This week, we finish our look at the Olympic movement in Japan with a series of discussions on the legacy of the 64 games, the Winter Olympics in Japan, and on the prospects for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
The archive of Robert Whiting’s retrospectives on the 1964 Tokyo Olympics includes a piece on its negative legacies that I made use of here.
Niehaus, Andreas and Christian Tagsold. Sport, Memory, and Nationhood in Japan: Remembering the Glory Days
Losch, Petra and John Sterling. “Let the Games Be Green.” Earth Island Journal 7, No 4 (Fall, 1992)
Baade, Robert A and Victor A. Matheson. “Going for the Gold: The economics of the Olympics.” Journal of Economic Perspectives 30, No 2 (Spring, 2016).