Index

a
Africa 16 , 70 , 84 , 93 , 98
Ali, Muhammad 57 -8
Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) 55 , 83 , 92
amateurism 55 , 87 , 91 -2
American football 34 , 48 - 50 , 97 ;
professional leagues 50
archery 12 - 13 , 14 , 15 , 19 , 101
Arledge, Roone 109
Astrodome 4 , 114 -15
Athena 14
Australia 52 , 66 , 67 -8, 79 , 92 -3, 105 , 110
automobile racing 34 , 58 - 60

b
Babashoff, Shirley 101 , 107
Barzun, Jacques 4
Bannister, Roger 9 - 10 , 117
baseball 22 , 34 , 38 - 42 , 63 -7, 82 , 105 , 107 , 114 -16;
professional leagues 39 , 94 ;
in Cuba 64 -5, 66 ;
in Mexico 65
basketball 33 , 34 , 51 -2, 82 , 86 , 94 , 95
bicycle 32 -3;
bicycle racing 33 , 34 , 101 , 102
Bikila, Abebe 93
boxing:
ancient 17 - 18 ;
modern 34 , 55 -8, 70
Broughton, Jack 56
Brundage, Avery 83 , 84 , 86 , 112
Byzantine Empire 25 , 27

c
Cade, Robert 99
Camp, Walter C. 48 -9, 55
Cartwright, Alexander 38 -9, 63
Catlin, Donald H. 106
chariot racing 12 , 16 , 21 , 25 , 27
cheating see scandals, drugs
China 15 , 45 , 76 -9, 95 , 104 -5
Christianity 22 -3, 74 -8
Coubertin, Baron Pierre de 79 - 82 , 83 , 111 , 113
Crete 20
cricket 34 , 36 - 38 , 67 -9;
in Australia 67 -8;
in India 68 -9
croquet 43

d
drugs 101 -7, 113
Dunning, Eric 31 , 32

e
East Germany 96 , 101 -2, 104 -5
Eitzen, D. Stanley 4
Egypt, ancient:
14 , 16 , 24 , 26 , 27
Elias, Norbert 31 -2
Epic of Gilgamesh11
equestrian sports 36 ;
see also horse racing
equipment 110 -1;
see also technology
Etruscans 24 , 26

f
fans see spectators
Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) 69 - 70 , 74 , 98
football;
see soccer, American football
Fosbury, Dick 100
France 43 , 69 - 70 , 79 - 80

g
gambling 35 , 37 , 38 , 55 , 56
golf 42 -3, 79 , 95

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