sport-for-development to sports mega-events: conflict, authoritarian modernisation and statecraft in Azerbaijan
Joel Rookwood
Pages: 847-866 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2021.2019710

Predicting climate impacts to the Olympic Games and FIFA Men’s World Cups from 2022 to 2032
Walker J. Ross & Madeleine Orr
Pages: 867-888 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2021.1984426


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