The World Atlas of Sport: Who Plays What, Where, and Why

Alan Tomlinson

Research output: Book/ReportBook - authored


This beautifully designed and fully illustrated atlas maps the world's major competitive sports, with comprehensive sections on the politics, economics and scandals of international sporting events plus a gazetteer of each country's sporting profile. Tracing the emergence of sport in its modern forms, it features all sports recognised by the International Olympic Committee, as well as colourful case studies of the sportsmen and women who have emerged as global celebrities and superstars.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherMyriad Editions
Number of pages128
ISBN (Print)0956559921
Publication statusPublished - May 2011


  • sport
  • sport and leisure


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