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Westerbeek, H.M. (2016). Sport cartels no different to the drug trade. At https://www.vu.edu.au/sites/default/files/news/pdfs/hans-westerbeek-opinion-sport-cartels.pdf

Westerbeek, H.M. (2016). Fans deserve fair play in major sports, not cheating and corruption. The Conversation, Published on 10 May (Australia). https://theconversation.com/fans-deserve-fair-play-in-major-sports-not-cheating-and-corruption-58999

Westerbeek, H.M. (2016). Game, set and scandal: the winners and losers amid claims of match fixing in tennis. The Conversation, Published on 18 January (Australia). https://theconversation.com/game-set-and-scandal-the-winners-and-losers-amid-claims-of-match-fixing-in-tennis-53301 Shibli, S., &

Westerbeek, H.M. (2015). Australia’s Olympic medal haul has been in decline: can we do better in Rio? The Conversation, Published on 24 November (Australia). https://theconversation.com/australias-olympics-medal-haul-has-been-in-decline-can-we-do-better-at-rio-51113 Spaaij, R. &

Westerbeek, H.M. (2015). Kennisverwerving op het snijvlak van wetenschap en praktijk,Sport & Strategie. September, Vol. 8, Issue 4, pp. 27 and 35 (Netherlands).

Westerbeek, H.M. (2015). Making young Australians good sports through fair play, The Age online. Published 27 May 2014 (Australia). Reprinted in Fair Play and Integrity in Sport, Issues in Society, Volume 383.

Westerbeek, H.M. (2014). What sport will look like in 2032, The Age online. Published 20 August (Australia).http://www.theage.com.au/comment/what-sport-will-look-like-in-2032-20140819-105mxt.html

Westerbeek, H.M. (2014). Melbourne sports capital of the world, not quite, The Age online and in print. Published 12 August (Australia).http://www.theage.com.au/comment/melbourne-sports-capital-of-the-world-not-quite-20140811-zys6l.html

Westerbeek, H.M. (2014). FIFA is back to its core business but Platini should replace Blatter. The Conversation. Published on 6 June (Australia). http://theconversation.com/fifa-is-back-to-its-core-business-but-platini-should-replace-blatter-29100

Westerbeek, H.M. (2014). Qatar saga shows why fifa should return football to the fans. The Conversation. Published on 6 June (Australia). http://theconversation.com/qatar-saga-shows-why-fifa-should-return-football-to-the-fans-27549

Westerbeek, H.M. (2014). Making young Australians good sports through fair play, The Age online. Published 27 May (Australia).http://www.theage.com.au/sport/making-young-australians-good-sports-through-fair-play-20140527-zrpoo.html?rand=1401191462651 Spaaij, R. &

Westerbeek, H.M. (2014). Sport in conflict: can cricket heal war torn Afghanistan? The Conversation, Published 6 March (Australia) https://theconversation.com/sport-in-conflict-can-cricket-heal-war-torn-afghanistan-23826

Westerbeek, H.M. & Spaaij, R. (2014). Manchester cash will sheikh up A-League but not how you think. The Conversation, Published 1 February (Australia) https://theconversation.com/manchester-cash-will-sheikh-up-a-league-but-not-how-you-think-22404

Westerbeek, H.M. (2013). The biggest player trade: IPOs for sport stars. Business Spectator.com. Published on the 25th of October (Australia). http://www.businessspectator.com.au/article/2013/10/25/industries/biggest-player-trade-ipos-sports-stars

Westerbeek, H.M. (2013). Invest in your favourite athlete? What could possibly go wrong? The Conversation. Published on 24 October (Australia). At https://theconversation.com/invest-in-your-favourite-athlete-what-could-possibly-go-wrong-19464 Brockett, C. &

Westerbeek, H.M. (2013). How much are we prepared to pay for international sport success. The Conversation. Published on 3 August (Australia). At https://theconversation.com/how-much-are-we-prepared-to-pay-for-international-sporting-success-16609

Westerbeek, H.M. (2013). Is Australie de eerste dominosteen die valt?Sport & Strategie. March, Vol. 7, Issue 2, p. 13 (Netherlands).

Westerbeek, H.M. (2012). Kun je een topsportcultuur kopen?Sport & Strategie. October, Vol. 6, Issue 8, pp. 20-21 (Netherlands).

Westerbeek, H.M. (2012). On the ball: does the AFL need to design a better footy. The Conversation. Published on 31 August (Australia). At https://theconversation.edu.au/on-the-ball-does-the-afl-need-to-design-a-better-footy-9114

Westerbeek, H.M. (2012). The 80-20 rule: grassroots versus elite sport investment. The Conversation. Published on 10 August (Australia). Athttps://theconversation.edu.au/the-80-20-rule-grassroots-versus-elite-sport-investment-8769

Westerbeek, H.M. (2012). Muddy waters, do we need an Australian swimming review? The Conversation. Published on 8 August (Australia). Athttps://theconversation.edu.au/muddy-waters-do-we-need-an-australian-swimming-review-8719

Westerbeek, H.M. (2012). Are we finally waking up? The importance of sport and physical education in Australian schools. The Conversation. Published on 6 August (Australia). At https://theconversation.edu.au/are-we-finally-waking-up-the-importance-of-sport-and-physical-education-in-australian-schools-8660

Westerbeek, H.M. (2012). Borat versus the (wo)man from the land downunder. The Conversation. Published on 6 August (Australia). At https://theconversation.edu.au/borat-versus-the-wo-man-from-the-land-down-under-8659

Westerbeek, H.M. (2012). More money in, more medals out? The Conversation. Published on 2 August (Australia). At https://theconversation.edu.au/more-money-in-more-medals-out-8593

Westerbeek, H.M. (2012). The risk-return of participating in the Games. The Conversation. Published on 1 August (Australia). At https://theconversation.edu.au/the-risk-return-ratio-of-participating-in-the-games-8589

Westerbeek, H.M. (2012). Broccoli and the power of the Olympic Games. The Conversation. Published on 30 July (Australia). At https://theconversation.edu.au/broccoli-and-the-power-of-the-olympic-games-8535

Westerbeek, H.M. (2012). What sells better, sex or sport. The Conversation. Published on 30 July (Australia). At https://theconversation.edu.au/what-sells-better-sex-or-sport-8536

Westerbeek, H.M. (2012). Darwin and why we like the Olympics. The Conversation. Published on 24 July (Australia). At https://theconversation.edu.au/darwin-and-why-we-like-the-olympics-8426

Westerbeek, H.M. (2012). Eddie M is right. The Conversation. Published on 23 July (Australia). At https://theconversation.edu.au/eddie-m-is-right-8403

Westerbeek, H.M. (2012). Global event for global sponsors. The Conversation. Published on 20 July (Australia). At https://theconversation.edu.au/global-event-for-global-sponsors-8357

Hans Westerbeek, PhD

Professor of Sport Business
Victoria University
VUB Brussels
CUFE Beijing
Real Madrid Graduate School

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