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Published: 01.1970


Crazy Olympic Champions!

The Olympic motto has been created by a Dominican Father. There has been Olympic cigarettes. The first disqualifi cation for doping was for… having drunk two beers. There has been an angling competition in Olympic Games…
Both sports aficionados, the authors gathered around 500 incredible anecdotes about (modern) Olympic Games, since 1896.
Sorted by sports (athletics, swimming, cycling, tennis…), these 500 fun facts unveil the most surprising and unexpected sides of the biggest worldwide sports event. 50 B&W drawings (by Deligne, published in several French newspapers) are included.

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