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The First Olympic Golf Match
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
Golf is at last being re-introduced into the Olympic programme, and with information taken from the JWB Historical Library, compiled over four decades, this publication commemorates and reviews the first ever Olympic golf match played at Paris in 1900. The tributes to the players who took part will surprise you.
The Games Plan
Price: Free! Words: 25,450. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: Screenplays » Comedy, Screenplays » Action Adventure
Three fools on the run. A watch. And the fastest man on Earth.
Sport in America — Builder of Character or “Characters”?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,640. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sociology of Sports
This book looks specifically at the practice in the United States of permitting the type of sport competition in which fair play, honesty, and sportsmanship actually decline in the course of a university experience. The author also explores the belief of most that winning is the only thing that matters rules supreme, as well as the lack of intramural athletics in the schools, etc.
Murder At The Panionic Games
Series: Bias of Priene. Price: Free! Words: 77,050. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013 by BrukatPublishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Set in the Greek city-state of Priene in 650 B.C., this fascinating murder mystery opens with Bias, the protagonist, being stalked by a murderer at the sacred grounds of the Panionion, the religious and political center of the Ionic League. As Bias crouches at the back of a cave, he recalls the events of the previous weeks which led him to his predicament.
Yesterday's Train - An Olympic Record
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013 by S & S P Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Helena has a secret that she shares with her grandparents. Every Tuesday during the school holidays she spends the day with them. When the date of that Tuesday contains a seven, she knows she's in in for a magical time. This is the first in a series of Helena Eaves adventures that will both entrance and educate younger readers.
Победы, Которые Не Умирают
You set the price! Words: 176,990. Language: Russian. Published: April 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Adventure » General
Исторический роман, в котором есть место и приключениям, и войнам, и спортивным победам. Это история, в которой жизни реальных и вымышленных персонажей проходят на фоне событий конца 6-начала 5 вв. до н.э., происходивших на огромной территории эллинского мира от Древней Греции до Северного Причерноморья. Много интересного найдет для себя и тот, кто увлекается историей античных Олимпийских игр.
The Last Olympiad
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,220. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
When Gavinder, a disaffected British born Moslem helped install an explosive device in the concrete undercroft of London’s new Olympic Stadium he thought it was set to destroy the structure and cause the cancellation of the games. But other forces are at work and the consequences are far more than his conscience can reconcile. Events unfold that, if known, could make London 2012,The Last Olympiad.
Pioneers Of Sport
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,140. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Extensively-researched biographical tributes to a selection of great pioneers of sport.
Running for Cover
Price: Free! Words: 3,380. Language: British English. Published: July 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Isla Petrie just wants to avoid the Olympics, and she'll go anywhere - even sleepy Haddleford - but unexpected adventure awaits her in this Derbyshire village.
Olympic Games for Children
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Sports & Recreation / Olympics, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Sports & Recreation / Miscellaneous
This book is an introduction to the Olympics for children. It tells the story of the Olympics, the Winter Games, Summer Games and the Paralympics with photographs showing the sports included as well as each having a short description. There are brief introductions to the ceremonies involved, the flag, the Olympic flame and the Hymn and it ends with ideas for activities children may enjoy doing.