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...
SAIL
TIMOTHY JEFFERY    Book Number: 84452
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Sub-titled "A Tribute to The World's Greatest Races, Sailors and Their Boats" this handsome volume is a stylish and beautifully illustrated production, with three clear sections making it easy to n...
MAMMOTH BOOK OF CHESS: New, Fully Revised & Updated Edition
GRAHAM BURGESS    Book Number: 85375
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The award-winning bestselling classic by an author who in 1994 set a new world record by playing 510 games of blitz chess in three days, scoring a remarkable 87%. For chess players at every level ...
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...
ATMOSPHERE AND LIGHT: The Automotive Paintings of Barry Rowe
BARRY ROWE AND GARY DOYLE    Book Number: 85547
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Special numbered editions limited to 1,500 copies, each has been hand numbered and personally autographed by both the artist and author and comes in a smart British racing green clothbound slipcase...
BRADMAN ALBUMS: Slipcased Two Volume Set
SIR DONALD BRADMAN    Book Number: 85550
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Volume One of 424 pages covers the years 1925 to 1934 and Volume Two extending to make the two volume set up to 800 pages, covers the years 1935 to 1949. Originally published in 1987 when Sir Dona...
KEEGAN AND DALGLISH
RICHARD T. KELLY    Book Number: 85556
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Kevin Keegan and Kenny Dalglish were the dominant footballers of the seventies, both going further as players than their contemporary Alex Ferguson, but both lacking Ferguson's steely professionali...
ASHES: A Nostalgic Look at a Century of the Greatest Rivalry
ADAM POWLEY    Book Number: 85565
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From the extensive archives of the Daily Mirror in the 'When Cricket Was Cricket' series, this photographic celebration is a tribute to over a century of Ashes contests, starting with a panoramic v...
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...
TALES FROM THE TURF
Robin Oakley    Book Number: 85773
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Sub-titled 'Reflections From A Life in Horse Racing', political journalist Robin Oakley has been a lifelong devotee of horse racing hurrying off to the track whenever the day job left him free to d...
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 GOLF
RUNNING PRESS    Book Number: 86317
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A pair of miniature irons, a bag of sand to fill in the kidney shapes on your desktop fairway, relax on the golf course while stuck at work. Relieve anxiety by playing a quick round at your desk o...
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: A Novel
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...
COMPLETE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF HORSE RACING
BILL MOONEY & GEORGE ENNOR    Book Number: 86043
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The Illustrated Guide to Flat Racing and Steeplechasing 7th Edition. The heritage of horse racing is an exercise in continual growth. The classic races continue to be run, historic races are revive...
DESKTOP BOX SETS: Set of Three
RUNNING PRESS    Book Number: 86646
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Set consists of Desktop Ping Pong, Desktop Beach Volleyball and Desktop Golf. Buy all three mini box sets and save a further £2.
HEALING MASSAGE
MAUREEN ABSON    Book Number: 86703
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An A-Z guide for more than 40 medical conditions, the handbook is designed for both professional and home use. It introduces hand, foot, head and back massage techniques, an A-Z of medical conditi...
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...
ON LEARNING GOLF
PERCY BOOMER    Book Number: 83024
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First published in 1946, this now classic guide is 'among the best books ever written on playing the game' - www.golf.com. The foreword is by the late Duke of Windsor. Generations of golfers, ins...
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...
GOLF IMPLEMENTS AND MEMORABILIA
KEVIN MCGIMPSEY & DAVID NEECH    Book Number: 87015
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Hornbeam, evergreen oak, apple, beech and holly are some of the woods used in early golf clubs. Many books have been written about golf, but this will be the first that attributes the game's popul...
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...
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