Cover image for The Olympic Games.
Title:
The Olympic Games.
Publication Information:
London : Dorling Kindersley, 2000.

©1999
Physical Description:
351 pages : color illustrations, color facsimiles, color portraits ; 29 cm
General Note:
"Athens 1896 - Sydney 2000" -- cover.

"Reprinted with revisions 2000" - T.p. verso.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780751307603

9780789459756
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

An illustrated history of the Olympics with information on behind the scenes players and an explanation of how the Olympics became the greatest sporting event on earth. It also gives a preview of the Sydney 2000 Games - the venues, the stars, the dates, the mascots and the city backdrops. Included are over 100 pages of results from every Olympic Games from Athens 1896 to Nagano 1998. There are introductions to each game, headline events and an official games poster. A photographic gallery for each game showcase the stars and capture the atmosphere.