British Olympic Heroes

Here is the perfect guide to Britain's greatest athletes of the modern Olympics - eminently readable, fun, fact-filled and fully illustrated, reprinted and updated for London 2012, as Olympic fever grips the country.

British Olympic Heroes

British Olympic Heroes

Here is the perfect guide to Britain's greatest athletes of the modern Olympics - eminently readable, fun, fact-filled and fully illustrated, reprinted and updated for London 2012, as Olympic fever grips the country.

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British Olympic Heroes
Language: en
Pages: 124
Authors: Kitty Carruthers
Categories: Athletes
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-04 - Publisher: Medina

Here is the perfect guide to Britain's greatest athletes of the modern Olympics - eminently readable, fun, fact-filled and fully illustrated, reprinted and updated for London 2012, as Olympic fever grips the country.
Historical Dictionary of the Modern Olympic Movement
Language: en
Pages: 460
Authors: Kimberly Pelle
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

A unique guide to events, controversies, and political and economic issues surrounding the Olympics.
Encyclopedia of the Modern Olympic Movement
Language: en
Pages: 602
Authors: John E. Findling, Kimberly D. Pelle
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

Looks at the historical context in which the modern Olympic Games have taken place, covering the highlights of each competition along with information on site selection, economic impact, and political controversies.
Skater's Edge Sourcebook
Language: en
Pages: 456
Authors: Alice Berman
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher:

The SKATER'S EDGE SOURCEBOOK is a comprehensive resource book & rink directory for the sport of ice skating. The second edition (1998) is 70% bigger than the first & includes: (1) Consumer Article: GUIDE TO FITTING SKATES, SKATE BOOTS, GUIDE TO BLADES, LACING SKATES, CHOOSING A PRO, CHOOSING A SUMMER
Historical Dictionary of the Olympic Movement
Language: en
Pages: 906
Authors: John Grasso, Bill Mallon, Jeroen Heijmans
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-05-14 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

The Olympic Movement began with the Ancient Olympic Games, which were held in Greece on the Peloponnesus peninsula at Olympia, Greece. It is not clear why the Greeks instituted this quadrennial celebration in the form of an athletic festival. The recorded history of the Ancient Olympic Games begins in 776

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