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Caster Semenya

Road to Glory

by Jeremy Daniel

<p>In the fifth book of the <em>Road to Glory</em> series, Jeremy Daniel shows us how Caster Semenya developed into a world-class athlete. Growing up in poverty in Limpopo, Caster’s early experiences at school are marked by many ups and downs: ...

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Class of 92: Out of Our League

by Gary Neville, Phil Neville, Paul Scholes & others

<p>As modern football legends, the Class of 92 need no introduction. <em>Class of 92: Out of Their League</em>, however, opens a dramatic new chapter in the story of former Manchester United greats Gary and Phil Neville, Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs

ISBN: 9781473530614

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

by Harry Blutstein

<p>The 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games have become known as the ‘friendly games’, but East-West rivalry ensured that they were anything but friendly. From the bloody semi-final water polo match between the USSR and Hungary, to the 46 athletes who ...

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Comeback

The Fall and Rise of Geelong

by James Button

<p>As a boy, James Button fell in love with the Geelong Football Club. It was a family affair. But as the years wore on and the defeats and disappointments mounted, it became clear to him: his team would never win a flag. This book tells the ...

ISBN: 9780522866162

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Complete Rugby Union Compendium

by Keith Young

Detailing every Test match ever played by the top ten international teams (Argentina, Australia, England, France, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, Scotland, South Africa and Wales) as well as histories and head-to-head statistics for the second and ...

ISBN: 9780857903266

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Contemporary Sport Marketing

Global perspectives

by James J. Zhang & Brenda G. Pitts

<p>The international nature of the sport industry requires a global approach to sport marketing practices. Organisations need to develop a good understanding of the laws, regulations, values and norms of the countries and cultures in which they ...

ISBN: 9781351967334

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Cornish Pirates

Legends

by Steve Tomlin

<p>Cornwall has long been recognised as being one of the hotbeds of English rugby enjoying a level of interest and support even outstripping that of football. Ten years ago Penzance and Newlyn rebranded itself as the Cornish Pirates and now ...

ISBN: 9781445646572

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Critical Issues in Global Sport Management

by Nico Schulenkorf & Stephen Frawley

<p>The social, cultural and economic significance of sport has never been more evident than it is today. Adopting a critical management perspective, this book examines the most important themes and challenges in global sport management. From ...

ISBN: 9781317434634

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Das Reboot

How German Football Reinvented Itself and Conquered the World

by Raphael Honigstein

<p><strong>‘Football is a simple game; 22 men chase a ball for 90 minutes and at the end, the Germans always win’ Gary Lineker</strong></p> <p><strong>Packed with exclusive interviews with key protagonists, Raphael Honigstein’s book lifts the ...

ISBN: 9781473521803

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David Beckham Fifty Defining Fixtures

by Steve Tongue

<p>Hour after hour of practice in the park close to his East London home set David Beckham on the road to becoming one of the world’s best-known sportsmen. An integral part of Manchester United’s Class of ’92 and Treble-winning team of 1999, he ...

ISBN: 9781445646428

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Deliberate Concealment

An Insider's Account of Cricket South Africa and the IPL Bonus Saga

by Mtutuzeli Nyoka

Mtutuzeli Nyoka grew up loving and playing the game of cricket. In 2008, he was appointed as the president of Cricket South Africa (CSA), a position he held until October 2011 when, after a protracted battle with the CSA board, he was dismissed.

ISBN: 9781770104303

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Down Memory Lane

A Spurs Fan's View of the Last 55 Years

by Harry Harris

<p>Fleet Street legend Harry Harris, who has written some 78 best-selling football books, gives a fan’s eye view of life as a Spurs supporter for 65 years with unique insights into the players, managers and personalities who have shaped the ...

ISBN: 9781782816355

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Driven

The Men Who Made Formula One

by Kevin Eason

<p>Formula One is speed, glamour, danger - and eye-watering wealth. <em>Driven: The Men Who Made Formula One</em> tells how a small group of extraordinary men transformed Formula One from a niche sport played out on primitive tracks surrounded ...

ISBN: 9781473684522

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England's Heroes: A Tribute to Our Young Lions

by The Sun

Published in partnership with The Sun, and packed with stunning photographs, this fully illustrated book will be a celebration and fantastic tribute to the extraordinary achievements of Gareth Southgate, Harry Kane and the young lions that ...

ISBN: 9780008322076

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England's Last Glory

Pursuing memories of '66 onward to Brazil

by David Miller

<p>In a wonderfully nostalgic book, David Miller recaptures the heady days of summer 1966 when England won the World Cup in front of their own euphoric fans. Nearly fifty years on, he evokes the eager anticipation with which Britain awaited the ...

ISBN: 9781910904275

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Event Management in Sport, Recreation and Tourism

Theoretical and Practical Dimensions

by Cheryl Mallen & Lorne J. Adams

<p>Now in a fully revised and updated third edition, <em>Event Management in Sport, Recreation and Tourism</em> provides a comprehensive theoretical and practical framework for planning and managing events. Focusing on the role of event managers

ISBN: 9781315306131

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Festival Fever

The Irish at Cheltenham

by Anne Holland

<p>It is said the land level of Ireland rises a few feet every March because so many people have left for the National Hunt Festival at Cheltenham.</p> <p>English-Irish rivalry at this pinnacle of jump racing has always been keen but it has ...

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Football in the 1980s

by MICHAEL KEANE

From Saint & Greavsie to 'the Hand of God'. Football in the 1980s is a wide-ranging and quirky look at some of football's biggest moments, matches and personalities from the decade that fashion forgot. A mixture of facts, trivia and anecdotes, ...

ISBN: 9780750981187

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Football Leaks

Uncovering the Dirty Deals Behind the Beautiful Game

by Rafael Buschmann & Michael Wulzinger

<p><strong>One anonymous football fan.</strong></p> <p><strong>18.6 million confidential documents.</strong></p> <p><strong>This is the explosive story of the biggest leak in sporting history, and the shady underworld of modern ...

ISBN: 9781783351428

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Forever Forest

The Official 150th Anniversary History of the Original Reds

by Don Wright

<p>Nottingham was crowned England’s first City of Football, the Major Oak in Sherwood Forest was chosen as the country’s best-loved tree and both Nottingham Forest Football Club and the city’s Theatre Royal celebrated their 150th anniversaries, ...

ISBN: 9781445635170

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