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Inside the Olympics,9781432954895

Inside the Olympics

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9781432954895

ISBN10:
143295489X
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
7/1/2011
Publisher(s):
Heinemann/Raintree
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Summary

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.

Author Biography

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 Dreamsp. 4
Ancient Olympicsp. 6
Reviving the Olympicsp. 12
The Global Gamesp. 18
Hosting the Olympicsp. 24
Olympic Sportsp. 28
Controversy at the Olympicsp. 44
The Meaning of the Olympicsp. 50
Olympic Recordsp. 54
Timeline of the Olympicsp. 56
Olympic Host Citiesp. 58
Olympic Sportsp. 59
Find Out Morep. 60
Glossaryp. 62
Indexp. 64
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