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The Red Zinger/Coors Classic Bicycle Race: Commemorations and Re-Cycled Narratives

Shelley Lucas

this monument and other commemorations of the Coors Classic? Which narratives have been included, excluded and/or privileged? More specifically, where do women and their contests fit into the commemoration of this stage race? How were they remembered and recalled in narratives promoting the development

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The Last Prince of Wales: Consumption, Commemoration, and the Death of Ray Gravell

John Harris

Ray Gravell first achieved fame as a member of the great Welsh rugby team of the 1970s. After his playing career was over he moved into the national media, working as an actor and a broadcaster. This article examines obituaries and other newspaper accounts after the death of Gravell and the ways in which celebrity is consumed and (re)presented. It looks at cultures of commemoration in both the mourning and the celebration of this figure and analyzes how the past and the present are (re)presented in a complex interplay of imagining the nation. In an analysis informed by social identities research it explores Gravell’s symbolic significance and positions him as the last Prince of Wales.

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The History and Future of Neuromusculoskeletal Biomechanics

David G. Lloyd, Ilse Jonkers, Scott L. Delp, and Luca Modenese

The Executive Council of the International Society of Biomechanics has initiated and overseen the commemorations of the Society’s 50th Anniversary in 2023. This included multiple series of lectures at the ninth World Congress of Biomechanics in 2022 and XXIXth Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics in 2023, all linked to special issues of International Society of Biomechanics’ affiliated journals. This special issue of the Journal of Applied Biomechanics is dedicated to the biomechanics of the neuromusculoskeletal system. The reader is encouraged to explore this special issue which comprises 6 papers exploring the current state-of the-art, and future directions and roles for neuromusculoskeletal biomechanics. This editorial presents a very brief history of the science of the neuromusculoskeletal system’s 4 main components: the central nervous system, musculotendon units, the musculoskeletal system, and joints, and how they biomechanically integrate to enable an understanding of the generation and control of human movement. This also entails a quick exploration of contemporary neuromusculoskeletal biomechanics and its future with new fields of application.

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Sport and Society in Global France: Nations, Migrations, Corporations (Studies in Modern and Contemporary France)

Katja Sonkeng

identity and the impact of immigration and globalization, commemoration, and multinational and media corporations, as well as deindustrialization and commercialization. By doing so, the author unveils the many facets of the sporting world, ranging from its potential to serve as a soft diplomatic power to

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Sport (Tourism and) Heritage, Undergraduate Sport Management Degrees, and Remote Teaching: A View From Scotland

Matthew L. McDowell

. , & Moore , R. ( 2012 ). “The island of blood”: Death and commemoration at the Isle of Man TT Races . World Archaeology, 44 ( 2 ), 248 – 262 . Denning , A. ( 2014 ). Skiing into modernity: A cultural and environmental history . University of

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Australian Indigenous Sport Historiography: A Review

Murray G. Phillips and Gary Osmond

spent away from missions and settlements and thus limited the public exposure, and subsequent commemoration and study, of Aboriginal athletes or teams. The underrepresentation of literature about the Protection Era and its legacy for indigenous participation in sport has provided the impetus for our

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We Did It: A Content Analysis of Australian and New Zealand Online News Media Coverage of the Bid Process for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup

Eleanor Crabill, Callie Maddox, and Adam Beissel

, commemoration, and public interest. However, we argue that the coverage of the As One 2023 bid disseminated a postfeminist celebration of women’s SMEs that unproblematically and uncritically promoted broad claims of empowerment, participation growth, and commercial benefits without acknowledging existing

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Once More, With Feeling: Sport, National Anthems, and the Collective Power of Affect

Mary G. McDonald

milieu—that of reconciliation and commemoration—by contrasting two versions of national anthems. The choice of these two renditions is conscious in that these cases illuminate different elements of the complex relationships between affect, socio-political contexts, and the ritualized practices of staging

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Building the Transnational “Body Beautiful”—K.V. Iyer and the Circulation of Bodybuilding Practices between India and the United States

Aishwarya Ramachandran and Conor Heffernan

. Vertinsky and Aishwarya Ramachandran, “The “Y” Goes to India,” 365. 42. L. K. Govindarajulu, ed., Buck Commemoration Volume (Saidapet, IN: YMCA College of Physical Education Alumni Association), 248, 229–33. 43. K. V. Iyer, Physical Training Through Correspondence: Lesson I. “Human Body is Capable of

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Sports Fandom in the Risk Society: Analyzing Perceptions and Experiences of Risk, Security and Terrorism at Elite Sports Events

Jamie Cleland

, including sports stadia, mass celebrations/commemorations, music venues, markets, public transport or public transport hubs such as train stations or airport terminals. In his seminal book Risk Society: Towards a New Modernity , Ulrich Beck ( 1992 ) explains the changing nature of hazards in three