Usain Bolt, London 2012

Five best books on the Olympics, by Jeremy Schaap

“Unlike baseball, football and boxing, the Olympics has generated only a small catalog of books – and good ones are even rarer,” wrote Jeremy Schaap for the Wall Street Journal in 2008, when he listed his favourite books on the Olympic Games.

These are the five best books on the Olympics according to Schaap.

The Perfect Jump Dick Schaap

Dick Schaap
New American Library, 1976

Jeremy Schaap (born August 23, 1974, New York City) is an American sports writer, television reporter, and author. He is an eight-time Emmy Award winner for his work on ESPN’s E:60, SportsCenter, and Outside the Lines. (Wikipedia.)

Source: The Wall Street Journal
Last checked on: 16 September 2016