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Chariot of Knowledge: The Lost History of the Ancient Olympic Games
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,900. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2016 by Sandra Rato. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
“Chariot of Knowledge” finally reveals the long-hidden story of the wider traditions that the Ancient Olympics were just one part of. Based on years of research into ancient sporting events and European mythology, it connects the famous games to a nigh-universal set of mystical beliefs that reach all the way back to the roots of Indo-European civilisation.
Olympic Lyon: The Untold Story of the Last Gold Medal for Golf
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,570. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
Before Tiger Woods—and before Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Ben Hogan, and even Bobby Jones, there was the great Canadian George S. Lyon. This first account of Canada’s little-known golf legend, Olympic Lyon traces his incredible journey from small-town Ontario to the final match of the 1904 Summer Olympics in St. Louis.
Sochi Olympics Prayer Guide
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,580. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Prayerbooks / General, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
The Sochi Olympics has severe threats of terrorism looming over the games and venues. Open war is happening all around the area. In one heartbeat, thousands of lives could be affected. We need to cover the people and places with continual and fervent prayers. This prayer guide addresses the physical and spiritual issues of the area and of the Olympic Games. It is unique in style and approach.
End Game: An Olympic Viewer's Guide to Curling
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,390. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports statistics
The essential guide for watching curling. From the basics and a brief history lesson to detailed explanation of strategy so you can watch from home as the ultimate couch skip. Includes diagrams, charts and over 30 analyzed situations to make you more prepared than the players on the ice. All lightly coated with the same humour found in the author's award winning articles for The Curling News.
On Edge
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,480. Language: American English. Published: May 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
Backroom dealing, cocktail scheming, triple axels, and how top skaters get screwed.
Red Mittens & Red Ink: The Vancouver Olympics
Price: $1.16 USD. Words: 84,350. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
The Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics were the Games of the Great Recession. A $6 billion-plus party that inspired a nation. But at what cost? This is more than a story of the thrill of victory and agony of defeat. It's about fear and greed, unity and division, celebration and anguish. It is red mittens and red ink.