politics in sport - 10-18 10/18/2007 8:00:00 AM Politics in...

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18/10/2007 07:00:00 Politics in Sport Power ability to influence others and achieve goals (even in face of opposition Government – formal organizations having authority to make rules regulating  people’s behavior Globalization –  sport relies on government because govt can provide resources provides third party regulation o believed in best interest of sport and people  Government Involvement in Sport Helps some more than others When support, priority to elite sports o Have greater resources o Dedicated political lobbyists  Safegaurd the Public Order Pass legislation o Against sports; use of public facilities o Title IX, antitrust laws, tax shelters o 1998 USOC requirement to support Paralympics  Governing agencies Events may involve law enforcement  o Athens spent $1.5b on security  Maintain Health/Fitness of Citizens
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