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    Journal of Olympic Studies, Volume 2, 2021, Number 1

    By placing scholars from various disciplines side-by-side on the common topic of the Olympic Games, JOS (available in both print and electronic format and marketed to a global scholarly audience) aims to promote and encourage a multi-disciplinary understanding of the Olympic Movement. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: by Sean Dinces.

    Sport Docs on the Box

    Sport documentaries are gaining ground with production companies, directors, distributors and audiences, and the genre is now also subjected to scholarly engagement of which Sporting Realities: Critical Readings of the Sports Documentary, edited by Samantha N. Sheppard & Travis Vogan (University of Nebraska Press), is a result. Our reviewer Garry Whannel knows this field well, and his knowledgeable review is highly readable, as is the book – although limited by its dominating US perspective.

    Om det olympiska komplexet

    Jørn Hansen Institut for Idræt og Biomekanik, Syddansk Universitet, Odense John Horne & Garry Whannel Understanding the Olympics 239 sidor, hft., ill. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2012 ISBN 978-0-415-55836-5 Til sommer er der igen olympiske lege. Fire år efter Beijing er legene på ny i Europa, i sportens hjemland Storbritannien, hvor London som den hidtil eneste by for tredje gang vil ære vært for sommerlegene. Første gang i 1908...
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