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Track & Field

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  • No Finish Lineby Marla Runyan; Sally Jenkins

    Penguin Group US 2002; US$ 14.00

    More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA more...

  • A Kind of Graceby Jackie Joyner-Kersee

    Grand Central Publishing 1999; US$ 12.99

    Jackie Joyner-Kersee is one of the world's most successful athletes, and has dominated the women's decathlon for many years. With this book, Jackie discusses how she has overcome her difficult early years to rise to the top. more...

  • The Masters Athleteby Joe Baker; Sean Horton; Patricia Weir

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 59.95

    Masters athletes are those that continue to train and compete, typically at a high level, beyond the age of thirty-five and into middle and old age. The study of masters athletes enables us to better understand the benefits of, and motivations for, life-long involvement in physical activity. This is the first book to draw together current research... more...

  • Walker: London 2012by James London

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 9.49

    Leading the UK track and field team to gold medal winning glory at the Athens Olympics in 2004 and again at Beijing in 2008 was enough for British Athletics to turn again to Walker and persuade him - the UK's greatest ever track and field athlete - out of retirement to save the nation from ignominy and disgrace after the greatest ever disaster... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Track and Fieldby Peter Matthews

    Scarecrow Press 2012; US$ 84.99

    The Historical Dictionary of Track and Field covers the history of this sport through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 500 cross-referenced entries on key figures, places, competitions, and governing bodies within the sport. This book is an excellent access point... more...

  • The 1908 Olympicsby Keith Baker

    SportsBooks 2011; US$ 7.00

    The 1908 London Olympics can claim to be the first ?modern? sporting event which pitted nation against nation. There were rows between the British and Americans; a one-man walkover in the 400 metres when the US runners boycotted the event; a dispute over the shoes worn by one of the British tug of war teams and when the American team failed to dip... more...

  • Ken Jonesby Steve Lewis

    SportsBooks 2011; US$ 21.00

    Ken Jones was a former British Lions, Wales and Newport wing as well as a sprinter good enough to win an Olympic silver medal. He died at the age of 84 in 2006. Jones started his rugby career with local side Blaenavon and Pontypool before joining Newport in time for the 1946-47 season. He won 44 caps for Wales - 43 of them in consecutive matches -... more...

  • Going For Goldby Loretta Barnard; Gregory Rogers

    Random House Australia 2012; US$ 12.80

    Going for Gold has fascinating sporting facts and trivia to appeal to everyone.Australia is one of the world's most successful sporting nations. Our talented athletes compete in a range of international events from world championships to the Olympic Games. Over the years we've developed sporting legends and icons who inspire us with their athletic... more...

  • Gold Rushby Michael Johnson

    HarperCollins Publishers 2011; Not Available

    'Elite athletes aren't born. They're made.' Michael Johnson From a living icon of the Olympic Games ? as both an athlete and now as a BBC broadcaster ? Gold Rush is a compelling analysis of the fascinating combination of psychological and personal qualities, as well as internal and external factors, that go to create an Olympic champion. more...

  • Running My Life - The Autobiographyby Seb Coe

    Hodder & Stoughton 2012; Not Available

    The full story of one of the most remarkable men in sport. more...