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World cup case study 2010

  1. 1. Case Study of a contemporary international sporting event Case Study: South Africa 2010 World Cup Finals
  2. 2. National TV image of SA
  3. 3. South Africa – Message to the World
  4. 4. Sphere of influence <ul><li>http://deiala.wordpress.com/2010/03/03/soccer-world-championship-2010-in-south-africa/ </li></ul><ul><li>Make a copy of the map and analyse the global locations of the teams that took part in the World Cup 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/10118370 </li></ul><ul><li>What does the article above seem to suggest? </li></ul><ul><li>What evidence do they have for their suggestions? </li></ul><ul><li>Was it true for the 2010 World Cup? </li></ul>
  5. 5. Over to you.. Geographic Factor 1. Accessibility <ul><li>http://www.global-south.org/flights.php Use this website to discuss accessibility of South Africa to those countries participating </li></ul><ul><li>Use the link below to discuss the internal infrastructure systems in place in South Africa for participants and spectators. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.mapsofworld.com/international-airports/africa/south-africa.html </li></ul>
  6. 6. Geographic Factors that influenced the choice of venues.
  7. 7. Location of the events <ul><li>Find a suitable map that shows the spread of venues in South Africa that are used for the World Cup 2010. </li></ul><ul><li>How does this link in with the transportation infrastructure in place within the country? </li></ul>
  8. 9. Short & long term geographic costs and benefits of hosting the World Cup at both local & national scale. <ul><li>http://www.waronwant.org/overseas-work/informal-economy/hide/watch/16937-film-kick-out-world-cup-poverty?utm_source </li></ul><ul><li>Go to the website above - Kick out World Cup poverty! </li></ul><ul><li>Watch the videos and go on the interactive tour of the areas affected. </li></ul><ul><li>Take notes of all important aspects (positive & negative) generated by the World Cup in 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Create your own promotional video / poster highlighting the Short & long term geographic costs and benefits of hosting the World Cup at both local & national scale. </li></ul>

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