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With the London Olympics just around the corner, here s an exciting overview of the Olympic Games that covers the history and development of the games, achievements of the athletes, famous controversies of the Olympics, and much more.
Nick Hunter has written several non-fiction books for children and young people. He particularly enjoys writing about sport and the Olympics.
Table of Contents
|Olympic Dreams||p. 4|
|Ancient Olympics||p. 6|
|Reviving the Olympics||p. 12|
|The Global Games||p. 18|
|Hosting the Olympics||p. 24|
|Olympic Sports||p. 28|
|Controversy at the Olympics||p. 44|
|The Meaning of the Olympics||p. 50|
|Olympic Records||p. 54|
|Timeline of the Olympics||p. 56|
|Olympic Host Cities||p. 58|
|Olympic Sports||p. 59|
|Find Out More||p. 60|
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