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This Sporting Planet: global sport and global capitalism


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Speaker(s): Professor David Goldblatt
Chair: Professor David Held

Recorded on 18 February 2010 in Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House.

Globalisation has seen sport achieve a hitherto unequalled global cultural significance, but it has also left it in thrall to capitalism. Will economic forces continue to shape sport? David Goldblatt is a writer, broadcaster and teacher. He is author of The Ball is Round: a global history of football.

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