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The race for the Olympics : the inside story of how London won the bid

Author: Mike Lee; Adrian Warner; David Bond
Publisher: London : Virgin Books, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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The book is the behind-the-scenes story of the bid that overcame all major obstacles to unite British sport behind the goal of winning a prize that will change the face of London and sport in the UK forever, and make London’s dream of hosting the world’s greatest sporting contest a reality. The author, Mike Lee, as director of communications and public affairs for the London 2012 bid, was at the heart of this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Études diverses
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Lee; Adrian Warner; David Bond
ISBN: 9780753511527 0753511525
OCLC Number: 1084502313
Description: 221 p. : ill.
Responsibility: Mike Lee ; with Adrian Warner, David Bond.

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London bid leader and British Olympic hero Sebastian Coe, Tony Blair and David Beckham all played a part in winning the most competitive race for the Games in Olympic history.  Read more...

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"A highly readable memoir" * The Independent * "A fascinating account of what goes on behind the scenes" * Observer *

 
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