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ON THE PULSE - THE LATEST INSIGHTS FROM THE OLYMPIC STUDIES CENTRE

the latest insight from
the olympic studies centre

FEBRUARY 2017, NO. 35

© IOC / J.Huet

© IOC / J.Huet

RESEARCH GRANTS AT THE CORE OF OSC ACTIVITIES

In the last 18 years, we have funded 135 research projects involving 176 researchers based on all five continents. Both PhD students as well as established researchers have the opportunity to apply for a grant. Click through to find out more about the two programmes and to learn about the eight projects recently awarded for the 2017 PhD programme.

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© IOC / U.Rutar

© IOC / U.Rutar

SPOTLIGHT ON THE OLYMPIC STUDIES CENTRE

You can now ‘zoom in’ on women and sport on the Olympic World Library and check out our updated factsheets on all Olympic winter sports.

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© OCOG Rio 2016 / F.Soutello

© OCOG Rio 2016 / F.Soutello

OLYMPIC STUDIES AROUND THE GLOBE

Discover what’s going on in the academic world, including a new edition of the joint master’s degree programme from the University of Peloponnese and the International Olympic Academy and details of the renewed support for the Olympic chair Henri de Baillet Latour – Jacques Rogge.

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© IOC

3 QUESTIONS TO…

Olympic researcher and sports philosopher César Torres reveals what attracted him to studying the Olympic Movement and why The Olympic Studies Centre's Grant Programmes are so relevant.

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© IOC

NEW ON THE SHELF

We have recently added 104 new publications to our collection, including amongst others the Official Report of the Youth Olympic Games Lillehammer 2016 and titles covering the transformation of sports through digital technology as well as Olympic stadiums.

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© IOC / C.Moratal

© IOC / C.Moratal

ON THE PULSE OF THE OLYMPIC MOVEMENT

We’ve selected updates from the IOC and across the Olympic Movement that may be of interest for Olympic studies, including a look at the winners of the IOC Women and Sport Awards as well as the IOC World Conference on Prevention of Injury & Illness in Sport.

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© S.Cofiño Arena

© S.Cofiño Arena

IN THE STUDY ROOM

During his visit to The Olympic Studies Centre we speak to Saúl Cofiño Arena, a former Olympic gymnast, about his interesting investigation into the organisation, planning and evaluation of Olympic Academies.

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© IOC

HIDDEN TREASURES

Take a closer look at the programme for one of the most memorable events in Olympic history – the men’s marathon at the Olympic Games London 1908.

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© IOC

DID YOU KNOW?

Have three athletes ever shared first place in an Olympic event? Click through to find out!
 

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