• Before the Lights Went Out: the 1912 Triangular Tournament
    Before the Lights Went Out: the 1912 Triangular Tournament
    ISBN: 9780956732101
    Title: Before the Lights Went Out: the 1912 Triangular Tournament
    Author: FERRIDAY PATRICK

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    Format: Hardback
    Price: $54.00
    $54.00
  • Beginner's Half-marathon Trainer the 14-week Program to Completing a Half-marathon in Your Best Time
    Beginner's Half-marathon Trainer the 14-week Program to Completing a Half-marathon in Your Best Time
    ISBN: 9781569756362
    Title: Beginner's Half-marathon Trainer the 14-week Program to Completing a Half-marathon in Your Best Time
    Author: ACKLAND JON

    THE ULTIMATE HALF-MARATHON TRAINING GUIDE FOR EVERYONE
    The half-marathon is booming in popularity and it s easy to see why. At just over 13 miles, the race is short enough for beginners but long enough to test even serious runners. So whether you want to compete or just push yourself, the half-marathon offers the perfect challenge. With its can t-fail, 14-week programs, "The Beginner s Half-Marathon Trainer" shows how to run your best time without injury or time-intensive training. By offering several unique programs, it caters to everyone from walkers to competitive racers and teaches you how to:
    Mentally prepare
    Train smarter
    Improve speed and endurance
    Properly nourish your body
    Pace your self
    "

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $31.00
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  • Behind the Boundary Cricket at a Crossroads
    Behind the Boundary Cricket at a Crossroads
    ISBN: 9781408126721
    Title: Behind the Boundary Cricket at a Crossroads
    Author: WRIGHT GRAEME

    England's back-to-back Ashes victories, coupled with winning the 2010 World Twenty20, might give the impression that all is well in English cricket. But behind the headlines is another story: that of a county game struggling to cope with unprecedented levels of debt, a decline in membership and attendances, and the demands on players and spectators of an unsustainable fixture schedule. As a member of the ECB's Board of Directors admitted, 'English cricket is at something of a crossroads.' In this new book, Graeme Wright, a former editor of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack and author of Betrayal: The Struggle for Cricket's Soul, takes to the road to speak to those at the coalface of English county cricket. What he discovers there is not just a sport in crisis, but 18 complex organisations coming to terms with the reality of an ever-changing commercial world. And yet, perhaps surprisingly, he finds himself buoyed by a feeling of optimism. As the counties reposition their roles, not just in cricket but also within their local communities, there is something new and hopeful on the horizon. As Wright explores the world behind the boundary, he finds himself taking an affectionate - though not uncritical - look at England itself, as well as the best-loved game at its heart.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $29.00
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  • Behind the Silver Fern : Playing Rugby for Nz
    Behind the Silver Fern : Playing Rugby for Nz
    ISBN: 9781909715424
    Title: Behind the Silver Fern : Playing Rugby for Nz
    Author: JOHNSON TONY; MCCONNELL LYNN


    Format: Hardback
    Price: $45.00
    $45.00
  • Behind the Silver Fern: the Players Speak
    Behind the Silver Fern: the Players Speak
    ISBN: 9781927262863
    Title: Behind the Silver Fern: the Players Speak
    Author: JOHNSON TONY & MCCONNELL LYNN

    Go behind the scenes with the world's most successful sports team.This is a complete history of the All Blacks told by the players themselves. From the legendary 1905 "Originals" to Richie McCaw's record-breaking back-to-back World Cup champions of 2015, this is the history of the All Blacks as they have never been seen before.Exclusive archival and new material garnered from a vast array of players and coaches, Behind the Silver Fern unveils the compelling truth of what it means to wear the jersey - all the trials and tribulations behind the scenes, the glory, drama and honour on the field, and the bonds of brotherhood that tie these men together. Absorbing and illuminating, this is the ultimate story of the ABs, by the men who have been there and done it.

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $40.00
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  • Being There: an Autobiography
    Being There: an Autobiography
    ISBN: 9781925403312
    Title: Being There: an Autobiography
    Author: ANDERSON HUGH

    Motorcycle racers aren’t like other sports people. When they enter the arena they are taking their lives in their hands. When they are on the race track, if they are not there in every sense of the word, they are more likely to be at risk of serious injury or death. Very few champions can explain exactly what it takes to compete at the highest level. What makes them tick, how they cope with the challenge and what the science is that makes them so dominant in their chosen sport. Hugh Anderson is one who can. From humble origins as a lonely boy on the family farm in New Zealand to the heights of world domination, he explains in his own words he motivation, race strategies, psychology of winning, heartache and triumph that helped him deliver Suzuki its first major Grand Prix successes in the 1960s. This was a golden age, when Japanese and European factories battled for supremacy on the world’s most dangerous circuits. When rapid development in technology allowed, for the first time in the history of Grand Prix racing, two stroke engine machines to compete with and beat the dominant four stroke design. Hugh Andersons career continued for decades after winning four World Championships, with motocross and then classic racing affording him a showcase for the talent that has made him arguably NZ’s most successful racer. The book demystifies the Grand Prix scene that seemed so sanitised on television. It takes us inside the mind of one of the most resourceful, brave and analytical riders in the history of Grand Prix racing.

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $46.00
    $46.00
  • Being There: an Autobiography by Arguably the Most Successful All Round International Rider in the History of Nz Motorcycling
    Being There: an Autobiography by Arguably the Most Successful All Round International Rider in the History of Nz Motorcycling
    ISBN: 9780473299941
    Title: Being There: an Autobiography by Arguably the Most Successful All Round International Rider in the History of Nz Motorcycling
    Author: ANDERSON HUGH

    From humble origins as a lonely boy on the family farm in New Zealand to the heights of world domination, he explains in his own words the motivation, race strategies, psychology of winning, heartache and triumph that helped him deliver Suzuki its first major Grand Prix successes in the 1960's ... Hugh Anderson's career continued for decades after winning four World Championships, with motocross and then classic racing

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $45.00
    $45.00
  • Belles & Whistles: Journeys Through Time on Britain's Trains
    Belles & Whistles: Journeys Through Time on Britain's Trains
    ISBN: 9781781252130
    Title: Belles & Whistles: Journeys Through Time on Britain's Trains
    Author: MARTIN ANDREW & ROSS BENJAMIN

    Andrew Martin recreates five of these famous train journeys by travelling abroad their nearest modern day equivalents. Sometimes their names have survived, even if only as a footnote on a timetable leaflet, but what has usually - if not always - disappeared is the extravagance and luxury.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $25.00
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  • Ben Cousins: My Life Story
    Ben Cousins: My Life Story
    ISBN: 9781405040006
    Title: Ben Cousins: My Life Story
    Author: COUSINS BEN & KNOX MALCOLM

    Ben Cousins has one of the most extraordinary stories in modern Australian sport. He's perhaps the most gifted player of his generation - a former captain of the West Coast eagles, a Brownlow medallist, a premiership winner, voted the AFL's Most Valuable Player - but he's best known for what he's done off the footy field rather than on it. Ben is a self-confessed drug addict, whose drug binges would last for days and involve incredible amounts of cocaine, crack and ice. But what's really remarkable about Ben's story is that the two sides of his life - the captaincy, the premierships, the Brownlow, the accolades, and the frenzy and squalor of the drug scene were actually done at the same time, side by side.Ben's book is an account of this double life, and what it's cost him, his family and his friends. It's also an account of his battles to beat his addiction, and his battle to keep playing football - which was his lifeline - against the entrenched opposition of a large number of people in the game. And as if the story is not extraordinary enough, what distinguishes it above all else is the approach Ben's taken to writing it. It is a work of searing emotional and factual honesty. Ben hides nothing, and the result is one of the most remarkable sporting memoirs ever published in Australia.

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $43.00
    $43.00
  • Benaud in Wisden
    Benaud in Wisden
    ISBN: 9781472926456
    Title: Benaud in Wisden
    Author: ROB SMYTH (EDITOR)

    Richie Benaud, who died this year aged 84, was "perhaps the most influential cricketer and cricket personality since the Second World War" according to Gideon Haigh, the world's best cricket historian. He excelled as a batsman, legspin bowler, revolutionary captain ? and most of all as a commentator in England and Australia for almost 50 years. He was universally loved for his authority, knowledge, dry wit and generosity of spirit. "Benaud in Wisden" records the highlights of an exceptional career both as a player and a journalist. There are edited reports on each of his 63 Test matches, including the legendary Tied Test of 1960-61 and the match at Old Trafford in 1961 when Benaud memorably stole the Ashes from England. "If one player, more than any other, has deserved the goodwill of cricket for lifting the game out of the doldrums, that man is Richard Benaud, said "Wisden" in 1962.The book also includes a series of articles written by Benaud in the "Wisden Almanack" after his retirement, as well as features from "Wisden Cricket Monthly," "The Wisden Cricketer" and "Wisden Asia Cricket." Benaud's impact was so great, and so enduring, that the book will appeal to teenagers, nonagenarians and everybody in between. It is the definitive record of a unique career.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $27.99
    $27.99
  • Beneath the Maori Moon: an Illustrated History of Maori Rugby
    Beneath the Maori Moon: an Illustrated History of Maori Rugby
    ISBN: 9781869693053
    Title: Beneath the Maori Moon: an Illustrated History of Maori Rugby
    Author: MULHOLLAND MALCOLM

    This is the complete story of the New Zealand Maori rugby team, including analysis of the politics behind the side. With unique photographs, memorabilia, cartoons, statistics and player interviews, this book offers something for everyone. This is a must-have for all rugby fans.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $50.00
    $50.00
  • Beneath the Surface
    Beneath the Surface
    ISBN: 9781613210635
    Title: Beneath the Surface
    Author: PHELPS MICHAEL

    Just in time for the 2012 Olympics-prepare to peek into the mindof a champion with this newly updated edition of Michael Phelps'autobiography, Beneath the Surface.
    In this candid memoir, Phelps talks openly about his battle withattention deficit disorder, the trauma of his parents' divorce, andthe challenges that come with being thrust into the limelight.Readers worldwide will relive all the heart-stopping glory as Phelpscompletes his journey from the youngest man to ever set a worldswimming record in 2001, to an Olympic powerhouse in 2008, and the most decorated Olympian in 2012.Athletes and fans alike will be fascinated by insights into Phelps'training, mental preparation, and behind-the-scenes perspectiveon international athletic competitions. A chronicle of Phelps' evolutionfrom awkward teenager to media-savvy superstar, Beneath the Surface is a must-read for any sports fan.



    Format: Paperback
    Price: $28.00
    $28.00
  • Berlin 1936: Sixteen Days in August
    Berlin 1936: Sixteen Days in August
    ISBN: 9781784705428
    Title: Berlin 1936: Sixteen Days in August
    Author: HILMES OLIVER

    LONGLISTED FOR THE WILLIAM HILL SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2018'Compelling, suspenseful and beautifully done' Anna Funder, author of STASILANDA captivating account of the Nazi Olympics - told through the voices and stories of those who were there.For sixteen days in the summer of 1936, the world?s attention turned to the German capital as it hosted the Olympic Games. Seen through the eyes of a cast of characters - Nazi leaders and foreign diplomats, athletes and journalists, nightclub owners and jazz musicians - Berlin 1936 plunges us into the high tension of this unfolding scene.Alongside the drama in the Olympic Stadium - from the triumph of Jesse Owens to the scandal when an American tourist breaks through the security and manages to kiss Hitler - Oliver Hilmes takes us behind the scenes and into the lives of ordinary Berliners- the woman with a dark secret who steps in front of a train, the transsexual waiting for the Gestapo?s knock on the door, and the Jewish boy hoping that Germany may lose in the sporting arena. During the sporting events the dictatorship was partially put on hold; here then, is a last glimpse of the vibrant and diverse life in Berlin in the 1920s and 30s that the Nazis aimed to destroy.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $28.00
    $28.00
  • Best American Sport Writing of Century
    Best American Sport Writing of Century
    ISBN: 9780395945148
    Title: Best American Sport Writing of Century
    Author: HALBERSTAM


    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $36.00
    $36.00
  • Best American Sports Writing 2018
    Best American Sports Writing 2018
    ISBN: 9781328846280
    Title: Best American Sports Writing 2018
    Author: STOUT GLENN & PEARLMAN JEFF (EDS)

    For more than twenty-five years, The Best American Sports Writing has built a solid reputation by showcasing the greatest sports journalism of the previous year, culled from hundreds of national, regional, and specialty print and digital publications. Each year, the series editor and guest editor curate a truly exceptional collection. The only shared traits among all these diverse styles, voices, and stories are the extraordinarily high caliber of writing, and the pure passion they tap into that can only come from sports.


    Format: Paperback
    Price: $34.00
    $34.00
  • Best American Sports Writing 2019
    Best American Sports Writing 2019
    ISBN: 9781328507853
    Title: Best American Sports Writing 2019
    Author: MACMULLAN JACKIE & STOUT GLENN (EDS)

    The latest addition to the acclaimed series showcasing the best sports writing from the past year

    For over twenty-five years, The Best American Sports Writing has built a solid reputation by showcasing the greatest sports journalism of the previous year, culled from hundreds of national, regional, and specialty print and digital publications. Each year, the series editor and guest editor curates a truly exceptional collection. The only shared traits among all these diverse styles, voices, and stories are the extraordinarily high caliber of writing, and the pure passion they tap into that can only come from sports.


    Format: Paperback
    Price: $36.00
    $36.00
  • Best of the Best
    Best of the Best
    ISBN: 9780733639425
    Title: Best of the Best
    Author: AUSTRALIA SURFING


    From the drama of Shipsterns to the cyclonic fury of an east coast low; sunrise at Cloudbreak and rainbows at Teahupo'o, this is an awe-inspiring collection of award-winning photographs showcasing all the energy, beauty and drama of the ocean. It reveals surfers like Gilmore, Florence, Fanning and Slater in their element and the power of a moment caught in time. Featuring the winners and finalists of the Nikon/Surfing Australia Surf Photo of the Year Award from 2013 to 2017 ... these are the best of the best.


    'It's one thing to have an image transport you to a different place but to actually make you feel like you're on a surfboard riding in the barrel behind of the world's best surfers on a gnarly wave is another level of "best"!' - Stephanie Gilmore



    Format: Hardback
    Price: $45.00
    $45.00
  • Best Views from the Boundary : Test Match Special's Greatest Interviews
    Best Views from the Boundary : Test Match Special's Greatest Interviews
    ISBN: 9781906850210
    Title: Best Views from the Boundary : Test Match Special's Greatest Interviews
    Author: BAXTER PETER


    Format: Hardback
    Price: $44.00
    $44.00
  • Between Heaven & Earth
    Between Heaven & Earth
    ISBN: 9780957818309
    Title: Between Heaven & Earth
    Author: IRWIN SALLY

    Freda Du Faur's story is not only about her conquest of Mount Cook in 1910 and her daringly brilliant later climbs in the Southern Alps but it also recreates the world of a woman born in the 19th Century who aspired to live as if she had the choices available today. It takes the reader into the realms of Federation Sydney, early mountaineering in New Zealand, suffragist London then, during the later backlash against independent women, into the frightening domain of the first lethal 'deep sleep therapies'. Freda's life was one of great promise, of ambition thwarted, lost love and a pride that refused to compromise.

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $25.00
    $25.00
  • Beyond a Boundary
    Beyond a Boundary
    ISBN: 9781784875398
    Title: Beyond a Boundary
    Author: JAMES C L R

    'To say "the best cricket book ever written" is piffingly inadequate praise' Guardian

    'Great claims have been made for Beyond a Boundary since its first appearance in 1963- that it is the greatest sports book ever written; that it brings the outsider a privileged insight into West Indian culture; that it is a severe examination of the colonial condition. All are true' Sunday Times

    C L R James, one of the foremost thinkers of the twentieth century, was devoted to the game of cricket. In this classic summation of half a lifetime spent playing, watching and writing about the sport, he recounts the story of his overriding passion and tells us of the players whom he knew and loved, exploring the game's psychology and aesthetics, and the issues of class, race and politics that surround it.

    Part memoir of a West Indian boyhood, part passionate celebration and defence of cricket as an art form, part indictment of colonialism, Beyond a Boundary addresses not just a sport but a whole culture and asks the question, 'What do they know of cricket who only cricket know?

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $26.00
    $26.00
  • Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
    Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
    ISBN: 9781628603767
    Title: Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
    Author: GREENFIELD BEN


    Format: Paperback
    Price: $53.00
    $53.00
  • Bf 109 Vs Yak-1/7: Eastern Front 1941-2
    Bf 109 Vs Yak-1/7: Eastern Front 1941-2
    ISBN: 9781472805799
    Title: Bf 109 Vs Yak-1/7: Eastern Front 1941-2
    Author: KHAZANOV DMITRIY

    Step into the cockpits of the Luftwaffe's Bf 109 and the Red Air Force's Yaks 1-7, two fighters which were involved in some of the largest, fiercest aerial battles in history. The Iconic Messerschmitt fighter and its combat hardened pilots inflicted a fearful beating on the Yaks in the beginning of the war. Some of the highest scoring aces in history benefitted from the Bf 109's technical superiority over the overweight and underpowered Yak 1, racking up incredible successes against their poorly trained and equipped adversaries. And yet, as the Soviets accumulated combat experience, their tactics improved, as did their mounts in the upgraded Yak 1B and gradually, the Red Force eroded the Jagdwaffe's dominance of the skies in the eastern front, though with the 109G they would never lose qualitative superiority. Featuring first-hand accounts from veteran pilots, rare archival photographs and expert analysis, this volume brings to life the vicious dogfights that took place between the Bf 109 and the Yak as they vied for mastery of the frozen skies of the Eastern Front.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $40.00
    $40.00
  • Bicycle Artisans
    Bicycle Artisans
    ISBN: 9780500517291
    Title: Bicycle Artisans
    Author: JONES WILL

    Today's cyclists are seeking increasingly custom-made bicycles as reflections of their personalities - whether a Danish-style cargo bike, a recumbent, a cyclocross trainer or a randonneur. Often working in tiny studios and workshops in hidden parts of our cities, the master craftsmen featured in these pages produce pieces that are highly personal and sought after and rarely seen. The alphabetically presented selection, a richly illustrated guide to 88 of the most creative bicycle makers working today, includes established names such as Achielle, Cielo Cycles and Corima and new kids on the block such as Art & Industry, Bondi Beach Cruisers and Foffa, as well as product designers (Torkel Dohmers, Marc Newson). Will appeal to cyclists, design aficionados, and anyone with an interest in the handcrafted and bespoke. A rich visual mix reflecting the wide spectrum of techniques, innovations and refinement that will appeal to designers of all stripes, inventors of all persuasions and craftspeople of all generations.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $65.00
    $65.00
  • Bicycle Book
    Bicycle Book
    ISBN: 9780241226117
    Title: Bicycle Book
    Author: DORLING KINDERSLEY


    The Bicycle Book is an extraordinary celebration of the history of cycling from BMX and mountain biking, to track and road racing. Take a ride through the sport's history and discover classic and cutting-edge bicycles, following the evolution of cycling throughout the decades.


    Perfect for anyone with a love for cycling, The Bicycle Book features the latest high-performance bikes and cycling technology, along with profiles of famous cyclists, and iconic manufacturers and brands. With up-close images, maps, and histories of key races and competitions, The Bicycle Book is a stylish and fascinating addition to any enthusiast's collection.



    Format: Hardback
    Price: $50.00
    $50.00
  • Bicycle! a Repair & Maintenance Manifesto
    Bicycle! a Repair & Maintenance Manifesto
    ISBN: 9781604866407
    Title: Bicycle! a Repair & Maintenance Manifesto
    Author: TRACY SAM

    Providing cyclists the know-how to take bicycle repair into their own hands, this manual covers bike care without technical terms. Written by a bicycle mechanic and laden with photographs and drawings, this guide is a valuable resource& for professional bicycle workers and commuters. This updated edition includes an expanded index and& a revised& resource section. Topics include essential tools, bicycle components, on-the-road repairs, scavenging, locks, preventing rust, and more.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $40.00
    $40.00
  • Bicycling Big Book of Training
    Bicycling Big Book of Training
    ISBN: 9781623362997
    Title: Bicycling Big Book of Training
    Author: KOSECKI DANIELLE

    Bicycling Big Book of Training is an encouraging, focused training book that will speak to beginner and intermediate cyclists without making them feel like novices. It covers all the information the reader needs to begin an effective training regimen.

    The book is divided into five sections that are then broken into miniguides for various cycling training disciplines. Cyclists will learn about how the body becomes fit and how that fitness translates to on-the-bike performance, while discovering the components of a successful training plan, including nutrition. Furthermore, riding disciplines such as road racing, endurance events, cyclocross, mountain biking, and track are discussed at length so readers can figure out which activities are right for them.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $30.00
    $30.00
  • Bicycling Training Journal 52 Weeks of Motivation, Training Tips, Bicycling Wisdom & Much More for Every Kind of Cyclist
    Bicycling Training Journal 52 Weeks of Motivation, Training Tips, Bicycling Wisdom & Much More for Every Kind of Cyclist
    ISBN: 9781605292731
    Title: Bicycling Training Journal 52 Weeks of Motivation, Training Tips, Bicycling Wisdom & Much More for Every Kind of Cyclist
    Author: BICYCLING MAGAZINE EDITORS

    A revised, expanded edition of the ultimate training journal to help cyclists of all abilities-from the top experts in the sport.The Bicycling Training Journalprovides the perfect framework to help cyclists of all stripes reach their cycling goals, whether they're weight loss or world records. This revised edition includes updated tips, motivational quotes, new weight loss and training plans: the magazine has added over 50 additional pages of new material in all, a tremendous value.The journal gives readers the space to track each day's ride with room to record goals, distance covered, route, weather, and thoughts on the experience. There's even a space for readers to note favorite cycling equipment,bike set-up, and the greatest rides of the year. With all this information you'll be able to analyze your data and set new goals accordingly.The only cycling training journal with top-notch tips from seasoned experts like those from Bicycling magazine, this handsomely redesigned journal reflects the winning redesign of the magazine and includes:
    • Smear-proof paper and a handy spiral binding for ease of use
    • Ample space for readers to record facts about each day's ride-including route, distance, and time-and to note how they felt at the time
    • A Week-at-a-Glance feature that helps cyclists summarize their weekly training quickly and easily
    • Advice for cyclists on how to analyze their data and set new goals for the next year


    Format: Paperback
    Price: $33.00
    $33.00
  • Big Book of Flight
    Big Book of Flight
    ISBN: 9780593073056
    Title: Big Book of Flight
    Author: WHITE ROWLAND


    Have you ever dreamed about flying? Thought so. The story of our ambition to join the birds is as old as we are: the lure of the impossible challenge, the deep-rooted thrill of excitement, the desire to feel free... And even if they haven't always been elegant and smooth, our efforts have been dangerous, exciting, unexpected, spectacular, courageous or just plain brilliant.


    The Big Book of Flight is a celebration of them all, and a lot more besides, packed with derring-do stories of aviation pioneers as well as fascinating profiles of remarkable planes (and other wondrous projects that never quite got off the drawing board). Along with a unique collection of fantastic flight trivia, crucial mysteries are also answered, such as how do you park an aeroplane? Why does airline food taste so bad? And how do you make the perfect paper dart?


    Enhanced by stunning photographs and illustrations throughout, The Big Book of Flight promises to surprise, entertain and fire the imaginations of anyone with their head in the clouds.



    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $35.00
    $35.00
  • Big Fight My Autobiography
    Big Fight My Autobiography
    ISBN: 9780091946807
    Title: Big Fight My Autobiography
    Author: LEONARD SUGAR RAY

    Sugar Ray Leonard is quite simply one of the greatest fighters of the last fifty years. An artist and a showman he was always willing to take the difficult fight: his gruelling encounters with Roberto Duran, Thomas Hearns and Marvin Hagler have become legendary. Ruthlessly honest and inspiring, Ray's autobiography lets you get into the ring - with the mind games, brutality and euphoria. But, outside of the ring, Ray's biggest opponent of all was himself. From early domestic violence and experience of sexual abuse, he began a determined rise to Olympic champion and national icon, before losing control of his life at the height of his career in the blur of fame, sex, greed, drink and drug addiction that cost him so much. The Big Fight is a remarkable portrait of the rise, fall and final redemption of a true fighter in every sense.


    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $35.00
    $35.00
  • Big Fight My Story
    Big Fight My Story
    ISBN: 9780091946814
    Title: Big Fight My Story
    Author: LEONARD SUGAR RAY

    'To be legendary you got to have heart... Ray's heart was bigger than all the rest' Muhammad Ali SUGAR RAY LEONARD was one of the greatest boxers ever. An artist and a showman he was always willing to take the difficult fight: his gruelling encounters with Roberto Duran, Thomas Hearns and Marvin Hagler have become legendary. Ray's autobiography takes you into the ring - with the mind games, brutality and euphroia. But, outside of the ring, Ray's biggest opponent was himself. From early domestic violence and sexual abuse to a blur of fame, sex, greed, drink and drug addiction at the height of his career that cost him so much, The Big Fight is a remarkable portrait of the rise, fall and final redeption of a true fighter in every sense.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $25.00
    $25.00
  • Big Fix: a True Story of the Search for the Match-fixers Bringing Down Football
    Big Fix: a True Story of the Search for the Match-fixers Bringing Down Football
    ISBN: 9780007551859
    Title: Big Fix: a True Story of the Search for the Match-fixers Bringing Down Football
    Author: FORREST BRETT

    It began as a series of disparate reports coming in from the corners of the football world: referees, players and managers were deliberately fixing results at the behest of illegal bettors. But as the reports kept coming, bit by bit the scale of the problem began to emerge. These weren’t just footballing minnows but major teams and players, playing on the biggest possible stages. The money at stake ran into the billions. And the people pulling the strings were operating for some of the largest, most heinous criminal syndicates in the world. In THE BIG FIX, Brett Forrest uncovers the scarcely believable scale of a threat to the beautiful game that is only just now coming to light. Told in the style of a thriller, Forrest tracks down the criminals who occupy this murky world of billion-dollar transactions, as well as the people tasked with hunting them and saving football’s lifeblood. Published on the eve of the World Cup, this shocking expose reveals a criminal enterprise that threatens to rot football to its core.

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $37.00
    $37.00
  • Big Miss My Years Coaching Tiger Woods
    Big Miss My Years Coaching Tiger Woods
    ISBN: 9780307985989
    Title: Big Miss My Years Coaching Tiger Woods
    Author: HANEY HANK

    The Big Miss is Hank Haney's candid and surprisingly insightful account of his tumultuous six-year journey with Tiger Woods, during which the supremely gifted golfer collected six major championships and rewrote golf history. Hank was one of the very few people allowed behind the curtain. He was with Tiger 110 days a year, spoke to him over 200 days a year, and stayed at his home up to 30 days a year, observing him in nearly every circumstance: at tournaments, on the practice range, over meals, with his wife, Elin, and relaxing with friends. The relationship between the two men began in March 2004 when Hank received a call from Tiger in which the golf champion asked him to be his coach. It was a call that would change both men's lives. Tiger-only 28 at the time-was by then already an icon, judged by the sporting press as not only one of the best golfers ever, but possibly the best athlete ever. Already he was among the world's highest paid celebrities. There was an air of mystery surrounding him, an aura of invincibility. Unique among athletes, Tiger seemed to be able to shrug off any level of pressure and find a way to win. But Tiger was always looking to improve, and he wanted Hank's help. What Hank soon came to appreciate was that Tiger was one of the most complicated individuals he'd ever met, let alone coached. Although Hank had worked with hundreds of elite golfers and was not easily impressed, there were days watching Tiger on the range when Hank couldn't believe what he was witnessing. On those days, it was impossible to imagine another human playing golf so perfectly. And yet Tiger is human-and Hank's expert eye was adept at spotting where Tiger's perfection ended and an opportunity for improvement existed. Always haunting Tiger was his fear of "the big miss"-the wildly inaccurate golf shot that can ruin an otherwise solid round-and it was because that type of blunder was sometimes part of Tiger's game that Hank carefully redesigned his swing mechanics. Hank's most formidable coaching challenge, though, would be solving the riddle of Tiger's personality. Wary of the emotional distractions that might diminish his game and put him further from his goals, Tiger had developed a variety of tactics to keep people from getting too close, and not even Hank-or Tiger's family and friends, for that matter-was spared "the treatment." Toward the end of Tiger and Hank's time together, the champion's laser-like focus began to blur and he became less willing to put in punishing hours practicing-a disappointment to Hank, who saw in Tiger's behavior signs that his pupil had developed a conflicted relationship with the game. Hints that Tiger hungered to reinvent himself were present in his bizarre infatuation with elite military training, and-in a development Hank didn't see coming-in the scandal that would make headlines in late 2009. It all added up to a big miss that Hank, try as he might, couldn't save Tiger from. There's never been a book about Tiger Woods that is as intimate and revealing-or one so wise about what it takes to coach a superstar athlete.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $48.00
    $48.00
  • Big Miss My Years Coaching Tiger Woods
    Big Miss My Years Coaching Tiger Woods
    ISBN: 9780753541739
    Title: Big Miss My Years Coaching Tiger Woods
    Author: HANEY HANK


    In March 2004, Hank Haney received a call from Tiger Woods in which the golf champion asked Haney to be his coach. It was a call that would change both men#146;s lives. Tiger #150; only 28 at the time #150; was by then already an icon, judged by the sporting press as not only one of the best golfers ever, but possibly the best athlete ever. But Tiger was always looking to improve, and he wanted Hank#146;s help. Over the next six years of working together, the supremely gifted Woods collected six major championships and rewrote golf history. Hank was one of the very few people allowed behind the curtain.


    Always haunting Tiger was his fear of #145;the big miss#146; #150; the wildly inaccurate golf shot that can ruin an otherwise solid round #150; and it was because that type of blunder was sometimes part of Tiger#146;s game that Hank carefully redesigned his swing mechanics.


    Towards the end of their time together, the champion#146;s laser-like focus began to blur and he became less willing to put in punishing hours practicing. Hints that Tiger hungered to reinvent himself were present in his bizarre infatuation with elite military training, and #150; in a development Hank didn#146;t see coming #150; in the scandal that would make headlines in late 2009. It all added up to a big miss that Hank, try as he might, couldn#146;t save Tiger from.


    There#146;s never been a book about Tiger Woods that is as intimate and revealing #150; or one so wise about what it takes to coach a superstar athlete.



    Format: Paperback
    Price: $28.00
    $28.00
  • Bike Deconstructed: a Grand Tour of the Road Bicycle
    Bike Deconstructed: a Grand Tour of the Road Bicycle
    ISBN: 9781845338831
    Title: Bike Deconstructed: a Grand Tour of the Road Bicycle
    Author: HALLETT RICHARD


    Format: Hardback
    Price: $60.00
    $60.00
  • Bike Nation: How Cycling Can Save the World
    Bike Nation: How Cycling Can Save the World
    ISBN: 9781911214946
    Title: Bike Nation: How Cycling Can Save the World
    Author: WALKER PETER


    A revolution on the roads is approaching. Is it time for drivers to Give Way? Guardian news correspondent, Peter Walker, takes us on a journey around the world, exploring the varying attitudes to cycling on our highways.


    Visit the shining examples of Amsterdam and Copenhagen, where cycling culture is an intrinsic part of the approach of politicians and officials. How have these cities made provision for cyclists and what are the extraordinary benefits?


    And then take to the less welcoming roads of Britain, USA and Australia, where cycling can still be a terrifying experience. What are the tragic mistakes being made when planning and developing cities, and how do these mistakes lead to aggression towards the cycling community?


    Millions of us find ourselves frustrated by the motor mentality and fighting for our rights to ride. This brilliant, shocking investigation will prepare you with all you need to know to confidently claim your place on the road.



    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $35.00
    $35.00
  • Bike Repair Manual
    Bike Repair Manual
    ISBN: 9781409365242
    Title: Bike Repair Manual
    Author: SIDWELLS CHRIS

    From mountain bikes and road racers to hybrid and leisure bikes find out how to keep yours in peak condition. Fully updated encyclopedic insight into how a bicycle works and how to maintain it for beginners and dedicated cyclists. & Clear, jargon-free advice steers you through a complete maintenance programmeGet up to speed with the hottest developments and pick up the latest in gear-shifter technology, new maintenance techniques for disc brakes and hints and tips for mountain-bike suspension.Pocket-sized manual with flaps to easily mark your page - perfect for when you're on the road.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $26.00
    $26.00
  • Bike Snob
    Bike Snob
    ISBN: 9781742700021
    Title: Bike Snob
    Author: BIKE SNOB NYC

    Cycling is exploding - in a good way. Urbanites everywhere, from ironic hipsters to earth-conscious commuters, are taking to the bike like aquatic mammals to water. BikeSnobNYC - cycling's most prolific, well-known, hilarious, and anonymous blogger - brings a fresh and humorous perspective to the most important vehicle to hit personal transportation since the horse. BIKE SNOB treats readers to a laugh-out-loud rant and rave about the world of bikes and their riders, and offers a unique look at the ins and outs of cycling, from its history and hallmarks to its wide range of bizarre practitioners. Throughout, the author lampoons the missteps, pretensions, and absurdities of bike culture while maintaining a contagious enthusiasm for cycling itself. BIKE SNOB is an essential volume for anyone who knows, is, or wants to become a cyclist.


    Format: Hardback
    Price: $30.00
    $30.00
  • Bike: Keeping Fit, Fun & Easy Maintenance
    Bike: Keeping Fit, Fun & Easy Maintenance
    ISBN: 9781786640840
    Title: Bike: Keeping Fit, Fun & Easy Maintenance
    Author: NORTH DAVID

    This invaluable new guide takes you through all the benefits of bike riding, along with everything you need to know to get pedalling: how to choose your bike - with the differences between types, such as hybrid and racer; how to choose your helmet, clothing and other accessories; and, care and maintenance. Step-by-step photographs complement the clear and practical text, to make this an ideal guide for all levels of cyclist. There have never been more reasons to hop into the saddle: not only is it fun, healthy and speedy, it is the ultimate environmentally-friendly way to travel. Governments are making it more appealing all the time, with dedicated cycle lanes springing up all over the country and subsidised cycle purchase schemes, so here's a fantastic, practical guide to cover all your needs.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $30.00
    $30.00
  • Bill Lawry: Chasing a Century
    Bill Lawry: Chasing a Century
    ISBN: 9781743793541
    Title: Bill Lawry: Chasing a Century
    Author: LAWRY BILL

    Bill Lawry will always be one of the most iconic figures of Australian cricket. Whether you remember him best as the famously relentless batsman, stonewalling captain, or excitable, beloved commentator – Lawry has been at the heart of the game for almost sixty years.

    Bill Lawry: Chasing a Century tells the story of his stellar cricketing career – from his youth in district cricket and his debut in the Australian team in 1961, a year in which he exceeded a staggering 2000 runs in his first tour of England; through the sixty-seven Australian Tests he played as opening batsman and his leadership in the captaincy of the Australian team; to his incontestable reign as one of the original voices of cricket.

    Here, tales from colleagues, players, cricket writers and those who listened to his broadcasts every summer, bring Lawry’s career to life and remind us of the colossal contribution this left-handed legend has made to Australian cricket.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $50.00
    $50.00
  • Bill Pratney: Never Say Die
    Bill Pratney: Never Say Die
    ISBN: 9780958267328
    Title: Bill Pratney: Never Say Die
    Author: ROBINSON JIM

    Bill Pratney's cycling career began in 1926 at the age of 17 and spanned and astounding seven decades. He won an array of championship titles, from one-mile to 120-mile. He triumphed in numerous classic races and became New Zealand's greatest Maori cyclists.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $20.00
    $20.00
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