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Soviet Union had “state amateurs” Avery Brundage
Strongly believed in the maintenance of strict amateur rules
Held idealistic view about separation of sports and politics
– 1968 Olympics (Mexico City)
– 1972 Olympics (Munich) Arab terrorists killed Israeli athletes Commerm and the Games
1984 Los Angeles Games Very Successful Monitarily
Television revenues$300 million
Team sponsorship 1990’s – stagger the summer/winter games Adding new sports
Adding new spor...
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This note was uploaded on 01/23/2014 for the course KIN 2501 taught by Professor Hargroder during the Fall '08 term at LSU.
- Fall '08