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7 edition of Modern Olympic superstars found in the catalog.

Modern Olympic superstars

by Sullivan, George

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Athletes -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Olympics -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Athletes.,
  • Olympics.

  • About the Edition

    Biographies of six Olympic gold medal champions of the 1976 games.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementGeorge Sullivan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV697.A1 S82
    The Physical Object
    Pagination111 p. :
    Number of Pages111
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4733940M
    ISBN 100396076513
    LC Control Number78023184
    OCLC/WorldCa4504489

      Zach Parise had just tied the Olympic gold-medal game with 24 seconds to play in regulation. In the stands, Mike Babcock's youngest daughter Taylor burst .   The modern Olympic movement can take heart that, far from betraying the ancient Olympics, modern professionalism is a continuation of its legacy. Continue Reading.

      Her second book, Love Warrior, detailed Craig’s porn addiction and her abortion, while her third, Untamed, tells of falling in love and marrying retired football star and Olympic gold medallist. Get this from a library! The Olympics, a history of the modern games. [Allen Guttmann] -- Traces the history of the modern Olympics from to , contrasting the ideal of .

      Today, the U.S. women’s team, which didn’t exist when Gazonas played, is the two-time reigning World Cup champion. The men’s team ranks 22nd in the world, and MLS, the year-old. The Olympic flag, first used at the Antwerp Games in , has the Olympic symbol in the center of a white field. The Olympic Flame The Olympic flame symbolizes the continuity between the ancient and modern Games. Modern Games are opened officially by runners carrying a burning torch brought from the Temple of Zeus at Olympia.


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