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Tom Longboat
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|August 10, 2004

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From the rural back roads near his home on the Six Nations Reserve to the track of a crowd-packed Madison Square Garden, Tom Longboat raced his way to fame as the greatest distance runner Canada has even known. The tall Onondaga athlete captured the hearts of…
The History And Politics Of Sport-for-development: Activists, Ideologues And Reformers

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This book focuses on the major social and political forces that have shaped the ways in which sport has been understood, organized, and contested in an effort to engender social change.   Integrating the history of international development with the…
The Struggle for Canadian Sport
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|May 31, 2017

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Canadian sports were turned on their head during the years between the world wars. The middle-class amateur men's organizations which dominated Canadian sports since the mid-nineteenth century steadily lost ground, swamped by the rise of consumer culture and…
Historicizing The Pan-american Games
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|December 8, 2016

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The Pan-American Games, begun officially in 1951 in Buenos Aires and held in every region of the western hemisphere, have become one of the largest multi-sport games in the world. 6,132 athletes from 41 countries competed in 48 sports in the 2015 Games in…
Forty Years Of Sport And Social Change, 1968-2008: To Remember Is To Resist

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1968 was a year of protest in civil society (Prague, Paris, Chicago) and a year of protest in sport. After a world-wide campaign, the anti-apartheid movement succeeded in barring South Africa from the Olympic Games, while US athletes from the Olympic Project…
Who's a Soccer Player?
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|January 1, 1980

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When Louise joins her friend's soccer team, she finds the coach thinks winning is everything. But the team shows the coach that winning isn't as important as lefting everyone play the game.
Historicizing The Pan-american Games
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|October 20, 2018

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The Pan-American Games, begun officially in 1951 in Buenos Aires and held in every region of the western hemisphere, have become one of the largest multi-sport games in the world. 6,132 athletes from 41 countries competed in 48 sports in the 2015 Games in…
Olympic Reform Ten Years Later
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|November 12, 2014

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In 1999, the International Olympic Committee approved far-reaching reforms to the appointment and terms of its members, the selection of host cities for the Olympic and Winter Olympic Games, the events on the Olympic Program, and the reporting of decisions and…
The Struggle for Canadian Sport
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|June 23, 2017

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Canadian sports were turned on their head during the years between the world wars. The middle-class amateur men's organizations which dominated Canadian sports since the mid-nineteenth century steadily lost ground, swamped by the rise of consumer culture and…