OIympic Houses: a comparative investigation between Canada, Germany and Australia

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Baka, Richard (2012) OIympic Houses: a comparative investigation between Canada, Germany and Australia. In: Problems, possibilities, and promising practices: critical dialogues on the Olympic and Paralympic games: Eleventh International Symposium for Olympic Research. Forsyth, Janice Evelyn and Heine, Michael K, eds. International centre for Olympic studies, Western University, Canada, London, Ontario, Canada, pp. 116-123.


A growing phenomenon within the Olympic Games is the emergence of “Olympic houses” organised by various National Olympic Committees. Introduced by a number of nations, these temporary establishments operate in host cities during the time of Olympic Games. This research was a comparative investigation of Canada, Germany and Australia. The study traced the historical background of Olympic houses and the motives behind their establishment.

Item type Book Section
URI https://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/23836
Official URL http://regnet.anu.edu.au/sites/default/files/2012_...
ISBN 077142518X
Subjects Historical > FOR Classification > 1106 Human Movement and Sports Science
Historical > SEO Classification > 9501 Arts and Leisure
Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living (ISEAL)
Keywords ResPubID26096, Olympic House, athletes, hospitality, Olympics, embassies of sport
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