American-Soviet Track and Field Exchanges as a Tool of Shaping Bilateral Political Relations

Michał Marcin Kobierecki

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12775/HiP.2017.012

Abstrakt


The aim of the research is to investigate the track and field exchanges between the United States and the Soviet Union in the Cold War era, in search of their role in shaping bilateral relations between the two states. Particular attention has been paid to the motivation of respective subjects. The research allowed to test the hypothesis stating that the track and field exchanges were an attempt to bring the two countries closer and to achieve propaganda benefits simultaneously.


Słowa kluczowe


sports diplomacy; United States; Soviet Union; sport and politics; sports exchange

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