The term sportswashing has emerged in recent years, often to decry sporting events being hosted in authoritarian regimes with the purpose of improving reputations. First used to describe the 2015 European Games in Baku, the term...Read More
Hosted by the Centre for Culture, Sport & Events at UWS, Foregrounding a Rights-Based Agenda...Read More
By Dr. Joerg Koenigstorfer The United States of America will host the Olympic Games in 2028 (Los...Read More
The impact of COVID-19 on the work of the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) and its athletes.
Like all other sports organisations, the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation...Read More
What will post-COVID-19 imply for MSE’s and Human Rights? Possible lessons from large participant events.
Moving back a few months, few could have imagined that the commercial growth of mega sporting...Read More
By Mark Piekarz, Coventry University The visit to Japan involved visiting 6 of the 12 stadiums and...Read More
Longitudinal study on the impact of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games upon the lived experience of people with disabilities living in the greater Tokyo metropolitan area
I visited Tokyo from 29th April to 30th May 2019 to commence a longitudinal study on the impact of...Read More
I spent one month in mobility from the University of Gothenburg (Sweden) to North Carolina State...Read More
- Qatar World Cup and Sportwashing: Adam Talbot
- EventRights scholars draw attention to Qatar World Cup Human Rights concerns
- EventRights host Symposium on Sport Events and Human Rights
- Eventrights scholars participate in IOA’s Young Participants session
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