On Your Marks, Get Set, Gold! : A Fact-Filled, Funny Guide to Every Olympic Sport


An exciting, laugh-a-minute guide to every Olympic and Paralympic sport - updated for the 2024 Paris Olympics!

From boxing to boccia, find out just what it takes to become an Olympic and Paralympic star in this hilariously informative guide to the games. For each sport you'll discover why it's great, why it's not so great, what skills and equipment you'll need to start practising and even how to sound like a pro! You'll learn about some of the greatest Olympians in history, events that might appear in the future and there's a helpful guide to your chances of becoming a champion.

With bold, energetic illustrations and an up-to-date text packed with weird, wonderful and wildly hilarious facts written by sports journalist Scott Allen, this hardback gift book is the funniest guide you'll find to the next Olympics!