|Author:||Press Association Sport|
|Title:||London 2012 The Greatest Show on Earth: A Day-by-Day Photographic Celebration of the London 2012 Olympic Games|
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|Publisher:||Carlton Books (2013)|
Each chapter follows a single day in the world-popular sporting event, bringing the great stories, outstanding achievements, and heroic efforts to vivid life in stunning photographs. Lists with This Book.
Home All Categories London 2012 The Greatest Show on Earth: A Day-by-Day Photographic Celebration of the London 2012 Olympic Games. ISBN13: 9781847329332. London 2012 the Greatest Show on Earth : An Official Day-by-Day Photographic Celebration. by Press Association. Each chapter follows a single day in the world-popular sporting event, bringing the great stories, outstanding achievements, and heroic efforts to vivid life in stunning photographs. The Greatest Show on Earth is the perfect way to remember-and honor-the London 2012 Olympic Games.
London 2012 Olympic Games: The Greatest Show on Earth: An official day-by-day photographic celebration. Press Association Sport is part of the Press Association, the UK's leading national news agency. It has a dedicated team of sports journalists reporting on almost every major sporting event in Britain, and will have journalists covering the entire London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
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London 2012 Olympic Games, athletic festival held in London that took place July 27–August 12, 2012. The London Games were the 27th occurrence of the modern Olympic Games. Olympic Games: London, England, 2012. The London Games’ opening ceremonies proved to be one of the festival’s highlights. The elaborate spectacle (devised by film director Danny Boyle) depicted the cultural and social history of Britain and drew raves from attendees and television viewers, who were treated to an unexpected comic turn by Queen Elizabeth II. A speedboat carrying the Olympic flame down the River Thames as fireworks explode above the Tower Bridge during the opening ceremonies of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
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