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Title:
Olympics
Author:
Oxlade, Chris.
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Edition:
Revised edition.
Publication Information:
London ; New York : DK, 2005.
Physical Description:
72 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm.
Summary:
Surveys the history and traditions of the Olympics, highlighting memorable events from ancient Greece to the present day.
General Note:
At head of title: Eyewitness.

"Discover the world of the most elite sports competition on Earth"--Cover.

Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
What were the Olympics? -- Ancient games -- Olympia discovered -- Olympics reborn -- Traditions -- From the beginning -- Summer Games -- Winter Games -- Paralympics -- Comings and goings -- Great Olympians -- Getting fit -- Shapes and sizes -- Changing styles -- Made to measure -- Wheels of fortune -- Skates and skis -- Fancy footwork -- Perfect timing -- Spoilsports -- Behind the scenes -- Stadium -- Into the future -- Did you know? -- Famous Olympians -- Find out more -- Glossary -- Index.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 8.3 1.0 87356.
ISBN:
9780756610845

9780756610838
Format :
Book

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