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Identify and briefly describe the three types of sport tourism. Provide a descriptive example of each of the three types of sport tourism.

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There are three types of sports tourism, which include sports event tourism, celebrity and nostalgia sport tourism, and active sport tourism. Sports event tourism refers to people who travel for the specific purpose of attending a sporting events. This may be for the Olympic Games, World Cup, Super Bowl, or other major sporting function. It is "one of the fastest growing areas of the global travel and tourism industry" (deWinter, 2010) and has become an international business attracting "media coverage, ...

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This solution describes three types of sport tourism and gives examples. APA references are included.