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Butterfly: From Refugee to Olympian, My Story of Rescue, Hope and Triumph

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Butterfly: From Refugee to Olympian, My Story of Rescue, Hope and Triumph...

Yusra Mardini

Biography; Autobiography: sport; Refugees & political asylum; Swimming & diving

Paperback

The awe-inspiring true story of Yusra Mardini, Syrian refugee and Olympic swimmer. [more]

$32.99

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The Greatest Comeback: From Genocide to Football Glory: The Story of Bela Guttman

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The Greatest Comeback: From Genocide to Football Glory: The Story of Bela...

David Bolchover

Biography: sport; The Holocaust; Sports training & coaching; Football (Soccer, Association football)

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An extraordinary and compelling account of the life of holocaust survivor and football coach Bela Guttmann. [more]

$19.99

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Quiet Genius: Bob Paisley, British football's greatest manager SHORTLISTED FOR THE WILLIAM HILL SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017

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Quiet Genius: Bob Paisley, British football's greatest manager SHORTLISTED...

Ian Herbert

Biography: sport; Sports training & coaching; Football (Soccer, Association football)

Paperback

The full story of the man who brought unprecedented - and since unmatched - success to Liverpool FC Bob Paisley was the... [more]

$19.99

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In the Name of the Father: Family, Football, and the Manning Dynasty

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In the Name of the Father: Family, Football, and the Manning Dynasty

Mark Ribowsky

Biography: sport; American football

Hardback

The story of America's most sacred and carefully constructed football dynasty is revealed in this unflinching family portrait.... [more]

$46.95

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In the Line of Fire: The Inside Story from the Lions Head Coach

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In the Line of Fire: The Inside Story from the Lions Head Coach

Warren Gatland

Biography: sport; Rugby Union

Paperback

The ultimate insider's story of the most thrilling and epic British & Irish Lions tour to New Zealand for generations. [more]

$22.99

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Relentless

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Relentless

Sam Mitchell

Autobiography: business & industry; Autobiography: sport; Ball games; Australian Rules football

Hardback

The explosive autobiography of Brownlow medallist and AFL star Sam Mitchell. [more]

$39.99

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I'm Keith Hernandez: A Memoir

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I'm Keith Hernandez: A Memoir

Keith Hernandez

Autobiography: sport; Baseball

Hardback

A memoir from beloved first baseman and broadcaster Keith Hernandez [more]

$39.99

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Arlott, Swanton and the Soul of English Cricket

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Arlott, Swanton and the Soul of English Cricket

Stephen Fay, David Kynaston

Television; Biography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Cricket

Hardback

A fascinating account of how two BBC broadcasters battled for the soul of English cricket during a time of great social change.<br... [more]

$37.99

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Rise: Surviving the Fight of My Life

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Rise: Surviving the Fight of My Life

Paige VanZant

Autobiography: sport; Gender studies: women; Combat sports & self-defence

Hardback

A harrowing and inspirational memoir by one of the rising Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) stars in the Ultimate Fighting Championship... [more]

$39.99

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Trials and Error

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Trials and Error

Dougie Lampkin

Autobiography: sport; Motorcycle racing

Hardback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

$39.99

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Parrish Times: My Life as a Racer

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Parrish Times: My Life as a Racer

Steve Parrish

Autobiography: sport; Motorcycle racing

Hardback

The rip-roaring autobiography of Steve Parrish, champion motorcyclist, truck racer and motorsport commentator. [more]

$49.99

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Kieran Modra: The way I see it

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Kieran Modra: The way I see it

Kieran Modra

Autobiography: sport; Olympic games; Cycling

Paperback

What becomes of a country lad who loves daredevil adventure, only to discover that he is slowly losing his sight? This inspiring... [more]

$34.95

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Claudio Ranieri: T[h]inkerman

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Claudio Ranieri: T[h]inkerman

Aris Gatas

Biography: sport; Football (Soccer, Association football)

Paperback

How does a team and a coach, who were nearly forgotten a year ago, achieve the impossible? How do they rise to the top and... [more]

$27.99

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Dennis Maruk: The Unforgettable Story of Hockeyas Forgotten 60-Goal Man

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Dennis Maruk: The Unforgettable Story of Hockeyas Forgotten 60-Goal Man...

Dennis Maruk, Ken Reid

Biography: sport; Ice hockey

Paperback

Meet the man behind the Fu Manchu moustache who shattered the Washington Capitals record with 60 goals (but unfortunately... [more]

$47.99

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Unbreakable

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Unbreakable

Jess Halloran, Jelena Dokic

Autobiography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Tennis

Paperback

This is a story of Jelena Dokic's survival. How she survived as a refugee, twice. How she survived on the tennis court to... [more]

$34.99

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Limits of the Known

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Limits of the Known

David Roberts

Biography: sport; Autobiography: sport; Memoirs; Mountains; Climbing & mountaineering

Hardback

A celebrated mountaineer and author searches for meaning in great adventures and explorations, past and present. [more]

$41.95

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In the Line of Fire: The Inside Story from the Lions Head Coach

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In the Line of Fire: The Inside Story from the Lions Head Coach

Warren Gatland

Biography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Rugby Union

Paperback

The ultimate insider's story of the most thrilling and epic British & Irish Lions tour to New Zealand for generations. [more]

$32.99

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Pogba: The rise of Manchester United's Homecoming Hero

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Pogba: The rise of Manchester United's Homecoming Hero

Luca Caioli

Biography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Football (Soccer, Association football)

Paperback

The first biography of Manchester United's wunderkind French midfielder [more]

$19.99

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Griezmann: The Making of France's Mini Maestro

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Griezmann: The Making of France's Mini Maestro

Luca Caioli

Biography: sport; Football (Soccer, Association football)

Paperback

The first-ever book on France and Atletico Madrid's dazzling striker. [more]

$19.99

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Bruce Lee Words of the Dragon: Interviews and Conversations 1958-1973

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Bruce Lee Words of the Dragon: Interviews and Conversations 1958-1973

Bruce Lee

Individual actors & performers; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Autobiography: sport; Diaries, letters & journals; Oriental martial arts

Paperback

Words of the Dragon is an anthology of newspaper and magazine interviews from 1958 to 1973 revealing Bruce Lee's own fascinating... [more]

$14.99

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On the Court with... Stephen Curry

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On the Court with... Stephen Curry

Matt Christopher

Biography: sport; Basketball

Paperback

Discover the amazing on- and off-court achievements of fan favorite, two time MVP Stephen Curry in this brand-new, comprehensive... [more]

$9.99

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Serena Williams

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Serena Williams

Matt Christopher

Autobiography: sport; Racket games; Sports & outdoor recreation (Children's&YA)

Paperback

Serena Williams has been ranked number one in the world for tennis singles, won twenty-two Grand Slam singles titles, and... [more]

$9.99

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Brave New World: Inside Pochettino's Spurs

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Brave New World: Inside Pochettino's Spurs

Guillem Balague

Biography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Football (Soccer, Association football)

Paperback

The exclusive behind-the-scenes story of the Mauricio Pochettino revolution at Spurs [more]

$32.99

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The Footy Lady: The Trailblazing Story of Susan Alberti

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The Footy Lady: The Trailblazing Story of Susan Alberti

Stephanie Asher

Biography; Biography: sport; Autobiography: sport; Australian Rules football; Personal & social issues: disability & special needs (Children's&YA)

Paperback

No tragedy, no challenge, has proved too hard for Susan Alberti. The woman from the working-class suburbs has battled boardrooms,... [more]

$29.99

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Legacy: Sir Gordon Tietjens

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Legacy: Sir Gordon Tietjens

Gordon Tietjens

Autobiography: sport; Rugby Union

Paperback

Sir Gordon 'Titch' Tietjens, pioneer of the global sevens game, is one of New Zealand's greatest ever rugby coaches.<br /><br... [more]

$34.99

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