Treasures of the Tour de France is a celebration of the 100th edition of the one of the world's most famed annual events. Generally considered to be the greatest test of endurance in the sporting world, the Tour de France covers more than 2200 miles in just over three weeks, climbing high into both the Alps and Pyrenees on a ... read more
Cycling is the biggest thing to hit personal transport since the horse. The hottest new trend for urban hipsters, the saving grace of carbon-conscious activists and the weapon of choice for lycra-clad roadies; the bicycle is the road-side stallion of modern man. Written by BikeSnobNYC -- arguably cycling's most prolific, popu... read more
Ken Piesse introduces the best of his interviews with the golden greats, from Laurie Nash and Jack Dyer to modern-day champions such as Tony Lockett and Jason Dunstall, part of an irresistible anthology of rarely published stories, anecdotes and magnificent photographs from the who's who of Australia's best writers, historian... read more
Lots of boys dream of playing footy for an AFL team but only a few will make it.In 2007, in their final year of junior football, five boys joined the 1200 who nominated for the draft. They were put through their paces: gruelling physical trials and psychological tests, on top of Year 12 exams and dealing with injuries.Tre... read more
Hardly a week goes by without Dickie Bird visiting a county or Test match arena where he can keep up to date with all that is happening in the cricket world, while at the same time taking the opportunity to reflect, in the company of old friends and acquaintances, on his own colourful contribution to the sport that lasted for... read more
From its humble origins over a century ago to its present day glory, the Tour de France has always been a race that has inspired fascination. The exploits of the riders - Tommy Simpson's death of the slopes of Mont Ventoux, Lance Armstrong's controversial career and Bradley Wiggins' historic win - continue to enthral audience... read more
"Everything you ever wanted to know about bikes and cycling" Cycling Plus. Crammed with essential information and detailed photography on how to adjust your bike correctly, basic and advanced maintenance and repair advice, also includes instructions on riding techniques, fitness exercises and cycling safely. A must-have hand... read more
Rhythmic breathing increases lung volume; improves awareness and control; helps prevent injury and side stitches; improves running for those with asthma; allows runners to quickly set a pace for quality training and racing; and helps athletes manage muscle cramps. This book reviews the basics of rhythmic breathing, teaching r... read more
In celebration of the 100th edition of the Tour de France in 2013, Mapping Le Tour charts the course of every race route in cycling's most prestigious event, including a special section for this year's Tour de France. With a map of each edition of the Tour de France, along with photographs, text on the history of the race, an... read more
A fast-paced, distinctive history of the iconic, 135-year-old cricketing rivalry between Australia and England. Simon Hughes tells the stories of ten extraordinary Ashes encounters, drawn from every period of Test match history. With an innovative and distinctive approach Hughes selects each match as a narrative spine packed ... read more
Published to mark the 100th anniversary of the Tour de France, this is a lavish and unique guide to the world's most famous and most fiercely contested race. At its heart is 100 key moments from the history of the Tour, represented by an artwork of part, or all, of a stage. From these radiate different stories and pieces of i... read more
In Australia, nothing excites such passion as the tribal loyalties generated by Aussie Rules.
Combining high quality images and written text, this illustrated book reflects upon the fascinating life of Ines Papert. The fourtime World Champion ice climber is always on the lookout for new challenges and even when minor setbacks appear, she doesn't allow herself to be thrown off course. In addition to training and prepar... read more
Eric Orton has spent a lifetime learning about running and the limitless possibilities of the human body and mind, and now he is ready to share his knowledge in a book that will open up a new world of achievement for runners everywhere. For Orton, this is a chance to instruct and inspire. For the running reader, it is a chanc... read more
"Sailing on the Edge" is a comprehensive, behind-the-scenes look at the race that has inspired sports enthusiasts and nations alike for more than 150 years. This ultimate treasury of the America's Cup explores the sport's rich history, tracing its evolution to becoming the most riveting race on the water with the most coveted... read more
|Author:||Dr. Joe Parent|
A simple and concise guide to confidence and skill in putting by a renowned golf instructor and the bestselling author of "Zen Golf "and "Zen Putting" Dr. Joseph Parent is the highly sought-after PGA TOUR and LPGA instructor who has helped major champions Vijay Singh and Cristie Kerr reach #1 in the World Ranking. In the cla... read more
A collection of humorous stories based around Damien Fleming's life in cricket. From how it really feels bowling the dramatic last over of the World Cup semi final to the split between the species that defines the type of people who play cricket.
In this hugely entertaining volume, author and sports journal Adam McNicol delves into the detail of our most compelling sporting rivalries to unearth where they came from and how they keep their tenacious hold over us.
Everyone has heard of the Coleman Medal, but how much do we really know about the man it was named for? Anyone with an interest in football will have heard of John Coleman's incredible career in which he kicked an unbelievable 537 goals in 98 games for Essendon, or will have seen photographs of his spectacular marks.
'Throw out your birth certificates, boys. This game couldn't care less how old you are.' - Guy McKenna, Gold Coast SUNS Senior Coach. AFL is a fiercely competitive game built on more than a century of tradition. On April 2, 2011, the Gold Coast SUNS, the AFL's newest club, set out to forge their very own. This is the story o... read more