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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

Paperback

WINNER OF THE TELEGRAPH CRICKET BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2019 'Beautifully written, meticulously researched and stuffed... [more]

$24.99

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Hoop Dreams Down Under

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Hoop Dreams Down Under

Matt Logue

Biography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Basketball

Paperback

Twenty-five home-grown Aussie superstars who have taken American basketball... [more]

$34.99

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How to Be a Footballer

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How to Be a Footballer

Peter Crouch

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

Paperback

'Very funny on almost every page, wonderfully self-deprecating and very sharp on the ludicrous behaviour of the modern player'... [more]

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Brock at Bathurst

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Brock at Bathurst

Bev Brock

Biography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation

Hardback

No driver is as connected to a track as the legendary Peter Brock is to Bathurst. October 2019 marks half a century since... [more]

$39.99

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The Great Romantic: Cricket and  the golden age of Neville Cardus

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The Great Romantic: Cricket and the golden age of Neville Cardus

Duncan Hamilton

Music reviews & criticism; Biography: sport; Social & cultural history; Press & journalism; Sports & outdoor recreation; Cricket

Hardback

An intimate and revealing portrait of the revolutionary journalist who changed sports reporting forever. [more]

$49.99

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Mind Game: The Secrets of Golf's Winners

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Mind Game: The Secrets of Golf's Winners

Michael Calvin, Thomas Bjorn

Biography: sport; Sociology: sport & leisure; Sports & outdoor recreation; Sports psychology; Golf

Hardback

In a truly groundbreaking expose of professional golf, Michael Calvin and Thomas Bjorn - captain of the 2018 European Ryder... [more]

$49.99

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Rough Magic: Riding the world's wildest horse race

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Rough Magic: Riding the world's wildest horse race

Lara Prior-Palmer

Autobiography: sport; Memoirs; Horse racing; Travel & holiday

Hardback

A feat of endurance across the vast Mongolian plains once traversed by the people of Genghis Khan, competitors ride 25 horses... [more]

$35.00

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Becoming Kareem: Growing Up On and Off the Court

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Becoming Kareem: Growing Up On and Off the Court

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Raymond Obstfeld

Autobiography: sport; Basketball; Children's & Educational

Paperback

The sports legend's first memoir for young readers (now in paperback!) explores his path from his days as a shy boy named... [more]

$14.99

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Monarch of the Green: Young Tom Morris: Pioneer of Modern Golf

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Monarch of the Green: Young Tom Morris: Pioneer of Modern Golf

Stephen Proctor

Biography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Golf

Hardback

The biography of golf's first true superstar who revolutionised the game, despite his tragic death at just 24 years of age.... [more]

$39.99

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Why We Fight: One Man's Search for Meaning Inside the Ring

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Why We Fight: One Man's Search for Meaning Inside the Ring

Josh Rosenblatt

Autobiography: sport; Memoirs; Sports & outdoor recreation; Combat sports & self-defence

Hardback

Anyone with guts or madness in him can get hit by someone who knows how; it takes a different kind of madness, a more persistent... [more]

$49.99

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Messi: Updated Edition

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Messi: Updated Edition

Luca Caioli

Biography: sport; Football (Soccer, Association football); Children's & Educational

Paperback

The updated edition of Luca Caioli's brilliant biography of Barcelona star Lionel Messi, now covering the 2017/2018 season... [more]

$19.99

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Neymar: Updated Edition

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Neymar: Updated Edition

Luca Caioli

Biography: sport; Football (Soccer, Association football); Children's & Educational

Paperback

Charting the rise of the unstoppable PSG superstar [more]

$19.99

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The Finest Gold: The Making of an Olympic Swimmer

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The Finest Gold: The Making of an Olympic Swimmer

Brad Cooper

Autobiography: sport; Memoirs; Sports & outdoor recreation; Olympic games; Sports training & coaching

Paperback

The Finest Gold is a rollicking coming-of-age and a compelling exploration of the limits and lengths of the human body. [more]

$32.99

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Billy Slater Autobiography

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Billy Slater Autobiography

Billy Slater

Autobiography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Rugby League

Paperback

During a long and decorated career with the Melbourne Storm, Queensland and Australia, Billy Slater has forged a reputation... [more]

$29.99

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Cool Hand Luke Lewis

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Cool Hand Luke Lewis

Luke Lewis

Autobiography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Rugby League

Paperback

In 'Cool Hand Luke Lewis', Luke tells this story in his own words winning a premiership with the Panthers in 2003; playing... [more]

$29.99

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Griezmann: Updated Edition

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Griezmann: Updated Edition

Luca Caioli

Biography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Football (Soccer, Association football); Football & soccer (Children's&YA)

Paperback

The making of France's World-Cup winning mini maestro [more]

$19.99

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The Mechanic: The Secret World of the F1 Pitlane

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The Mechanic: The Secret World of the F1 Pitlane

Marc 'Elvis' Priestley

Autobiography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Formula 1 & Grand Prix

Paperback

In the high-octane atmosphere of the Formula One pit lane, the spotlight is most often on the superstar drivers.<br /><br... [more]

$22.99

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Mbappe

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Mbappe

Luca Caioli, Cyril Collot

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

Paperback

Accessible, aspirational and packed with interviews - the only biography of the World-Cup star with all the exclusive details... [more]

$19.99

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The Unknown Kimi Raikkonen

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The Unknown Kimi Raikkonen

Kari Hotakainen

Biography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Formula 1 & Grand Prix

Paperback

The authorised biography of cult hero Finnish Formula One world champion Kimi Raikkoenen - the closest thing we'll ever get... [more]

$32.99

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Pep Guardiola: Another Way of Winning: The Biography

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Pep Guardiola: Another Way of Winning: The Biography

Guillem Balague

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

Paperback

This fully updated edition of the international bestseller includes Pep Guardiola's Bayern years and his time at Manchester... [more]

$22.99

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My Name'5 Doddie: The Autobiography

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My Name'5 Doddie: The Autobiography

Doddie Weir

Biography; Autobiography: sport; Rugby Union

Hardback

MY NAME'5 DODDIE is a courageous and hugely entertaining celebration of a remarkable life being lived to the max. You will... [more]

$49.95

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Ty Cobb, Baseball, and American Manhood

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Ty Cobb, Baseball, and American Manhood

Steven Elliott Tripp

Biography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Baseball

Paperback

As the first baseball player to achieve real celebrity status, Ty Cobb embodies the strength and determination of classic... [more]

$44.99

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The Peter Norman Story

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The Peter Norman Story

Andrew Webster, Matt Norman

Biography: general; Biography: sport; Social & cultural history; Sports & outdoor recreation

Paperback

The inspirational story of athlete Peter Norman - the greatest Australian hero you don't know. [more]

$34.99

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The Honey Badger Guide to Life

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The Honey Badger Guide to Life

Nick Cummins

Biography: sport; Humour; Sports & outdoor recreation; Rugby football

Paperback

Former Wallabies rugby hero and Australian Bachelor, Nick 'The Honey Badger' Cummins, shares wisdom on life, love, adversity... [more]

$29.99

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Ralph Doubell: Do Not Worry, it is Only Pain

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Ralph Doubell: Do Not Worry, it is Only Pain

Michael Sharp

Biography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation

Paperback

Ralph Doubell should be one of Australia's best known Olympic heroes. In the 800 metres at Mexico City in 1968, he produced... [more]

$29.95

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