How to Watch the Olympics: The Essential Guide to the Rules, Statistics, Heroes, and Zeroes of Every Sport by David Goldblatt and Johnny Acton
This fun guide to the summer Olympic Games includes the rules, history and strategy for every sport during the Olympics. How are points scored in fencing? Is there a strategy to handball? Is synchronized swimming a sport? This well-illustrated and light-hearted guide to the games will turn even the most casual fan into a seasoned professional Olympics watcher!
The Complete Book of the Olympics by David Wallechinsky and Jaime Loucky
This incredible reference book includes every Olympic final score since 1896 and still manages to be readable. Packed with statistics and history,it also includes rules and scoring for every event at the 2012 Olympic Games. Besides being a treasure trove of statistics and results, this book offers fun anecdotes about events long since removed from the Olympics, like tug of war and croquet! This book is essential for fans of the Olympic Games.
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