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Barbarians, Bridge Builders, and Boycott: The British Sports Council's Fact-Finding Mission to South Africa.
Rider, Toby C.;Llewellyn, Matthew P.
Academic Journal Academic Journal | International Journal of the History of Sport Jan2019, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p24 24p. Please log in to see more details

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Sport and Nation Building: A Comparison of the United States and South Africa
Gerald Gems
Academic Journal Academic Journal | Фізичне виховання, спорт і культура здоров’я у сучасному суспільстві, Iss 3(47), Pp 3-9 (2019) Please log in to see more details
The relevance of the research. This paper analyses the case of the USA and South Afric... more
Sport and Nation Building: A Comparison of the United States and South Africa
Фізичне виховання, спорт і культура здоров’я у сучасному суспільстві, Iss 3(47), Pp 3-9 (2019)
The relevance of the research. This paper analyses the case of the USA and South Africa and its experiences in the sports sector since the period of apartheid, in an effort to explore the processes necessary to understand the potential sports may hold for peace building. By identifying initiatives of the USA in South Africa at the national, community and individual level of analysis, the paper outlines the possible effects of sports on reconciliation in divided states. Using a comparative historical approach, the connection between race as a cultural and political category rooted in the history of slavery and colonialism, and the development of the nation states was analyzed. It was characterized how each country's differing efforts to establish national unity and other institutional impediments have served, through the nation-building process and into their present systems of state power, to shape and often crystallize categories and divisions of race. The purpose of the research is to experimentally verify the effectiveness of sports as an integral part of the country, influencing culture. Methods of the research. The research methods used in the process of writing the paper involve the use of general scientific and empirical techniques of physical culture and educational sciences based on a systematic approach. In addition, in the process such general research methods as generalization and comparison analyses were used. The results of the research. As a result of the analysis, we have identified the main range of problems arising from globalization processes and a number of measures aimed at raising the level of sports and cultural image of the developed countries in the World society.

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sport, physical education, polity, national game, racial segregation, blacks and whites, soccer, rugby, United States, South Africa - Sports medicine - RC1200-1245

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FROM FOOTBALL TO RUGBY AND SOCCER IN THE 19TH CENTURY CAPE COLONY.
Cleophas, Francois
Periodical Periodical | Bulletin of the National Library of South Africa. Jun2015, Vol. 69 Issue 1, p110-119. 10p. Please log in to see more details
The article discusses the playing of the European football, or soccer, and rugby footb... more
FROM FOOTBALL TO RUGBY AND SOCCER IN THE 19TH CENTURY CAPE COLONY.
Bulletin of the National Library of South Africa. Jun2015, Vol. 69 Issue 1, p110-119. 10p.
The article discusses the playing of the European football, or soccer, and rugby football in the Cape Colony, South Africa during the 19th century, including the development of rugby clubs. An overview of the social classes involved in rugby football and soccer, including in regard to the discrimination encountered by working class athletes, is provided.

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SPORTS - CAPE of Good Hope (South Africa) -- History - SOCCER - RUGBY football -- History - ATHLETIC clubs - SOCIAL classes - NINETEENTH century - HISTORY - SOUTH Africa

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SELF-EFFICACY, ORGANISATIONAL COMMITMENT, JOB SATISFACTION AND SATISFACTION WITH LIFE RELATIONSHIPS: A STUDY AMONG AMATEUR SPORT COACHES IN SOUTH AFRICA
B.A. Mokoena;Manilall Dhurup
Academic Journal Academic Journal | International Journal of Social Sciences and Humanity Studies, Vol 11, Iss 1 (2019) Please log in to see more details
SELF-EFFICACY, ORGANISATIONAL COMMITMENT, JOB SATISFACTION AND SATISFACTION WITH LIFE ... more
SELF-EFFICACY, ORGANISATIONAL COMMITMENT, JOB SATISFACTION AND SATISFACTION WITH LIFE RELATIONSHIPS: A STUDY AMONG AMATEUR SPORT COACHES IN SOUTH AFRICA
International Journal of Social Sciences and Humanity Studies, Vol 11, Iss 1 (2019)
SELF-EFFICACY, ORGANISATIONAL COMMITMENT, JOB SATISFACTION AND SATISFACTION WITH LIFE RELATIONSHIPS: A STUDY AMONG AMATEUR SPORT COACHES IN SOUTH AFRICA

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History of scholarship and learning. The humanities - AZ20-999 - Social Sciences - Social sciences (General) - H1-99

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Experimental Tactics on an Uneven Playing Field: Multinational Football and the Apartheid Project during the 1970s.
Venter, Gustav
Academic Journal Academic Journal | International Journal of the History of Sport Jan2019, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p83 21p. Please log in to see more details

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Playing to the Gallery? Sport, Cultural Performance, and Social Identity in South Africa, 1920s-1945
Peter C. Alegi
Academic Journal Academic Journal | The International Journal of African Historical Studies. 35(1):17-38 Please log in to see more details

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Restarting the Games. The African People's Organisation contribution to South African sport in 1919. Part III.
CLEOPHAS, FRANCOIS J.
Academic Journal Academic Journal | African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation & Dance Mar2012, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p173 11p. Please log in to see more details

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Epilogue: Making new histories of sport in South Africa.
Nauright, John
Academic Journal Academic Journal | International Journal of the History of Sport Jan2011, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p181 5p. Please log in to see more details

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Sport among the South African troops during the German South West Africa campaign, 1914-1915.
VAN DER MERWE, FLORIS J. G.
Academic Journal Academic Journal | African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation & Dance Mar2013, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p206 14p. Please log in to see more details

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SERVICE QUALITY DIMENSIONS IN SPECTATOR SPORT: ANANALYSIS OF THE TWENTY-TWENTYCRICKETLEAGUEMATCHES IN SOUTH AFRICA
B. A Mokoena;M. Dhurup
Academic Journal Academic Journal | International Journal of Social Sciences and Humanity Studies, Vol 9, Iss 2 (2017) Please log in to see more details
Since their inception, twenty-twenty (T20) cricket league matches have gainedtremendou... more
SERVICE QUALITY DIMENSIONS IN SPECTATOR SPORT: ANANALYSIS OF THE TWENTY-TWENTYCRICKETLEAGUEMATCHES IN SOUTH AFRICA
International Journal of Social Sciences and Humanity Studies, Vol 9, Iss 2 (2017)
Since their inception, twenty-twenty (T20) cricket league matches have gainedtremendous popularity and areheralded in South Africa with the potential ofincreasingthespectatorsupport base in cricket. The purpose of this studywastoenhance an understanding of service quality by examining theservice qualitydimensions in T20 cricket events in South Africa. A convenience sample of250T20 cricket spectatorsin the Gauteng provinceofSouth Africa participated in asurveyusingastructuredself-administered questionnaire. The factor analysisprocedure resulted in the extraction of six primarydimensions, namely servicepersonnel, game atmosphere, facility access, facility aesthetics, home team qualityand opposing team characteristics. The model was tested using confirmatory factoranalysis, which showed a good-fit of the data to the model.Among the servicequality dimensions, facility access was rated the most important dimension. Thestudy recommends that managers use the suggested dimensional framework tomeasure service quality in T20 cricket. Managers can also use this framework andmeasurement scale as a diagnostic tool to identify strengths and weaknesses in theirservices, thus providing guidance for potential areas of improvement.

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History of scholarship and learning. The humanities - AZ20-999 - Social Sciences - Social sciences (General) - H1-99

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'Neither cricketers nor ladies': Towards a history of women and cricket in South Africa, 1860s-2000s.
Odendaal, André
Academic Journal Academic Journal | International Journal of the History of Sport Jan2011, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p115 22p. Please log in to see more details

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Are arts events a good way of augmenting the economic impact of sports? The case of the 2010 Soccer World Cup and the National Arts Festival in South Africa
Jen D. Snowball
Report Report | Working Papers, 2012. Please log in to see more details
Despite the debate about whether arts consumers are also sports consumers, many countr... more
Are arts events a good way of augmenting the economic impact of sports? The case of the 2010 Soccer World Cup and the National Arts Festival in South Africa
Working Papers, 2012.
Despite the debate about whether arts consumers are also sports consumers, many countries have used cultural events to leverage further tourism spending from sports events, the most famous example being the cultural Olympics. This paper reports the findings of research conducted at the 2010 South African National Arts Festival, which was specifically timed to coincide with Soccer World Cup matches being played in a nearby city. Of the 600 interviews conducted with Festival-goers, only 23% reported also attending World Cup soccer matches. Regression analysis revealed that, while there is some overlap between arts and sports attendees, their demographics and consumption habits are significantly different. However, consumption outside of major events showed somewhat more overlap. This suggests that staging cultural events at the same time as major sporting events is not an ideal strategy, since they tend to compete with, rather than complement, each other.

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migration - trade - tourism - history - cultural affinity - ethnic reunion - ethnicity

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Restarting the Games: The African People's Organisation's contribution to South African Sports in 1919 (Part III).
Cleophas, Francois J.
Academic Journal Academic Journal | African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation & Dance Dec2011, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p708 10p. Please log in to see more details

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The African Political Organisation's contribution to South African sport, 1914-1915: Part II.
Cleophas, F. J.;van der Merwe, F. J. G.
Academic Journal Academic Journal | African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation & Dance Dec2010, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p616 20p. Please log in to see more details

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South Africa after the ball: art and the World Cup 2010
Brown, Carol
Academic Journal Academic Journal | African Arts. Summer, 2011, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p8, 10 p. Please log in to see more details

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The Death of Doubt? Sport, Race, and Nationalism in the New South Africa
Derek Charles Catsam
Academic Journal Academic Journal | Georgetown Journal of International Affairs. 11(2):7-13 Please log in to see more details

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Inter-race soccer and the 1960 riots in Durban, South Africa
Ngidi, Mphumeleli
Academic Journal Academic Journal | Historia. November 2014 59(2):326-343 Please log in to see more details
The 1950s were witness to experiments in "inter-race" soccer86 because racially-based ... more
Inter-race soccer and the 1960 riots in Durban, South Africa
Historia. November 2014 59(2):326-343
The 1950s were witness to experiments in "inter-race" soccer86 because racially-based African, Indian, and Coloured teams played against each other at provincial and national levels. Sports officials felt that this was a positive development as teams were breaking racial barriers. However, as the decade wore on and the Defiance Campaign of 1952 and the Treason Trial (1956-1961) heightened political consciousness, sports officials and many activists came to believe that racialised teams were anomalous and were in fact exacerbating race consciousness. The fears of critics of inter-race soccer matches materialised when riots broke out at a soccer match between the South African Indian XI and the South African Africans XI at Curries Fountain, Durban, on 31 July 1960. These riots took on racial overtones. This article discusses the inauguration of inter-race tournaments, the riots themselves, and the aftermath of the riots. A key argument is that the riots played an important role in bringing about non-racial football in South Africa in the 1960s.
Gedurende die 1950s het eksperimente in "veel-rassige" sokker plaasgevind. Rasgebaseerde swart, Indier en gekleurde spanne het op provinsiale en nasionale vlak teen mekaar gespeel. Sportamptenare het gevoel dat dit 'n positiewe ontwikkeling was, en dat rasseskeidings deurbreek is. In die loop van die dekade het veldtogte van verset en die hofsaak van hoogveraad (Treason Trial, 19561961) egter politieke bewussyn aangewakker. Talle aktiviste het standpunt ingeneem op die saamstel van spanne op 'n rassebasis en was oortuig dat rassebewussyn so aangewakker word. Die vrese van die kritici van veelrasigge sokker is bewaarheid toe onluste uitgebreek het gedurende 'n sokkerwedstryd tussen twee spanne, die Suid-Afrikaanse Indiese XI en die Suid-Afrikaanse swart XI by Curries Fountain, Durban, op 31 Julie 1960. Hierdie artikel bespreek die daarstelling van veelrassige toernooie, die onluste en die nadraai van die onluste. 'n Belangrike argument is dat die onluste 'n belangrike rol in die totstandkoming van nie-rassige sokker in Suid-Afrika gedurende die 1960s.

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History - Sport and politics - inter-race football - July 1960 riots - non-racial football - South African Football Association (SAFA) - Sport en politiek - inter-ras voetbal - Juli3 1960 opstande - nierassige sokker - Suid-Afrikaanse Voetbal Assosiasie (SAFA)

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Apartheid Mountaineering: Race, Politics, and the History of the University of Cape Town Mountain and Ski Club, 1933–1969.
Khan, Farieda
Academic Journal Academic Journal | International Journal of the History of Sport Jan2019, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p48 19p. Please log in to see more details

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