The Media Sport Podcast Series

Episode 25 – John Horne: Globalising Sport Studies, Sociology and Olympic Legacies

May 8, 2017

This episode features a leading international figure in the sociology of sport, John Horne. We discuss his efforts to globalise sport studies, football in East Asia, and the contested legacies of mega-events such as the London 2012 Olympics. Our chat finishes with a fascinating reflection on the importance of disappointment in sport.