The extraordinary performances of Australian athletes, and the awareness of the system that fostered them, came to the world's attention during the Sydney Olympic Games in 2000. Bloomfield traces the development of Australian sport from the early 19th century to the modern day institutions that drive our sporting success.during the first seven years, by which time 44 000 coaches had been accredited in 70 sports.2 Several high-quality coaching manuals were published by the council in the 1980s and 1990s and newer editions are currently available from the Australian Sports Commission. In addition, the above ... Funding was later restored, but during the nine months in which it lapsed, considerable momentum was lost.
|Title||:||Australia's Sporting Success|
|Publisher||:||UNSW Press - 2003|