This is the ultimate guide to sports and the perfect reference for the Paris Olympics 2024 - an amazing year for sport.

Discover everything you need to know about more than 200 sports, including all the Olympic and Paralympic events featured in Tokyo and Beijing. Get the authoritative inside scoop from leading experts in each sport. Discover match-winning insights into the strategies and tactics of the world's top competitors. And learn all of the facts, stats, and stories behind the Olympic Games - the most spectacular sporting event on the planet.

Whether you love your sports or want to learn more about this worldly topic, this book will be a great guide. The Sports Book includes profiles of the major sporting competitions and the most successful players and sporting nations. Explore chapters about football, watersports, motorsports, and more!


In this book, you will find:

-More than 200 of the world's most popular sports – from football and basketball to less widely-known sports such as korfball and dragon boat racing

-Details updated with the latest rules and stats for every featured sport and competition, including the stories behind every Olympic Games leading up to Paris

-Clear step-by-step artworks explain key sporting skills and techniques, fields of play, and player positions

-Fascinating insights and fun anecdotes that capture the lighter side of each sport

Fully revised with the latest facts, stats, rules, and results of world sport, The Sports Book also includes details of the current world and Olympic records. It is perfect for sports buffs needing an ultimate quick-reference guide or anyone looking to improve their knowledge.
We believe in the power of discovery. That's why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and nurture curiosity about the world we live in.
 
From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books. 

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This is the ultimate guide to sports and the perfect reference for the Paris Olympics 2024 - an amazing year for sport.

Discover everything you need to know about more than 200 sports, including all the Olympic and Paralympic events featured in Tokyo and Beijing. Get the authoritative inside scoop from leading experts in each sport. Discover match-winning insights into the strategies and tactics of the world's top competitors. And learn all of the facts, stats, and stories behind the Olympic Games - the most spectacular sporting event on the planet.

Whether you love your sports or want to learn more about this worldly topic, this book will be a great guide. The Sports Book includes profiles of the major sporting competitions and the most successful players and sporting nations. Explore chapters about football, watersports, motorsports, and more!


In this book, you will find:

-More than 200 of the world's most popular sports – from football and basketball to less widely-known sports such as korfball and dragon boat racing

-Details updated with the latest rules and stats for every featured sport and competition, including the stories behind every Olympic Games leading up to Paris

-Clear step-by-step artworks explain key sporting skills and techniques, fields of play, and player positions

-Fascinating insights and fun anecdotes that capture the lighter side of each sport

Fully revised with the latest facts, stats, rules, and results of world sport, The Sports Book also includes details of the current world and Olympic records. It is perfect for sports buffs needing an ultimate quick-reference guide or anyone looking to improve their knowledge.

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We believe in the power of discovery. That's why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and nurture curiosity about the world we live in.
 
From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books. 

https://www.dk.com/ View titles by DK

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