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Sports Performance and Shaping International Image of a China: Towards Beijing 2008 Olympic Games
(Adam Marszałek Publishing, 2017-06-01)
China is a country that has been using sport in order to reach political goals for many years. Lately such political exploitation of sport is directed at shaping the desirable international image of this country. This ...
Boycott of the Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Games as an Example of Political Play-Acting of the Cold War Superpowers
(Adam Marszalek Publishing House, 2015)
Sports boycott is one of the most important dimension of sport colliding with politics. The subject of the article is the boycott of the Los Angeles Olympic Games in 1984, one of the most spectacular boycotts, which was ...