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Commonwealth Games

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure.

An organized athletic competition between the self-governing nations of the former British Empire and Commonwealth, first staged in Hamilton, Canada, in 1930, in London in 1934 (when...

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Commonwealth Games

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 30 words.

Sporting event originating as the British Empire Games (1930). Competitors are members of the Commonwealth of Nations.

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Commonwealth Games

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure.

An organized athletic competition between the self-governing nations of the former British Empire and Commonwealth, first staged in Hamilton, Canada, in 1930, in London in 1934 (when...

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Commonwealth Games

in Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport

January 2013; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 2810 words.

The Commonwealth Games are a large, international, multi-sport festival held every four years. Athletes come from nations and territories that are members of the British...

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Indian Premier League and XIX Commonwealth Games take arbitrability of fraud in India by storm

Rohan V. Tigadi and Aditya Pratap Singh.

in Arbitration International

December 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Arbitration; Company and Commercial Law; Competition Law; Employment and Labour Law; Settlement of Disputes. 4511 words.

Allegations of fraud by a party have proven to be a troublesome question for enforcement of arbitration agreements in India. No statutory provision of the Indian Arbitration and...

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Commonwealth Games

Alan Tomlinson.

in A Dictionary of Sports Studies

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 301 words.

An organized athletic competition between the self-governing nations of the former British Empire and Commonwealth, first staged in Hamilton, Canada,

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Intellectual property protection and enforcement at major events: Practical lessons learnt from the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games

Tim Golder and Wendy Burnett.

in Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice

January 2007; p ublished online December 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Intellectual Property Law. 2488 words.

Legal context

Commercial sponsorship is a integral part of major sporting events. The ability to attract commercial sponsors relies not just on the...

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Cooper, Joyce (1909–2002)

Stuart George.

in A Supplementary Dictionary of Sports Personalities

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sport and Leisure. 65 words.

She won four gold medals at the first Commonwealth Games in 1930. She won the silver medal in the

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NZOC

Tony Deverson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 42 words.

abbreviation New Zealand Olympic Committee (formerly NZOCGA New Zealand Olympic and Commonwealth Games Association). 2008 press Maister said the NZOC

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At the COAL FACE

Gerry Pennell.

in ITNOW

March 2001; p ublished online March 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Computing. 0 words.

The 2002 Commonwealth Games organising committee has asked the BCS to help find 1,000 volunteers or employers willing to second staff to support the event's IT.

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Beresford, Jack

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 366 words.

CBE 1960; Member, British Olympic Council, since 1936; Member, Council for England, British Empire and Commonwealth Games (BE & CG)

Born 1 Jan. 1899; s...

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Martin, Louise Livingstone

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Medicine and Health. 154 words.

CBE 2003

Born 2 Sept. 1946; d of James Stewart Campbell and Minnie Campbell; m 1973, Ian Alexander...

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‘A Fragile Flower’: Britain and the Headship of the Commonwealth

Philip Murphy.

in Monarchy and the End of Empire

December 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 10727 words.

The chapter considers the implications of the role of Head of the Commonwealth. It traces how it changed from being a purely symbolic role to one with quasi-ceremonial functions. It...

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International Seminar on Arbitration for Sports

Lianbin SONG, Ling YANG, Yingpu FAN and Yi HUANG.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

November 2007; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 1617 words.

This short note summarizes the presentations made at the “2006 International Seminar on Arbitration for Sports” held from 22 to 24 October at Wuhan University, People's Republic of China.

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Daley Thompson

Overview page. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945).

1958– )

British athlete, whose performances in the decathlon in the 1980s established him as one of the most successful all-round athletes ever.

Born in Notting Hill,...

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New Town in the City: the narrative of east Manchester

Georgina Blakeley and Brendan Evans.

in The regeneration of east Manchester

October 2013; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Policy. 17736 words.

This chapter describes the plethora of projects undertaken in the regeneration of east Manchester in the following thematic areas identified in the Strategic Regeneration Framework: housing...

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Conclusion

D. Asher Ghertner.

in Rule By Aesthetics

October 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies. 6966 words.

The book’s conclusion summarizes key findings and traces the transformation of urban and national politics in India in the wake of a series of high-profile corruption scandals, including...

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Sport, Gender and National Identities

John Harris and Fiona Skillen.

in Scotland's Referendum and the Media

April 2016; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: UK Politics. 5311 words.

The chapter examines the relationship between sport and the discourses of collective identity, particularly of gender and national dimensions of identity, with a focus on media coverage of...

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The ‘Jerusalem’ Joseph

William John Lyons.

in Joseph of Arimathea

February 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Religious Studies. 10046 words.

This chapter discusses how the idea of Jesus visiting England offers an even more powerful urge to nationalistic fervour than the comparatively mundane story of Joseph of Arimathea bringing...

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Australian Institute of Sport

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure.

(AIS)

A specialist institute for the study and promotion of elite sport performance, based in Australia's capital city, Canberra. It was formed in 1981, after a review of...

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Linford Christie

Overview page. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945).

(1960– )

Jamaican-born British Olympic sprinter who specialized in the 100-metres event. His many awards include a gold medal in the 1992 Olympics.

Born in St Andrews,...

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