Olympics

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DK Pub., 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 72 pages
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Here is a guide to the heroic world of the Olympic games - from its ancient beginnings to the Sydney Games in 2000. Full-color photographs of famous athletes, gold medals, colorful mascots and flaming torches provide a unique look at the greatest sports festival in the world. See the ancient Greek site of Olympia, what an athlete wore in 1896, how a sports shoe is made, and the first Fosbuty flop.

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Chris Oxlade is an experienced author of non-fiction books for children. He has written more than 200 titles on science, technology, sports and hobbies, from encyclopedia articles to fun activity books.

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