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Clare Balding - Author

About the Author

Clare Balding is an award-winning broadcaster and writer. She became the face of the BBC's racing coverage in 1998, and now works across a wide range of sports for television and radio. She has been a lead presenter for the Olympics, Paralympics, Winter Olympics and Commonwealth Games. For more than twelve years, she has hiked across the countryside for the BBC Radio 4 series Ramblings. Clare has presented Countryfile, Britain's Hidden Heritage, Britain By Bike, Crufts, and Famous & Fearless, and has appeared on QI, Have I Got News for You and Sport Relief. She has been voted RTS Sports Presenter of the Year and Racing Broadcaster of the Year. She lives in West London with her partner Alice, their wayward Tibetan Terrier Archie and a cat who couldn't give a damn called Itty. My Animals and Other Family is Clare's first book.

 

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Featured books by Clare Balding

The Girl Who Thought She Was a Dog: World Book Day 2018

The Girl Who Thought She Was a Dog: World Book Day 2018

Author: Clare Balding Format: Paperback Release Date: 22/02/2018

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Other books by Clare Balding

Sport and the British: Boxing

Sport and the British: Boxing

Author: Clare Balding Format: eBook Release Date: 01/01/1970

Clare Balding presents the landmark BBC Radio 4 series which charts how sport has shaped the British and how Britain has shaped sport. This recording brings together the two boxing-related episodes from the series. Apart from the English language itself, the invention of modern sport has been our major cultural legacy to the rest of the world. With the help of the academic team from the International Centre for Sports History and Culture at De Montfort University, Clare looks at the unique and vital role sport has played, and continues to play, in our national life. (Due to copyright reasons, this recording contains edited versions of the episodes that were originally broadcast.)

Sport and the British: Rugby

Sport and the British: Rugby

Author: Clare Balding Format: eBook Release Date: 01/01/1970

Clare Balding presents the landmark BBC Radio 4 series which charts how sport has shaped the British and how Britain has shaped sport. This recording brings together the four rugby-related episodes from the series. Apart from the English language itself, the invention of modern sport has been our major cultural legacy to the rest of the world. With the help of the academic team from the International Centre for Sports History and Culture at De Montfort University, Clare looks at the unique and vital role sport has played, and continues to play, in our national life. (Due to copyright reasons, this recording contains edited versions of the episodes that were originally broadcast.)

Sport and the British: The Future

Sport and the British: The Future

Author: Clare Balding Format: eBook Release Date: 01/01/1970

Clare Balding presents the landmark BBC Radio 4 series which charts how sport has shaped the British and how Britain has shaped sport. The Future includes the last five episodes in the series: 26. Golden Girls, 27. The Globalisation of the Game, 28. Rugby's Big Bang, 29. New Heroes for new times and 30. The London Olympics: 1948 and 2012. (Due to copyright reasons, this recording contains edited versions of the episodes that were originally broadcast.)