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The Oarsmen: The Remarkable Story of the Men Who Rowed from the Great War to Peace

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The Oarsmen: The Remarkable Story of the Men Who Rowed from the Great War...

Scott Patterson

True war & combat stories; History; First World War; Sporting events, tours & organisations; Rowing

Paperback

This is a book about the difficult peace that can follow a war: the untold story of soldiers stranded far from home, facing... [more]

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The Age of Football: The Global Game in the Twenty-first Century

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The Age of Football: The Global Game in the Twenty-first Century

David Goldblatt

Sociology: sport & leisure; Sports & outdoor recreation; Sports governing bodies; Football (Soccer, Association football)

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The long-awaited follow-up to the seminal The Ball is Round, which continues with the global story of football in the twenty-first... [more]

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Goalless Draws: Illuminating the Genius of Modern Football

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Goalless Draws: Illuminating the Genius of Modern Football

David Squires

Cartoons & comic strips; Humour collections & anthologies; Sports & outdoor recreation; Sports teams & clubs; Football (Soccer, Association football)

Paperback

From the ever-dizzying managerial roundabout to the absurd world of the transfer window, and from the true meaning of 'football... [more]

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Ruling the World: The Story of the 1992 Cricket World Cup

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Ruling the World: The Story of the 1992 Cricket World Cup

Jonathan Northall

Sports & outdoor recreation; Sporting events, tours & organisations; Cricket

Hardback

The enthralling story of the 1992 Cricket World Cup. Interviews with star players such as Derek Pringle, Phillip DeFreitas,... [more]

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Olympia: The Story of the Ancient Olympic Games

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Olympia: The Story of the Ancient Olympic Games

Robin Waterfield

History; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Olympic games

Hardback

The remarkable story of the Ancient Olympic Games, narrated in invigorating style by a leading classical scholar and translator.... [more]

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Unconquerable: The Invictus Spirit

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Unconquerable: The Invictus Spirit

Boris Starling

Military veterans; Sports & outdoor recreation; Sporting events, tours & organisations

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`You are all Invictus, you are now ambassadors for the spirit of these games. Never stop fighting and do all you can to lift... [more]

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Monaco: Inside F1's Greatest Race

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Monaco: Inside F1's Greatest Race

Malcolm Folley

Social & cultural history; Sports & outdoor recreation; Sporting venues; Formula 1 & Grand Prix

Paperback

**THE ONLY DEFINITIVE ACCOUNT OF THE WORLD'S GREATEST RACE - FULL OF EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEWS WITH NIKI LAUDA, ROSS BRAWN, DAMON... [more]

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The Track in Forest: The Creation of a Legendary 1968 US Olympic Team

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The Track in Forest: The Creation of a Legendary 1968 US Olympic Team

Bob Burns

History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Sports & outdoor recreation; Olympic games; Track & field sports, athletics

Hardback

The 1968 US men's Olympic track and field team won 12 gold medals and set six world records at the Mexico City Games, one... [more]

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Sir Matt Busby: The Definitive Biography

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Sir Matt Busby: The Definitive Biography

Patrick Barclay

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

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The Man Who Made A Football ClubSir Matt Busby, who took Manchester United to unprecedented glory before seeing the club through... [more]

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The Mixer: The Story of Premier League Tactics, from Route One to False Nines

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The Mixer: The Story of Premier League Tactics, from Route One to False...

Michael Cox

Sports & outdoor recreation; Sporting events, tours & organisations; Football (Soccer, Association football)

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An absolutely essential book for every modern football fan, about the development of Premier League tactics, published to... [more]

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The Games: A Global History of the Olympics

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The Games: A Global History of the Olympics

David Goldblatt

Sports & outdoor recreation; Olympic games

Paperback

The definitive sporting, social and political history of the modern Olympic Games, the world that made them and the world... [more]

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The Cricket War: The Story of Kerry Packer's World Series Cricket

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The Cricket War: The Story of Kerry Packer's World Series Cricket

Gideon Haigh

Sports & outdoor recreation; Sporting events, tours & organisations; Cricket

Paperback

One of The Times' 50 Greatest Sports Books In May 1977, the cricket world awoke to discover that a thirty-nine-year-old... [more]

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Exposed: The Dark Side of the America's Cup

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Exposed: The Dark Side of the America's Cup

Alan Sefton, Larry Keating

Maritime history; Sports & outdoor recreation; Sporting events, tours & organisations; Sailing

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Dirty deals, spying, counter-espionage, betrayal and legal battles--there has always been an undercurrent of skulduggery behind... [more]

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Cold War Games: Spies, Subterfuge and Secret Operations at the 1956 Olympic Games

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Cold War Games: Spies, Subterfuge and Secret Operations at the 1956 Olympic...

Harry Blutstein

True stories; Espionage & secret services; Sports & outdoor recreation; Olympic games

Paperback

Cold War Games shows vividly how the USSR and US exploited the Melbourne Olympic Games for propaganda, turning athletic fields,... [more]

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Remarkable Golf Courses

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Remarkable Golf Courses

Iain Spragg

Sports & outdoor recreation; Sporting venues; Ball games; Golf

Hardback

Remarkable Golf Courses features stunning photography of the world's most astonishing places to play golf along with the stories... [more]

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Never Before, Never Again: The Story of St George's 11 Straight Rugby League Premierships, 1956-66

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Never Before, Never Again: The Story of St George's 11 Straight Rugby League...

Larry Writer

Sports & outdoor recreation; Sports teams & clubs

Paperback

Never Before, Never Again, one of Australia's greatest sports books, recalls how St George achieved a sporting miracle: winning... [more]

$35.00

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Dangerous Games: Australia at the 1936 Nazi Olympics

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Dangerous Games: Australia at the 1936 Nazi Olympics

Larry Writer

History; Olympic games

Paperback

A team of thirty-three Australian athletes competed in the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin. Poorly prepared and with limited... [more]

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Global Sport-for-Development: Critical Perspectives

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Global Sport-for-Development: Critical Perspectives

Daryl Adair

Development studies; Society & Social Sciences; Sociology: sport & leisure; Sports governing bodies

Hardback

This book provides a critical approach to sport-for-development, acknowledging the potential of this growing field but emphasising... [more]

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The Price of Football

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The Price of Football

Kieran Maguire

Sports & outdoor recreation; Sporting events, tours & organisations; Football (Soccer, Association football)

Paperback

Kieran Maguire looks at the different ways in which professional football operates as a business - how clubs make their money,... [more]

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Mount Panorama: Bathurst - the Stories Behind the Legend

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Mount Panorama: Bathurst - the Stories Behind the Legend

John Smailes

Sports & outdoor recreation; Sporting events, tours & organisations; Motor sports

Paperback

There's no other motor-racing circuit in Australia that holds the same magic as Bathurst's Mount Panorama. It's been home... [more]

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The Event Manager's Bible 3rd Edition: The Complete Guide to Planning and Organising a Voluntary or Public Event

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The Event Manager's Bible 3rd Edition: The Complete Guide to Planning and...

D. G. Conway

Pageants, parades, festivals; Business & Economics; Management & management techniques; Sporting events, tours & organisations

Paperback

The authoritative guide to planning, organising, managing and delivery events of all size [more]

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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]

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The Hardmen: Legends of the Cycling Gods

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The Hardmen: Legends of the Cycling Gods

The Velominati, Frank Strack, Brett Kennedy, John Andrews

Sports & outdoor recreation; Sports teams & clubs; Cycling

Paperback

It's time we all stopped whining and learned a thing or two from The Toughest... [more]

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Building the Yellow Wall: The Incredible Rise and Cult Appeal of Borussia Dortmund: WINNER OF THE FOOTBALL BOOK OF THE YEAR 2019

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Building the Yellow Wall: The Incredible Rise and Cult Appeal of Borussia...

Uli Hesse

Sports & outdoor recreation; Sports teams & clubs; Football (Soccer, Association football)

Hardback

The definitive story of the rise of Borussia Dortmund, the club that all real football fans wish theirs was like. [more]

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Berlin 1936: Sixteen Days in August

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Berlin 1936: Sixteen Days in August

Oliver Hilmes

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Fascism & Nazism; Olympic games

Paperback

'Compelling, suspenseful and beautifully done' Anna Funder, author of STASILAND A captivating account of the Nazi Olympics... [more]

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