The Olympic Games Miscellany
|Book Title: The Olympic Games Miscellany|
Realese Date: 2 June 2008
Number of Pages: 160 pages
Autor: John D. T. White
Description of the book "The Olympic Games Miscellany"There is something for every sports fan in "The Olympic Games Miscellany". The modern Olympic Games date back to the end of the nineteenth century and has developed a reputation for heroism, drama and international friendship. In over 100 years, the Summer Games have provided the sporting world with some truly historic moments, involving many of the greatest sportsmen and women of modern times. Within these pages, the reader will learn hundreds of fascinating facts about the Olympic Games on a wide range of topics, from individual competitors and famous teams to sports politics and scandals and controversies off the track. As the items appear completely at random, it is not only a book to be read from cover to cover, but one to be dipped into and enjoyed in short sprints. Researched with unflagging energy by an unrivalled master of sporting trivia, "The Olympic Games Miscellany" will bring hours of reading pleasure to every sports fan.
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