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Martin Smith (Ed.) - The Telegraph Book of the Olympics - 9781845137076 - V9781845137076
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The Telegraph Book of the Olympics

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Description for The Telegraph Book of the Olympics Hardback. 352 pages. Editor(s): Smith, Martin. The tears and the glory of all the heroes and villains from 116 years of Olympic history are collected here in this wonderful anthology of the greatest show on earth. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: WSBB. Dimension: 159 x 240 x 32. Weight: 650.

For the record-breaking third time London will be hosting the Olympic Games in 2012. From the inception of Baron Pierre de Courbetin’ s crusade to revive the Games of the ancient Greeks, in the 1890s, through the triumphs and disasters of twenty-nine Olympiads, The Daily Telegraph has been there to provide eye-witness accounts of the greatest sporting moments in history with characteristic authority.

This comprehensive and colourful review of the summer Olympics takes you back to 1908, the first time London held the Games, with ... Read more

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About Martin Smith (Ed.)
Martin Smith was assistant sports editor of the Telegraph for many years. He has edited previous Telegraph anthologies for Aurum on the Tour de France, Formula One, Wimbledon, horse racing and cricket letters. He lives in Bedfordshire.

Reviews for The Telegraph Book of the Olympics
This book serves as the perfect record of the modern Olympics era The book reflects the high quality of the paper's sports reporting and it is interesting to see how the writing style and the degree of deference have changed over the years in this anthology 're-live some of the greatest moments through the eyes of Telegraph writers' 'Drawn from ... Read more

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