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In an era, when the football world Cup is perhaps considered as the grandest sporting ecstasy, the Olympics still holds the podium of the greatest global contest—an event that, unlike the former, has long surpassed the threshold of the 32 nations. The most incredible Olympic stories maps down the phenomenal journey of this marvellous event through time immemorial its genesis to its glory days—with lore of myth, magic and gallantry in every turn of its long-walked path, where dirty politics went hand in hand with fair play, universal fraternity was welcomed in the backdrop of a genocide, strong woman often denounced of having a male genitalia, fair skin dared to disobey white norms, dark horse failed to surprise and the unpredictable often surprised. Read in 15 languages, Luciano has already unearthed numerous stories of sports that have crossed many skies, unveiling the myths behind. This time he curates the oldest sporting Tale—A tale that becomes the narrative of a modern civilisation. Luciano returns to his adventures. He had already spied, through the Keyhole, the secret stories of the football world Cup. Now he gets into the minefield of the Olympic games-- Eduardo galeano, uruguayan journalist & novelist perhaps, wernicke is one of the most translated Argentine writers in the 21st century, along with the consecrated Samanta Schweblin and Eduardo sacheri -- clarin, a leading Argentine daily.

About the Author

Luciano Wernicke was born in 1969 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. As a journalism graduate from the University of Salvador, he worked in the sports media such as the magazine El Gráfico and the newspaper Olé. He also taught journalism techniques and text composition at the Círculo de Periodistas Deportivos for about 20 years. In 2019, he was assistant to the Costa Rica National Football Team manager, Gustavo Matosas. Wernicke is the author of numerous books on sports such as The Most Incredible World Cup Stories, The Most Incredible Football Stories, Doctor and Champion, Duel Never Won (a comparative biography of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo), etc.
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The Most Incredible Olympic Stories

The Most Incredible Olympic Stories

ISBN: 9789391125141
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  • ISBN: 9789391125141
  • Author: Luciano Wernicke
  • Publisher: Niyogi Books Pvt. Ltd.
  • Pages: 232
  • Format: Paperback

Book Description

In an era, when the football world Cup is perhaps considered as the grandest sporting ecstasy, the Olympics still holds the podium of the greatest global contest—an event that, unlike the former, has long surpassed the threshold of the 32 nations. The most incredible Olympic stories maps down the phenomenal journey of this marvellous event through time immemorial its genesis to its glory days—with lore of myth, magic and gallantry in every turn of its long-walked path, where dirty politics went hand in hand with fair play, universal fraternity was welcomed in the backdrop of a genocide, strong woman often denounced of having a male genitalia, fair skin dared to disobey white norms, dark horse failed to surprise and the unpredictable often surprised. Read in 15 languages, Luciano has already unearthed numerous stories of sports that have crossed many skies, unveiling the myths behind. This time he curates the oldest sporting Tale—A tale that becomes the narrative of a modern civilisation. Luciano returns to his adventures. He had already spied, through the Keyhole, the secret stories of the football world Cup. Now he gets into the minefield of the Olympic games-- Eduardo galeano, uruguayan journalist & novelist perhaps, wernicke is one of the most translated Argentine writers in the 21st century, along with the consecrated Samanta Schweblin and Eduardo sacheri -- clarin, a leading Argentine daily.

About the Author

Luciano Wernicke was born in 1969 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. As a journalism graduate from the University of Salvador, he worked in the sports media such as the magazine El Gráfico and the newspaper Olé. He also taught journalism techniques and text composition at the Círculo de Periodistas Deportivos for about 20 years. In 2019, he was assistant to the Costa Rica National Football Team manager, Gustavo Matosas. Wernicke is the author of numerous books on sports such as The Most Incredible World Cup Stories, The Most Incredible Football Stories, Doctor and Champion, Duel Never Won (a comparative biography of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo), etc.

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