Each response requires at minimum three typed pages with 1 ½ spacing and 12 pt Times Roman font. Again, please do not demonstrate comprehension use your space to apply that theory and concepts.
Select one of the following three
- Based on notes, your country assessment and discussion in class, what is the appropriate role of the government in international sport. Please refrain from discussing domestic based government sport (e.g financing of building NFL stadiums etc., local taxpayers money being used to fund high school sport.) focus on international sport efforts (e.g. success in Olympics, athlete development, support of Olympic committee and or games, say in conduct of sport internationally, using sport as a diplomatic tool, using sport to impose culture, using sport to promote a political ideology.) At its heart what is the appropriate view of sport by government and how should it be supported.
- Knowing what you know about the Bid process, the operations of the event itself and legacies, please provide advice and insights for an American city who is considering on bidding on an Olympic games. What to expect and what to consider if they are going to bid and what it will take to host and what it will take to win the bid.
- Using the Logic Model presented with in the International Sport Development slides, Assess either the NBA Basketball without Borders Program, Peace Players International or US Department of States Sports United programs and take a position on whether they are achieving their intended aims and if it is money well spent.
All Answer this Question
In your reading of The Ugly Game please identify four concepts or theories that were presented in the class and explain each of theirs relevance to the story of Qatar ultimately being awarded the bid to host the 2024 FIFA World Cup. Lastly offer your view of Qatar’s actions and please remember, according to Hofstede, they may be wired differently than you