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  • Ch 10 - International Factors
    • Events
      • International
      • High Profile Events
        • Superbowl
        • Premier League
        • Marathons (London, Boston etc...)
        • The Boat Race
        • The Grand National
    • Advantages Of Hosting an International Event
      • Recognition (attracts other competitions)
      • Unites the Country-----> Pride
      • Improved Infrastructure
      • Inspires a Generation-> Increased Participation
      • Disadvantages Of Hosting an International Event
        • Ch 10 - International Factors
          • Events
            • International
            • High Profile Events
              • Superbowl
              • Premier League
              • Marathons (London, Boston etc...)
              • The Boat Race
              • The Grand National
          • Advantages Of Hosting an International Event
            • Recognition (attracts other competitions)
            • Unites the Country-----> Pride
            • Improved Infrastructure
            • Inspires a Generation-> Increased Participation
            • Disadvantages Of Hosting an International Event
              • Terrorist Threat (Potential Rioting)
              • Strain on local communities ---> Increased Crime rate
              • Not every area of the country benefits
              • Pressure on Police, NHS, Fire Brigade
          • Types of competition
            • Ladder (Racquet Sports)
              • Small no. of players are ranked and can play someone no more than 2 places ahead of them
              • Everyone plays the same no. of matches
            • Round Robin
              • Group Stages
              • Each team plays eachother
              • Often followed by knockout stages
            • Combination
              • Both Round Robin and Knockout
            • Knockout
              • Each team/player gets one chance
              • Many teams can enter
              • Easy to organise
          • Olympic Games
            • Political Controversies
              • 1936 Berlin, Germany
                • Hitler's Aryan Race ideology ( White Supremacy, Blonde Hair, Blue Eyes) was destroyed when Jesse Owens won 4 Gold Medals
                • Hitler left the Stadium at the awards ceremony
                • This was an example of Racial Discrimination
              • 1968 Mexico City,Mexico
                • Tommie Smith and John Carlos wore black glove and socks and made the 'Black Power' salute at the awards ceremony
                • This was to stand up for Black Peoples civil rights in America
                • They were subsequently banned from the Olympics for life
              • 1972 Munich, Germany
                • 9 Israeli athletes were taken hostage by 8 Palestinian Terrorists
                • All of the athletes and 5 of the terrorists were killed in the rescue attmept
                • The terrorists wanted the release of 234 prisoners held in Israel
              • 1980 Moscow, Russia
                • The Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan
                • America, China and nearly 60 other countries boycotted the games
            • Financial Controversies
              • 1972 Montreal, Canada
                • Canada were $1.5 billion in debt after the games and it took 30 years to pay off
                • There was also a boycott by many sovereign African countries after the New Zealand rugby toured South Africa
                • New Zealand were called to be banned by many countries as they were seen to be supporting the Apartheid in S.A at the time
                • Apartheid was a system of racial segregation in S.A from 1948 to 1994
              • 1984 Los Angeles, USA
                • This was the first Olympics to not be sponsored by the Government
                • Instead there were sponsorships from companies such as Coca Cola
                • The country made a $232.5 million profit, and the region kept $93 million
        • Terrorist Threat (Potential Rioting)
        • Strain on local communities ---> Increased Crime rate
        • Not every area of the country benefits
        • Pressure on Police, NHS, Fire Brigade
    • Types of competition
      • Ladder (Racquet Sports)
        • Small no. of players are ranked and can play someone no more than 2 places ahead of them
        • Everyone plays the same no. of matches
      • Round Robin
        • Group Stages
        • Each team plays eachother
        • Often followed by knockout stages
      • Combination
        • Both Round Robin and Knockout
      • Knockout
        • Each team/player gets one chance
        • Many teams can enter
        • Easy to organise
    • Olympic Games
      • Political Controversies
        • 1936 Berlin, Germany
          • Hitler's Aryan Race ideology ( White Supremacy, Blonde Hair, Blue Eyes) was destroyed when Jesse Owens won 4 Gold Medals
          • Hitler left the Stadium at the awards ceremony
          • This was an example of Racial Discrimination
        • 1968 Mexico City,Mexico
          • Tommie Smith and John Carlos wore black glove and socks and made the 'Black Power' salute at the awards ceremony
          • This was to stand up for Black Peoples civil rights in America
          • They were subsequently banned from the Olympics for life
        • 1972 Munich, Germany
          • 9 Israeli athletes were taken hostage by 8 Palestinian Terrorists
          • All of the athletes and 5 of the terrorists were killed in the rescue attmept
          • The terrorists wanted the release of 234 prisoners held in Israel
        • 1980 Moscow, Russia
          • The Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan
          • America, China and nearly 60 other countries boycotted the games
      • Financial Controversies
        • 1972 Montreal, Canada
          • Canada were $1.5 billion in debt after the games and it took 30 years to pay off
          • There was also a boycott by many sovereign African countries after the New Zealand rugby toured South Africa
          • New Zealand were called to be banned by many countries as they were seen to be supporting the Apartheid in S.A at the time
          • Apartheid was a system of racial segregation in S.A from 1948 to 1994
        • 1984 Los Angeles, USA
          • This was the first Olympics to not be sponsored by the Government
          • Instead there were sponsorships from companies such as Coca Cola
          • The country made a $232.5 million profit, and the region kept $93 million
  • Football/Rugby World cup

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