It takes a Tour de France cyclist about 90 hours of cycling, spread over three weeks with rest days, to win the race. To win an adventure race can take up to 160 hours of non-stop racing over six days..
When Chris McDougall stumbled across the story of Churchill's 'dirty tricksters', a motley crew of English poets and academics who helped resist the Nazi invasion of Crete, he knew he was on the track..
John Hellemans looks back on his long career in triathlon, initially as a successful competitor, and subsequently as a coach and sports medicine doctor for some of New Zealand's best-performing triath..
From elite bodybuilding competitors to gymnasts, from golfers to fitness gurus, anyone who works out with weights must own this book - a book that only Arnold Schwarzenegger could write, a book that h..
The New Zealand Cricket Almanack is the cricket lover's bible and is regarded worldwide as one of the finest books of its kind. The 70th edition contains all the details of another full year of cricke..
Everyone knows the story, or thinks they do. The leg-spinner who rewrote the record books. One of Wisden's five cricketers of the twentieth century. A sporting idol across the globe. A magnet for the ..
Everyone knows the story, or thinks they do. The leg-spinner who rewrote the record books. One of Wisden?s five cricketers of the twentieth century. A sporting idol across the globe. A magnet for the ..
At the end of the First World War, there were 270,000 demobilised Australian soldiers in Europe. Getting them home after the Armistice was a task of epic proportions that would take more than two year..
The Official History of the FIFA Women's World Cup is an authoritative and comprehensive review of the seven FIFA World Cup tournaments played since the inaugural tournament in 1991. Packed with more ..
The Official History of the FIFA World Cup is an authoritative and comprehensive review of the 20 FIFA World Cups to have taken place since the inaugural tournament in 1930. Packed with stunning photo..
The Official History of the FIFA World Cup book, revised and updated to include a full report on the outstanding FIFA World Cup 2018 Russia, is an authoritative and comprehensive review of the 21 FIFA..
I never thought of myself as the sort of person would enjoy seeing people hit each other, let alone enjoy hitting people myself. And as for getting hit . . . But I guess I am that sort of person, a fa..
Dive deep into the world of swimming with open water swimmer and coach Mikael Rosen as he explores the sport through eight different perspectives. With topics ranging from the vigorous mental and phys..
Why couldn't Michael Jordan, master athlete that he was, hit a baseball? Why can't modern robotics come close to replicating the dexterity of a five-year-old? Why do good quarterbacks always seem to k..
Every champion Australian racehorse since 1930 has been called 'the best since the Phar Lap'. So will the next record breaker, because Phar Lap captured the imagination of the sporting public like no ..
Pocket Bike Maintenance tells you everything you will need to know about your bike and, more importantly, keep it trouble free on the road. From fixing flat tyres - which can happen anywhere - to worn..
When Manchester United re-signed their former youth player Paul Pogba for a world record fee in the summer of 2016, they made a powerful statement. Together with the signing of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, it ..
Written by a leading mental skills coach and contributing editor to Runner's World (US), this is a practical guide to building the psychological resilience that athletes need to recover from injury an..
When Ole Gunnar Solskjaer returned to Old Trafford as caretaker manager midway through the 2018-19 season, he breathed new life into a team that was drifting. In this new and definitive biography, Jam..
For any seafarer, splicing rope is an essential skill. But the traditional 3-strand rope is fast disappearing. So how do you splice braided rope? This is the definitive pocket-sized guide to all rope ..
For more than two decades, legendary trainer Tim Grover has taken the greats, Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Dwayne Wade, and dozens more and made them greater. Now, for the first time ever, he reveals ..
Ride Out! shines a light on the classic and most inspiring riding landscapes, from never-ending meandering mountain passes to routes along the Mediterranean Sea. A motorcycle rider is always on the hu..
The Circuit des Champs de Bataille (the Tour of the Battlefields) was held in 1919, less than six months after the end of the First World War. It covered 2,000 kilometres and was raced in appalling co..
For three decades at the end of the twentieth century - throughout boxing's most engrossing era - James Lawton was ringside, covering every significant bout, spending time with the likes of Muhammad A..
Once the preserve of the most hardcore enthusiasts, ultra running is now a thriving global industry, with hundreds of thousands of competitors each year. But is the rise of this most brutal and challe..
Aimed at cyclists who take their riding seriously, The Road Cycling Performance Manual disseminates the most up-to-date training approaches ----- based on the latest sports-science thinking and the wo..
ROAR provides Women with all the training and nutrition advice they need to build a rock-solid fitness foundation. Using what she calls "getting fit to get fit," Dr. Stacy Sims presents a comprehensiv..
Way back when there was a clear distinction between work and rugby, great names of the game spent their time working in an office or at a trade or out on the farm, all the while fitting in training an..
Rugby League Through the Decades is a celebration of each decade in that history; showcasing champion players, countless matches and suburban football clubs, many now gone forever. Including hundreds ..