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Fifa has made £1,200,000,000 per year from sponsors, television and the World Cup. Fifa’s latest financial amount over the four years to the end of 2010 show the organisation has earned more than four billion. That's an increase of fifty-nine percent over the previous four year stretch which included the World Cup in Germany (BBC, pars. 1). Its broadcast rights and marketing which are leading the boom of course, and Fifa is riding the wave that's thrown the Premier League skywards too (BBC, pars.
The globalization aspect of it comes in when you know that its regional popularity is in Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas: basically, almost the entire world. Soccer was globalized when the FIFA World Cup was established in 1928. Being the single most watched sporting event in the world, the World Cup is a way to bring the world together in a delightful way. According to FIFA’s website, “It fulfills FIFA’s objectives to touch the world, develop the game, and build a better future through a variety of ways.” They also mention, “As of mid-2007, FIFA has grown to include 208 member associations, thus making it one of the biggest and certainly the most popular sports federation in the world” (“FIFA World Cup”). The World Cup has been held every four years since the inaugural tournament in 1930, except in 1942 and 1946 when WWII stopped it from being held (“FIFA World Cup”).
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The World Cup one of the most important sport events in the whole world is also one of the biggest economic incomes in countries. Billions of dollars invested in stadiums, teams, publicity and other things that make the World Cup one of the supreme things that move the whole world. How good is the World Cup in the countries that host them? For example how did the World Cup impact economically to Africa or how is Brazil feeling about their chance to host the world cup for second time. People come from all parts of the world and FIFA gives a great amount of money to make the city a better place for the whole world to come and visit them.
On December 2, 2010, announced FIFA President FIFA Joseph Sepp Blatter granted Qatar the honor of hosting the FIFA World Cup in 2022, will be the most popular competition in the Middle East for the first time in tournament history of 92 years. Where has the honor of Qatar to host the World Cup in the fourth ballot is superior to Australia, Japan and South Korea and the United States. And RPR country winner file privilege management presented the "best organization" World Cup ever, with all stadiums proposed to organize the tournament, 60 km from each other except for one Stadium. The Organizing Committee has pledged to construct nine new stadiums and renovate three other courts; which wowed the Executive Committee of the International Football Federation FIFA with unique architectural vision in addition to an ambitious plan aimed at harnessing the energy of the Sun and benefit from the recovery of the players and the public in a manner friendly to the environment. The State of Qatar will host the tournament 31 other States; competed in 64 games is opened and the final in curtain Stadium Lucille, designed specifically for the World Cup and it has a carbon footprint (carbon-free).
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Both overseas tourism and sub-national tourism affect the nation’s economy. This paper will discuss economic effects of tourism on the UK from six aspects–macro economy, employment, enterprises, investment, consumer spending and agriculture. They are then followed by a special analysis on the impact of 2012 London Olympic Games on the economy. Effects of tourism on UK’s economy 1. Macro economy (contribution to GDP) A report issued by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) in 2013 divides the total contributionof travel and tourism to GDP into three categories.
Hosting the Olympic Games in U.S. cities has had both pros and cons, however, so far the pros have significantly outweighed the cons. Salt Lake City, Atlanta, and Los Angeles are three cities that all made substantial profits from welcoming the Olympics. For each city, hosting the Olympics brought a spotlight to the city, improved infrastructure, and boosted tourism, as well as entertainment. For U.S. host cities, the venues built are still being put to use, none have fallen into debt, and white elephants don’t exist. While hosting the Olympics can be a gamble for other countries, in the U.S.A., it feels safe to declare any Olympics a winner, deserving a gold medal.
Mark Hansford, 2010. atkins-2012.pdf. New Civil Engineer, Major Project Report(Greening The Games). Available at: http://www.atkinsglobal.com/~/media/Files/A/Atkins-Global/Attachments/corporate/twenty-twelve/atkins-2012.pdf [Accessed March 24, 2012]. Mark Hansford, 2011. Stunning And Sustainable Stadium.