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Beth A. Cianfrone and Timothy Kellison

itself. Given the substantial investment of time and money by a host community and local organizing committee, and in light of the growing number of events being cancelled or postponed indefinitely because of the coronavirus pandemic, sport managers may look to their legacy plans as a vehicle for

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Annemarie Farrell

obstacles, as well as providing a critique of economic-impact analyses. They present the London 2012 Summer Games as a case study, including the “plans for impact” crafted by the local organizing committee prior to the event. Instructors could have students use the plan for impact as a criterion to evaluate

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Robert J. Gregor

the research teams, and who would submit a proposal to the IOC Medical Commission? Inclusion of the IOCMC was critical to obtaining permission from the individual International Sport Federations to film separate events at the Olympic Games, as well as the local organizing committee. While official IOC

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Callie Batts Maddox

ISF to join forces. 63 Ultimately, the merger failed to accomplish its goal. While baseball was fully accepted as a medal sport by the local organizing committee in Barcelona, softball was initially approved by the committee but later rejected, due to concerns about the size of the Games and the

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John Horne and Yoshio Takahashi

the RWC 2019 and Tokyo 2020 local organizing committees, related organizations, and key individuals. One of the noted advantages of the snowball technique is that it “is able simultaneously to capitalize on and to reveal the connectedness of individuals in networks” ( Bryman, 2016 , p. 415), which was

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Markus Buser, Herbert Woratschek, Geoff Dickson, and Jan Schönberner

such as the IOC or Local Organizing Committees cannot be precisely categorized as B2B or B2C as the service ecosystem literature shifts the focus to actor to actor (A2A). Platform providers facilitate networks of partnerships (i.e., sponsorship networks, athlete networks, and political networks). The

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Akira Asada, Yuhei Inoue, and Yonghwan Chang

focal Super Bowl event examined in this study, because its local organizing committee established the Legacy Fund before hosting the event and used the whole year leading up to game day to implement and promote over 50 charitable activities across the host region ( Allen, 2018 ). From an organizational

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Erin E. Redihan

credentials debacle in 1976. Ford understood that his agency was limited in dealing with the IOC and the local organizing committees for Innsbruck and Montreal. Though Ford voiced support for Radio Free Europe, he did not make demands or ultimatums on RFE’s behalf. And while he received multiple appeals for

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Gashaw Abeza, Jessica R. Braunstein-Minkove, Benoit Séguin, Norm O’Reilly, Ari Kim, and Yann Abdourazakou

, allocate resources to that plan, and leverage both the legislation in place by the host country and the IOC guidelines around athletes’ use of SM. These discussions need to include conversations that include the IOC, TOP sponsors, the local organizing committee of the Games, legal authorities (around

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Brian P. McCullough, Madeleine Orr, and Timothy Kellison

; Ross & Leopkey, 2017 ). As Kellison and Casper ( 2017 ) have written, however, even well-intentioned local organizing committees may struggle with fulfilling the promise of a positive environmental legacy, due to postevent budget reprioritization, the complexity of sustainable stadium design, and