eBook The Sports Book, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1465421432
  • ISBN-13: 9781465421432
  • DDC: 796
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 456 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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Overview

The Sports Book features the largest and most diverse range of sports of any comparable book--more than 200 in all--from basketball to bobsledding, karate to korfball, and synchronized swimming to ski-jumping. This up-to-date and authoritative guide presents information sourced from leading experts and sports governing bodies around the world to give you the most comprehensive book on sports to ever hit the market.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: The Olympics.
2: Prewar Games.
3: Postwar Games.
4: Paralympic Games.
5: The Sports.
6: Athletics.
7: Track And Field.
8: Sprints.
9: Relays.
10: Hurdles.
11: Middle-Distance.
12: Long-Distance Running.
13: Long Jump.
14: Triple Jump.
15: High Jump.
16: Pole Vault.
17: Discus.
18: Shot Put.
19: Javelin.
20: Hammer.
21: Decathlon and Heptathlon.
22: Race Walking.
23: Orienteering.
24: Triathlon.
25: Modern Pentathlon.
26: Gymnastics.
27: Gymnastics.
28: Floor Exercises.
29: Bar Events.
30: Pommel Horse.
31: Rings.
32: Beam.
33: Vault.
34: Rhythmic Gymnastics.
35: Trampolining.
36: Sports Acrobatics.
37: Sports Aerobics.
38: Weightlifting.
39: Powerlifting.
40: Team Sports.
41: Soccer.
42: Basketball.
43: Football.
44: Rugby Union.
45: Rugby Sevens.
46: Rugby League.
47: Australian Rules Football.
48: Cricket.
49: Baseball.
50: Softball.
51: PesäPallo.
52: Rounders.
53: Ice Hockey.
54: Bandy.
55: Field Hockey.
56: Floorball.
57: Lacrosse.
58: Volleyball.
59: Beach Volleyball.
60: Footvolley.
61: Sepak Takraw.
62: Netball.
63: Korfball.
64: Handball.
65: Gaelic Football.
66: Hurling.
67: Shinty.
68: Dodgeball.
69: Tug-Of-War.
70: Ultimate.
71: Racket Sports.
72: Tennis.
73: Real Tennis.
74: Soft Tennis.
75: Table Tennis.
76: Badminton.
77: Jianzi.
78: Squash.
79: Racquetball.
80: Eton Fives.
81: Rackets.
82: Paddleball.
83: Pelota.
84: Combat Sports.
85: Boxing.
86: Fencing.
87: Judo.
88: Sumo.
89: Wrestling.
90: Karate.
91: Kung Fu: Taolu.
92: Kung Fu: Sanshou.
93: Ju-Jitsu.
94: Tae Kwon Do.
95: Kickboxing.
96: Sombo.
97: Kendo.
98: Water Sports.
99: Swimming.
100: Diving.
101: Water Polo.
102: Synchronized Swimming.
103: Underwater Sports.
104: Sailing.
105: Rowing.
106: Kayaking.
107: Canoeing.
108: Dragon Boat Racing.
109: Waterskiing.
110: Windsurfing.
111: Kiteboarding.
112: Surfing.
113: Winter Sports.
114: Alpine Skiing.
115: Freestyle Skiing.
116: Snowboarding.
117: Cross-Country Skiing.
118: Slopestyle.
119: Ski Jumping.
120: Nordic Combined.
121: Biathlon.
122: Bobsledding.
123: Luge.
124: Skeleton.
125: Speed Skating.
126: Figure Skating.
127: Ice Dancing.
128: Target Sports.
129: Golf.
130: Croquet.
131: Curling.
132: Lawn Bowling.
133: Pétanque.
134: 10-Pin Bowling.
135: 5-Pin Bowling.
136: Atlatl.
137: Skittles.
138: Horseshoe Pitching.
139: Snooker.
140: Billiards.
141: Pool.
142: Darts.
143: Archery.
144: Pistol Shooting.
145: Shotgun Shooting.
146: Rifle Shooting.
147: Sports on Wheels.
148: BMX.
149: Track Cycling.
150: Road Racing.
151: Mountain Biking.
152: Roller Skating.
153: Roller Hockey.
154: Skateboarding.
155: Motor Sports.
156: Formula One.
157: Indy Car Racing.
158: GP2.
159: Touring Car Racing.
160: Drag Racing.
161: Karting.
162: Stock Car Racing.
163: Off-Road Rallying.
164: Truck Racing.
165: Rallying.
166: Road Racing.
167: Off-Road Motorcycle Racing.
168: Powerboat Racing.
169: Air Racing.
170: Snowmobiling.
171: Animal Sports.
172: Horse Racing.
173: Dressage.
174: Eventing.
175: Show Jumping.
176: Polo.
177: Greyhound Racing.
178: Harness Racing.
179: Rodeo.
180: Camel Racing.
181: Dogsledding.
182: Horseball.
183: Horse Driving.
184: Sea Match Fishing.
185: Extreme Sports.
186: Street Luge.
187: Parkour.
188: Extreme Climbing.
189: Ultra Running.
190: Free Diving.
191: Cliff Diving.
192: Freeride Mountain Biking.
193: Land Yachting.
194: Whitewater Rafting.