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Description - The History of the Olympic Games: Faster, Higher, Stronger by International Olympic Committee

Published in association with the International Olympic Committee, The History of the Olympic Games: Faster, Higher, Stronger brings to life, through more than 225 photographs, the glorious history of the Olympic Summer Games. Illustrating the values that unite the world through sport every four years, beginning in 776 BC in ancient Greece, through to its revival in 1896 and the subsequent editions, this exceptional volume, revised, updated and in an exciting new format, charts the event's absorbing and exemplary history and a wealth of world sporting achievement.

A book of dreams, the International Olympic Committee has graciously allowed items of rare historical documents from their exclusive archive to be photographed, allowing readers to get closer to the world's greatest sporting spectacle than ever before.

Written with the full co-operation of the International Olympic Committee.

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