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Olympic Dreams

Matthew J. Burbank

Olympic Dreams

The Impact of Mega-Events on Local Politics (Explorations in Public Policy)

by Matthew J. Burbank

  • 262 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Lynne Rienner Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Local government,
  • Sport & leisure industries,
  • Public Policy - General,
  • Olympics,
  • General,
  • Political Science,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • USA,
  • Political Process - General,
  • Economic aspects,
  • International Olympic Committe,
  • International Olympic Committee,
  • Political aspects

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages203
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9698724M
    ISBN 101555879039
    ISBN 109781555879037

    The United States men's Olympic basketball team, nicknamed the "Dream Team", was the first American Olympic team to feature active professional players from the National Basketball Association (NBA). The team has been described by American and international journalists as the greatest sports team ever assembled. The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame called the team "the greatest Assists leader: Scottie Pippen Get this from a library! Olympic dreams: years of excellence. [Douglas Collins] -- The Summer Games in Atlanta marked the th anniversary of the Modern Games. This officially sanctioned celebration of the history of the Summer Games is filled with superb photographs, many.

    Olympic dreams come true in this inspiring picture book from Michael Jordan’s mother, author of the New York Times bestselling Salt in His Shoes. Long before he became a professional All-Star basketball player, Michael Jordan had dreams of winning an Olympic gold medal—and with dedication and perseverance, that’s exactly what he Edition: Reprint. Olympic Dreams Gymnastics, Liberty, OH. K likes. Olympic Dreams offers classes Monday-Saturday for children of all abilities & experience ages 18 months years of age/5(28).

      Subscribe to the official Olympic channel here: Find more about the Olympic Games at Follow your f. Olympic Dreams is the title of a British television series, a co-production between the BBC and the Open University, with the intent of tracking a group of young British athletes bidding for Olympic success at the Summer Olympics in London.. The first series of programmes were broadcast at the end of The second series started in July The athletes being tracked are.


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