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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. This book is an  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: Editor's Foreword by, Jon WoronoffPreface Acronyms and Abbreviations Chronology The Olympic Games and Olympic Winter Games IntroductionTHE DICTIONARYAppendix I: Presidents of the International Olympic CommitteeAppendix II: The Games of the OlympiadsAppendix III: The Olympic Winter GamesAppendix IV: Members of the International Olympic CommitteeAppendix V: Awards of the International Olympic CommitteeAppendix VI: Final Olympic Torchbearers (Within the Olympic Stadium)Appendix VII: Speakers of the Olympic OathAppendix VIII: Official Openings of the Olympic GamesAppendix IX: Most Olympic Medals Won: Summer, MenAppendix X: Most Olympic Medals Won: Summer, WomenAppendix XI: Most Olympic Gold Medals Won: Summer, MenAppendix XII: Most Olympic Gold Medals Won: Summer, WomenAppendix XIII: Most Olympic Medals Won: Winter, MenAppendix XIV: Most Olympic Medals Won: Winter, WomenAppendix XV: Most Olympic Gold Medals Won: Winter, MenAppendix XVI: Most Olympic Gold Medals Won: Winter, WomenAppendix XVII: Most Appearances: Summer, MenAppendix XVIII: Most Appearances: Summer, WomenAppendix XIX: Most Appearances: Winter, MenAppendix XX: Most Appearances: Winter, WomenAppendix XXI: List of All Positive Drug Tests at the Olympic GamesAppendix XXII: Attempts at Olympic Revival Prior to 1896Appendix XXIII: International Federations - SportAccordAppendix XXIV: Olympic Summer Games ParticipantsAppendix XXV: Olympic Winter Games ParticipantsAppendix XXVI: Olympic SportsAppendix XXVII: Bid CitiesBibliographyAbout the Authors
Series Title: Historical dictionaries of sports.
Responsibility: John Grasso, Bill Mallon, and Jeroen Heijmans.

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The fifth edition of the publisher's series dealing with the Olympic Movement contains much of the same material that previous editions are known for, including hundreds of A-Z entries providing Read more...

 
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