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'Teaching sports administration'

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PUB/1/3
Dates of Creation1989
Name of CreatorDonald Anthony
Physical Description 1p

Scope and Content

Article by Donald Anthony, “Teaching sports administration”, ‘Sports Teacher’, 1989


‘The north/south and east/west axes of development in sport – can the gaps be bridged?’

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PUB/1/4
Dates of Creation[1999]
Name of CreatorDonald Anthony
Physical Description 15pp

Scope and Content

Typescript paper by Donald Anthony, ‘The north/south and east/west axes of development in sport – can the gaps be bridged?’, presented at the Coubertin North American Centenary Conference, held at Quebec City, Canada, [1999].


Published papers by Sir Denis Follows

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PUB/2
Dates of Creation1977-1981

Scope and Content

Published papers by Sir Denis Follows, Chair of the BOA, 1977-1981. These articles concern either the problems in the run up to the 1980 Moscow Olympic Games or issues arising after the Games.

Subjects

Olympic Games (22nd : 1980 : Moscow, Russia)
World politics.

Personal Names

Follows, Denis. Sir ( 1908-1983) sports administrator

‘Participation in the Olympic Games 1980 Association Football’

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PUB/2/1
Dates of CreationNov 1977
Name of CreatorSir Denis Follows
Physical Description 2pp

Scope and Content

Typescript paper by Sir Denis Follows, ‘Participation in the Olympic Games 1980 Association Football’, November 1977

Subjects

Olympic Games (22nd : 1980 : Moscow, Russia)

Personal Names

Follows, Denis. Sir ( 1908-1983) sports administrator

‘An international look at fund raising in sport’

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PUB/2/2
Dates of Creation25 Aug 1978
Name of CreatorSir Denis Follows
Physical Description 4pp

Scope and Content

Typescript paper by Sir Denis Follows, ‘An international look at fund raising in sport’, 25 August 1978.

Subjects

Olympic Games (22nd : 1980 : Moscow, Russia)
World politics.

Personal Names

Follows, Denis. Sir ( 1908-1983) sports administrator

'Why we must take the road to Moscow'

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PUB/2/3
Dates of CreationJan 1980
Name of CreatorSir Denis Follows
Physical Description 4pp

Scope and Content

Typescript draft of article by Sir Denis Follows, citing the reasons why Great Britain should participate in the 1980 Moscow Olympic Games, 18 January 1980. Published as “Why we must take the road to Moscow”, ‘Daily Express’, 25 January 1980.

Subjects

Olympic Games (22nd : 1980 : Moscow, Russia)
World politics.

Personal Names

Follows, Denis. Sir ( 1908-1983) sports administrator

‘Some thoughts on the future of the Olympic Games’

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PUB/2/4
Dates of CreationAug 1980
Name of CreatorSir Denis Follows
Physical Description 7pp

Scope and Content

Typescript paper by Sir Denis Follows, ‘Some thoughts on the future of the Olympic Games’, August 1980

Subjects

Olympic Games (22nd : 1980 : Moscow, Russia)
World politics.

Personal Names

Follows, Denis. Sir ( 1908-1983) sports administrator

‘The relationship between National Olympic Committees and their governments’

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PUB/2/5
Dates of CreationFeb 1981
Name of CreatorSir Denis Follows
Physical Description 4pp

Scope and Content

Two typescript drafts of paper by Sir Denis Follows, ‘The relationship between National Olympic Committees and their governments’, February 1981

Subjects

Olympic Games (22nd : 1980 : Moscow, Russia)
World politics.

Personal Names

Follows, Denis. Sir ( 1908-1983) sports administrator

‘The future of the Olympic Movement’

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PUB/2/6
Dates of CreationApr 1981
Name of CreatorSir Denis Follows
Physical Description 6pp

Scope and Content

Two typescript drafts of paper by Sir Denis Follows, ‘The future of the Olympic Movement’, 21 April 1981.

Subjects

Olympic Games (22nd : 1980 : Moscow, Russia)
World politics.

Personal Names

Follows, Denis. Sir ( 1908-1983) sports administrator

Published papers by Richard Palmer

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PUB/3
Dates of Creation1975-1994

Personal Names

Palmer, Richard. sports administrator

‘The contribution of education to increased leisure...’

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PUB/3/1
Dates of CreationJan 1975
Name of CreatorRichard Palmer
Physical Description 15pp

Scope and Content

Typescript paper by Richard Palmer, ‘The contribution of education to increased leisure with special reference to some aspects of physical recreation’, given in his capacity as member of the Sports Council, at the National Education Conference (Soulbury Section), 3 January 1975.


‘The development of university sport in Britain...'

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PUB/3/2
Dates of Creation[1976]
Name of CreatorRichard Palmer
Physical Description 14pp

Scope and Content

Typescript paper by Richard Palmer, ‘The development of university sport in Britain from the early Oxford v Cambridge contests up to the present day’, [1976].


'A matter for debate'

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PUB/3/3
Dates of CreationMar 1977
Name of CreatorRichard Palmer
Physical Description 1p

Scope and Content

Copy of article by Richard Palmer, “A matter for debate”, ‘British Journal of Physical Education’, vol 8, March 1977. Brief paper emphasising the importance that primary and secondary education should play in encouraging post school participation in sport.


Report on the VIth Congress of the International Association for Sports Information

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PUB/3/4
Dates of Creation13 Jun 1977
Name of CreatorRichard Palmer
Physical Description 10pp

Scope and Content

Typescript ‘Report on attendance at the VIth Congress of the International Association for Sports Information held at the Sports School, Duisburg, from 31 May-4 June 1977’, by Richard Palmer, 13 June 1977.


‘The World Student Games – the Universiade’

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PUB/3/5
Dates of CreationAug 1977
Name of CreatorRichard Palmer
Physical Description 9pp

Scope and Content

Typescript paper by Richard Palmer, ‘The World Student Games – the Universiade’, presented at the CESU Congress (Conference for the Study of University Sport), Sofia, Bulgaria, August 1977. Paper gives the history of the Universiade and FISU (Fédération Internationale du Sport Universitaire).


‘The organisation of civil sport in Britain’

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PUB/3/6
Dates of CreationOct-Nov 1980
Name of CreatorRichard Palmer
Physical Description 1 file

Scope and Content

Three typescript drafts of paper by Richard Palmer, ‘The organisation of civil sport in Britain’, [October-November 1980]. Concerns the roles that government, sporting bodies and educational establishments play in British sport. Initial draft, 4pp; expanded paper, 10pp.


‘Sport and Politics’

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PUB/3/7
Dates of CreationOct 1980
Name of CreatorRichard Palmer
Physical Description 13pp

Scope and Content

Two typescript copies of paper by Richard Palmer, ‘Sport and Politics’, October 1980. Compares the role that national and international government plays in national sport, particularly in relation to the 1980 Moscow Olympic Games.


‘The role of the Olympic Games in the international comprehension’

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PUB/3/8
Dates of CreationJul 1980
Name of CreatorRichard Palmer
Physical Description 6pp

Scope and Content

Typescript paper by Richard Palmer, ‘The role of the Olympic Games in the international comprehension’, presented at the 21st Session of the International Olympic Academy, Ancient Olympia, Greece, 5-20 July 1981. Paper briefly summarises each Olympic Games in terms of notable political events or athletes. 6pp.

Related Material

Also published in ‘The Olympic Games: ancient and modern’, British Olympic Association, [1981], see BOA/PUB/4/4


‘The British Olympic Association’

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PUB/3/9
Dates of Creation12 Oct 1981
Name of CreatorRichard Palmer
Physical Description 6pp

Scope and Content

Typescript paper by Richard Palmer, ‘The British Olympic Association’, 12 October 1981. Paper emphasises the importance of sport in society and describes the role of British Olympic Association.


Article on the decline of the British influence in sport

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PUB/3/10
Dates of CreationNov 1982
Name of CreatorRichard Palmer
Physical Description 4pp

Scope and Content

Typescript paper by Richard Palmer on the decline of the British influence in sport, presented at the CCPR (Central Council of Physical Recreation) conference, Bournemouth, November 1982.


‘The Olympic Games – the significance’

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PUB/3/11
Dates of Creation21 Oct 1985
Name of CreatorRichard Palmer
Physical Description 4pp

Scope and Content

Typescript paper by Richard Palmer, ‘The Olympic Games – the significance’, 21 October 1985. Compares the lack of investment in British sport with other countries in terms of achievements at the Olympic Games.


‘The 1988 Seoul Olympic Games and the future of the Olympic movement’

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PUB/3/12
Dates of Creation[1986-1987]
Name of CreatorRichard Palmer
Physical Description 7pp

Scope and Content

Typescript draft of speech given by Richard Palmer, ‘The 1988 Seoul Olympic Games and the future of the Olympic movement’, [1986-1987].


‘British Universities Sports Federation...’

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PUB/3/13
Dates of Creation[1986-1990]
Name of CreatorRichard Palmer
Physical Description 10pp

Scope and Content

Typescript paper by Richard Palmer, ‘British Universities Sports Federation and its role in the non-university sector of student sports’, [1986-1990].


‘The British contribution to international sports development...'

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PUB/3/14
Dates of Creation2 Nov 1987
Name of CreatorRichard Palmer
Physical Description 5pp

Scope and Content

Two typescript drafts of paper by Richard Palmer, ‘The British contribution to international sports development. Problems and possibilities’, 2 November 1987.


Harold Oakes Memorial Lecture

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PUB/3/15
Dates of CreationOct 1988
Name of CreatorRichard Palmer
Physical Description 7pp

Scope and Content

Typescript transcript of the second Harold Oakes Memorial Lecture delivered by Richard Palmer, Cardiff, Wales, 30 October 1988. Mostly concerns the role of British sports administrators including the British Olympic Association.


‘The Olympic Movement’

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PUB/3/16
Dates of CreationMay 1989
Name of CreatorRichard Palmer
Physical Description 8pp

Scope and Content

Typescript draft of a lecture given by Richard Palmer, ‘The Olympic Movement’, 22 May 1989. Lecture gives an overview of the role of the IOC, the National Olympic Committees and international sports federations in the Olympic movement and the staging of the Olympic Games.


‘Sports administration – training and development’

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PUB/3/17
Dates of Creation12 Sep 1989
Name of CreatorRichard Palmer
Physical Description 7pp

Scope and Content

Typescript paper by Richard Palmer, ‘Sports administration – training and development’, 12 September 1989. Paper describing the essential qualities of a modern sports administrator.


‘The role of Olympic Committees in doping control’

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PUB/3/18
Dates of Creation[1989-1990]
Name of CreatorRichard Palmer
Physical Description 5pp

Scope and Content

Typescript paper by Richard Palmer, ‘The role of Olympic Committees in doping control’, [1989-1990].


‘The organisation of sport in Britain’

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PUB/3/19
Dates of Creation[1990]
Name of CreatorRichard Palmer
Physical Description 6pp

Scope and Content

Two typescript drafts of paper by Richard Palmer, ‘The organisation of sport in Britain’, [1990]. Concerns the roles that government, sporting bodies and educational establishments play in British sport. Revised paper, based on BOA/PUB/3/6.


‘Future of the Olympic Games’

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PUB/3/20
Dates of CreationJun 1994
Name of CreatorRichard Palmer
Physical Description 2pp

Scope and Content

‘Future of the Olympic Games’, typescript resume of presentation given by Richard Palmer at the 1994 Olympic Congress, Paris, 9 June 1994.


‘British sport and the future’

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PUB/3/21
Dates of Creation1 Oct 1996
Name of CreatorRichard Palmer
Physical Description 2pp

Scope and Content

Typescript paper by Richard Palmer, ‘British sport and the future’, 1 October 1996. Concerns the perceived underperformance of British athletes at the Atlanta Olympic Games of 1996 and how in the future this may be addressed by National Lottery funding and the proposed British Academy of Sport.