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A History of the Olympics

John Goodbody

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Description:

This unique audiobook history of the Olympics, first issued in 2008, has been updated to include the Beijing Olympics and released to coincide with the London event. Written by the prize-winning sports journalist John Goodbody, and with a fascinating personal documentary featuring one of Britain's leading Olympians, Sebastian Coe, who is now heading the 2012 Games, this is an ideal opener! Goodbody, for many years chief sports news writer for the Times, 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.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Barry Davies

Length:

6h 41m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

08:46


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

04:48


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

03:48


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

07:45


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

07:28


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

07:08


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

07:04


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

03:34


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

06:13


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

06:20


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

06:21


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

08:52


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

06:42


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

07:05


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

06:29


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

07:33


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

06:31


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

06:25


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

04:59


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

04:39


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

06:17


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

05:53


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

06:17


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

04:43


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

05:29


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

06:40


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

07:00


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

08:39


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

05:30


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

05:44


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

06:51


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

05:36


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

07:25


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

04:02


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

06:48


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

06:40


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

04:35


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

06:04


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

05:49


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

06:15


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

05:30


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

05:47


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

07:19


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

07:28


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

07:24


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

07:23


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

05:47


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

05:05


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

05:30


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

07:14


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

05:55


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

06:51


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

07:03


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

06:57


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

06:50


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

07:31


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

04:21


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

06:57


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

05:53


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

07:35


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

06:53


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

06:27


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

07:07