The Sports Book (DK Sports Guides) (Hardcover)

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This is the ultimate guide to sports and the perfect reference for the Paris Olympics 2024 - an amazing year for sport.

Discover everything you need to know about more than 200 sports, including all the Olympic and Paralympic events featured in Tokyo and Beijing. Get the authoritative inside scoop from leading experts in each sport. Discover match-winning insights into the strategies and tactics of the world's top competitors. And learn all of the facts, stats, and stories behind the Olympic Games - the most spectacular sporting event on the planet.

Whether you love your sports or want to learn more about this worldly topic, this book will be a great guide. The Sports Book includes profiles of the major sporting competitions and the most successful players and sporting nations. Explore chapters about football, watersports, motorsports, and more!

In this book, you will find:

-More than 200 of the world's most popular sports – from football and basketball to less widely-known sports such as korfball and dragon boat racing

-Details updated with the latest rules and stats for every featured sport and competition, including the stories behind every Olympic Games leading up to Paris

-Clear step-by-step artworks explain key sporting skills and techniques, fields of play, and player positions

-Fascinating insights and fun anecdotes that capture the lighter side of each sport

Fully revised with the latest facts, stats, rules, and results of world sport, The Sports Book also includes details of the current world and Olympic records. It is perfect for sports buffs needing an ultimate quick-reference guide or anyone looking to improve their knowledge.

About the Author

DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world leading illustrated reference publisher and a member of the Penguin Random House division of Bertelsmann. DK publishes highly visual, photographic non-fiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 100 countries and over 60 languages, with offices in the UK, India, US, Germany, China, Canada, Spain and Australia.

DK's aim is to inspire, educate and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics, with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products.

Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery and parenting. 

DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the best-selling LEGO® books.

DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series and Prima Games, the world’s leading publisher of strategy content for PC and console video games.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780744092820
ISBN-10: 0744092825
Publisher: DK
Publication Date: March 26th, 2024
Pages: 456
Language: English
Series: DK Sports Guides