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Published by Novosti Press Agency Pub. House in Moscow .
Written in English



  • Soviet Union.


  • Sports -- Soviet Union.,
  • Athletes -- Soviet Union.

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Edition Notes

Statement[by Nikolai Tarasov.
LC ClassificationsGV623 .T3
The Physical Object
Pagination54 p.
Number of Pages54
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4772764M
LC Control Number78228844

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This book focusses on the individuals who excelled at sport in Soviet society, looking at how they made such achievements and the impact such successes had. Author James Riordan explores the societal dynamics of Soviet sport, comparing and contrasting what went on in the USSR with other by: The role and development of sport in Soviet society received little contemporary attention, in the West or in Russia. Although it was widely banned after the Russian Revolution, and viewed as a tool developed by the bourgeoisie for the training of body and mind during the rise of capitalism, the USSR was among the world's sporting powers.4/5. This book examines the evolution of sport in Russia from its early association with health and hygiene, through a period of functional association with labour and defence, to its post-war.   The Soviets excelled in more strenuous sports, such as weightlifting, boxing, wrestling, mountaineering, and cycling. The book also notes that Soviets are also interested in water sports, Book Edition: 2.

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Circulation. In the Soviet Union published more than 8, daily newspapers in approximately sixty languages, with a combined circulation of about million. Every all-union newspaper was circulated in its Russian language version. Nearly 3, newspapers, however, reached the population in non-Russian languages, constituting roughly 25 percent of the total circulation, although non. Keys: Soviet Sport and Transnational Mass Culture in the s a result, in the early s the Soviet regime dropped its opposition to 'bour- geois' sport and moved toward integration into the international sport system it had previously denounced.6 In explaining the Soviet Union's shift from rejection to acceptance of this. In the Winter Olympics, the Soviet bloc athletes won 56 medals, while the United States won six. Written by the former sports psychologist for the Soviet Olympic team, this book reveals Russian and East German techniques for peak performance training. His major book publications treat the politics of the Whites in the Russian Civil War (), Cold War diplomacy after the death of Stalin (), and the political biography of a controversial Soviet author (). His edited volume Euphoria and Exhaustion () explores the history of modern sport in Soviet .