A comparative case-study was conducted on two large sport events in Canada used secondary analysis of archival documents and interviews to understand what risk issues exist in large sport events.
Fifteen risk issue categories were identified by the various stakeholder groups. The categories were: environment, financial, human resources, infrastructure, interdependence, legacy, media, operations, organizing, participation, political, relationships, sport, threats, and visibility.
CITE: Leopkey, B., & Parent, M. M. (2009). Risk management issues in large-scale sporting events: A stakeholder perspective. European Sport Management Quarterly, 9(2), 187-208.