Sport

Sport

Sport

Sport

Sport and sporting prowess, interesting biographies and autobiographies, great commentators like Alistair Cooke to ColemanBalls and word gaffes to make you laugh, all manner of sporting history.
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GREAT FACE FOR RADIO: The Adventures of a Sports Commentator
JOHN ANDERSON    Book Number: 79663
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John Anderson got into commentating by the obvious route: he took a course in journalism at his local college. More surprising is that he was the only person to fail the course; everyone else passe...
CONKERS FOR GOALPOSTS
HARRY PEARSON    Book Number: 82231
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Here are the playground games we'll never forget like snowballing, playground fighting using your snake belt, tie or compass, hair pulling and ear grabbing, the Jimmy Hill, the V sign no scratch or...
HOW TO THINK LIKE MUHAMMAD ALI
KEVIN MITCHELL    Book Number: 83374
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The man who could 'float like a butterfly, sting like a bee' did more than give birth to an aphorism that became part of the language of his era. Muhammad Ali is perhaps the most famous sportsman ...
DEAL: Inside the World of a Super-Agent
JON SMITH AND JAMES OLLEY    Book Number: 84019
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"An ownership group in Odessa had approached Italian agent Roberto De Fanti - who had until January of that year been Director of Football at Sunderland - to express an interest in buying Sheffield...
TELEGRAPH BOOK OF CHAMPIONS: An Anthology of the Greats
MARTIN SMITH    Book Number: 84105
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From the era-defining brilliance of Muhammad Ali to the tactical and man-management genius of Alex Ferguson and the single-mindedness of Ellen MacArthur and Ayrton Senna, gathered together here for...
AMAZING GRACE: THE MAN WHO WAS W.G.
RICHARD TOMLINSON    Book Number: 85420
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The legendary W.G. Grace was born into a Victorian world where the all-powerful MCC divided cricketers into Gentlemen and Players, and as the son of a Bristol doctor W.G. did not quite qualify as a...
ANATOMY OF MANCHESTER UNITED: A History in Ten Matches
JONATHAN WILSON    Book Number: 85604
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Since the completion of Old Trafford in 1910, Manchester Utd have enjoyed a significant financial advantage over other English teams and indeed, United is the most successful club in English league...
OXFORDSHIRE CUSTOMS, SPORTS AND TRADITIONS
MARILYN YURDAN    Book Number: 85862
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The book is full of funfairs and festivals, celebrations and exhibitions, games and shows, fêtes and carnivals, a few of them solemn but most unashamedly frivolous. A photograph from June 1955 sho...
FLOODLIGHTS AND TOUCHLINES: A History of Spectator Sport
ROB STEEN    Book Number: 86218
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In the words of Nelson Mandela: "Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire... Sport speaks to people in a language they understand." If you were lucky enough to be one o...
DESKTOP BEACH VOLLEYBALL
RUNNING PRESS    Book Number: 86316
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Spike, bump and dig - from your desk! With little suction pads, a fold out sandy beach playing court measuring 12" x 19", a 3½" inflatable beach ball in red, turquoise, yellow and white, a beach v...
DESKTOP PING PONG
RUNNING PRESS & CHRIS STONE    Book Number: 86318
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Hit a top spin smash or play a deft backhand slice wherever you choose with this kit of an easy-to-assemble mini net, two mini rackets, one green one red, a mini ball and little suction pads. The ...
THE TEST
NATHAN LEAMON    Book Number: 86344
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It is the final Test match of The Ashes. A nation expects, and the rest of the cricketing world is watching. Fast-paced, humorous and candid, the novel follows the battles on and off field as sta...
ULTIMATE BICYCLE OWNER'S MANUAL
EBEN WEISS    Book Number: 86598
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AKA Bike Snob. An hilarious look at the ins and outs of bike culture, the book is sub-titled 'The Universal Guide to Bikes, Riding, and Everything for Beginner and Seasoned Cyclists.' Covers purc...
CLASSIC GUIDE TO BOXING
AMERICAN SPORTS PUB. CO. 1917    Book Number: 87117
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From the arenas of Ancient Rome to modern day bouts, a boxer's success has been measured by his balance, strength and recovery. Judging distance, position, arm movement and fist shape all contribu...
CLASSIC GUIDE TO POLO
T. S. DALE    Book Number: 87118
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First published in 1905, the book was created as the definitive manual for polo, explaining its origins and rules, offering strategic advice, and reflecting on what might be to come. Dale's instru...
CLASSIC GUIDE TO ROWING
R. C. LEHMANN    Book Number: 87119
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"Huge bulk, a city scarce so large, with Dardan rowers in triple bank, the tiers ascending rank o'er rank" wrote Gyas, the captain and coach of the Chimaera. Justly indignant at the ineptitude and...
THORNY ENCOUNTERS: A History of England v The All Blacks
MATT ELLIOTT    Book Number: 87090
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A rich rugby history about a rivalry which never fails to have fans on the edge of their seats. The book chronicles the first 40 rugby internationals between England and New Zealand, from 1905 to ...
CLASSIC GUIDE TO: Set of Three
Unknown    Book Number: 87223
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Set of facsimile reprints contains Classic Guide to Rowing (192pp), Classic Guide to Polo (256pp) and Classic Guide to Boxing (152pp). With original archive photos. Buy all three of the Classic G...
TAI CHI DVD
DUKE MARKETING    Book Number: 86956
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Of all the martial arts, here is your opportunity to discover and begin the gentler practice of the art of Tai Chi. This 107 minute colour DVD explains the fundamental principals of the discipline...
MR. DARLEY'S ARABIAN: A History of Racing in 25 Horses
CHRIS MCGRATH    Book Number: 87197
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Thomas Darley was an adventurous employee with the Levant Company based in Aleppo in Syria, and in 1691 he joined a risky expedition to find the marble pillars and exquisite carvings of the fortres...
50 YEARS OF FORMULA 1 PHOTOGRAPHY
RAINER SCHLEGELMILCH    Book Number: 87501
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Bibliophile has scooped up the final remaining copies in an exclusive deal directly with Ludwig Könemann for a very special title. Weighs 3.8kgs and measures 27.7 x 5.3 x 29.4cms. For over 50 year...
UNHOLY UNION: When Rugby Collided with the Modern World
MIKE AYLWIN    Book Number: 87695
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The Guardian sportswriter has teamed up with the Director of Rugby at Saracens and Chief Executive of Harlequins to ask if rugby is on the brink of expansion, or is the game on the brink of implosi...
FROM THE BOUNDARY'S EDGE
LAURENCE GRIFFITHS    Book Number: 87910
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The gentle tap of leather on willow, the players in white bounding towards the boundary for a catch, the stumps flying, the wicket keeper triumphant - the smells and sounds and sights of an English...
PHYSICAL TRAINING SIMPLIFIED
EDWARD WARMAN    Book Number: 87934
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A British Library publication sub-titled 'The Whole Man Considered - Brain and Body.' Complete, thorough and practical, no apparatus is required in this handbook of physical fitness from the Edwar...
ANIMAL ASANAS: Yoga For Children
LEILA KADRI OOSTENDORP    Book Number: 87865
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All in splendid colour, a Prestel Art publication exploring 14 yoga poses modified for children or the elderly explaining the physical and mental benefits of each pose whether the student is archi...
MUSCLE EXERCISES ENCYCLOPEDIA
OSCAR MORAN & I. ARECHABALA    Book Number: 87879
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A companion to Stretching Exercises Encyclopedia code 87880 these anatomical illustrations explain all the different muscle groups and over 440 exercises based on empirical know-how and scientific ...
THE TITLE: The Story of the First Division
SCOTT MURRAY    Book Number: 87881
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A lively, cherry-picked story of the old First Division, English football's top flight between 1888 and 1992. Rich with humour and packed with new research, experience final-day drama involving Hu...
LAST IN THE TIN BATH: The Autobiography
DAVID BUMBLE LLOYD    Book Number: 87970
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Shortlisted for Sports Book Award and a Sunday Times Bestseller, David Lloyd was born in Accrington in 1947 and won his first contract at Lancashire when he was 16. He played cricket for the Count...
ALL IN A DAY'S CRICKET
BRIAN LEVISON    Book Number: 88030
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An anthology of outstanding cricket writing with a foreword by Christopher Martin-Jenkins, here is a selection of the very best and most intriguing writing on the sport. This wonderful collection ...
ENGRAVINGS OF CHARLES AND GEORGE HUNT 1820-1880
JOHN HICKMAN    Book Number: 87800
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The Hunts were kept busy reproducing the oil paintings and watercolours of among others Henry Alken, J. F. Herring, F. C. Turner and James Pollard, unique English art caught on copper plates. This...
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