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Examining the influence of the London 2012 Olympic Games on physical activity in Australian Queensland adults

This post is my presentation from the Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand (SMAANZ) 2013 Conference.

The post contains the abstract, presentation video and slides. 439 more words

Research Publications And Presentations

Will the Olympics really inspire more people to play sport?

Originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Did watching the Olympics inspire you to get out and play sport? Perhaps the gold-medal-winning effort of our… 662 more words

Media Commentary

Oscar Pistorius agent seeks prison meeting over runner's career, Olympic body says ineligible for 5 years

Oscar Pistorius’ agent is seeking a prison meeting with the double-amputee athlete in the next few days to discuss his career, with South Africa’s Olympic committee saying Thursday the runner can’t compete for the full five years of his jail sentence. 461 more words

Sports

Oscar Pistorius holds the hands of family members after sentenced in Pretoria

South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius holds the hands of family members after being sentenced at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

World

Winnipeg Sports Media: This Gary Lawless column isn't that bad...unless it really is

Many years ago, I was instructed by one of my first newspaper gurus that a headline should sell, tell and fit. That is, it should sell the story, tell the story and fit the layout. 739 more words

National Hockey League

Oscar Pistorious is Being Sentenced For Homicide in the Death of Reeva Steenkamp As I Write

As I write it appears that South African athlete Oscar Pistorious will be sentenced to at least some prison time for the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. 74 more words