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Recently Published

Leap In - A Woman, Some Waves, and the Will to Swim by Alexandra Heminsley Leap In - A Woman, Some Waves, and the Will to Swim


Format: Hardback - Released: 23/02/2018

Gold Rush by Michael Johnson Gold Rush

'Elite athletes aren't born. They're made.'Michael Johnson From a living icon of the Olympic Games - as both an athlete and now as a BBC broadcaster - Gold Rush is a compelling analysis of the fascinating combination of psychological and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/02/2018

The Boy on the Shed A remarkable sporting memoir with a foreword by Alan Shearer by Paul Ferris The Boy on the Shed A remarkable sporting memoir with a foreword by Alan Shearer

A remarkable sporting memoir with a foreword by Alan Shearer
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/02/2018

The Boy on the Shed A remarkable sporting memoir with a foreword by Alan Shearer by Paul Ferris The Boy on the Shed A remarkable sporting memoir with a foreword by Alan Shearer

A remarkable sporting memoir with a foreword by Alan Shearer
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/02/2018

Garry Monk - Loud Proud and Positive - My Autobiography by Garry Monk, Peter Read Garry Monk - Loud Proud and Positive - My Autobiography
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Format: Paperback - Released: 22/02/2018

Matt Dawson's Lions Tales by Matt Dawson Matt Dawson's Lions Tales

Join England and Lions legend Matt Dawson for a perceptive and entertaining journey through 125 years of rich Lions rugby folklore.
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/02/2018

Old Too Soon, Smart Too Late My Story by Oliver Holt, Kieron Dyer Old Too Soon, Smart Too Late My Story
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The first intimate, honest, unsparing portrait of the failures and excesses of the 'Baby Bentley generation' of English footballers.
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/02/2018

Old Too Soon, Smart Too Late My Story by Oliver Holt, Kieron Dyer Old Too Soon, Smart Too Late My Story
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The first intimate, honest, unsparing portrait of the failures and excesses of the 'Baby Bentley generation' of English footballers.
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/02/2018

Shut up Legs! My Wild Ride On and Off the Bike by Jens Voigt Shut up Legs! My Wild Ride On and Off the Bike

Push until it hurts, then push some moreEven by the standards of a sport that requires enormous stamina and capacity for suffering, Jens Voigt is in a class on his own. Beloved by cycling fans for his madcap one-man breakaways...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/02/2018

Frankie The Autobiography of Frankie Dettori by Frankie Dettori Frankie The Autobiography of Frankie Dettori

Irresistible to the punters, champion jockey Frankie Dettori is a charismatic personality with an easy charm and immaculate dress sense that make him an instant favourite on the track and a household name off it. His autobiography has been fully...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/02/2018

Gratitude in Motion A True Story of Hope, Determination, and the Everyday Heroes Around Us by Colleen Kelly Alexander, Jenna Glatzer Gratitude in Motion A True Story of Hope, Determination, and the Everyday Heroes Around Us
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An amazing true story of faith, hope, determination and the everyday heroes that surround us.
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/02/2018

Wrecking Ball: A Big Lad From a Small Island - My Story So Far by Billy Vunipola Wrecking Ball: A Big Lad From a Small Island - My Story So Far

The very first book by Billy Vunipola, the star of England's rugby union team, and one of the finest players in the world today.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2018

Coming Soon

Believe : An Inspirational Story of Aiming High by Sally Pearson, Scott Gullan Believe : An Inspirational Story of Aiming High
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From humble beginnings, to being considered the fastest female hurdler in the world, Sally Pearson's honest pursuit of excellence and her refusal to allow any obstacle to stand in her way has lead her to become a world champion and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/02/2018

Wit and Wisdom of Olly by Ian Holloway Wit and Wisdom of Olly


Format: Hardback - Released: 28/02/2018

Court Justice The Inside Story of My Battle Against the NCAA by Ed O'Bannon, Michael McCann, Jeremy Schaap Court Justice The Inside Story of My Battle Against the NCAA
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Game-changing, decorated veteran basketball player Ed O'Bannon digs deep into his championship college and pro career; his radical act to bring a watershed, winning legal case against the Goliath that is the NCAA; and the most recent wave of criminal...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/03/2018

Hobbo : Motor-Racer, Motor Mouth The Autobiography of David Hobbs by David Hobbs Hobbo : Motor-Racer, Motor Mouth The Autobiography of David Hobbs

Englishman David Hobbs - `Hobbo' to his friends and fans - is one of motor racing's most remarkable all-rounders. In a 41-year driving career he raced in almost every imaginable category.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/03/2018

Blood, Sweat and Treason by Henry Olonga Blood, Sweat and Treason

Paperback edition of the critically acclaimed autobiography of Zimbabwean cricketer Henry Olonga - famous for his black armband protest against Robert Mugabe which saw him forced to flee his homeland in fear of his life - which was longlisted for...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/03/2018

Red Card Roy by Roy McDonough, Bernie Friend Red Card Roy
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Red Card Roy is the jaw-dropping story of terrace cult hero Roy McDonough - Britain's wildest ever footballer who was sent off a record 22 times in a career of more than 650 games, 100 goals, thousands of beers and,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/03/2018

A Warrior's Heart The True Story of Life Before and Beyond The Fighter by Micky Ward A Warrior's Heart The True Story of Life Before and Beyond The Fighter


Format: Paperback - Released: 02/03/2018

The Binman Chronicles by Neville Southall The Binman Chronicles


Format: Hardback - Released: 02/03/2018

Dennis Tueart by Dennis Tueart Dennis Tueart

The long-awaited autobiography of Manchester City and Sunderland legend Dennis Tueart, the outspoken former striker who spent 33 years at City in two spells as a player and a Director.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/03/2018

The Working Man's Ballet by Alan Hudson, John King, Martin Knight The Working Man's Ballet
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Format: Paperback - Released: 02/03/2018

There's Always the Hills by Cameron McNeish There's Always the Hills

Cameron McNeish reflects on a life dedicated to the outdoors. Following his career as an international long jump athlete, he has for almost forty years written and talked about walking and climbing in Scotland.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/03/2018

The Girl on the Dancing Horse Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro by Charlotte Dujardin The Girl on the Dancing Horse Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro

To ride into that arena, next to a sea of British flags and hear the roar of clapping and cheering, was so exciting. Dujardin began riding horses at the age of two, but dressage was firmly the domain of the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/03/2018

Terry Mac: Living For The Moment My Autobiography by Terry McDermott Terry Mac: Living For The Moment My Autobiography

From his days in the all-conquering Liverpool team of the 70s and 80s to his rollercoaster life on the pitch and in the dugout as a Toon hero, the 1980 Footballer of the Year tells all about his colourful life.
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/03/2018

Leap In A Woman, Some Waves, and the Will to Swim by Alexandra Heminsley Leap In A Woman, Some Waves, and the Will to Swim

'Remarkable' Observer'A joy to read' Daily Telegraph'Soaringly beautiful' Sunday Times Magazine'Genuine and persuasive' GuardianAlexandra Heminsley thought she could swim.
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/03/2018

Centaur Shortlisted For The William Hill Sports Book of the Year 2017 by Declan Murphy, Ami Rao Centaur Shortlisted For The William Hill Sports Book of the Year 2017
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Miraculously, and the word is not used lightly, he survived and defied medical thinking in recovering to the extent that eighteen months after his fall, he was able to saddle up for one more race. It is a story of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/03/2018

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Massively Violent & Decidedly Violent by Lee Howey Massively Violent & Decidedly Violent

Brilliantly entertaining memoir by one of the true characters of early Premier League football.
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/01/2018

Foul Luck and Outrageous Fortune A candid tell-all by a larrikin legend of racing by Rick Hore-Lacy Foul Luck and Outrageous Fortune A candid tell-all by a larrikin legend of racing


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2018

Grav in his Own Words by Alun Wyn Bevan Grav in his Own Words

A biography of the late Ray Gravell edited by rugby commentator and one of his close friends, Alun Wyn Bevan.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/12/2017

Mn, Cymru a'r Bl by Osian Roberts, Lynn Davies Mn, Cymru a'r Bl
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Format: Paperback - Released: 12/12/2017

It's All Rugby by Rick O'Shea, Alun Gibbard It's All Rugby
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Format: Paperback - Released: 12/12/2017

J J Williams the Life and Times of a Rugby Legend by Peter Jackson, J. J. Williams J J Williams the Life and Times of a Rugby Legend
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Format: Hardback - Released: 12/12/2017

Graham Taylor In His Own Words The autobiography by Graham Taylor Graham Taylor In His Own Words The autobiography


Format: Hardback - Released: 04/12/2017

How to Build a Car: The Autobiography of the World's Greatest Formula 1 Designer by Adrian Newey How to Build a Car: The Autobiography of the World's Greatest Formula 1 Designer

Adrian has a unique gift for understanding drivers and racing cars. He is ultra competitive but never forgets to have fun. An immensely likeable man.' Damon HillThe world's foremost designer in Formula One, Adrian Newey OBE is arguably one of...
Format: eBook - Released: 30/11/2017

The Ogre Biography of a mountain and the dramatic story of the first ascent by Doug Scott The Ogre Biography of a mountain and the dramatic story of the first ascent

The Ogre, by Doug Scott, is a two-part biography of this enigmatic peak: in the first part, Scott has researched the geography and history of the mountain; part two is the overdue and personal account of his and Chris Bonington's...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/11/2017

Unbreakable by Jelena Dokic Unbreakable


Format: Paperback - Released: 13/11/2017

Ride BMX Glory, Against All the Odds, the John Buultjens Story by Ride BMX Glory, Against All the Odds, the John Buultjens Story

Ride lays bare the harrowing beginnings and the tough life lessons learned by superstar John Buultjens on his rise to BMX Glory, Against All the Odds. High-octane BMX enabled John to change his destiny, carrying him from a dead-end Glasgow...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/11/2017

Game Face A Lifetime of Hard-Earned Lessons On and Off the Basketball Court by Bernard King Game Face A Lifetime of Hard-Earned Lessons On and Off the Basketball Court

A memoir by the NBA Hall of Fame player, active from 1977-1993 and widely regarded as one of the all-time great New York Knicks.
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/11/2017

The Madness is on the Pitch My Autobiography by Jens Lehmann The Madness is on the Pitch My Autobiography


Format: Hardback - Released: 06/11/2017

The Ashes: It's All About the Urn England vs. Australia: ultimate cricket rivalry by Graeme Swann The Ashes: It's All About the Urn England vs. Australia: ultimate cricket rivalry

An entertaining look at one of sport's greatest rivalries - The Ashes - by former England spin bowler Graeme Swann
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

Full Circle by Joanna Rowsell-Shand Full Circle

When Joanna Rowsell Shand, then fourteen, decided to take on a challenge set when British Cycling visited her school, she didn't realise the decision would change her life. In fact, she mainly wanted to escape a double maths lesson.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/11/2017

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