How to Watch the Olympics
The Essential Guide to the Rules, Statistics, Heroes, and Zeroes of Every SportBook - 2012
"The world's biggest athletic event is back: 17 days, 12,000 athletes, 29 sports, and 302 gold medals up for grabs. Millions of people eagerly tune in, but many games remain unfamiliar to even the avid fans. Easy as it is to be fascinated by agile gymnasts, deft equestrians, and perfectly synchronized swimmers, how many of us know the width of a balance beam, the intricate regulations of dressage, or the point values of those legs-in-the-air formations? Luckily, David Goldblatt and Johnny Acton have created the definitive companion volume to explain the rules, strategy, and history of every sport..." -- from publisher's website.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2012, c2011.
Branch Call Number: 796.48 Gol
Characteristics: 400 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.