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Canadian Sports By Austin Olsen
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This book is about lacrosse, curling and hockey. For the sports you will learn the history, how to play it, gear for the sport, the rules and a play that you can use in a game. This book will teach... More > you all about Canada and its sports.< Less
Canadian Sports By Austin Olsen
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This book is about lacrosse, curling and hockey. For the sports you will learn the history, how to play it, gear for the sport, the rules and a play that you can use in a game. This book will teach... More > you all about Canada and its sports.< Less
Oh so Close, Canada! Lamenting Some of the Missed Championships In Canadian Sports History: Lamenting Some of the Missed Championships In Canadian Sports History By KP Wee
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This book looks at some of the Canadian sports teams from the last thirty years that nearly won championships.
A History of Canadian Cricket: An Immigrant's Game? By Patrick Adams
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A book on the history of Canadian cricket from the early nineteenth century to the participation in the recent cricket world cups with a particular focus on the role played by immigrants.
A History of Canadian Cricket: An Immigrant's Game? By Patrick Adams
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A book on the history of Canadian cricket from the early nineteenth century to the participation in the recent cricket world cups with a particular focus on the role played by immigrants.
The Canadian Football League: The Phoenix of Professional Sports Leagues (Revised Edition) By Steve O'Brien
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North American football was born in Canada in the 1860s. For decades, though,the growth of Canadian football was slow to change from its rugby traditions. In recent decades, it has been in the shadow... More > of its largest competitor, the National Football League. Although hockey is held up as Canada's number one sport, the CFL has enjoyed as rich and storied a tradition in Canadian sports history. This book is not the usual general history detailing on-field accomplishments, Grey Cup winners etc. Instead, it combines an historical look through 2003 with discussion of continuous themes which have shaped the League. These include the role of the Canadian player, competition from other pro sports, the media's role in creating an image of the CFL, Canadians' attitudes towards pro sports, and how the CFL continually struggles to survive - often in spite of itself.< Less
Oh So Close, Canada! Lamenting Some of the Missed Championships in Canadian Sports History By KP Wee
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This book looks at some of the Canadian sports teams from the last thirty years that nearly won championships.
Canadian Football: The Grey Cup Years By Frank Cosentino
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Canadian Football: The Grey Cup Years traces the first sixty years of the Grey Cup and its influence as a catalyst for the growth of football in Canada. Football moved from an occasion for... More > competition among local teams, to inter-city and inter-provincial rivalries and eventually to the national scene. It began as a purely amateur sport and morphed into the Canadian Football League. Key elements in its growth are discussed: the rise of professionalism, rules of the game and the style of play as well as many of the defining moments and personnel of the era. The book stands alone as well as a lead-in to three other books on Canadian football by Cosentino: Closed Doors and Edmonton Crude, Gone South, and Home Again.< Less
The Canadian Non-Sports Catalogue: Vintage Cards and Related Premiums Issued in Canada, 1875-1975 By John Bell
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The Canadian Non-Sports Catalogue: Vintage Cards and Related Premiums Issued in Canada, 1875-1975 is an authoritative guide to more than 1200 vintage non-sports sets issued in Canada with tobacco,... More > candy, gum, cereal, tea, and a wide array of other products. In addition to a listing of card and premium sets by title, the book includes an index by issuer, a brief history of Canadian non-sports cards, and a bibliography. The text is accompanied by 200 illustrations.< Less
Frozen Hoops: A History A to B By Curtis J. Phillips
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Back in 1967 as a 11 year-old kid in Winnipeg, Manitoba I used to listen to NBA and ABA games on short-wave radio while lining up my basketball sport cards on a basketball court diagrammed out on a... More > piece of cardboard Now 45 years later, be it announcing, coaching, cheering, collecting, fundraising, officiating, organizing, writing or just even shooting around on two gimpy knees, the passion for this great game remains. I believe strongly that we must take a look at our past to succeed in our future. Frozen Hoops will highlight some of the top male basketball players in Canadian history...with the ultimate goal to select and profile 125 notable players of the last 100 years or so. There will also be plenty of Fact or Fiction information pertaining to Canadian hoops, lots of trivia and history plus exclusive interviews. In this the inaugural issue - December 2012 Issue 1 - we will look at players with the Surnames A – B with a total of 21 cagers profiled. Catch you on the rebound.< Less

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