The Bitter-Sweet Awakening The Legacy of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games
- Book Details
- Richard Cashman
- Hardback, Illustrations, Notes, Bibliography
- Walla Walla Press 2006
- ISBN 1 876718 90 0
Published in conjunction with the Australian Centre for Olympic Studies, UTS
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Has the reputation of the Sydney Olympic and Paralympic Games been sustained? Have the long-term impacts of the Games been positive or negative? Have the promised benefits to the host community been realised?
There has been increasing recognition of the importance of the impacts of mega sporting events and in 2001 the International Olympic Committee initiated its Olympic Games Global Impact Project. The Bitter-Sweet Awakening is the first book of its kind, a broad-ranging analysis of the impacts of one particular Olympic and Paralympic Games.
- When Carnival is Over
- Media, identity and culture
- Economic outcomes
- International dimensions
- The future of Sydney Olympic Park
- Community impacts
- Paralympic Games
- A Continuing Legacy