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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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
BUT SERIOUSLY: An Autobiography
JOHN MCENROE    Book Number: 88583
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A book we seed at number one. 15 years after his massive bestseller Serious, John McEnroe came back and was ready to talk about the game of tennis, its winners and losers. What's it like playing ...
RED OR DEAD
DAVID PEACE    Book Number: 88724
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In 1959, Liverpool Football Club was in the Second Division. They had never won the FA Cup. 15 seasons later, the club had won three League titles, two FA Cups and the UEFA Cup. Liverpool Footba...
HORSE RACING MANUAL
TOM PEACOCK    Book Number: 88691
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From the excellent Haynes Guides stable, whether you be a punter or admire the athleticism of the horse, this excellent guide covers types of racing on the flat, jump racing and all weather racing,...
LITTLE BOOK OF YOGA
LUCY LUCAS    Book Number: 89121
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Yoga is an ancient practice, harnessing the breath and strengthening the body to boost physical health and mental wellbeing whether you want to relax, become more flexible or get in touch with your...
ANGLER'S GUIDE
T. E. SALTER    Book Number: 89267
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'Abridged for the use of young anglers', the Angler's Guide was first published in 1816, and advertised as being a complete practical treatise on Angling. It is 'the art of trolling and fishing fo...
BRITISH TENNIS: From the Renshaws To the Murrays
KEVIN JEFFERYS    Book Number: 89273
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Pictured is Maud Watson, winner of the inaugural Ladies' Singles title in 1884, the handsome, moustachioed three-times Wimbledon Champion Arthur Gore, seen in 1901, the French superstar Suzanne Len...
BLEACHERS
JOHN GRISHAM    Book Number: 89228
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Glory never dies. Neely Crenshaw was the best quarterback ever to play for the Messina Spartans, the state's most legendary high school football team. 15 years later with the glory days far behind...
CRICKET WONDERFUL CRICKET
JOHN DUNCAN    Book Number: 89828
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Writer and former broadcaster who began his career alongside Des Lynam at BBC Radio Brighton, John Duncan explores the idiosyncratic, historical and absorbing game of cricket. He chooses to do so ...
ARTHUR ASHE: A Life
RAYMOND ARSENAULT    Book Number: 89712
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Arthur Ashe was a Wimbledon champion and human rights activist whose mid-life death from AIDS, contracted through a blood transfusion, was a loss to sport and to public life. This big biography do...
LOTUS 98T HAYNES WORKSHOP MANUAL:
STEPHEN SLATER    Book Number: 90122
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Cast your minds back, F1 fans, to those heady days of the mid-?80s, when turbocharging came of age in a chaotic blur of regulations, gamesmanship, driving talent and colossal horsepower that tyres,...
THIS IS THE ONE: Sir Alex Ferguson
DANIEL TAYLOR    Book Number: 90154
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When this book was first published in 2007 it was hailed as an all-time Manchester Utd classic and featured in The Times all-time top 50 sports books. We have here the 2011 updated and revised pape...
SWORDSMAN'S HANDBOOK: Samurai Teachings
EDITED BY WILLIAM SCOTT WILSON    Book Number: 89198
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Unlike karate, judo or aikido, swordsmanship is not a means of self-defence, but it is nevertheless hugely popular not only in Japan but also in the US and round the world. The author believes that...
CHESS BASICS
DAVID LEVENS    Book Number: 89907
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Chess is still popular after some 1,400 years and no matter how skilled you become, there is always something new to learn or some new opening idea or some new technique to master. Chapters cover ...
SPIRIT OF CRICKET: Reflections on Play and Life
MIKE BREARLEY    Book Number: 90438
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Mike Brearley OBE was educated at Cambridge where he read classics and moral sciences and captained the University. He played for Middlesex County Cricket Club intermittently from 1961 to 1983 and...
FAN: A Novel
DANNY RHODES    Book Number: 90598
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Author Danny Rhodes was at Hillsborough on 15th April 1989, and he has donated a percentage of the profits of this book to the memory of the Hillsborough 96. His novel is set in 1989. 18 year old...
BUSHCRAFT 101
DAVE CANTERBURY    Book Number: 90620
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Based on the 5 Cs of Survivability - cutting tools, covering, combustion devices, containers, and cordages, this valuable guide offers only the most important survival skills to help you craft reso...
THE TIMES ON THE ASHES
EDITED BY RICHARD WHITEHEAD    Book Number: 90844
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A superb history of cricket's greatest rivalry from 1877 to the present day, the book showcases great batsmen like Bradman, Ponting, Gower, Trumper, Boycott and Greg Chappell, and the great bowlers...
A TO Z OF FOOTBALL COLLECTIBLES
CARL WILKES    Book Number: 90845
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Sub-titled 'Precious Football Cards and Sought-After Soccer Stickers', here you'll discover priceless information on the history and likely value of football cards and stickers, now highly investab...
SPIRIT OF CRICKET: Reflections on Play and Life
MIKE BREARLEY    Book Number: 90917
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Mike Brearley OBE was educated at Cambridge where he read classics and moral sciences and captained the University. He played for Middlesex County Cricket Club intermittently from 1961 to 1983 and...
ALI: A Life
JONATHAN EIG    Book Number: 90990
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Winner of the Sports Book of the Year 2018 this is the most definitive biography of Muhammad Ali that has ever been published, based on more than 500 interviews with those who knew him best and wit...