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Sport Management News at Western

February 2018

Western Sport Management in the Olympic news 

Prof. Alison Doherty and Dr. Laura Misener, noted scholars in the field of Sport Management are being called upon to contribute their thoughts on the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olypmic and Paralympic Games.

Prof. Doherty was interviewed by CBC London Morning on all things Olympics at Boler Mountain's Opening Ceremony celebrations. Dr. Misener was also interviewed by CBC Radio Morning show, Coast to Coast on her thoughts on the Games.

More details to follow soon.

Article by Western Sport Management alumnus featured in the Globe and Mail 

Dr. Katie Lebel (Phd, 2013) has penned a poignant piece featured in the Globe and Mail, calling on sport organizations, media conglomorates, and sponsorship agencies to devote additional resources to women's sports. Dr. Lebel discusses the inequalities women face in media coverage, and sponsorship and pay opportunities compared to their male counterparts. Dr. Lebel is right - it is #TimesUp in sport, too!

Dr. Lebel is currently an Assistant Professor at the Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University. Her article can be read on the Globe and Mail website here.