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The Altruistic Vigilance Approach to Attending and Hosting the Olympics

By Michael O’Leary, Guest Contributor, Sports+Fitness Network and
Lisa M. Miller, Ph.D., Editor, Global Sport Management News

Ultimately, does hosting the Olympic Games truly offer enough tangible benefits despite the grand pageantry of attending the events?  In fact, many studies indicate the costs associated with hosting are often under-estimated and profits significantly over-estimated. This often leads to dissenting opinions as to whether or not the Olympic Games truly provide long term investment opportunities and increased wellness for the people of the hosting country.

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