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Historical dictionary of the Olympic movement

Author: John Grasso; Bill Mallon; Jeroen Heijmans
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2015]
Series: Historical dictionaries of sports.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fifth editionView all editions and formats
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This fifth edition of Historical Dictionary of The Olympic Movement covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 1000 cross-referenced entries on the history, philosophy, and politics of the Olympics, major organizations, the various sports, the participating countries, and especially the athletes. This book is an excellent  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Grasso; Bill Mallon; Jeroen Heijmans
ISBN: 9781442248595 1442248599
OCLC Number: 898029268
Description: cix, 796 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: The Dictionary --
Appendixes --
Appendix I Presidents of the International Olympic Committee --
Appendix II The Games of the Olympiads --
Appendix III The Olympic Winter Games --
Appendix IV Members of the International Olympic Committee --
Appendix V Awards of the International Olympic Committee --
Appendix VI Final Olympic Torchbearers (Within the Olympic Stadium) --
Appendix VII Speakers of the Olympic Oath --
Appendix VIII Official Openings of the Olympic Games --
Appendix IX Most Olympic Medals Won: Summer, Men --
Appendix X Most Olympic Medals Won: Summer, Women --
Appendix XI Most Olympic Gold Medals Won: Summer, Men --
Appendix XII Most Olympic Gold Medals Won: Summer, Women --
Appendix XIII Most Olympic Medals Won: Winter, Men --
Appendix XIV Most Olympic Medals Won: Winter, Women --
Appendix XV Most Olympic Gold Medals Won: Winter, Men --
Appendix XVI Most Olympic Gold Medals Won: Winter, Women --
Appendix XVII Most Appearances: Summer, Men --
Appendix XVIII Most Appearances: Summer, Women --
Appendix XIX Most Appearances: Winter, Men --
Appendix XX Most Appearances: Winter, Women --
Appendix XXI List of All Positive Drug Tests at the Olympic Games --
Appendix XXII Attempts at Olympic Revival Prior to 1896 --
Appendix XXIII International Federations --
SportAccord --
Appendix XXIV Olympic Summer Games Participants --
Appendix XXV Olympic Winter Games Participants --
Appendix XXVI Olympic Sports --
Appendix XXVII Bid Cities.
Series Title: Historical dictionaries of sports.
Responsibility: John Grasso, Bill Mallon, and Jeroen Heijmans.

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