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What do the Olympic medal tables say about your nation’s sporting priorities?

Oakley, Ben and Shibli, Simon (2016). What do the Olympic medal tables say about your nation’s sporting priorities? The Conversation, London.

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Abstract

Each time the Olympic and Paralympic Games come around, a small minority of nations tend to do well. On average, only 25% of competing nations at the Olympics will win a gold medal – and they’re pretty much the same ones year in, year out.

Item Type: Other
Copyright Holders: 2016 The Authors
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) > Education, Childhood, Youth and Sport
Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Education Futures
Item ID: 49345
Depositing User: Ben Oakley
Date Deposited: 15 May 2017 09:30
Last Modified: 15 May 2017 09:30
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/49345
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