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The Olympics' strangest moments : extraordinary but true tales from the history of the Olympic Games

Author: Geoff Tibballs
Publisher: London : Portico, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [New ed.]View all editions and formats
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"The most bizarre, controversial, heroic, and unlucky stories from more than 100 years of Olympic events, now updated with strange stories from Beijing 2008 and the run up to London 2012"--Publisher.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoff Tibballs
ISBN: 9781907554476 1907554475
OCLC Number: 755072910
Notes: Previous edition: 2008.
Description: xii, 268 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Extraordinary but true tales from the history of the Olympic Games
Responsibility: Geoff Tibballs.

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The Olympics' Strangest Moments recounts the bizarre, controversial, heroic and plain unlucky from the first modern games in 1896 to the return of the games to their birthplace in Athens in 2004.  Read more...

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