Monthly Archives: March 2012

Rio-London Symposium video weblink

Further to the last blog about the symposium – the weblink to watch the symposium as it happens can be found here. A perfect way to spend a Friday afternoon! Enjoy!

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Symposium Rio-London

By all accounts our UEL colleagues are having a wonderful time at the Megaevents Symposium being held in Rio. The event: Simposio Rio-Londres: Cidades Olympicas & Painel Interuniversidades e Cidades Bases dos Megaeventos Esportivos 2013, 2014, e 2016, is taking place … Continue reading

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UEL Contributors – update

As we are updating our contributors page to include the wide range of Olympic related activity that has been, and continues to take place at UEL, I would like to update the blogsphere with the profile of Prof. Allan Brimicombe, … Continue reading

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Legacy and failed Olympic bids – article

A recent article (available in the public domain) discusses the implications of legacy outcomes and aspirations for cities whose bids to host the Olympic games have failed. Titled “On the Merit of the Legacy of Failed Olympic Bids”, it is … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day – Olympic Women

To celebrate International Women’s Day we have a guest blog from UEL’s Maxine Newlands, who recently returned from Los Angeles having attended the the Fifth International Olympics Committee (IOC) ‘Women in Sport: Together, Stronger: the Future of Sport’ conference, with … Continue reading

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UEL Olympic Activity – Contributors update

As the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games draws near, we will be updating our contributors page to reflect and highlight the wide range of Olympic research activity that has been taking place at UEL, as well as at other … Continue reading

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