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date: 20 October 2019

Athletic Talent Migration 

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport
Author(s):
John D. HorneJohn D. HORNE

Social scientific interest in the movement of elite athletes within nations, between nations, and across continents has grown since the early 1990s. Research has focused on three themes: 1) the impacts on host and donor nations, the role of intermediaries, and the effect on sports fans and the athletes themselves; 2) responses by governing bodies of sport; and 3) the implications for conceptions of identity. ...

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