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A "thoroughly captivating biography" (The San Francisco Chronicle) of American icon Arthur Ashe-the Jackie Robinson of men's tennis-a pioneering athlete who, after breaking the color barrier, went on to become an influential civil rights activist and public intellectual.
Born in Richmond, Virginia, in 1943, by the age of eleven, Arthur Ashe was one of the state's most talented black tennis players. He became the first African American to play for the US Davis Cu
'WE ARE LIVERPOOL - THIS MEANS MORE.' JUERGEN KLOPPAllez Allez Allez is the inside account of Liverpool FC's 2018/19 season, a campaign which saw the club compete in the most gripping Premier League title race in history and become Champions of Europe for the sixth time.
Designed specifically for players aged 12 to 16, this manual contains a wide range of progressive practice drills to help young players develop. Fun, educational and challenging, all drills are illustrated and cover the essential technical skills including: warming up, dribbling and running with the ball, passing, shooting, heading,
crossing, goalkeeping and warming down.
As well as easy-to-use instructions, each drill contains information on the equipment needed, the space required and how t
It is axiomatic that the goal of any fisherman is to catch fish! However, this is not always as easy as simply casting a line or throwing a net into the water. Some fish are wily, and know how to avoid the hooks, lures or bait that has been set for them. As a species, bass regularly elude even the most canny angler.
When four-time Olympian Meb Keflezighi ran his final marathon in New York City on November 5, 2017, it marked the end of an extraordinary distance-running career. Meb will be remembered as the only person in history to win both the Boston and New York City marathons as well as an Olympic marathon silver medal. Meb's last marathon was also his 26th, and each of those 26 marathons has come with its own unique challenges, rewards, and outcomes for him. Through focused narrative, Meb describes key
For 10 years Gordon Banks was not only England's Number One, but the best keeper in the world - perhaps the best there's ever been.
He helped lead England to legendary World Cup victory, and his iconic save from Pele will go down in history as one of the greatest ever made. But with the countless triumphs there also came tragedy; just months after being named footballer of the year his career was abruptly cut short when a car accident left him blind in one eye.
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Anyone who spends time beside the sea knows there’s a wealth of ‘treasure’ to be found, be it natural or manufactured, living or washed up. Beachcombing in South Africa is a friendly guide to the seashore’s rich pickings.
The updated version of the classic guide to bodybuilding includes more than one thousand step-by-step photographs and illustrations, the latest data on diet and nutrition, sports-related injuries, and much more. Reprint.