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Gladys Carson in Paris 1924: half told Olympic stories.
This conference hosted by the ICSHC at DMU celebrated the long history of the Centre's work with the Oxford DNB since the newly configured dictionary was relaunched in 1993. Looking forward past the Olympic release in 2012, ...
'Women's soccer evolution a product of pre-World-Cup-era resolve' Upfront? Onside: Dispatches From the Women's World Cup Planet Futbol Sports Illustrated
This is the first in a series of stories from the Women's World Cup, which will span different nations, teams, aspects and elements of the competition. An array of accomplished writers and scholars will be filing regularly ...
Women and Soccer: Research Agendas and Policy Debates
Jean Williams of De Montfort University delivered the opening plenary, Women and Soccer: Research Agendas and Policy Debates, at The Futures of Women's Soccer Symposium held at Duke University's Forum for Scholars and ...
Playing By The Rules: Sport and The Law Exhibition
(The Supreme Court, 2012-07-26)
With a particular focus on the Olympics, the exhibition offers an introduction to how the legal profession has helped support the development and financing of sport over the years - as well as taking a look at some lawyers ...
(Oystercatcher Press, 2016-09-24)
Rise like a phoenix: the history of women’s football and the Women’s World Cup, 1869-2015
When Panini stickers issued its first edition for the Women’s World Cup in 2011 in Germany, it was hailed by many as progress and an important innovation. Like Hope Solo appearing on Dancing with the Stars, the Panini range ...
Evolution of Soccer Science
(Human Kinetics, 2016-08-07)
Knitting and the Olympic Games: clothing, competition, culture and commerce
(Taylor and Francis, 2015-05-01)
A critical survey of some of the ways in which knitting has inter-acted with the Olympic Games and its predecessors.
‘A Noble Game Became Degraded”: The rise and fall of professional football in Middlesbrough, 1889-1894
(North East History Journal, 2014)
This article examines the brief life of Middlesbrough Ironopolis Football Company Limited between its formation in 1889 and its subsequent liquidation in 1894. It was in 1889 that the membership of Middlesbrough Football ...
From Knox to Dyson: Coaching, Amateurism and British Athletics, 1912- 1947
(Taylor and Francis, 2010-03)
Coaching has a long history in athletics, dating back to the era of professional pedestrians such as Captain Barclay. By the early twentieth century, because of the dominance of the amateur hegemony, the notion of ...