martes, 3 de marzo de 2015

TODAY--NEW TIME 12:30 pm---Panoramas Roundtables: Sports in Latin America and the Caribbean

Panoramas Roundtable:

Sports in Latin America and the Caribbean


Rob Ruck (Professor of Sport History, University of Pittsburgh)

Gonzalo A. Bravo (Professor of Sport Management, West Virginia University) (via teleconference from West Virginia)


Date: Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Time: 12:30pm

Location: 4217 Posvar Hall

For more information contact: Luis Bravo or Luz Amanda


Join us for an hour discussion on Sports in Latin America and the Caribbean involving topics such as:

·         Cultivation of Baseball talent in the Caribbean (especially the DR);

·         Efforts by Major League Baseball to lower their costs of production;

·         What the opening with Cuba might mean;

·         Mega sports events (FIFA World Cup 2014 and Rio Olympics 2016) from the angle of the Brazilian Government;

·         Impact and role played by other less known mega sporting events in the region (Pan American Games and the South American Games)



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Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS)

University Center for International Studies

University of Pittsburgh

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