The International Journal of the History of Sport, Volume 38, 2021, Issue 18 | Asian Journal of Sport History & Culture, 2021, 3. Special Issue: Olympics


The Impact of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games on China and the Olympic Movement: The Legacy
Yuting Zhong, Hong Fan & Peter Herrmann
Pages: 1863-1879 | DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2022.2054990

The Premier and China’s Pursuit of the Olympics
Marcus P. Chu
Pages: 1880-1899 | DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2021.2023131

The 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics and Inter-Asian Connections in South Korea
Younghan Cho
Pages: 1900-1920 | DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2021.2023501

Identifying Contextual Factors That Informed Planning and System Development for School-Based Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Education: A Realist Evaluation
Bora Hwang, Akiyo Miyazaki & Ian Henry
Pages: 1921-1941 | DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2022.2042262

A Critical Assessment of the Contribution of He Zhenliang to the Modern Olympic History of China
Jie Zhang & Si Chen
Pages: 1942-1958 | DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2021.2013205

Tunnel and Crossing: The Future Road of the Olympics under Tokyo 2020 ‘+1’
Shu-Ying Yuan & Fei Wang
Pages: 1959-1980 | DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2022.2029848

A friendly rivalry – the Iron Man of Asia C.K. Yang and his American buddy Rafer Johnson.

Taiwan’s Olympic Hero: The Legend of Asian Iron Man, C. K. Yang
Hsienwei Kuo & Chinfang Kuo
Pages: 1981-2000 | DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2022.2036132

 Book Reviews

More than Medals: A History of the Paralympics and Disability Sports in Postwar Japan
by Dennis J. Frost, Ithaca, NY, Cornell University Press, 2021, 336 pp., $39.95 (hardback), ISBN: 9781501753084, $19.99 (e-book)
Christian Tagsold
Pages: 2001-2002 | DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2021.1999767

China’s Quest for Sporting Mega-Events: The Politics of International Bids
By Marcus P. Chu, Oxford and New York, Routledge, 2020, 178 pp., £120 (Hardback), ISBN 9780367206673, £33.29 (e-Book), ISBN 9780429262814
Hok Yin Eric Man
Pages: 2002-2004 | DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2021.1999765

Japan through the Lens of the Tokyo Olympics
Edited by Barbara Holthus, Isaac Gagné, Wolfram Manzenreiter and Franz Waldenberger, Abingdon, Routledge, 2020, 162 pp., £44.99 (Hardcover), ISBN: 978-0367469573, £16.99 (Paperback), ISBN: 978-0367471682
Helena Grinshpun
Pages: 2004-2005 | DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2021.1999766


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