Black American Women in Olympic Track and Field
  • Author : Michael D. Davis
  • Release Date : 01 February 1992
  • Publisher : McFarland Publishing
  • Genre : Sports & Recreation
  • Pages : 170
  • ISBN 13 : UOM:39015025276570

Black American Women in Olympic Track and Field Book Summary

Provides information on African-American women who have participated in Olympic track and field events from 1932 to 1988

Black American Women in Olympic Track and Field

Black American Women in Olympic Track and Field

Author : Michael D. Davis
Publisher : McFarland Publishing
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Provides information on African-American women who have participated in Olympic track and field events from 1932 to 1988...

Running Sideways

Running Sideways

Author : Pauline Davis,T. R. Todd
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The inspiring story of Pauline Davis, a Bahamian sprinter who fought through poverty, inequality, and racism to compete in five Olympic Games and become the first woman from the Caribbean to win Olympic gold. She would inspire an entire nation and go on to become the first Black woman elected ...

American Men of Olympic Track and Field

American Men of Olympic Track and Field

Author : Don Holst,Marcia S. Popp
Publisher : McFarland
Genre : Sports & Recreation
Total View : 1679 Views
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This book of interviews with Olympic track and field athletes highlights those whose lives have revealed courage, persistence and decency, both on and off the field. After their great careers ended, they went on to become authors, teachers, coaches, radio and television sports commentators, consultants, congressmen, actors, businessmen, military officers, ...

Track and Field

Track and Field

Author : M. K. Osborne
Publisher : Summer Olympic Sports
Genre : JUVENILE NONFICTION
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"This updated book for elementary readers presents information about the track and field events featured at the Olympics, including running, jumping, and throwing events. Includes a table of contents, Q&A boxes, glossary, further resources, and index"--...

USA Track   Field Coaching Manual

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Author : Joseph L. Rogers,USA Track & Field
Publisher : Human Kinetics
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Variant title : USA Track and Field. From USA Track & Field, Inc....

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Historical Dictionary of Track and Field

Author : Peter Matthews
Publisher : Scarecrow Press
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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File Size : 43,8 Mb
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While the earliest evidence of organized running can be traced back to Egypt in 3800 BCE, the modern sport of track and field evolved from rural games and church and folk festivals, and rules were drawn up in the final quarter of the 19th century in those advanced societies where enough ...

Track and Field s G O A T

Track and Field s G O A T

Author : Joe Levit
Publisher : Lerner Publications ™
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Total View : 8222 Views
File Size : 43,7 Mb
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On your mark! Get ready to sprint, jump, and throw alongside the fiercest competitors in track and field history. Discover amazing stats, thrilling comebacks, and athletes who shattered barriers....

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Track in the Forest

Author : Bob Burns
Publisher : Chicago Review Press
Genre : Sports & Recreation
Total View : 4669 Views
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The 1968 US men's track and field team featured such legends as Tommie Smith, Bob Beamon, Al Oerter, and Dick Fosbury and they won 12 gold medals and set six world records at the Mexico City Games, one of the most dominant performances in Olympic history. The Black Power protest of Tommie ...