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Tarnished Rings
The International Olympic Committee and the Salt Lake City Bid Scandal

Stephen Wenn, Robert Barney, and Scott Martyn

Cloth $39.95s    |    978-08156-3290-0    |    2011

"Tarnished Rings is a page turner complete with scandal, suspense, excitement, and eventually triumph and a must read for sport and Olympic historians."—The Sport Literature Association

"An accessible and interesting page–turner that analyzes the contemporary history of the IOC’s travails and tribulations at the turn of the twenty–first century. . . . A lively and compelling read."—Mark Dyreson, author of Crafting Patriotism for Global Dominance: America at the Olympics

  Tarnished Rings

  Stephen Wenn is professor of kinesiology and physical education at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario. He, Robert Barney, and Scott Martyn are the authors of Selling the Five Rings: The International Olympic Committee and the Rise of Olympic Commercialism. Robert Barney is professor emeritus of kinesiology and the founding director of the International Centre for Olympic Studies at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario. Scott Martyn is associate professor of human kinetics and founding director of the International Centre for Sport and Leisure Studies at the University of Windsor in Windsor, Ontario.

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6 x 9, 320 pages, 11 black-and-white illustrations, appendix, notes, glossary, works cited, index

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