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- Little, Brown Book Group 2009; US$ 12.99
In summer 2009, by far the most popular event in the cricketing calendar comes round again - the Ashes series between England and Australia. The anticipation will be intense, the hype absurd, the sense of expectation never remotely likely to be satisfied, for two good reasons. England won in 2005 by a whisker. We can't expect anything so good again,... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2011; US$ 10.99
The history of sport is littered with tales of exemplary courage: sportsmen and women pushing their bodies through the pain barrier, or defying career-threatening injuries, in quest of victory. From the goalkeeper who played in a FA Cup Final with a broken neck to the batsman who saved a Test match with his arm in plaster, their heroics have inspired... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2006; US$ 10.99
MY SPIN ON CRICKET tells the story of the great game through the ages, through personal anecdotes and a lively, well informed narrative by Richie Benaud, the popular cricket commentator and former Australian cricket captain. Hailed as one of the most influential cricketer and cricket personalities of the last fifty years, he was the runaway winner... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2010; US$ 9.99
From Ancient Greece to the Beijing Olympics, sport has delivered thrilling victories and gut-wrenching defeats, but moments of good sportsmanship are increasingly rare. Is chivalry dead? Or have rumours of its demise been exaggerated? Whether displayed by an Australian sculler or an Egyptian judoka, sportsmanship has come in many guises. It's... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2011; US$ 7.99
Great Marathon Running is a short, simple and to-the-point guide to how to train for and successfully complete a marathon. Whatever the aim - whether to be quick, raise money or just finish - in just 96 pages readers will discover the essential training points and how to go from complete starter to marathon runner in just a few months. Ideal for the... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2008; US$ 34.95
Never far from trouble, Andrew Roy' Symonds takes us on journey through his latest cricketing adventures. Roy On Tour follows Symonds from victory at the 2007 Cricket World Cup tournament in the West Indies and the inaugural ICC World Twenty20 Championship in South Africa, through to the triseries against India and the IPL Twenty20 Tournament,... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2011; US$ 18.17
The incredibly forthright autobiography from Australia's most consistent cricketer, and recently anointed new vice captain, is a compelling, inspiring and surprising account of his journey from great potential to deep despair and then personal triumph. more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2009; US$ 14.09
Who'd make it into the best England team ever? And you can chose anyone, regardless of when they might have played. Would W.G. Grace be playing alongside Denis Compton and David Gower? Or Kevin Pietersen? The debate could be endless, so who better to make the selection than Geoffrey Boycott, himself one of England's all-time highest scoring Test... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2008; US$ 14.09
There is a huge category of sports fan: people who love a bloody good argument. Sport makes them think, engage and argue. Given that people already take sport so very seriously, and at such an intense level of enquiry, then Ed Smith concludes we should draw out some of sport's intellectual lessons and practical uses What Sport Teaches Us About Life... more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 12.68
They are the masters of deception, the jokers in the pack; illusionists conjuring wickets out of thin air with nothing more than an ambled approach and a wonky grip. Not for them the brutish physicality of the pace bowler nor the reactive slogging of the batsman. Theirs is a more cerebral art. They stand alone in a team sport. They are Twirlymen.... more...