104 страниц. 2011 год. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing How do controversial mega-events affect the social image of its sponsors? This is the main question considered in this book. The research attempts to respond to this question as fully as possible. Therefore, several theoretical research streams are being discussed, such as corporate social responsibility (CSR), corporate image, sport sponsorship, and social risk. It is concluded that the finding are opposing the expectations. This research proves that negative publicity surrounding a mega-event regarding human rights abuses which are not related to the sport event do not damage the sponsor''s image.