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A Sporting Life…

Swimming to Antarctica - Lynne Cox
The world's most extraordinary distance swimmer writes about her emotional and spiritual need to swim and about the almost mystical act of swimming itself.

Not a games person - Julie Myerson
Julie Myerson explores the agony, of school sports and PE. Always physically energetic and quick on her feet, what was it that made her so reluctant to join in and so afraid to compete?

What if I never tried it? - Valentino Rossi
Valentino Rossi is adored by his legions of fans.  He is arguably the greatest racer ever - and certainly the most entertaining His warmth of character coupled with his amazing career statistics to date - his first GP win aged 17, his first world title at 18, his first 500 class win at 21 and his first MotoGP win at 22 - means that he really is one of the superstars of the sporting world

Calling the shots - Michael Vaughan
The most successful England cricket captain for twenty years delivers abehind-the-scenes account of his time at the helm. This book concentrates on leadership, with Michael describing his approach to captaincy, his aims and thoughts about the various Test series, as well as his decision-making and man management strategies. T

Borg versus McEnroe - Malcolm Folley
The 1980 Wimbledon final is acclaimed as the greatest game ever played on the lawns of SW19. Borg was going for a record-breaking fifth consecutive title, McEnroe his first.This classic sporting event is celebrated with first-hand accounts from players and personalities.

Being Freddie - Andrew Flintoff
Andrew 'Freddie' Flintoff is one of the most exciting cricketers in the world and has improved out of all recognition during the last two years.  Freddie highlights the moments and matches in his career that helped him progress, and reveals what it is like to play for one of the most successful England cricket teams in history.

England's last glory - David Miller
A comprehensive and passionate account of a glorious triumph, this book features profiles of players and complete background to the final.  David Miller recaptures the heady days of summer 1966 when England won the World Cup in front of their own euphoric fans.

Frankie - Frankie Dettori
Controversial, informative and hugely entertaining, Frankie Dettori's life story will appeal to the millions of people who follow the sport as well as those intrigued to know more about one of the greatest talents that horse-racing has ever seen.

 

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