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Kosovo is a full member of the IOC. So what?

Brentin, Dario (2014) Kosovo is a full member of the IOC. So what? South East Europe Blog (13 Dec 2014). Website.

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What links sport, nation-building and international diplomacy? In the Balkans, sport has often been (mis)used as a nation branding tool. The recent recognition of Kosovo by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is a further occasion to reflect. “Although it remains to be seen how FIFA and UEFA will react to the IOC decision, the inclusion in the ‘Olympic family’ represents a symbolic victory for Kosovar international diplomacy on its way to full UN membership”, writes Dario Brentin.

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Additional Information: © 2014 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Date Deposited: 07 Jun 2017 13:16
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2021 23:18

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