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Author: Brandt Aymar
ISBN: 0517883953
Language: English
Pages: 512 pages
Category: Genre Fiction
Publisher: Broadway Books (April 25, 1995)
Rating: 4.6
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A monumental anthology covering the literature of sports, from the funeral games of Homer to the American World Series today, Men in Sports includes Mary Renault's telling of an exciting day at the Olympic Games of 520 .

The only sports anthology to cover 36 different sports, Men in Sports includes both fiction and nonfiction by such notable writers and athletes as: Muhammad Ali, Bob Cousy, John Cheever, Dick Francis, Norman Mailer.

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Welcome to the ancient olympic games.

Their physique, love of a challenge and extraordinary appetites chimed with a public brought up on the immortal heroes of Greek mythology. Here, we pick out the best of the best. Back story: Daughter of the King of Sparta, Kyniska had her sights set on Olympic glory from an early age. Permitted by custom to win an Olympic wreath as the owner of a chariot, she evaded the rules banning women from competing. Trend setter: Kyniska’s victories set the way for female owners, with a total of 12 claiming victory by the end of the Games. Welcome to the ancient olympic games.

A monumental anthology covering the literature of sports, from the funeral games of Homer to the American World Series today, Men in Sports includes Mary Renault's telling of an exciting day at the Olympic Games of 520 B.C., Stirling Moss's thousand-mile auto race, Ring Lardner's Horseshoes, James Dickey's harrowing account of canoes capsizing in the rapids, George Plimpton's The Five-Play Quarterback, Pele at soccer, Colin Fletcher's wilderness walking, Norman Mailer's coverage of the Paterson-Liston fight, Sydney Franklin's decision to become a bull-fighter, Dick Francis's horse-racing story The Day of the Losers, the climax of Trevanian's mountain-climbing classic Descent from the Eiger, John McPhee's tennis coverage of Arthur Ashe vs. Clark Graebner at Forest Hills, and Alan Sillitoe's The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner.There are unusual selections featuring many other sports, including archery, ballooning, bicycling, billiards, boating, fishing, golf, hockey, hunting, jai alai, polo, rowing, scuba diving, skiing, surf-riding, swimming, track, wrestling, and yachting. Men in Sports is an omnibus anthology offering hours of fascinating, exciting reading for sports enthusiasts of all ages.