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    The sport of tennis – constantly in the frontline of sport history

    Five hundred pages, forty-five chapters, forty-nine authors – the Routledge Handbook of Tennis: History, Culture and Politics is a veritable treasure trove for academic tennis aficionados. Edited by renowned tennis historian Robert J. Lake, the volume elicited numerous unsolicited enthusiastic exclamations of appreciation and joy from our reviewer, renowned historian of Swedish tennis Johnny Wijk. Actually, his only complaint was the glaring paucity of Swedish tennis.

    Olympika: The International Journal of Olympic Studies, Volume XXVII, 2018

    Olympika: The International Journal of Olympic Studies invites scholarly papers, research notes, review articles, and other items relating to the historical, sociological, philosophical, anthropological, and management dimensions of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, and the Olympic Movement.

    Stimulating exploration of the complexities of sex-integrated sport

    To promote gender equality in sport, is sex integrated sports the way to go? Food for thoughts on this topic is provided in Sex Integration in Sport and Physical Culture: Promises and Pitfalls, edited by Channon, Dashper, Fletcher & Lake (Routledge). Our reviewer is Mark Brooke, whose thinking on the matter was greatly stimulated by the various contributions in this volume.

    Olympika: The International Journal of Olympic Studies, Volume XXV, 2016

    Olympika: The International Journal of Olympic Studies invites scholarly papers, research notes, review articles, and other items relating to the historical, sociological, philosophical, anthropological, and management dimensions of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, and the Olympic Movement.
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