The Olympics: The Basics
Professor Lev Belousov, Rector, Russian International Olympic University:
"In their work Andy Miah and Beatriz Garcia touch upon the most standing and important issues which have been subject to controversy during the last three decades. This lively and engaging book will become a discovery for those who is just being introduced into the Olympic movement and Games and, at the same time it will be useful for the scientists specializing in the field".
The authors worked as Olympic Games researchers for more than 10 years, from Sydney 2000 to London 2012. The book is their own vision of the concepts of Olympism and the modern Olympic Movement. They tell an intriguing story about modern Olympic Games, their achievements and problems, and encourages deep research into the complicated world of the Olympic Movement.