The successful Sydney Olympic bid: A debate. Swimming with the big boys? The politics of Sydney's 2000 Olmpic bid

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Title translated into German:Die erfolgreiche olympische Bewerbung von Sydney: Ein Debatte. Schwimmen mit den Machern? Die Politik der Bewerbung Sydneys fuer die Olympischen Spiele 2000
Author:Booth, Douglas; Tatz, Colin
Published in:Sporting traditions
Published:11 (1994), 1 , S. 3-23, Lit.
Format: Publications (Database SPOLIT)
Publication Type: Journal article
Media type: Print resource
ISSN:0813-2577, 0813-2577
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Identification number:PU199411074810

Author's abstract

On 23 September 1993 the International Olympic Committee (IOC) met in Monte Carlo to decide which of five competing cities would host the 2000 Olympic Games. In the final round of voting, with three cities already eliminated and against the predictions of almost every observer and commentator, IOC members chose Sydney ahead of Beijing by forty-five votes to forty-three. The decision raises two question two questions: how did Sydney win the vote and what opportunities will the Games offer black and white Australians? Verf.-Referat