The World Atlas of Sport

Who plays what, where and why
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This beautifully designed atlas profiles the world’s major competitive sports, from American football to Sumo wrestling.

Alan Tomlinson paints the big picture of sport, combining in-depth commentary on significant sporting moments with revealing analysis of the global business that sport represents—the commercial sponsorship that underpins it, the million dollar gains to be made from it, and the successes and failures of its celebrity superstars.

Topics include: Olympics ● Paralympics ● Gay Games ● drug abuse ● sports for development ● media coverage ● sponsorship ● merchandising ● spectators ● gambling ● tourism

Packed with facts, figures and infographics, this fascinating book is an indispensable resource as well as essential reading for all sports fans.

David Croft

I can’t recommend it highly enough.

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