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date: 28 May 2020


Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport
Joseph MaguireJoseph MAGUIRE

Modern sport is bound up with an interdependent global network that is marked by flows of people, technology, finance, media images, and ideologies. The development of national and international sports organizations, the growth of competition between national teams, the worldwide acceptance of rules governing specific—that is, Western—sport forms, and the establishment of global competitions such as the Olympic Games, all indicate the increasing globalization in the sports world. ...

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