Rolling the clock back to the first summer games in 1896, this compendium of Olympics information offers readers a breathtaking collection of facts, stats, and stories, as well as a survey of rules for the 2000 games in Sydney. Simultaneous.
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This ultimate sports reference has anecdotes from every sport, stats and scores for the top finishers in every event of every summer Olympics since 1896. Includes complete coverage of discontinued events, national medal totals, concise descriptions of the rules and scoring for 1996, and more than 200 classic photos of Olympic athletes.Review:
An indispensable addition to the shelves of both sportswriters and serious fans ... an extremely meticulous -- one may even say Olympian -- piece of scholarship. -- New York Times Book Review
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Book Description Overlook Books, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1585670464
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