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My Vision: Challenges in the Race for Excellence is a unique book in which His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, examines aspects of the UAE's development experience. This young country is making every effort to achieve excellence ...
My Vision: Challenges in the Race for Excellence

My Vision: Challenges in the Race for Excellence is a unique book in which His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, examines aspects of the UAE's development experience. This young country is making every effort to achieve excellence and upgrade its status from a regional economic centre into an international hub. It is striving to excel in services, tourism, the knowledge economy and creative human resources in order to reach its ambitious development goals.

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19.06 USD

My Vision: Challenges in the Race for Excellence

by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
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'One of the World's all-time great leaders'Professor Anita Elberse, Harvard Business SchoolWhat does it take to lead a team to world-class success over a sustained period of time?Sir Alex Ferguson is one of the few leaders who truly knows. In his 38 years in management, Sir Alex won an astonishing ...
Leading
'One of the World's all-time great leaders'Professor Anita Elberse, Harvard Business SchoolWhat does it take to lead a team to world-class success over a sustained period of time?Sir Alex Ferguson is one of the few leaders who truly knows. In his 38 years in management, Sir Alex won an astonishing 49 trophies and helped grow Manchester United into one of the biggest commercial brands in the world. In this inspirational and straight-talking book, Sir Alex reveals the secrets behind his record-breaking career.LEADING is structured around the key skills that Sir Alex values most highly. It includes subjects we immediately associate with his managerial style: Discipline, Control, Teamwork and Motivation. But it also addresses subjects that are less obvious but no less important when seeking success: Delegation, Data Analysis and Dealing with Failure.Written with the investor Sir Michael Moritz, a longstanding friend of Sir Alex, LEADING is packed with insight, wisdom, humour and honesty. The individual stories inevitably concern themselves with football, and the phenomenal success that came along the way, but the lessons can be applied by anyone. Whether you run a business, teach in a classroom, or work in a small team, LEADING will help you become a better leader.
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14.97 USD

Leading

by Alex Ferguson
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Sir Alex Ferguson's compelling story is always honest and revealing he reflects on his managerial career that embraced unprecedented European success for Aberdeen and 26 triumphant seasons with Manchester United. Sir Alex Ferguson's best-selling autobiography has now been updated to offer reflections on events at Manchester United since his retirement ...
Alex Ferguson My Autobiography
Sir Alex Ferguson's compelling story is always honest and revealing he reflects on his managerial career that embraced unprecedented European success for Aberdeen and 26 triumphant seasons with Manchester United. Sir Alex Ferguson's best-selling autobiography has now been updated to offer reflections on events at Manchester United since his retirement as well as his teachings at the Harvard Business School, a night at the Oscars and a boat tour round the Hebrides, where he passed unrecognised.The extra material adds fresh insights and detail on his final years as United's manager. Both the psychology of management and the detail of football strategy at the top level can be complex matters but no-one has explained them in a more interesting and accessible way for the general reader than Sir Alex does here. MY AUTOBIOGRAPHY is revealing, endlessly entertaining and above all inspirational.
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17.70 USD

Alex Ferguson My Autobiography

by Alex Ferguson
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The New York Times Bestseller Recently retired WWE superstar AJ Mendez Brooks is a powerhouse--strong, quirky, and totally confident. But that wasn't always the case. With humor and tremendous heart, she opens up for the first time about her harrowing struggle to understand her demons and the diagnosis that helped ...
Crazy is My Superpower: How I Triumphed by Breaking Bones, Breaking Hearts, and Breaking the Rules
The New York Times Bestseller

Recently retired WWE superstar AJ Mendez Brooks is a powerhouse--strong, quirky, and totally confident. But that wasn't always the case. With humor and tremendous heart, she opens up for the first time about her harrowing struggle to understand her demons and the diagnosis that helped her gain control over her life.

Everything I was told should be my greatest insecurities and weaknesses, everything that I've been labeled--SHORT, NERDY, SKINNY, WEAK, IMPULSIVE, UGLY, TOMBOY, POOR, REBEL, LOUD, FREAK, CRAZY--turned out to be my greatest strengths. I didn't become successful in spite of them. I became successful because of them. Growing up AJ was a quiet girl trying to act normal when she felt anything but. As her family struggled with drug addiction, poverty, and mental illness, she found escape through comic books and video games, and was inspired by the tough and unconventional female characters. It wasn't until she discovered pro wrestling that she learned superheroes could be real.

Determined to become the superhero she'd always admired, AJ trained and sacrificed for years to achieve her dream of wrestling professionally. Yet she quickly faced industry pressure to play the role of the damsel in distress and to dress more provocatively to cater to male fans. But she fought back and created an ass-kicking alter ego that was a genuine representation of herself: nerdy, enthusiastic, and a little bit crazy.

With humor and tremendous heart, AJ opens up for the first time about her harrowing struggle to understand her demons and the mental illness diagnosis that helped her gain control over her life. What most people view as a hardship, AJ embraced as inspira-tion for her superhero persona, shattering the stigma attached to mental illness.

Charting her journey from a scrappy girl in an unstable home to an empowered wrestling champion, Crazy Is My Superpower is an un-flinchingly honest story and brave confessional about her long road to self-acceptance.

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27.23 USD

Crazy is My Superpower: How I Triumphed by Breaking Bones, Breaking Hearts, and Breaking the Rules

by AJ Mendez Brooks
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The secret to winning is not what you think it is. It's not the coach. It's not the star. It's not money. It's not a strategy. It's something else entirely. The founding editor of The Wall Street Journal's sports section profiles the greatest teams in history and identifies the counterintuitive ...
The Captain Class: The Hidden Force Behind the World's Greatest Teams
The secret to winning is not what you think it is. It's not the coach. It's not the star. It's not money. It's not a strategy. It's something else entirely. The founding editor of The Wall Street Journal's sports section profiles the greatest teams in history and identifies the counterintuitive leadership qualities of the unconventional men and women who drove them to succeed. Fuelled by a lifetime of sports spectating, twenty years of reporting, and a decade of painstaking research, The Captain Class is not just a book on sports; it is the key to how successful teams are built and how transformative leadership is born. Several years ago, Sam Walker set out to answer the most hotly debated sports question: what are the greatest teams of all time? He devised a formula, applied it to thousands of teams and listed the 16 most dominant teams ever across all sports, from the English Premiere League to the NFL. But what did these freak teams have in common? As Walker dug deeper, a pattern emerged: all teams were driven by a singular type of leader, a captain, but not one you might expect. They were unorthodox outliers - awkward and disagreeable, marginally skilled, poor communicators, rule breaking and rather than pursuing fame, hid in the shadows. Captains, in short, who challenge your assumption of what inspired leadership looks like. Covering world renowned teams like Barcelona, Brazil, the All Blacks and the New York Yankees to lesser known successes of Soviet ice hockey or French handball, The Captain Class unveils the seven key qualities that make an exceptional leader. Drawing on original interviews with athletes, coaches and managers from two dozen countries, Walker questions if great captains are made or born, why teams pick the wrong captain and how the value of the captain can be revived.
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35.39 USD

The Captain Class: The Hidden Force Behind the World's Greatest Teams

by Sam Walker
Hardback
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From the post room to the board room, everyone thinks they can be the manager. But how do you manage outrageous talent? What do you do to inspire loyalty from your players? How do you turn around a team in crisis? What's the best way to build long-term success? How ...
The Manager: Inside the Minds of Football's Leaders
From the post room to the board room, everyone thinks they can be the manager. But how do you manage outrageous talent? What do you do to inspire loyalty from your players? How do you turn around a team in crisis? What's the best way to build long-term success? How can you lead calmly under pressure? The issues are the same whether you're managing a Premier League football team or a FTSE 100 company. Here, for the first time, some 30 of the biggest names in football management reveal just what it takes. With their every act, remark, and success or failure under constant scrutiny from the media and the fans, these managers need to be the most adroit of leaders. In The Manager they explain their methods, offer lessons they've learned along the way, and describe the decisions they make and the leadership they provide. Each chapter tackles a key leadership issue for managers in any walk of life and, in their own words, shows how the experts deal with the challenges they face in an abnormally high-pressure environment. Offering valuable lessons for business leaders and fascinating behind-the-scenes insights for football fans, The Manager is an honest, accessible and unprecedented look at the day-to-day work of these high-profile characters and the world of top-level football management. Featuring: Roy Hodgson, Carlo Ancelotti, Arsene Wenger, Sam Allardyce, Roberto Mancini, Jose Mourinho, Brendan Rodgers, Harry Redknapp, Sir Alex Ferguson, Walter Smith, Mick McCarthy, Gerard Houllier, Tony Pulis, Martin O'Neill, Neil Warnock, Howard Wilkinson, Kevin Keegan, Dario Gradi, Andre Villas-Boas, David Moyes, Alex McLeish, Hope Powell, Martin Jol, Glenn Hoddle, Chris Hughton, David Platt, Paul Ince, and George Graham.
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15.79 USD

The Manager: Inside the Minds of Football's Leaders

by Mike Carson
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This book will help you be prepared to use the Key Chain Baton with a degree of confidence and skill that will enable you to control an adversary. Further, it will help you be prepared to defend your actions after an encounter if questioned by Police or a Lawyer in ...
Key Chain Baton - Personal Protection System
This book will help you be prepared to use the Key Chain Baton with a degree of confidence and skill that will enable you to control an adversary. Further, it will help you be prepared to defend your actions after an encounter if questioned by Police or a Lawyer in a court of law. The confidence which results from effective training will enable you to have a winning attitude. You will be prepared to act with certainty and without hesitation. Learn to be a winner on the street with the Key Chain Baton. This book will teach you simple, efficient and practical tactics to properly defend yourself.
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13.630000 USD

Key Chain Baton - Personal Protection System

by Kevin Vandeyck Ph.D
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Sport volunteering is becoming an increasingly popular motive for international travel. Many tourism organisations now advertise sport volunteering projects, with colleges and universities also offering students the opportunity to participate in similar projects abroad. This is the first book to bring together diverse and interdisciplinary insights into the development of ...
International Sports Volunteering
Sport volunteering is becoming an increasingly popular motive for international travel. Many tourism organisations now advertise sport volunteering projects, with colleges and universities also offering students the opportunity to participate in similar projects abroad. This is the first book to bring together diverse and interdisciplinary insights into the development of the contemporary sport volunteering phenomenon. It addresses conceptual uncertainties and challenges emerging from the growing international sport volunteering market, and offers insight into its future directions, impact and sustainability. Drawing on both quantitative and qualitative methodologies, Part I examines volunteering in the context of international sporting events, while Part II evaluates volunteering initiatives related to sport development. Including case studies from Australia, Cameroon, Namibia, Norway, Russia, the UK, the US and Zambia, this substantial volume provides a truly international perspective on the changing roles of sport volunteering. Showcasing the latest research from across the globe, International Sports Volunteering is a valuable resource for any course on sport studies, sport event management, sport development, sport tourism, sport geography, the sociology of sport or leisure studies.
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159.27 USD

International Sports Volunteering

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This book tells the story of two of Great Britain's finest Olympic athletes, Eric Liddell and Harold Abrahams. Their achievements at the 1924 Paris Olympics, immortalised in the Oscar-winning film Chariots of Fire, are the stuff of legend. They both won Olympic gold medals and became heroes of the day. ...
Bring Me My Chariot of Fire: The Amazing True Story Behind the Oscar-Winning Film 'Chariots of Fire'
This book tells the story of two of Great Britain's finest Olympic athletes, Eric Liddell and Harold Abrahams. Their achievements at the 1924 Paris Olympics, immortalised in the Oscar-winning film Chariots of Fire, are the stuff of legend. They both won Olympic gold medals and became heroes of the day. But they also went on to lead fascinating lives after they retired from running. This beautiful book tells their remarkable stories with great charm and confirms the view that, as men, they shall always rank as among the finest this great sport of athletics has ever produced.
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30.07 USD

Bring Me My Chariot of Fire: The Amazing True Story Behind the Oscar-Winning Film 'Chariots of Fire'

by Hugh C. Shields
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Officially launched in 2017, the Hebridean Way offers walkers the opportunity to experience the magic of Scotland's Outer Hebrides in one inspirational journey. The waymarked route stretches 247km (155 miles) from Vatersay to Stornaway, linking ten major islands of the archipelago by means of causeways and two ferry crossings: Vatersay, ...
The Hebridean Way: Long-distance walking route through Scotland's Outer Hebrides
Officially launched in 2017, the Hebridean Way offers walkers the opportunity to experience the magic of Scotland's Outer Hebrides in one inspirational journey. The waymarked route stretches 247km (155 miles) from Vatersay to Stornaway, linking ten major islands of the archipelago by means of causeways and two ferry crossings: Vatersay, Barra, Eriskay, South Uist, Benbecula, Grimsay, North Uist, Berneray, Harris and Lewis. Suitable for most walkers with a moderate level of fitness, it can be completed in 8-14 days and is rich in natural, historical and cultural interest. This guidebook presents the Hebridean Way in 10 stages of 16-35km (10-22 miles), plus two additional stages to extend the route to the Butt of Lewis in line with future plans. Detailed route description is accompanied by 1:50,000 OS mapping, stunning photography to whet your appetite and a wealth of information about local points of interest. The introduction offers an overview of the islands' geology, history, plants and wildlife as well as comprehensive practical advice for walking the route, such as when to go, how to get there (and back) and what to take. Accommodation listings can be found in the appendices. The route is a celebration of the diverse landscapes of the Hebrides, from dazzling white shell beaches to wild moorland and flower-strewn machair. It visits Neolithic and Bronze Age remains, ruined forts and castles and monuments commemorating Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Highland Land Struggle. The islands are also a great location to spot seabirds, raptors and a number of migratory species. Informative and inspiring, Richard Barrett's guidebook is an ideal companion to discovering this captivating route.
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26.46 USD

The Hebridean Way: Long-distance walking route through Scotland's Outer Hebrides

by Richard Barrett
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Storm's Story is the true story of a charismatic riding school horse. Whether you are an Olympic show jumper, a long distance riding competitor, a horse racing jockey or a mum who plods out on a Sunday, you most likely began your career on a riding school horse. Storm's story ...
Storm's Story
Storm's Story is the true story of a charismatic riding school horse. Whether you are an Olympic show jumper, a long distance riding competitor, a horse racing jockey or a mum who plods out on a Sunday, you most likely began your career on a riding school horse. Storm's story is written for teenagers and adults who have not yet outgrown their Pony Stage.
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15.500000 USD

Storm's Story

by Lucy Postage
Hardback
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Cricket matches didn't always top out at five days, regardless of a result or not - they used to be 'timeless', with play continuing until one team won, no matter how many days that took. The last of these - which took place in Durban in 1939, in a series ...
Edging Towards Darkness: The Story of the Last Timeless Test
Cricket matches didn't always top out at five days, regardless of a result or not - they used to be 'timeless', with play continuing until one team won, no matter how many days that took. The last of these - which took place in Durban in 1939, in a series pitched against the backdrop of impending war - is now universally acknowledged as 'the timeless Test'. Weighing in at a prodigious ten days - the match stretched from 3-14 March 1939, and allowed for two rest days, while one day's play (the eighth) was lost entirely to rain - it is quite simply the longest Test ever played. A litany of records also perished in its wake and 'whole pages of Wisden were ruthlessly made obsolete'. If that was not enough, one player, the fastidious South African batsman Ken Viljoen, felt the need to have his hair cut twice during the game. Only the matches between Australia and England at Melbourne in 1929, which lasted eight playing days, and West Indies and England at Sabina Park, Jamaica, a year later (seven days), come remotely close in terms of their duration. In Edging Towards Darkness, John Lazenby tells the story of that Test for the first time. Set firmly in its historical and social setting, the story balances this game against the threat of encroaching world war in Europe - unfolding at terrifying speed - before bringing these two disparate strands together in an evocative and vibrant denouement.
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30.07 USD

Edging Towards Darkness: The Story of the Last Timeless Test

by John Lazenby
Hardback
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The rich, poignant tales of major league baseball's most hard-luck fraternity-the pitchers of its Almost-Perfect Games From 1908 to 2015, there have been thirteen pitchers who have begun Major League Baseball games by retiring the first twenty-six opposing batters, but then, one out from completing a perfect game, somehow faltering ...
Almost Perfect: The Heartbreaking Pursuit of Pitching's Holy Grail
The rich, poignant tales of major league baseball's most hard-luck fraternity-the pitchers of its Almost-Perfect Games From 1908 to 2015, there have been thirteen pitchers who have begun Major League Baseball games by retiring the first twenty-six opposing batters, but then, one out from completing a perfect game, somehow faltering (or having perfection stolen from them). Three other pitchers did successfully retire twenty-seven batters in a row, but are still not credited with perfect games. While stories of pitching the perfect game have been told and retold, Almost Perfect looks at how baseball, at its core, is about heartbreak, and these sixteen men are closer to what baseball really is, and why we remain invested in the sport. Author Joe Cox visits this notion through a century of baseball and through these sixteen pitchers-from George Hooks Wiltse's nearly perfect game in 1908 to Hard Luck Harvey Haddix's 12-inning, 36-consecutive-outs performance on May 26, 1959 (the most astounding single-game pitching performance in baseball history) to Max Scherzer's near miss in 2015, Joe Cox's book captures the action, the humanity, and the history of the national pastime's greatest almosts.
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26.950000 USD

Almost Perfect: The Heartbreaking Pursuit of Pitching's Holy Grail

by Joe Cox
Hardback
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Beginning with his triumph in the 1958 Masters, Arnold Palmer took the nation by storm with his small-town charm, go for broke style, and Sunday comebacks. You finally had someone who had this charisma, said Tiger Woods. Everyone got hooked to the game of golf via TV because of Arnold. ...
Arnold Palmer: A Tribute to an American Icon
Beginning with his triumph in the 1958 Masters, Arnold Palmer took the nation by storm with his small-town charm, go for broke style, and Sunday comebacks. You finally had someone who had this charisma, said Tiger Woods. Everyone got hooked to the game of golf via TV because of Arnold. Palmer won 43 PGA Tour events in the 1960s, became the sports world's greatest pitchman, and hobnobbed with bigwigs like Bob Hope and multiple presidents. He even guest-hosted The Tonight Show. A licensed pilot, he flew jet airplanes across the globe. As a philanthropist, he founded Arnold Palmer Medical Center, the largest facility in the country dedicated to the care of women and children. In Arnold Palmer: A Tribute to an American Icon, authors David Fischer and David Aretha relive Palmer's thrilling championship moments while capturing his personal charms: his warmth, humor, and candor. Rarely seen photographs and memorabilia bring his story to life. Golfer Raymond Floyd may have summed it up best when he said that Palmer set the standard for how superstars in every sport ought to be, in the way he has always signed autographs, in the way he has always made time for everyone . . . . And man, could he play the game.
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24.990000 USD

Arnold Palmer: A Tribute to an American Icon

by David Aretha, David Fischer
Hardback
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In the 1950s the West Indies cricket team announced its arrival as a dominant force, beating England in a Test series for the first time on English soil. Remarkably, the tiny Caribbean island of Barbados produced the five most successful West Indies batsmen of the era, the most famous of ...
From Lilliput to Lord's
In the 1950s the West Indies cricket team announced its arrival as a dominant force, beating England in a Test series for the first time on English soil. Remarkably, the tiny Caribbean island of Barbados produced the five most successful West Indies batsmen of the era, the most famous of whom were the 'Three Ws'. Born within walking distance of each other and delivered by the same midwife, Sir Everton Weekes, Sir Frank Worrell and Sir Clyde Walcott made their Test debuts within three weeks of each other and played Test cricket together for over nine years. The Three Ws were the founding fathers of modern West Indian cricket and were pivotal in developing modern world cricket. In recognition of Barbados recently celebrating its fiftieth anniversary of independence, this book examines the historical importance of cricket to the island's culture, looks at the factors that led to the island becoming a powerful influence in West Indies cricket and pays tribute to the cricketers who made Barbados famous in its pre-independence days.
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12.990000 USD

From Lilliput to Lord's

by Greg Young
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Running is more than just a sport. It is also a magical way to get offline and recover some of the joy that modern life increasingly denies us. In Footnotes, Vybarr Cregan-Reid sets out to discover why running means so much to so many. He embarks on a journey that ...
Footnotes: How Running Makes Us Human
Running is more than just a sport. It is also a magical way to get offline and recover some of the joy that modern life increasingly denies us. In Footnotes, Vybarr Cregan-Reid sets out to discover why running means so much to so many. He embarks on a journey that takes him back to nature and across continents, through fascinating terrains and to the world's most advanced running laboratories and research centres. He discovers the horrifying history of treadmills, how running makes us more intelligent and even why our bodies look the way they do. Calling upon debates in literature, philosophy and biology to explore our simple desire to run, this book will inspire you to get off the sofa and head for the hills.
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15.91 USD

Footnotes: How Running Makes Us Human

by Vybarr Cregan-Reid
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Over and Out is the remarkable story of a neglected cricket hero. Albert Trott was good enough to play for Australia and England, but at the height of his powers no Test team would pick him. He brought an Ashes series to life by taking 8-43 on debut and his ...
Over and Out: Albert Trott: The Man Who Cleared the Lord's Pavilion
Over and Out is the remarkable story of a neglected cricket hero. Albert Trott was good enough to play for Australia and England, but at the height of his powers no Test team would pick him. He brought an Ashes series to life by taking 8-43 on debut and his batting average for Australia was 102.5. This was the man who cleared the Lord's pavilion with the biggest of hits. Over and Out celebrates his exploits on the field, which for far too long have been hidden by the taboo of suicide. It also addresses the mystery of Albert Trott, how he responded to the external forces that fashioned his life and ultimately why he did what he did. From fame to broke and broken, from Melbourne to Middlesex his story is compelling. While lesser men have found their place within the cricketing pantheon, it has been the fate of 'Dear Trotty' to be excluded, the permanent outsider. There is no portrait of Albert Trott in the Long Room in the Lord's pavilion. It is time for him to take up his rightful place in the history of the game.
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22.99 USD

Over and Out: Albert Trott: The Man Who Cleared the Lord's Pavilion

by Steve Neal
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More than any other sport, cricket highlights our peculiarities and quirks, our strengths and weaknesses - sporting or otherwise. It welcomes all-comers, no matter what their quirks or achievements. Cricketing Allsorts celebrates those oddities and records, and offers a lively portrait of the game and its players in all their ...
Cricketing Allsorts: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly (and The Downright Weird)
More than any other sport, cricket highlights our peculiarities and quirks, our strengths and weaknesses - sporting or otherwise. It welcomes all-comers, no matter what their quirks or achievements. Cricketing Allsorts celebrates those oddities and records, and offers a lively portrait of the game and its players in all their glory and eccentricity. Presented in the form of `top ten' lists and illustrated with photographs from through the ages, Cricketing Allsorts covers all aspects of the game, both on and off the field. It guides us through topics such as: - the top cricketing love affairs, featuring Keith Miller and Princess Margaret - the greatest bowing partnerships, including Wasim & Waqar, Laker & Lock and Ramadhin & Valentine - the best fictional cricketers, including Hooker Knight and Flashman - the most brutal bowling spells, as Donald roughs up Atherton and Ambrose mauls England - the game's most iconic fashion statements, such as Clive Lloyd's glasses and Gower's blue socks - the greatest dynasties, including the Cowdreys and the Pollocks - the most memorable sixes, featuring Dhoni, Sobers and Albert Trott - the most unlikely cricket fans, such as Barack Obama, Roger Federer and the Taliban. An engaging, witty and affectionate look at all things cricket, Cricketing Allsorts is the ultimate book for anyone who wants to know anything and everything about the game, and the perfect gift for any cricket fan.
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26.53 USD

Cricketing Allsorts: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly (and The Downright Weird)

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Part of Imray's popular small format chart coverage for the Netherlands, this atlas is a convenient A2 format, wirobound along one edge.Coverage is the North Sea coast, from the Belgian-French border, through the Zeeland, South Holland and North Holland coasts up to and including Den Helder.Included in the atlas are ...
Imray Chart Atlas 2120 North Sea - Nieuwpoort to den Helder 2017: Nieuwpoort to den Helder (Including North Sea Passage Planning Sheet)
Part of Imray's popular small format chart coverage for the Netherlands, this atlas is a convenient A2 format, wirobound along one edge.Coverage is the North Sea coast, from the Belgian-French border, through the Zeeland, South Holland and North Holland coasts up to and including Den Helder.Included in the atlas are all of the navigational charts and tidal data required for coastal passage and approach. Also included is a larger-format passage planning sheet for plotting routes across the North Sea.This May 2017 edition includes the new shipping routes, precautionary areas and traffic separation schemes along the Belgian-Dutch coast and in the approaches to the Westerschelde, due to come into effect on 1st June 2017, as well as the wind farms under developement in the Borssele area.Charts in the atlas include1. North Sea Coast - Nieuwpoort to Hoek Van Holland (1:300 000)2. North Sea Coast - Hoek van Holland to Texel (1:300 000)3. Approaches to Nieuwpoort and Oostende (1:100 000) includes plans Niewpoort (1:30 000) and Oostende (1:20 000)4. Oostende to Westkapelle (1:100 000) includes plans Blankenberge (1:15 000) and Zeebrugge (1:35 000)5. Entrance to the Westerschelde (1:50 000) includes plans Breskens (1:15 000) and Vlissingen (1:20 000)6. Westkapelle to Westhoofd (1:100 000) includes plan Roompotsluis (1:30 000)7. West Schouwen to Hoek van Holland (1:100 000) includes plan Stellendam (1:30 000)8. Hoek van Holland to IJmuiden (1:125 000) includes plans Scheveningen (1:15 000) and IJmuiden (1:35 000)9. IJmuiden to Den Helder (1:125 000)10. Approaches to Den Helder (1:50 000) includes plan Den Helder (1:20 000)11. Southern North Sea passage planning chart (1:500 000)Commended for the John C Bartholemew Award for Thematic Mapping at the 2016 British Cartographic Society Awards.
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69.90 USD

Imray Chart Atlas 2120 North Sea - Nieuwpoort to den Helder 2017: Nieuwpoort to den Helder (Including North Sea Passage Planning Sheet)

by Imray
Spiral bound
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Ron Saunders is the one manager in over a century to guide Aston Villa to English football's summit. The Odd Man Out is an exhaustive account of how he did so. How he took the Midlanders to promotion from the old Division Two in his first season. How he created ...
Odd Man Out: The Fascinating Story of Ron Saunders' Reign at Aston Villa
Ron Saunders is the one manager in over a century to guide Aston Villa to English football's summit. The Odd Man Out is an exhaustive account of how he did so. How he took the Midlanders to promotion from the old Division Two in his first season. How he created and dismantled arguably the most exciting Villa side of modern times - one that inflicted Liverpool's heaviest defeat of the entire 1970s. How he achieved two League Cup triumphs in three years, including a three-game final with Everton that will remain the longest in history. How he battled with 'Deadly' Doug Ellis - and won! Then, how he fell out with and ultimately sold fans' favourite Andy Gray and replaced him with a journeyman striker in Peter Withe, before steering the club to its first league title in 71 years. It also explores the mystery of his sudden resignation with Villa on the brink of European Cup glory, joining their bitterest rivals only nine days later. Saunders's tough-guy reputation has overshadowed his achievements. The Odd Man Out casts a whole lot more light upon them.
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33.61 USD

Odd Man Out: The Fascinating Story of Ron Saunders' Reign at Aston Villa

by Graham Denton
Hardback
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Using various (and completely subjective) criteria including lifetime statistics, personal and professional contributions to the game at large, sportsmanship, character, popularity with the fans, and more, sports writer Derek Gentile ranks the best players of all time from 1 to 1,000. The selection spans the generations from Edward Cocky Collins ...
Baseball's Best 1000: Rankings of the Greatest Players of All Time
Using various (and completely subjective) criteria including lifetime statistics, personal and professional contributions to the game at large, sportsmanship, character, popularity with the fans, and more, sports writer Derek Gentile ranks the best players of all time from 1 to 1,000. The selection spans the generations from Edward Cocky Collins (1906-1930) to Miguel Cabrera (2003-present). Dozens of Negro league players are also included, as well as sidebars on the greatest Japanese players, women players, and pre-historic players from the time before stats and other information was formally recorded. Each entry includes the player's name, positions played, teams played for, and years played, as well as lifetime stats and a biography of the player including his great (and not-so-great) moments and little-known facts. Baseball's Best 1,000 is sure to spark controversy and debate among fans.
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14.990000 USD

Baseball's Best 1000: Rankings of the Greatest Players of All Time

by Brian Sullivan, Jack Passetto, Timothy Cebula, Derek Gentile
Paperback
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Bob Sehlinger and Johnny Molloy's classic Canoeing & Kayaking Kentucky has been updated yet again. Covering the Bluegrass State from the Appalachians in the east to the Mississippi River in the west, paddling has never been better in Kentucky. Combining the latest technology with good old-fashioned paddling trips, the updated ...
Canoeing & Kayaking Kentucky
Bob Sehlinger and Johnny Molloy's classic Canoeing & Kayaking Kentucky has been updated yet again. Covering the Bluegrass State from the Appalachians in the east to the Mississippi River in the west, paddling has never been better in Kentucky. Combining the latest technology with good old-fashioned paddling trips, the updated 6th edition of our Canoeing and Kayaking Guide to Kentucky makes your paddling adventures even easier to execute with completely revised and improved maps, access points, river gauges, and mileages. Between them, Bob and Johnny have paddled thousands of miles throughout North America in addition to Kentucky. They have also penned paddling guides to several other Southern states. This combined experience has been used to make Canoeing & Kayaking Kentucky its finest and most useful for paddlers of all types. GPS coordinates have been added to every put-in and takeout in the book, making reaching your favorite waterway a snap.
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17.950000 USD

Canoeing & Kayaking Kentucky

by Bob Sehlinger
Paperback / softback
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Lace up your boots and experience some of the best hiking in New England. Whether you are a day-tripper or long-distance hiker, old hand or novice, you'll find trails suited to every ability and interest. The Connecticut Forest and Park Association (CFPA) maintains over 825 miles of Blue-Blazed Trails in ...
Connecticut Walk Book: The Complete Guide to Connecticut's Blue-Blazed Hiking Trails
Lace up your boots and experience some of the best hiking in New England. Whether you are a day-tripper or long-distance hiker, old hand or novice, you'll find trails suited to every ability and interest. The Connecticut Forest and Park Association (CFPA) maintains over 825 miles of Blue-Blazed Trails in Connecticut, trails that wind through state parks and forests, land trusts, and across private land. The Connecticut Walk Book is a comprehensive guide to these trails, including detailed, full-color maps, mileage/destination tables, and a lay-flat design for ease of use. In this twentieth edition of the Connecticut Walk Book you will find descriptions of the hikes with maps that are clear and easy to read and follow, parking information, and trip-planning essentials that will bring you to every trail.
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30.000000 USD

Connecticut Walk Book: The Complete Guide to Connecticut's Blue-Blazed Hiking Trails

by Connecticut Forest & Park Association
Paperback
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Full of adventure, mishaps and audacious attempts at cheating, the first Tour de France in 1903 was a colourful affair. Its riders included characters like Maurice Garin, an Italian-born Frenchman, said to have been swapped for a round of cheese by his parents in order to smuggle him into France ...
Butcher, Blacksmith, Acrobat, Sweep: The Tale of the First Tour De France
Full of adventure, mishaps and audacious attempts at cheating, the first Tour de France in 1903 was a colourful affair. Its riders included characters like Maurice Garin, an Italian-born Frenchman, said to have been swapped for a round of cheese by his parents in order to smuggle him into France to clean chimneys as a teenager, Hippolyte Aucouturier with his trademark handlebar moustache, and amateurs like Jean Dargassies, a blacksmith who had never raced before. Dreamed up to revive struggling newspaper L'Auto, cyclists of the time were wary of this 'heroic' race on roads more suited to hooves than wheels, riding hefty fixed-gear bikes for three full weeks. 'With a few francs you could win 3,000', the paper declared in desperation, eventually attracting a field comprising a handful of the era's professional racers and, among other hopefuls, a butcher, painter and decorator, and a circus acrobat. Would this ramshackle pack of cyclists draw crowds to throng France's rutted roads and cheer the first Tour heroes? Surprisingly it did, and, all thanks to a marketing ruse, cycling would never be the same again. Peter Cossins takes us through the inaugural Tour de France, painting a nuanced portrait of France in the early 1900s, to see where the greatest sporting event of all began.
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30.07 USD

Butcher, Blacksmith, Acrobat, Sweep: The Tale of the First Tour De France

by Peter Cossins
Hardback
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Join the author on 22 walks in beautiful remote or mountain landscapes, each with a great pub - often with historical significance - at journey's end. The book is aimed at the large market of hill walkers who enjoy long days out followed by a great pint in a great ...
Wild Pub Walks
Join the author on 22 walks in beautiful remote or mountain landscapes, each with a great pub - often with historical significance - at journey's end. The book is aimed at the large market of hill walkers who enjoy long days out followed by a great pint in a great pub. The areas covered are: the Peak District, Lake District, Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors. The Highlands and Borders, Snowdonia, the Brecon Beacons and Mid Wales. The walks vary in the level of challenge, from long walks in lower-lying areas to challenging mountain routes.
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21.22 USD

Wild Pub Walks

by Daniel Nielson
Paperback
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This book is a concise and comprehensive introduction to the world of sea angling. It covers the two main aspects of the sport: fishing from shore and boat fishing. A visual gallery provides information about the major species that the salt-water angler is likely to encounter, from the common cod ...
Salt-Water Fishing: A Step-by-Step Handbook: Expert Techniques and Advice on Successful Sea Angling from Shore or Boat, Illustrated with Over 200 Practical Photographs and Diagrams
This book is a concise and comprehensive introduction to the world of sea angling. It covers the two main aspects of the sport: fishing from shore and boat fishing. A visual gallery provides information about the major species that the salt-water angler is likely to encounter, from the common cod and bass to the more challenging blue shark and thornback ray. Helpful advice is given on recognition, size potential and feeding habits, as well as top tips for catching fish. Separate sections deal with the use of natural and artificial baits, and the different types available. The book is an essential guide for both the beginner and the more experienced salt-water angler.
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8.83 USD

Salt-Water Fishing: A Step-by-Step Handbook: Expert Techniques and Advice on Successful Sea Angling from Shore or Boat, Illustrated with Over 200 Practical Photographs and Diagrams

by Martin Ford
Paperback
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Fred Perry, three-time Wimbledon champion in the 1930s, was one of Britain's greatest sportsmen of the 20th century. His success on the hallowed Wimbledon turf went unmatched by a British man for a remarkable 77 years, until Andy Murray's triumph in 2013. Perry was the first player to hold all ...
Fred Perry: British Tennis Legend
Fred Perry, three-time Wimbledon champion in the 1930s, was one of Britain's greatest sportsmen of the 20th century. His success on the hallowed Wimbledon turf went unmatched by a British man for a remarkable 77 years, until Andy Murray's triumph in 2013. Perry was the first player to hold all four Grand Slam titles, and he also played a pivotal role in Great Britain's domination of the Davis Cup in the mid-1930s. Despite his status as a global sports celebrity, Perry was criticised for his ruthless desire to win and was frequently at odds with the amateur tennis authorities of the day. In this revealing biography, award-winning historian Kevin Jefferys examines afresh the life and career of Britain's most successful tennis star. The author shows how good fortune as well as tremendous talent aided Perry's meteoric rise to the top; traces his frosty relationship with the British tennis establishment, which continued after he turned professional in 1936; and considers Perry's place among the true legends of the sport.
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30.07 USD

Fred Perry: British Tennis Legend

by Kevin Jefferys
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A new edition of the universally acclaimed out-of-print 1997 book is lightly edited & completely redesigned in colour throughout. This classic of motor racing celebrates the life and achievements of Jim Clark (1936-1968), World Champion 1963 and 1965. A royalty on every copy sold in Britain (price GBP22.50) will be ...
Jim Clark: Tribute to a Champion
A new edition of the universally acclaimed out-of-print 1997 book is lightly edited & completely redesigned in colour throughout. This classic of motor racing celebrates the life and achievements of Jim Clark (1936-1968), World Champion 1963 and 1965. A royalty on every copy sold in Britain (price GBP22.50) will be donated to the Jim Clark Trust. Patrons Sir Jackie Stewart, David Coulthard, Dario Franchitti and Allan McNish celebrate the new edition, Sir Jackie describing Clark as ...the best racing driver I ever raced with and against . Three times Le Mans winner Allan McNish: A modern driver winning the British Grand Prix, racing in Formula 2, then at Indianapolis would be unthinkable. David Coulthard: There is no question that Jim's achievements and Jackie Stewart's input were fundamental to me becoming a professional racing driver. Eric Dymock details Clark's place in motor racing history and total command of Formula 1, portraying him as an individual, nail-biting and insecure, yet the greatest driver in any sort of motor sport.Celebrating the life and achievements of Jim Clark (1936-1968), Formula 1 World Champion 1963 and 1965, this book details his place in motor racing history and his total command at the wheel. From a Scottish farming family, Clark rewrote the annals of American racing at Indianapolis, second at his first attempt in 1963, winning in 1965. Seemingly equal to the odds of the most dangerous eight years at the top of motor racing, Clark died in an unlikely accident in a minor race at Hockenheim on April 7 1968. Genius at the wheel was not enough. Rivals' campaigns for safety thereafter saved countless lives on and off the track.
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39.82 USD

Jim Clark: Tribute to a Champion

by Eric Dymock
Hardback
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Although women and girls participate in sport in greater numbers than ever before, research shows there has been no significant increase in women leading sport organizations. This book takes an international, evidence-based perspective in examining women in sport leadership and offers future directions for improving gender equity. With contributions from ...
Women in Sport Leadership: Research and practice for change
Although women and girls participate in sport in greater numbers than ever before, research shows there has been no significant increase in women leading sport organizations. This book takes an international, evidence-based perspective in examining women in sport leadership and offers future directions for improving gender equity. With contributions from leading international sport scholars and practitioners, it explores the opportunities and challenges women face while exercising leadership in sport organizations and evaluates leadership development practices. While positional leadership is crucial, this book argues that some women may choose to exercise leadership in non-positional ways, challenging readers to consider their personal values and passions. The chapters not only discuss key topics such as gender bias, intersectionality, quotas, networking, mentoring and sponsoring, but also present a variety of strategies to develop and support the next generation of women leaders in sport. A new model of how to achieve gender equity in sport leadership is also introduced. Women in Sport Leadership: Research and Practice for Change is important reading for all students, scholars, leaders, administrators, and coaches with an interest in sport business, policy and management, as well as women's sport and gender studies.
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185.82 USD

Women in Sport Leadership: Research and practice for change

Hardback
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Born of tumult in 1909, the Giro d'Italia helped unite a nation. Since then it has reflected it too; the race's capricious and unpredictable nature matching the passions and extremes of Italy itself. A desperately hard race through a beautiful country, the Giro has bred characters and stories that dramatise ...
Giro d'Italia: The Story of the World's Most Beautiful Bike Race
Born of tumult in 1909, the Giro d'Italia helped unite a nation. Since then it has reflected it too; the race's capricious and unpredictable nature matching the passions and extremes of Italy itself. A desperately hard race through a beautiful country, the Giro has bred characters and stories that dramatise the shifting culture and society of its home: Alfonsina Strada, who cropped her hair and raced against the men in 1924. Ottavio Bottecchia, expected to challenge for the winner's Maglia Rosa in 1928, until killed on a training ride, probably by Mussolini's Black Shirts. Fausto Coppi, the metropolitan playboy with amphetamines in his veins, guided by a mystic blind masseur; and his arch rival Gino Bartali; humble, pious and countrified (and brave: recently it emerged he smuggled papers for persecuted Jewish Italians). The Giro's most tragic hero - Marco Pantani, born to climb but fated to lose. Halted only by World Wars, the Giro has been contested since 1909. The 2017 edition will be its one hundredth. This book celebrates it in all its kaleidoscopic glory.
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30.07 USD

Giro d'Italia: The Story of the World's Most Beautiful Bike Race

by Colin O'Brien
Hardback
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