Journal of Olympic History – Vol. 23/No. 1 – 2015

This time we did not have to search too hard for a dominating theme, for we could hardly ignore this anniversary. On the10th April it will be exactly 100 years since the City of Lausanne declared itself ready to accept the IOC Archives into its stores. Philip Barker describes in chronological order the transition of […]

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Journal of Olympic History – Vol. 22/No. 3 – 2014

I have never had cause for complaint about a lack of articles in the last three years. On the contrary. Mostly what is offered greatly exceeds the limits, so that our authors have often to take their place in a queue. That it is not getting any shorter is because young scientists and students have […]

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Journal of Olympic History – Vol. 22/No. 2 – 2014

When we were discussing this edition back in March, Karl Lennartz and I agreed that we would take the ever present idea of “war and peace” as the central theme because this summer is the 100th anniversary of the First World War. Karl, who had been co-editor of this Journal, decided to write an article […]

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Journal of Olympic History – Vol. 22/No. 1 – 2014

The first edition of the Journal in 2014 has taken shape in the wake of the excellently organised Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, even though the wonderful experiences on the Black Sea coast have been clouded by subsequent events in the Ukraine. For that very reason it is worth recalling the opening speech by IOC […]

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Journal of Olympic History – Vol. 21/No. 3 – 2013

With this last edition of the year the editors of the Journal of Olympic History would like to help readers to get in the mood for the XXII Winter Games. In 2014, everyone will be aware that the Olympic Flame will after a long journey through Russia and even into space, find it’s a final […]

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