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The Olympic games

Killanin, Michael Morris Baron

The Olympic games

80 years of people, events and records

by Killanin, Michael Morris Baron

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Published by Collier Macmillan Canada in Don Mills, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Olympics -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Lord Killanin and John Rodda.
    ContributionsKillanin, Michael Morris, Baron, 1914-, Rodda, John.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV721.5 .O416 1976b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination272 p. :
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5196646M
    ISBN 100029757207
    LC Control Number75018894
    OCLC/WorldCa2027181

    About this book. Picture books for libraries The Olympic Games picture book. When did the Olympic Games begin? Who are the greatest athletes? With dramatic photos of Usain Bolt, Jessica Ennis-Hill and more, this is the story of the world’s biggest multi-sport event, from Ancient Greece to present times. When did the Olympic Games begin? Who are the greatest athletes? With dramatic photos of Usain Bolt, Jessica Ennis-Hill and more, this is the story of the world’s biggest multi-sport event, from Ancient Greece to present times. With internet links to selected websites, and index and contents pages.

    Olympic Tourism is the first text to focus on the nature of Olympic tourism and the potential for the Olympic Games to generate tourism in the run up to and long after the hosting of a Games. The awarding of the Olympics to London will see an increasing interest in the phenomena of organising, managing and analysing the issues which surround mega-event sport tourism. This second edition of Guttmann's critically acclaimed history discusses the intended and actual effects of the modern Olympic Games from to The glories and fiascoes, the triumphs and tragedies--Guttmann weaves them all into a vivid and entertaining social history. As Guttmann shows, politics has always been one of the Olympics' major events.1/5(1).

    Olympic Games, athletic festival that originated in ancient Greece and was revived in the late 19th century. Before the s the Games were officially limited to competitors with amateur status, but in the s many events were opened to professional athletes. For over one thousand years between B.C. and A.D. , princes, statesmen, and famous athletes gathered every four years at Olympia in western Greece to compete for the olive crowns of the ancient Olympic Games. Judith Swaddling traces the mythological and religious origins of the games and describes the events, religious ceremony, and celebrations that were an essential part of the 4/5(1).


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