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Funny Thing About Sports By Fred Russell & Jim Harwell
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Come take an entertaining, lighthearted walk through the Golden Era of Sports, a dynamic time in American history. Enjoy a vibrant and humorous collection of sports humor in this unique narrative... More > gleaned from 1950’s newspapers and published in book form for the first time. Get ready to laugh at the distinctive wit and charm of the greatest generations, a truly exceptional group who helped make America what it is today. Those halcyon days produced authentic personalities and genuine heroes, and a slice of their life is preserved here. Nothing it seems is off-limits, as the stars, legends, coaches, players, entertainers, children, and friends of the day offer their quips, gibes and quotes. It was all part of the camaraderie of the era, a time when friends, family and community were paramount. Yes, the legends and all make the Golden Era shine brightly. So sit back, relax and enjoy this collection of vintage and classic quotes, jokes and anecdotes from the Golden Age.< Less
The Exciting World Of Sports By Zach Reichle
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This book is about the history of sports and about modern day sports.
Kettlebells for Sport, Strength and Fitness By Scott Shetler
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This is the ultimate book regarding traditional kettlebell training for sport, strength and fitness. Includes a history of kettlebells, detailed exercises, sample training plans and much more! Your... More > one-stop-shop for the ultimate in kettlebell training!< Less
Kettlebells for Sport, Strength and Fitness By Scott Shetler
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This is the ultimate book regarding traditional kettlebell training for sport, strength and fitness. Includes a history of kettlebells, detailed exercises, sample training plans and much more! Your... More > one-stop-shop for the ultimate in kettlebell training!< Less
Cambridge Sports Hall of Fame By David Menary
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The Cambridge Sports Hall of Fame chronicles the world-class sports heritage of Cambridge, Ontario, Canada. As of 2015, there have been nearly 150 inductees recognized, spanning the entire history of... More > this southern Ontario community.< Less
Falconry: Sport of Kings By Louis Agassiz Fuertes et al.
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Falconry, once the means of supplying man's necessities, it has survived the centuries as one of the most romantic pastimes of history. This collection of four articles taken from the pages of... More > National Geographic form a delightful insight into the world of Falconry. Including details of the practice of falconry, with suggestions and advice, and also an insight into the birds themselves. Littered with photographs and beautiful paintings of the birds in action and on the perch, you reader will enjoy this delve into the sport of kings.< Less
The Ultimate Sports Quiz Book By Martin Greensill
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Containing over 1500 questions on a wide range of sports, this book provides a comprehensive test of sporting knowledge. Varied and challenging, the questions are divided into eight chapters,... More > including one on numbers (multiple choice) and two on sporting miscellany. While featuring question categories on over 30 physical sports, the book also includes a category on 'mind sports' such as chess and bridge. The questions have a slight modern bias, but earlier eras are not neglected in order to tap into the rich history of competitive sport. Updated to include events from 2012, this second edition brings out some fascinating facts and both sports fans and quizzers should find it entertaining and informative.< Less
"Glimpse of Women in sport" By Capt. Dr. (Mrs.) Satpal Kaur
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A critical analysis of women’s participation in sports has not received the proper attention which it deserves from most of the Indian scholars. Men have played their dominant role in society... More > as well as in sports which smacks of masculine superiority whereas women have been sidelined to lay a minor role. They were considered delicate, submissive and emotional. For these “clinging vine” creatures to compete in sports was unthinkable because they occupy a secondary status in Indian society. Moreover, society does not attach value to bring women into the sports field. The evidence of what the status of women was in the earliest history is found in the sacred Hindu texts, the Vedas namely Rig Veda, Yajur Veda, Atharva Veda and Saam Veda. Each one of these texts is quite voluminous, the Rig Veda being the largest and the oldest. It is important to note that the hymns contained in these texts were composed by various eminent sages and during different time periods.< Less
1966: Sport's FORGOTTEN Year By David Ross
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Muhammad Ali fought twice in London. Jack Nicklaus won his first British Open. Ann Jones won a Grand Slam title. A 50-1 outsider won the Grand National. Scobie Breasley (52) won the Derby.... More > England’s cricketers faced both Australia & the West Indies. A Scottish boxer won a world title. The Lions triumphed in Australia. The FA Cup winners came back from 2-0 down in the Final The great sporting achievements of 1966 have been airbrushed from history thanks to the World Cup Final at Wembley. In this book David Ross restores forgotten stars to their proper place in the sporting pantheon. The deeds of Muhammad Ali,Jack Nicklaus, Ann Jones, Scobie Breasley, Geoff Boycott, Gary Sobers, Walter McGowan, Ron Clarke, Kip Keino & others are told anew. These are events & deeds unjustly forgotten. People whose sporting prowess has been neglected by posterity simply because they had the misfortune to reach their peak the same year England won the World Cup. It is time to rescue them from undeserved obscurity.< Less
1966: Sport's FORGOTTEN Year By David Ross
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Muhammad Ali fought twice in London. Jack Nicklaus won his first British Open. Ann Jones won a Grand Slam title. A 50-1 outsider won the Grand National. Scobie Breasley (52) won the Derby.... More > England’s cricketers faced both Australia & the West Indies. A Scottish boxer won a world title. The Lions triumphed in Australia. The FA Cup winners came back from 2-0 down in the Final The great sporting achievements of 1966 have been airbrushed from history thanks to the World Cup Final at Wembley. In this book David Ross restores forgotten stars to their proper place in the sporting pantheon. The deeds of Muhammad Ali,Jack Nicklaus, Ann Jones, Scobie Breasley, Geoff Boycott, Gary Sobers, Walter McGowan, Ron Clarke, Kip Keino & others are told anew. These are events & deeds unjustly forgotten. People whose sporting prowess has been neglected by posterity simply because they had the misfortune to reach their peak the same year England won the World Cup. It is time to rescue them from undeserved obscurity.< Less

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