Item Summary - Future of The Paralympic Games

Future of The Paralympic Games


The world of able bodied and disabled sport is changing. Funding for Paralympic sports is increasing every quadrennial cycle (The total funding rose from £10,075,602 for Sydney to £29,545,872 in Beijing, with the most notable increases (100% or more increase in funding) over the last quadrennial cycle in archery, boccia, cycling, fencing, goalball, equestrian, shooting, powerlifting and table tennis).


Author(s)Dr Elesa Argent
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Resource typeCase studies and discussion starters
ThemeThe Olympics Governance Management
KeywordsUKOER, HLST, ENGSCOER, OER, LL2012, London 2012, Olympics, Olympic Games, Paralympics, Paralympic Games, Learning Legacies, JISC, HEA, Oxford Brookes University, HLSTOER, cc-by, creative commons, IOC, LOCOG, athletics, competition, discussion starter , discuss, Future of Paralympic games, funding, future, media coverage, legacy, London, Vancouver, Sochi, 2008, 2012, 2014, disability sport, equality, disabilities, IPC, International Paralympic committee, oxb:060111:012dd, hospitality, leisure, sport, tourism, Team GB., The Olympics Governance Management.
Date created2011
RADAR Collection2012 Legacies for Learning
LicenceCreative Commons Licence
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