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The Olympics' Strangest Moments
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Geoff Tibballs
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-01-05 - Publisher: Portico

The Olympics’ Strangest Moments recounts the bizarre, controversial, inept, heroic and plain unlucky from the first modern games in 1896 to the return of the games to their birthplace in Athens in 2004 and up to the Beijing 2008 games. The world’s greatest sporting occasion has been packed with unusual
The Olympics' Strangest Moments
Language: en
Pages: 268
Authors: Geoff Tibballs
Categories: Olympics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher:

"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.
Olympics' Strangest Moments
Language: en
Pages: 275
Authors: Geoff Tibballs
Categories: Olympics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-05 - Publisher:

Recounts the bizarre, controversial, inept, heroic and plain unlucky moments from three centuries of the Summer Games. From the inception of the modern Olympic Games in 1896 to Athens 2004, the world¿s greatest sporting occasion has been packed with unusual occurrences. Some unlikely heroes have been created too, including Dorando
The Ashes' Strangest Moments
Language: en
Pages: 185
Authors: Mark Baldwin
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-05-27 - Publisher: Franz Steiner Verlag

An entertaining collection of extraordinary but true tales from over a century of the Ashes, cricket's most famous international contest. The book contains episodes from all of the most famous series', including the controversial 1932-33 Bodyline series; England’s momentous victory in the coronation year of 1953; their dramatic last-minute win
Sailing's Strangest Moments
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: John Harding
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-03-28 - Publisher: Batsford

This fascinating collection of entertaining stories from the seven seas reveals unusual and bizarre sailing trips, vessels and characters, and recounts perilous journeys in freak weather, meetings with pirates and sea monsters, and other legendary tales.