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Racing Hard

By William Fotheringham

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Published 06-Jun-2013


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What would he have said if he'd known then what we all know now about Lance Armstrong? Which cyclists and teams were not all they seemed? And which victories still rank as the greatest of all time? This title offers a collection of cycling reporting. It includes articles from author's career that are annotated with notes and reflections.


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Cyclebabble

By James Randerson & Peter Walker

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Published 01-Jun-2007


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Beer and bikes: can they ever mix? What's the best way to cycle in a summer dress? How much bike do you get for GBP70? Or GBP10,000? "The Guardian" bike blog is one of the vibrant sections of the newspaper's website. This title gives a collection of cycling voices.


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766 and All That

By Paul Johnson

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Published 03-Mar-2011


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An unbelievable start for England. Ponting has gone for a golden duck in his 150th Test and England have gone wild. Stop the clocks! Shout it from the rooftops! Australia are in utter disarray! The Ashes 2010-11 saw the coming together of the old foes in Australia's backyard. This title allows us to savour again the sweet taste of that victory.


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You are the Ref

By Paul Trevillion & Keith Hackett

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Published 03-Jun-2010


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Collecting some of the best classic strips and art inspired by World Cup 2010, this guide to football features extra trivia and facts that allows youngsters and old pros to test their knowledge and to get to grips with the nuances of the game.


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More Knowledge

By James Dart

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Published 18-Aug-2006


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Trawling through the archives of nerdvana, this compilation uncovers the truth behind such questions as: Has a referee ever been sent off? Which players have attacked their own fans? Did pigs once force a match to be abandoned? Is Paolo Maldini the greatest runner-up? What is the fastest ever sending-off? Who are the most benevolent players?


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Guardian Book of Football

By Mike Herd

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Published 09-Jun-2004


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A collection of classic archive pieces which follow United's journey back to European glory in 1968, following the trail blazed by Jock Stein's Celtic a year earlier, England's World Cup triumph, and the subsequent years of pain, recrimination and Sven.


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For Club and Country

By Brian Glanville

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Published 30-Sep-2004


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A collection of 100 footballing obituaries from the "Guardian". This title includes eulogies to George Armstrong, Stan Cullis, David Rocastle, Waldir Pereira, Brian Clough, Emlyn Hughes, Bobby Johnston and George Best.


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You are the Umpire

By Paul Trevillion & John Holder

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Published 07-May-2009


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An informative guide to the laws of cricket.


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On the Roof of the World

By Richard Nelsson

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Published 04-Mar-2005


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Draws together a selection of "Guardian" writing that is both informative and celebratory, tracking the sport's history and uncovering how public perception has changed over time. This book features articles on scrambling, fell-running, rock-climbing and rambling.


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Wild Gym

By Peta Bee

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Published 15-May-2004


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Bored of aerobics? More people than ever are turning their backs on indoor exercise and discovering the immense physical and mental benefits of the great outdoors. Wild gym workouts can be adrenaline-boosting or serenely calming. This guide covers activities that range from beach running and buggy workouts to recumbent cycling and rock climbing.


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