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APRIL 2016, NO. 32


We’ve added 111 new publications to our digital and printed libraries. See the full list of books added in January, February and March.

This Months' Highlights

Sochi 2014 Official Report
Edited and published in 2015 by The Organising Committee of the XXII Olympic Winter Games and XI Paralympic Winter Games of 2014 in Sochi. 519-page commemorative book in English and Russian, plus 4 CD-ROMs.

A comprehensive overview of all aspects of organising and staging the Games including: Sochi’s bid, the torch relay, the opening and closing ceremonies, the sports competitions, and all the official results and medallists. Get it from our e-library.

Global Sport Marketing: Sponsorship, Ambush Marketing and the Olympic Games
By Norm O'Reilly...[et al.]. Published by Fitness Information Technology, 2015, 338 pages. ISBN: 9781935412434.

Five authors from academic, sports and commercial backgrounds give a unique view of sport marketing from a global perspective. The authors share their experience and insight on Olympic marketing, sport sponsorship, and ambush marketing, with each section supported by examples and case studies.

Beyond Sport for Development and Peace: Transnational Perspectives on Theory, Policy and Practice
Edited by Lyndsay M. C. Hayhurst...[et al.]. Published by Routledge, 2016, 244 pages, ISBN: 9781138806672.

This groundbreaking book brings together academics and field experts from across the developed and developing worlds to provide interesting perspectives on sport for development and peace. It combines theory with reviews of practical approaches – from countries such as Australia, Canada, Cuba and Zambia – to offer fresh insight into how sport can contribute to development policy and peace.

To borrow a book from our collection, email us at studies.centre@olympic.org

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