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Title: An evaluation of the evolution and development of olympic solidarity 1980-2012
Authors: Cuschieri, Marie-Therese
Keywords: Olympic solidarity
IOC funding
International Olympic sport aid
World programmes
Continental programmes
International Olympic Committee
National Olympic Committee
Broadcasting rights revenue
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: © M.T. Cuschieri
Abstract: According to the Olympic Charter, “the aim of Olympic Solidarity is to organise assistance to National Olympic Committees, in particular those which have the greatest need”. For the last five decades funding from the sale of Broadcasting Rights for the Olympic Games, allocated to the National Olympic Committees, has been channelled through Olympic Solidarity as a means of promoting development. The aim of this research was therefore to evaluate the extent to which this redistributive claim is evidenced through an analysis of the distribution of the Olympic Solidarity funding, and an insight into the life histories of people involved in the process of allocating grant aid for Olympic Solidarity’s World Programme funding. [Continues.]
Description: A Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy of Loughborough University.
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/14566
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