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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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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
SIT STRONG
HARRIET GRIFFEY    Book Number: 86787
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Sub-titled 'Everyday Exercises to Stretch and Strengthen Your Posture' this pictorial guide is produced on pale orange or blue coloured pages with attractive modern fonts and design and clear colou...
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...
ENGLAND'S LAST GLORY
DAVID MILLER    Book Number: 88898
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In a wonderfully nostalgic book, Miller recaptures the heady days of summer 1966 when England won the World Cup in front of their own euphoric fans. Nearly 50 years on, he evokes the eager anticip...
HEATH ROBINSON'S GOLF: Classic Cartoons
WILLIAM HEATH ROBINSON    Book Number: 88487
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Best known for his hilarious drawings of zany contraptions, William Heath Robinson started out as a watercolour artist and quickly turned to the more lucrative field of book illustration, developin...
GRAND NATIONAL: A Celebration
ANNE HOLLAND    Book Number: 89171
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The Grand National is one of the most famous horse races and an outstanding sporting event which challenges men, women and diverse thoroughbred horses every year. The race was a spectacle, from the...
SCIENCE OF YOGA
ANN SWANSON    Book Number: 89142
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The human anatomy is fascinating, and in clear colourful cutaway diagrams, here is the entire skeletal, muscular, nervous, endocrine, respiratory, cardiovascular, lymphatic, digestive, urinary and ...
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...
TOTAL FOOTBALL: A Graphic History
SANJEEV SHETTY    Book Number: 89430
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Football is not a case of putting together a team of highly trained players and hoping for the best. Central to the business of winning are the strategy, the tactics, the formations and the decepti...
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...
TIMES: 50 GREATEST FOOTBALL MATCHES
EDITED BY RICHARD WHITEHEAD    Book Number: 89324
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Football is one of the nation's favourite sports and The Times has compiled 50 of the greatest matches of all time. This is football history as it happened straight from the pages of this beloved p...
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 ...
TOTAL FOOTBALL
SANJEEV SHETTY    Book Number: 89874
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Sub-titled 'A Graphic History of the World's Most Iconic Soccer Tactics' this Subbuteo-styled graphic book lays out the tactics and gives a new understanding of how the beautiful game is played. T...
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...
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