The official website for the 2022 Barcelona-Pyrenees Olympic bid is launched
The official website for the 2022 Barcelona-Pyrenees Olympic bid has now been launched, with the aim of publicising all the features of the Pyrenees and providing information on snow and ice sports.
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Mega-sporting events in urban and regional policy: a history of the Winter Olympics
Stephen Essex; Brian Chalkey
‘Mega-events’, such as the Olympic Games, have emerged as an important tool of urban and regional renewal through their ability to justify redevelopment and enhancement, attract inward investment, promote...
Sport, environment and culture
Vancouver 2010 : sustainability
Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games
Section of the official website of the Vancouver Organising Committee (VANOC) on sustainability and Aboriginal participation in projects included under Winter Olympics and Paralympics bid. It starts from...
1994 Lillehammer Olympic Games
Hilde Elin Haaland
Case study about the projects and environmental impacts for the first "green" Games in the history of the Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Noruega, written by Hilde Elin Haaland and published by the American...
Valutazione ambientale strategica e grandi eventi : riflessioni a partire dall'esperienza di Torino 2006
Article by Grazziella Brunetta, member of the Dipartimento Interateneo Territorio del Politécnico and the University of Torino, which considers the role of SEA process in policy-making, with particular...
Ambiente delle Olimpiadi di Torino 2006
Article by Anna Segre, member of the Dipartimento Interateneo Territorio del Politécnico and the University of Torino, dealing with the environmental policy of the International Olympic Committee...
Changing infrastructural implications of the winter Olympic Games (1924-2002)
S. Essex; B. Chalkley
The aim of this paper is to review the role of the Winter Olympics in changing and modernising the built and natural environments of its hosts and its role as a tool of urban and rural regeneration. There...
Women at the Olympic Winter Games
Article published by a doctorial student from the University of Frache-Comté in France on the topic of women and their involvement in the Winter Olympics. The author argues that some of the main reasons...