An unusual release on audiobook format! The 2008 Beijing Olympics take place in August. John Goodbody, for many years chief sports news writer for The Times of London, has covered every Olympics since 1964. In this entertaining and informative account, he tells the main stories of each of the modern Olympics. Here are some of the heroes and heroines who have made sporting history, as well as the main disasters and scandals that attend the world’s greatest sporting event. Taking us from the triumphs of victory to the tragedy in Munich in 1972, here are the stories, the scandals, the greatest moments and all the famous names: Paavo Nurmi, Carl Lewis, Mark Spitz, Larissa Latynina, and many others.
|Publisher:||Naxos of America, Inc.|
|Edition description:||Unabridged, 4 CDs, 5 hours|
|Product dimensions:||5.79(w) x 4.96(h) x 0.96(d)|