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...
INFINITE TAI CHI FOR HEALTH DVD
JASON CHAN    Book Number: 80044
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Calm the mind, preserve health and energise your body with Master Jason Chan and a routine of just 20 minutes each day using controlled breathing and simple, flowing body movements. The multi-scre...
W. G. GRACE ATE MY PEDALO
ALAN TYERS AND BEACH    Book Number: 80633
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In the unmistakable yellow and black jacket, this Wisden Cricketer presentation is a curious cricket compendium which begins in spring 1896. It is a spoof periodical from that period, an archive t...
THE HUSTLER
WALTER TEVIS    Book Number: 80656
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We've all seen the film starring Paul Newman, and here is the original novel of that classic film, as we go down and dirty to downtown Chicago, through the tobacco smoke and the sounds of hard, glo...
MAD DOGS AND ENGLISHMEN ...Go Out in the Midday Sun
IAN COLLIS    Book Number: 81079
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Written by a leading authority on sports history and statistics, the author has one of the largest collections of memorabilia and sporting photographs and here presents some of his very best on the...
FOINAVON
DAVID OWEN    Book Number: 80603
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In the Wisden sports writing series, here is the story of the Grand National's biggest upset, and one of the best racing books ever. On 8th April 1967 at Aintree, a 100-1 outsider in peculiar blin...
TROUBLED WATERS: Leisure Boating and the Second World War
NIGEL SHARP    Book Number: 81252
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For those who loved boating, WWII greatly affected their sport, but even so many leisure sailors were able to use their skills to contribute to the war effort. The most well-known incident involvin...
SECRET LIFE OF TWICKENHAM
CHRIS JONES    Book Number: 81456
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Twickenham Stadium, the iconic home of Rugby Football, got off to an inauspicious start. The purchase of the land in 1907 was followed by a period of stagnation, literally so as the area was subjec...
THE FIGHT
NORMAN MAILER    Book Number: 81553
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'One of the defining texts of sports journalism. Not only does Mailer recall the violent combat with a scholar's eye...he also makes the whole act of reporting seem as exciting as what's occurring...
BUTTER-FINGER
BOB CATTELL AND JOHN AGARD    Book Number: 81653
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The famous black poet John Agard is rarely remaindered so we are thrilled to find this inspiring story co-written by him. Riccardo Small may not be a great cricketer - he's only played twice befor...
CRYSTAL PALACE SPEEDWAY
NORMAN JACOBS    Book Number: 81662
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A superb illustrated history of the Glaziers written by a respected speedway historian bring to life the larger-than-life characters, anecdotes, gossip, facts, figures and many previously unpublish...
FIGHTING MEN OF LONDON
ALEX DALEY    Book Number: 81672
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Sub-titled 'Voices from Inside the Ropes' here is the fascinating untold story that predates the television age, a collection of seven different tales set in a lost fistic era. Daley recreates a g...
PIONEERS OF THE NORTH
PAUL JOANNOU & ALAN CANDLISH    Book Number: 81683
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On the back cover of the book are colour illustrations of each football strip for Northumberland 1887, Newcastle East End 1884 and 1891, Newcastle West End 1883 and 1888, Shank House Black Watch 18...
HOW TO PLAY AND WIN AT BRIDGE
DAVID BIRD    Book Number: 81888
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As well as being the longstanding bridge correspondent for the Mail on Sunday and the Evening Standard, David Bird is also the world's most prolific bridge author with over 100 books on the subject...
CAN I CARRY YOUR BAGS?
MARTIN JOHNSON    Book Number: 82193
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'Outstanding Sports book of 2015' - Sunday Times. In nearly 25 years as a sports journalist, Johnson has covered sporting events all over the world. Nice job? You must be joking! Ever tried to ...
FLOODLIGHTS AND TOUCHLINES: A History of Spectator Sport
ROB STEEN    Book Number: 82123
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From the gladiators of Rome to the final of the football World Cup, we humans have an unquenchable desire to watch sportsmen and women compete at all levels summed up nicely by Nelson Mandela: "Spo...
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...
WISDEN ON GRACE: An Anthology
EDITED BY JONATHAN RICE    Book Number: 82244
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Wisden was first published in 1864, the same year that William Gilbert Grace, then aged 16, made his début in first-class cricket. The great man made his first appearance in the 1865 edition, and ...
ALONE ON THE WALL
ALEX HONNOLD & DAVID ROBERTS    Book Number: 82288
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The book's cover image is of this lone climber, back to the wall, on a sheer cliff face, perched on a ridge and looking out across snowy mountain tops. Alex Honnold is perhaps the world's best 'fre...
PETER CORBIN: An Artist's Creel
PETER CORBIN    Book Number: 82374
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We are especially thrilled to be able to offer this magnificent book, a first edition from 2005 showcasing the work of Peter Corbin, the celebrated US sporting artist. Corbin was born in New Jersey...
JACKIE SEWELL
KEITH DIXON    Book Number: 82496
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Known as the footballer who was 'worth his weight in gold', in 1951 Jackie Sewell was transferred from Nottingham to Sheffield for a world record fee of £34,500, a staggering amount in those days. ...
NOT IN MY DAY, SIR: Cricket Letters to the Daily Telegraph
EDITED BY MARTIN SMITH    Book Number: 82508
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If there is anything more quintessentially English than cricket, it has got to be cricket letters to the Telegraph. In 1933, a year when western civilisation was being threatened abroad, the contro...
ROAR OF THE CROWD: A Sporting Anthology             
JULIAN WALKER    Book Number: 82951
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Beautifully designed jacket with a horse racing scene on the back and 1930 local football match on the front, this exciting illustrated anthology of sports writing captures the drama and excitement...
CHA-CHA-CHA FOR BEGINNERS DVD
BRIGITTE & VINCENT FARINHO    Book Number: 82764
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Strictly Come Dancing is back on our TVs and you cannot pronounce the name of this dance without thinking of the long drawl of Craig Revel Horwood! Running time 43 minutes on colour film, this DVD...
TAI CHI DVD
MASTER JIAN LIUJUN    Book Number: 82782
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107 minute colour DVD to help you discover, begin and improve your practice of the art of Tai Chi. It explains the fundamental principles of the discipline including the Yi Ying, Yin and Yang, the...
CHAMPION HILL: Profile of a Legend DVD
NEVILLE HAY    Book Number: 82840
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The Graham Hill story is predominantly one of courage and determination that earned him two World Championship titles and an adoring public far beyond the ranks of racing enthusiasts. Norman Graha...
CHAMPION MOSS: Profile of a Legend DVD
NEVILLE HAY    Book Number: 82841
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Sir Stirling Moss was the greatest driver never to have won a World Championship yet he is undoubtedly one of the all-time greats of motor racing and is almost synonymous with the sport itself. Be...
WILD WOMEN WRESTLING DVD
LPWA THE SUPER LADIES    Book Number: 82866
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Clad in tight, florescent lycra, interlocked, grimacing, groaning and wailing, throwing themselves around the ring with force, long hair flowing, butch and at the same time feminine, you'll witness...
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...
OFFICIAL TREASURES OF MUHAMMAD ALI
GAVIN NEWSHAM    Book Number: 83179
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He was the greatest of all time! Was he the Butterfly or the Bee? What is there that can be said about the life, career, personality, influence and legacy of Muhammad Ali, who lost his final figh...
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