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The British Olympics: Britain's Olympic Heritage 1612 2012

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History records that the Olympic Games originated in ancient Greece nearly three thousand years ago, died out around 393 AD, and were triumphantly reborn in 1896, in the Greek capital of Athens. Rather less well known is how, during the intervening centuries, an assortment of British writers, romantics, sportsmen and visionaries helped nurture that revival. Indeed, as spor ...more
Paperback, 200 pages
Published 2011 by Played In Britain/English Heritage
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