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PtG Article 27.10.2022
The Saudis in sport: Ambitions much larger than sportswashing
PtG Article 27.07.2022
From sportswashing in autocracies to soft power in democracies 
PtG Article 04.07.2022
Call for nuances in media reporting of the World Cup in Qatar
PtG Comment 08.02.2022
A modest but confident China on display at the 2022 Beijing Olympics opening ceremony
PtG Comment 19.01.2022
The political power of the Olympic opening ceremony: Lessons from Beijing and Sochi
PtG Comment 10.05.2021
Boycott Qatar: What are the chances?
PtG Comment 23.02.2021
The unpredictable financial costs of hosting the Olympic Games
PtG Comment 13.01.2021
Egypt’s search for a fig leaf: It’s not the Handball World Championship
PtG Comment 18.12.2020
CAS on Russia: WADA won the battle, but lost the power to push victory through
PtG Comment 31.12.2019
A decade that opened windows of democracy in sport
PtG Article 29.11.2019
More – not less – democracy is often better for organising a World Cup
PtG Article 15.10.2019
Mega-events and human rights: Where do we draw the line?
PtG Article 13.09.2019
Formula 1 does not seem to have a positive impact on host regions
PtG Article 21.03.2019
Anti-Semitism in sport: Discrimination and death threats
PtG Comment 05.12.2018
The historical roots of the Brazilian 'demonstrations cup'
PtG Comment 07.11.2018
Opposition to the Olympics in American cities
PtG Comment 24.10.2018
Hamburg’s bid for the 2024 Games: Political misconceptions of citizens’ concerns
PtG Comment 23.10.2018
Putin’s use of sporting events as a domestic policy tool
PtG Comment 08.10.2018
A cautious game: Protesting mega-events in Russia
PtG Article 28.11.2017
Human rights, soft power and the legacy of mega-events
PtG Article 06.12.2011
Mega-event politics: Ukraine stops killing of stray dogs before EURO 2012
PtG Article 12.11.2000
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