Ovaj blog, je nastavak priče, koja je neophodna da se promoviše u cilju što objektivnijeg sagledanja pozicije teniskog sporta u Crnoj Gori.
Globalno posmatrajući, teniski sport doživljava renesansu. Nagradni fond vodećih turnira US OPEN i WIMBLEDON su u porastu u prosjeku od 30% u 2013. i 2014. godini. Komercijalizacija se pozitivno oslikava i sa povećanim brojem turnira niže kategorije (ITF futures) u regiji koji otvaraju mogućnost perspektivnim igračicama i igračima iz Crne Gore da do kraja sprovode svoj plan i program.
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With previous two blogs, involvement of sport with international relations, I’ll end up with an example of sport and IR within socialist Yugoslavia.
Former Yugoslavia has positioned in the very small frame between clashing ideologies (capitalism and communism) with attempt to find a “third’’ way by creating the Non-Aligned Movement. Lazic stated about Yugoslav way “was supposed to mean ‘neither the East nor the West’ but in reality it was a compound: both the East and the West”. Yugoslavia developed a peaceful coexistence doctrine strongly supported by the NAM. This has root from IR constellation in the 1954-55, which Bogetic explained as anequidistant constellation with blocs.
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Political and cultural dimension of sport is recognized as a significant contributor to the IR as well as a way to accomplish political goal. Houlihan noted intertwining of sports and politics through the role of sport in diplomacy, ideology, nation-building, the international arena and the economy. On the other hand, the commercialization of sport, which somehow transcends state organs, which ultimately contributes to the appearance of corruption in sport and exclusion of people from the active or passive participation in sports. It is not uncommon to international sports organizations influence the decisions of state institutions to their financial capabilities and extensive network of lobbyists.
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