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The Armchair Olympian free pdf Billed as the greatest sporting show on earth, the Olympic Games have produced countless memorable stories of achievement and endurance since entering the "modern" era in 1896. The major sports take a back seat - some of them long gone from the schedule - as sports fans discover new heroes excelling in obscure events that intrigue. The Games deliver triumph and heartbreak, serial winners and one-medal wonders, shocks and controversies - and tragedy in the true sense of the word rather than the often diluted sporting interpretation. For just over two weeks every four years handball and hockey, sailing and shooting, judo and gymnastics become prime time news. And the word "repechage" is common currency. The Armchair Olympian uses trivia, teasers, illustrations and quotes to recapture the magic of the story so far.

About Phil Ascough

Phil Ascough is a freelance writer with too many years' experience of sports writing and business journalism to mention. He is the author of Kissing the Badge: How much do you know about 20 years of the Premier League?

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Author : Phil Ascough
Publisher : A
Data Published : 01 March 2012
ISBN : 1408164760
EAN : 9781408164761
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 176 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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