The real reason Day, Tomic aren't keen on Rio

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    This article contends that the spate of high-proifile withdrawals in golf and tennis from the Rio Olympics are not due to safety or Zika concerns. The economics of these sports mean that players' foci are on the well renumerated golf and tennis tours than the Olympic Games. This raises the question of whether these sports are suited to the Olympics as they fail to attract the top players.

    Period29 Jun 2016

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    Keywords

    • Olympic Games
    • tennis
    • golf
    • sports economics