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The Little Book of Irish Athletics

Author: Tom Hunt
Publisher: Stroud : The History Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A reliable reference book and a quirky guide, this compendium of fascinating, obscure, strange and entertaining facts can be dipped into time and time again to reveal something new about Ireland's proud sporting heritage.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hunt, Tom
The Little Book of Irish Athletics
Stroud : The History Press,c2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Hunt
ISBN: 9780750985697 0750985690
OCLC Number: 1013829138
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Description: 1 online resource (126 p.)
Contents: Intro; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; 1. In the Beginning; 2. Managing Athletics (1885-1922); 3. Managing the Sport (1922-2017); 4. The Golden Age of Irish Athletics (1880-1914); 5. Ireland and the USA (1900-1924); 6. Ireland, the Empire and the United Kingdom; 7. The Olympic Medallists; 8. The World and European Championships; 9. The Magic of the Mile; 10. Ireland Under Cover; 11. Women and Irish Athletics; 12. The USA Scholarship Scene; 13. More Milestones; Bibliography

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