Historical Dictionary of the Olympic Movement

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Scarecrow Press, 1995 - Sports & Recreation - 247 pages
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Offers a multitude of hard-to-find facts on the important people, events, and organizations involved in the Olympic movement.

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Contents

Foreword by Richard Pound
vii
Editors Foreword by Jon Woronoff
xi
Authors Preface
xiii
Abbreviations and Acronyms Used
xv
Chronology of the Olympic Movement
xxiii
THE OLYMPIC GAMES AND OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES
xxxv
INTRODUCTION TO THE OLYMPIC MOVEMENT
1
DICTIONARY OF THE OLYMPIC MOVEMENT
8
Speakers of the Olympic Oath
228
Official Openings of the Olympic Games
230
Most Olympic Medals Summer Men
232
Most Olympic Medals Summer Women
234
Most Olympic Gold Medals Summer Men
235
Most Olympic Gold Medals Summer Women
236
Most Olympic Medals Winter Men
237
Most Olympic Medals Winter Women
238

BIBLIOGRAPHY
189
Presidents of the IOC
208
The Games of the Olympiads
209
The Olympic Winter Games
210
Members of the IOC
211
Awards of the IOC
221
Final Olympic Torch Bearers
226
Most Olympic Gold Medals Winter Men
239
Most Olympic Gold Medals Winter Women
240
Positive Drug Tests at the Olympic Games
241
Attempts at Olympic Revival Prior to 1896
244
About the Authors
247
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About the author (1995)

Ian Buchanan is lecturer in English in the School of English and European Languages and Literatures in the University of Tasmania.

John Marks is reader in French in the Department of Modern Languages at Nottingham Trent University.

Bill is a surgeon.

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