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Gwendolyn M. Weatherford, Betty A. Block and Fredrick L. Wagner

girls in many countries is attributed to barriers including “gender discrimination, lack of confidence, language difficulties, low literacy and lack of time and money” (para. 2). So while the sport industry is rapidly adapting to and growing in terms of digital technologies, there are major challenges

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Adam J. White, Stefan Robinson, Eric Anderson, Rachael Bullingham, Allyson Pollock and Ryan Scoats

decisions that affect them in the rugby terrain through structural barriers. Indeed, this is increasingly pertinent given the current social concern around injury and brain trauma within the sporting context ( Mez et al., 2017 , Pollock, White, & Kirkwood, 2017 , White, 2016 , White et al., 2018

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Kari Stefansen, Gerd Marie Solstad, Åse Strandbu and Maria Hansen

.e. the practice of building trust and breaking down interpersonal barriers as a precursor to abuse ( Brackenridge & Fasting, 2005 ; Fasting & Brackenridge, 2005 ; Owton & Sparkes, 2017 ). Still, we agree with Johansson et al. ( 2016 ) that there is a need for studying CASRs within broader contexts of meaning

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Adele Pavlidis, Millicent Kennelly and Laura Rodriguez Castro

: Race and representation . Boston, MA : South End Press . Kennelly , M. , Corbett , H. , & Toohey , K. ( 2017 ). Leveraging ambitions and barriers: Glasgow universities and the 2014 Commonwealth Games . Marketing Intelligence and Planning, 35 ( 6 ), 822 – 838 . doi: 10.1108/MIP-05

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Shelley Lucas

process highlight the inclusion of women in this significant event in cycling history, advocates for women’s cycling point to similar barriers (e.g., entrenched assumptions about men and women cyclists, male-dominated governing structures at national and international levels) that remain today—a topic

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Rachel Allison

, tolerance and respect for others, and self-efficacy, among others ( Camiré et al., 2009 ; Holt, Tamminen, Tink, & Black, 2009 ). This belief often takes somewhat unique form when applied to women, compared to men, part of broader belief in women’s empowerment through sport and transcendence of barriers to

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Colin J. Lewis, Simon J. Roberts, Hazel Andrews and Rebecca Sawiuk

inequalities in the 21st Century. New barriers and continuing constraints . London, UK : Edward Elgar Publishing Limited . Smith , B. ( 2013 ). Sporting spinal cord injuries, social relations, and rehabilitation narratives: An ethnographic creative non-fiction of becoming disabled through sport

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Chad Seifried, Brian Soebbing and Kwame J.A. Agyemang

wider audience as the number of conference barriers decreased, Frito-Lay (Tostitos) secured the title rights to the Fiesta Bowl in 1996 similar to why Nokia obtained naming rights for the Sugar Bowl. 89 Combined with the ABC television contract, which controlled all three bowl games, the Tostitos

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Matt C. Crockett and Ted Butryn

high price of membership presented a financial barrier to all but those who have disposable incomes or are willing to sacrifice other luxuries. However, this socioeconomic obstacle did not limit the ethnic and racial diversity of the space, which reflected the multiethnic workforce unique to Silicon

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Lin Yu, Hanhan Xue and Joshua I. Newman

Shanghai. The Shanghai government agencies are very creative and highly service-oriented. For example, international sporting events might face many barriers in other cities when they come to China; whereas in Shanghai those sporting events would easily get accepted and recognized and then gain support