This is the ultimate guide to sports and the perfect reference for the upcoming Olympics. – an amazing moment for sport.
Discover everything you need to know about more than 200 sports, including all of the Olympic and Paralympic events featured in PyeongChang and Tokyo. Get the authoritative inside scoop from each sport’s leading experts, conferences, leagues, and associations. Discover game-winning insights into the strategies and tactics of the world’s top competitors. And learn all of the facts, stats, and stories behind the Olympic Games – the most spectacular sporting event on the planet.
Fully revised with up-to-date information on the rules and results for more than 200 of the world’s greatest sports, The Sports Book also includes the latest facts and statistics and updated world and Olympic records. It is perfect for any sports buffs in need of an ultimate quick-reference guide, or anyone looking to top up their sports knowledge.
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