Sport Scholar Profile | Jörg Krieger, Aarhus University


  • Assistant Professor for Sport and Social Sciences


  • Aarhus University, Department of Public Health, Section for Sport Science
    Dalgas Avenue 4,
    DK-8000 Aarhus C
  • E-mail

Research interests

  • Sport History
  • Sport Policy
  • Olympic Studies

Selected publications

Krieger, J. (2021) Power and Politics in World Athletics: A Critical History Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge
Krieger, J. & S. Wassong (eds.) Dark Sides of Sport Champaign, IL: Common Ground 2019
Krieger, J. (2018). No Struggle, No Progress: The Historical Significance of the Governance Structure Reform of the International Association of Athletics Federations. Journal of Global Sport Management, no. 4(1), 61-78.
Krieger J., Pieper, L. & Ritchie, I. (2018) Sex, Drugs, and Science: The IOC’s and IAAF’s Attempts to Control Fairness in Sport. Sport in Society, DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2018.1435004
Krieger, J. (2016). Dope Hunters: The Influence of Scientists on the Global Fight against Doping in Sport, 1967-1992. Champaign, IL: Common Ground.
Krieger, J. (2016). ‘Born on the Wings of Commerce’: The World Championships of the International Association of Athletics Federations. International Journal of the History of Sport, no. 33(4), 418-433.
Krieger, J. & Kristiansen, E. (2016). Ideology or Reality? The Awareness of Educational Aims and Activities Amongst German and Norwegian Participants of the First Summer and Winter Youth Olympic Games. Sport in Society, no. 19(10), 1503-1517.


Danish Cycling’s Ethical Dilemma (feature article, 210421)

Published 2019-05-02 | Updated 2021-04-21

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