Sport Management 1,2 (Midterm)

Flashcard maker : Lily Taylor
The modern Olympic Games in 1896 were held in which city?
Athens
Sport management originated in thoroughbred racing in the form of
Jockey Clubs
What university had the first sport management academic program?
Ohio University
What was the first sport to use sport management principles in the United States?
Harness Racing
In what year were the first modern Olympic Games held?
1896
What baseball industry professional was involved with the initial discussions of developing sport management as an academic field?
Walter O’Malley
Which of the following was instrumental in initiating the modern Olympic Games?
Pierre de Coubertin
How many sport management academic programs are there today in the United States?
350+
The academic who first discussed the concept of offering sport management programs at colleges and universities was
James G. Mason
The first modern Olympics were held in Paris, France in 1900.
False

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