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Sporting events & management

See below for a selection of the latest books from Sporting events & management category. Presented with a red border are the Sporting events & management books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Sporting events & management books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Heritage and Sport An Introduction

Heritage and Sport An Introduction

Author: Gregory Ramshaw Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/11/2019

This book provides a holistic view of the relationship between heritage and sport. It examines four types of sport heritage: tangible immovable sport heritage (sports venues, monuments and memorials, landscapes); tangible movable sport heritage (museums and halls of fame, events, living sport heritage); intangible sport heritage (intangibility of sport heritage, institutions, existential); and goods and services with a sport heritage component (tourism, marketing, management). It offers both theoretical and applied approaches to the heritage-sport relationship and intersects with many contemporary topics in heritage, sport, tourism, events and marketing. It will be useful to students and researchers in sport tourism, sport studies, heritage studies, sport history, museum studies and sports management.

The Price of Football

The Price of Football

Author: Kieran (University of Liverpool) Maguire Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/11/2019

Professional football is the most popular sport in the world in terms of both spectator attendance and television viewing figures. As its popularity has grown so has its monetary value. Kieran Maguire examines how professional football clubs operate as businesses and explains how to read, understand and interrogate the finances of professional clubs. The book begins by exploring the financial accounts of the football club - the balance sheet, income statement and cash flow - and shows what they tell us about a club's financial health. How assets are financed and how clubs account for players in different ways is explored, including the reasons for the rise in wage levels at the elite end. How ticket prices are determined, the benefits and costs of television rights, and how brand monetization impact on the finances of clubs are all explained as well as the role of financial fair play. The book explains how clubs are valued, what to look out for in the published accounts, and why they are bought and sold. At a time when many commentators are bemoaning the effects of too much money in the game, this clear-headed analysis and presentation of the financial imperatives and challenges facing football clubs will be welcomed not only by students of the industry, but by a wider consituency of fans and supporters looking to understand their club's latest season ticket prices or transfer deal.

The Price of Football

The Price of Football

Author: Kieran (University of Liverpool) Maguire Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/11/2019

Professional football is the most popular sport in the world in terms of both spectator attendance and television viewing figures. As its popularity has grown so has its monetary value. Kieran Maguire examines how professional football clubs operate as businesses and explains how to read, understand and interrogate the finances of professional clubs. The book begins by exploring the financial accounts of the football club - the balance sheet, income statement and cash flow - and shows what they tell us about a club's financial health. How assets are financed and how clubs account for players in different ways is explored, including the reasons for the rise in wage levels at the elite end. How ticket prices are determined, the benefits and costs of television rights, and how brand monetization impact on the finances of clubs are all explained as well as the role of financial fair play. The book explains how clubs are valued, what to look out for in the published accounts, and why they are bought and sold. At a time when many commentators are bemoaning the effects of too much money in the game, this clear-headed analysis and presentation of the financial imperatives and challenges facing football clubs will be welcomed not only by students of the industry, but by a wider consituency of fans and supporters looking to understand their club's latest season ticket prices or transfer deal.

National Football League - A Complete History

National Football League - A Complete History

Author: Peter Murray Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/10/2019

The History of The Rugby World Cup

The History of The Rugby World Cup

Author: Peter Murray Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/10/2019

Sports Sponsorship Principles and Practices

Sports Sponsorship Principles and Practices

Author: John A. Fortunato Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/10/2019

This book focuses on how the sponsorship of sports works: the costs, the goals, evaluation and selection of the property a sponsor chooses, how to activate a sponsorship, how to create a brand association, public relations and brand image possibilities. Anything is possible in a sponsorship, it is simply what the sponsor and the property can agree to during their negotiations. There is for example the opportunity for product category exclusivity--no competing brand at a particular location. With the audience being harder to reach because of technology, sponsorship continues to be a viable way to obtain brand exposure and better connect a brand with a consumer. With global sponsorship spending totaling more than $48 billion, it is clear that many companies see this as an important promotional communication strategy.

Match-Fixing in Sport Comparative Studies from Australia, Japan, Korea and Beyond

Match-Fixing in Sport Comparative Studies from Australia, Japan, Korea and Beyond

Author: Stacey (Melbourne Law School, Australia) Steele Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/09/2019

Match-fixing represents a greater potential threat to the integrity of sport than doping. It has been linked to organised crime, illegal drugs and money-laundering. Law enforcement and sporting authorities are struggling to establish legal and regulatory responses to this emerging threat, particularly in light of cross-border internet gambling. This book examines match-fixing and the legal responses to it in three key Asian sporting nations: Australia, Japan and Korea. It explores the significance of legal, regulatory and cultural differences, and draws lessons in terms of best practice and enforcement for legal and sporting authorities around the world. Including key insights from players, the betting industry, law enforcement and prosecution authorities, it discusses the strengths and weakness of current anti-corruption strategies in the three jurisdictions. Match-Fixing in Sport: Comparative Studies from Australia, Japan, Korea and Beyond offers important insights for all students and scholars with an interest in sport studies, law, criminology and Asian studies.

Managing Sport Events

Managing Sport Events

Author: T. Christopher Greenwell, Leigh Ann Danzey-Bussell, David Shonk Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 23/08/2019

Running a successful sporting event requires the knowledge and skills to plan, organise, promote, lead and communicate effectively. Managing Sport Events, 2nd Edition prepares readers to manage events with ease. It guides them through the entire process, from event conception to post-event evaluation. Merging research findings with best practices, this new second edition presents the key principles of event management. With updated references throughout, Managing Sport Events, 2nd Edition emphasises practical application by offering plenty of contemporary examples and learning opportunities for students. This essential guide leads students through the reality of what it takes to conduct a successful event. Starting with event conception and development, the text then addresses key planning areas such as staffing, budgets, marketing, promotion and sponsorship. It then moves on to the key operational areas which include services, logistics and on-site management. Finally it concludes with details of post-event duties and considerations. Managing Sport Events, 2nd Edition integrates the traditional business segments of sport management with the unique requirements of event management. This guide is an essential resource for current and future professionals working in sport at all levels.

The Rugby Paper's Essential World Cup Guide 2019

The Rugby Paper's Essential World Cup Guide 2019

Author: Nick Cain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/08/2019

Applied Sport Management Skills

Applied Sport Management Skills

Author: Robert N. Lussier, David C. Kimball Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/05/2019

Applied Sport Management Skills, 3rd Edition takes a unique and effective approach to teaching students how to become strong leaders and managers in the world of sport. Not in its third edition, the text is organised around the central management functions - planning, organising, leading and controlling. The text explains the important concepts then takes the students beyond the theories, enabling them to apply manage and develop management skills. This practical approach helps students put concepts into action as sport managers - developing the skills of creative problem solving and strategic planning and the ability to lead, organise and delegate. Applied Sport Management Skills, 3rd Edition boasts 1,300 new references and content updates that keep pace with industry trends regarding legal liability, risk management, sport culture and social media. Particularly valuable are the numerous special elements and practical applications that offer students real opportunities to develop their skills. This new third edition also comes with a web study guide. This allows students to complete most of the learning activities online and then submit them to their instructor. Instructors also benefit from a suite of ancillaries including an instructor guide, test package and presentation package.

100 Great GAA Moments

100 Great GAA Moments

Author: John Scally Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/05/2019

In its long and rich history the GAA has provided many great moments. This book is a celebration of one hundred of the best of them: the Thunder and Lightning Final; the Polo Grounds Final; Seamus Darby's goal in 1982; the epic clashes between Dublin and Meath in 1991; Leitrim's Connacht title in 1994; Clare ending 81 years in the wilderness; Wexford becoming home to `the Riverdance of Sport' and the GAA opening up Croke Park to other sports. These moments and many more are featured in these pages. Every county is included. Based on exclusive interviews as seen through the eyes of the key personalities who shaped them, it goes behind the scenes and offers unique eyewitness accounts of the dramas on and off the pitch that captivated, enthralled and occasionally infuriated the nation. New light is shed on old controversies, fresh insights into the players and personalities that linger long in the memory are provided, and the epic contests that turned the national games into the national soap opera are recounted by the men and women who were there in the heat of the battles.

Sport Finance

Sport Finance

Author: Gil B. Fried, Timothy D. DeSchriver, Michael Mondello Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/04/2019

Sport Finance, 4th Edition introduces students to the real world of financial management in sport. It shows them how to apply financial concepts and appreciate the importance of finance in establishing sound sport management practices. Utilising a modern and practical approach, the text gives students a deeper understanding of the reasoning behind the principles of sport finance. This brand new fourth edition has been revised and restructured to reflect the evolving needs of students entering the dynamic sport industry. It includes new chapters, expanded coverage of strategies and five new case studies. To further relate the content to real life situations, this essential text comes with a brand new student web resource. This resource includes study questions about each of the case studies to ensure students fully understand concepts and strategies. Lecturers are catered for with an accompanying instructor, complete with test package, presentation package, case studies and additional activities. Sport Finance, 4th Edition enables students to grasp fundamental concepts in sport finance. By analysing business structures, income statements and funding options, students not only learn basic finance but also how these skills can be used to build a strategy and make sound financial decisions in the world of sport.