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The unofficial Summer Olympic survivor"s guide, 1984

James, R.

The unofficial Summer Olympic survivor"s guide, 1984

by James, R.

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Published by Stone Press in Los Angeles, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
    • Subjects:
    • Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Humor.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by R. James] ; illustrations by C.S. Nelson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN6231.C16 J35 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination90 p. :
      Number of Pages90
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2927588M
      ISBN 100916889017
      LC Control Number84162523
      OCLC/WorldCa11260134

      The first Olympic Games of which there is record were held in B.C., and consisted of one event, a great foot race of about yards held on a plain by the River Alpheus (now the Ruphia) just outside the little town of Olympia in was from that date the Greeks began to keep their calendar by “Olympiads,” the four-year spans between the celebrations of the famous games. David Wallechinsky's Complete Book of the Olympics has been the best guide to the Olympics since The guide comes out every four years. There are separate winter and summer Olympic editions. It is a fun read and provides a complete record of the times, distances, or scores for the top eight competitors in all events/5(45).

        Forgotten by time, left to decay and only hinting at former sporting glories, these images show the sad ruins of Sarajevo's Winter Olympic venue.. The Author: Bunmi Adigun. Media in category " Summer Olympics" The following 24 files are in this category, out of 24 venue: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

      Complete Book of the Summer Olympics by. David Wallechinsky. avg rating — 9 ratings. The Essential Guide to the Rules, Statistics, Heroes, and Zeroes of Every Sport by. The Official History of the Olympic Games and the IOC by. David Miller. avg rating — 2 ratings.   Olympic historian David Goldblatt surveys the field and picks the gold. David Goldblatt Updated Apr. 13, PM ET / Published Aug. 13, AM ET.


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