The Sports Book / Urheilukirja

WSOY, 2011

by Tuomas Kyrö

From Books from Finland:

We Are the Champions

Heroes are still in demand, in sports at least. In his new book, author Tuomas Kyrö examines the glorious past and the slightly less glorious present of Finnish sports – as well as the meaning of sports in the contemporary world where it is ‘indispensable for the preservation of nation states’. And he poses a knotty question: what is the difference, in the end, between sports and arts? Are they merely two forms of entertainment?

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Also by Tuomas Kyrö: Taking Offense (Mielensä pahoittaja)

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