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Sam Quek

Hope and a Hockey Stick

by Sam Quek

<p>Sam Quek is mainly known for her starring role in the 2016 Olympic gold medal winning hockey team. This was the first time a British ladies team had won gold, but what is much less known is that Sam’s rise to the top of her spot was far from ...

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Sheffield Wednesday A Pictorial History

by Jason Dickinson

<p>As one of the oldest league clubs in the Football League, Sheffield Wednesday can boast a rich and fascinating history, from their formation back in 1867 to present day. The Owls have now played over 4,600 games in league soccer and hundreds ...

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Shut up Legs!

My Wild Ride On and Off the Bike

by Jens Voigt

<p><strong>Push until it hurts, then push some more</strong></p> <p>Even by the standards of a sport that requires enormous stamina and capacity for suffering, Jens Voigt is in a class on his own. Beloved by cycling fans for his madcap one-man ...

ISBN: 9781473528499

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Sir Matt Busby

The Definitive Biography

by Patrick Barclay

<p><strong>The Man Who Made A Football Club</strong></p> <p>Sir Matt Busby, who took Manchester United to unprecedented glory before seeing the club through profound tragedy, created the global entity that spreads from Old Trafford ...

ISBN: 9781473528741

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Social Media in Sport Marketing

by Timothy Newman, Jason Peck & Brendan Wilhide

<p>From the Preface: &quot;Not surprisingly, companies of all sizes are using social media as part of their marketing and public relations efforts. The growth of the social media phenomenon and constant advances in technology obviously create ...

ISBN: 9781351817196

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Spitting in the Soup

Inside the Dirty Game of Doping in Sports

by Mark Johnson

<p><strong>Doping is as old as organized sports.</strong> From baseball to horse racing, cycling to track and field, drugs have been used to enhance performance for 150 years. For much of that time, doping to do better was expected. It was ...

ISBN: 9781937716820

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Sport Analytics

A data-driven approach to sport business and management

by Gil Fried & Ceyda Mumcu

<p>The increasing availability of data has transformed the way sports are played, promoted and managed. This is the first textbook to explain how the big data revolution is having a profound influence across the sport industry, demonstrating how

ISBN: 9781317212874

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Sport Finance

by Gil B. Fried, Timothy D. DeSchriver & Michael Mondello

<p><em>Sport Finance, Fourth Edition With Web Resource,</em> grounds students in the real world of financial management in sport, showing them how to apply financial concepts and appreciate the importance of finance in establishing sound sport ...

ISBN: 9781492588771

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Sport Management and the Natural Environment

Theory and Practice

by Jonathan M. Casper & Michael E. Pfahl

<p>With climate change and other environmental issues becoming increasingly prominent, any successful sport organization now has to incorporate environmental concerns into their business strategy, while all sport managers must understand how to ...

ISBN: 9781134710171

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Sport Tourism Development

by Dr. James Higham

<p>This book critically explores sport-related tourism drawing on the fields of sport management, the sociology of sport, consumer behaviour, sports marketing, economic, urban and sports geography, and tourism studies. It presents ...

ISBN: 9781845416577

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Sports Agents and Labour Markets

Evidence from World Football

by Jean Francois Brocard, Giambattista Rossi & Anna Semens

<p>The sports agent has become a highly significant figure in contemporary sport business. The role of the agent is essential to our understanding of labour markets and labour relations in an increasingly globalised sports industry. Drawing on ...

ISBN: 9781317744795

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Sports Business Management

Decision Making Around the Globe

by George Foster, Norman O'Reilly & Antonio Davila

<p><em>Sports Business Management</em> will equip students with a comprehensive understanding of the sport industry. With a focus on management, strategy, marketing, and finance, the decision-making approach of the book emphasizes key concepts ...

ISBN: 9781317419297

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Sports Nation

Contemporary American Professional Organizations

by Frank P Jozsa Jr

<p>The book focuses on, identifies, and analyzes various divisions and conferences of four professional sports leagues and their teams' historical regular season and postseason performances, and also provides a recent financial profile of them ...

ISBN: 9789813225534

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State of Play

Under the Skin of the Modern Game

by Michael Calvin

<p><strong>LONGLISTED FOR THE 2018 WILLIAM HILL SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD</strong></p> <p><strong>Award-winning author of <em>The Nowhere Men,</em> <em>Living on the Volcano</em> and <em>No Hunger in Paradise</em> returns with his magnum ...

ISBN: 9781473537927

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Stealing Games

How John McGraw Transformed Baseball with the 1911 New York Giants

by Maury Klein

<p>The 1911 New York Giants stole an astonishing 347 bases, a record that still stands more than a century later. That alone makes them special in baseball history, but as Maury Klein relates in <em>Stealing Games</em> they also embodied a ...

ISBN: 9781632860262

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Sterling (Ultimate Football Heroes) - Collect Them All!

by Matt Oldfield

<p><strong>Meet Raheem Sterling, Ultimate Football Hero.</strong></p> <p><em>'It was 14 November 2012. This was the biggest day of Raheem's life so far - after all, you only made your England debut once.'</em></p> <p><em>Sterling</em> is the ...

ISBN: 9781786068927

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Student Athletes

Merging Academics and Sports

by Frank P Jozsa Jr.

<p>Applying concepts, data, and other information from various sources in the literature when and where appropriate, the book reveals and examines the behavior, contribution, and impact of student athletes (SAs) on campuses of American colleges ...

ISBN: 9789813275065

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The 1966 World Cup Final: Minute by Minute

by Jonathan Mayo

<p><strong>30th July 1966. For millions it was the greatest day of the greatest decade. They may never have seen the Beatles in the Cavern or danced at Woodstock, but they got to see the finest moment in English sporting ...

ISBN: 9781780722818

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The Anatomy of Manchester United

A History in Ten Matches

by Jonathan Wilson

<p>Award-winning football writer Jonathan Wilson selects ten landmark matches from Manchester United's history, from the first time they lifted the FA Cup, beating Bristol City in 1909, to the Cup victory of 2016 that proved to be Louis van ...

ISBN: 9781409144465

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The Ancient Olympics

by Nigel Spivey

<p>The word 'athletics' is derived from the Greek verb 'to struggle for a prize'. After reading this book, no one will see the Olympics as a graceful display of Greek beauty again, but as war by other means. Nigel Spivey paints a portrait of the

ISBN: 9780191655418

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