Outstanding Olympics

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Oxford University Press, 2008 - Olympics - 63 pages
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The Olympics is with us at all times, with its build up, with vast coverage given to the competitors in over 30 different winter and summer sports looking to make the Olympic team and qualify, and with significant and substantial media time given to Olympians and the Games throughout all years of the four year cycle. * The mere announcement of the winners of the hosting of the 2012 Olympics drew globally, the 10th largest TV audience of 2005 in the world - an estimated 900 million.

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Contents

The summer games 4 Winter games 30
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Going for gold 10 Odd olympians 42
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Shocks surprises
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Copyright

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About the author (2008)

Clive Gifford has written many books on a wide variety of subjects for both adults and children. He is renowned for the meticulousness and depth of his research and he has won several awards. His most recent sports publications include: Just The Facts: Drugs And Sport (Heinemann). Soccer Tactics (Usborne Publishing) The Kingfisher Book of Football - The Guide To The Beautiful Game (Kingfisher) The Premier League Quizbook (Hodder). The Making Of A Champion Sprinter (Heinemann) The Olympic Games (Kingfisher) Fantastic Football (OUP)

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