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Heat of the Moment: 25 Extraordinary Stories of Olympic and Paralympic History

Heat of the Moment: 25 Extraordinary Stories of Olympic and Paralympic History (Hardback)

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In this remarkable collection, the most respected journalists of seven decades describe the greatest Olympic and Paralympic moments that took place before their eyes. A fascinating mix of personal achievements and unexpected drama, the articles delve into the stories behind the headlines to bring the moment and its context vividly to life. Each event is explored both as contemporaries saw it and in the wider framework of Olympic and Paralympic history, allowing scope for analysis, reflection and the sometimes poignant accounts of what happened next. Remarkable eyewitness reportage blends with high quality journalism to celebrate the enduring Olympic and Paralympic spirit.



Sport & HobbiesSports & outdoor recreationSporting events, tours & organisationsOlympic games Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc Publication Date: 30/09/2011 ISBN-13: 9781119973119  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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