Olympic & Paralympic games

    Girl on the Dancing Horse

    By Charlotte Dujardin

    Hardback £14.46

    'Refreshingly honest [...] a highly enjoyable, fascinating read.' Horse and Hound"To ride into that arena, next to a sea of British flags and hear the roar of clapping and cheering, was so exciting. Dujardin began riding horses at the age of two, but dressage was firmly the domain of the...

    Olympic Television

    By Andrew C. Billings

    Paperback £27.92

    As the Olympic spectacle grows, broadcast coverage becomes bigger, more complex, and more sophisticated. Part sporting event, part reality show, and part global festival, the Olympics can be seen as both intensely nationalistic and a celebration of a shared sense of international community. This book sheds new light on how...

    No Boston Olympics

    By Andrew Zimbalist

    Hardback £22.74

    A play-by-play account of how No Boston Olympics rallied Massachusetts residents to reject an Olympic bid

    Female Olympians: A Mediated Socio-Cultural and Political-Economic Timeline

    By Linda K. Fuller

    Hardback Save £5.73 = £57.27

    This book examines women's participation in the Olympic Games since they were allowed to be included in that global arena. Using a holistic, social scientific approach, and emphasizing the rhetoric of sport mediatization, Female Olympians reviews the literature relative to sexism, racism, and ageism before providing historical, political, economic, and...

    Katherine Grainger: The Autobiography

    By Katherine Grainger

    Paperback Save £1.94 = £9.05

    Katherine Grainger is not only Great Britain's finest ever woman rower, but also she has won more Olympic medals than any other female British athlete in any sport. This autobiography features her inspirational story taking in her post-London activities, the return to training, finding a new double sculls partner in...

    Collision Course: The Olympic Tragedy of Mary Decker and Zola Budd

    By Jason Henderson

    Paperback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    A gripping exploration of one of the most famous moments in Olympic history.

    Olympic Games Miscellany

    By John White

    Hardback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    The Olympic Games is the world's biggest sporting extravaganza with athletes from more than 200 countries either attempting to qualify for, or actually compete in, more than two dozen sports over three weeks. This title features stories from the Games, tales of bravery, misery, joy and despair, together with lists...

    How to Watch the Olympics

    By David Goldblatt

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    The Olympic Games can dazzle us with the sheer scale and variety of its sporting contests. Yet many of the games are unfamiliar to even the most avid sports fan. Which is where this witty, insightful book comes in. How to Watch the Olympics offers each sport's backstory and culture,...

    Understanding the Olympics

    By John Horne

    Paperback Save £3.58 = £36.41

    The Olympic Games is unquestionably the greatest sporting event in the world, with billions of viewers across the globe. How did the Olympics evolve into this multi-national phenomenon? How can the Olympics help us to understand the relationship between sport and society? What will be the impact and legacy of...

    Today We Die a Little

    By Richard Askwith

    Hardback Save £4.34 = £12.65

    LONGLISTED FOR THE WILLIAM HILL SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARDThe definitive biography of one of the greatest, most extraordinary runners and Olympic heroes of all time, from the author of running classic Feet in the Clouds.

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