The History of Fly Fishing in Fifty Flies recounts the history of a sport that dates back two thousand years, focusing on milestone flies from the first feathered hook to contemporary patterns using c..
This book explores a selection of 100 Tests in depth, so that readers can relive the contests and see the unique ebb and flow of each Test. The vital incidents that shape and influence the complexion..
When the 2015 Rugby World Cup kicks off in September, organisers expect it to be the third greatest sporting event in the world - rivalled only by FIFA's football World Cup and the Olympics. For an ev..
In an era of big-data, how are leaders in sport, business, politics and education supposed to use the power of this new tool productively? Hitting Against the Spin is an object lesson in how to use da..
Karl Ove Knausgaard is sitting at home in Skane with his wife, four small children and a dog. He is watching football on TV and falls asleep in front of the set. He likes 0-0 draws, cigarettes, coffee..
Might and Power was a giant in a golden era of exceptional racehorses- the horse of a lifetime for owner Nick Moraitis, the horse of hope for trainer Jack Denham, and the horse of redemption for jocke..
In this thrilling and candid memoir, world record-holding and controversial Big Wave surfer Garrett McNamara chronicles his emotional quest to ride the most formidable waves on earth.Garrett McNamara ..
In this thrilling and candid memoir, world record-holding Big-Wave surfer Garrett McNamara chronicles his unlikely and harrowing journey to become one of the elite athletes who ride the most formidab..
HOW BAD DO YOU WANT IT? revisits some of the most extraordinary moments from the history of endurance sports to show how mental strength allows some athletes to perform at a level way beyond their phy..
This simple, straightforward, and fun manual will take you from complete bike building beginner to confident bike builder in a series of fully-illustrated instructions. It will show you how to build a..
Following on from Michael's hugely successful How to Catch Fish and Where, this book tells you how to catch the biggest of all your favourite fish, including snapper and hapuka, as well as big game fi..
In How to Lose a Marathon, Joel Cohen takes readers on a step-by-step journey from being a couch potato to being a couch potato who can finish a marathon. Through a hilarious combination of running ti..
'Chris is someone I've always looked up to. Not just because of his many successes but the way he is as a guy. He hasn't changed since I first met him, and he always has time for anyone. A true role m..
Everyone knows running is good for you. But whether it's once around the block once a week, more serious preparation for a charity 10-kilometre race or half-marathon, or dedicated training over a peri..
In 2014 I had the privilege to touch upon his outdoor life for the Rod and Rifles series "Hunting Legends". That report was incorporated in the book New Zealand's Hunting Legends, released in 2016. Hi..
Daring, flashy, innovative, volatile no matter what they call him, Zlatan Ibrahimovic is one of soccer s brightest stars. A top-scoring striker and captain of the Swedish national team, he has dominat..
ICC Cricket World Cup England 2019: The Official Book is a celebration of the world's most important 50-over cricket tournament, the World Cup. Eight teams will be joining hosts England in the summer ..
Miguel Indurain is Spain's greatest cyclist of all time and one of the best Tour racers in history. He is the only bike rider to have won five successive Tours de France, as well as holding the title ..
The key to Mike Tyson's unprecedented success in the ring and in overcoming the demons that success laid in his path was his relationship with Cus D'Amato. When the well-past-his-prime boxing trainer..
An authoritative illustrated record of the rich history of the world's most famous motorcycle road race series. Written by acclaimed motorcycle racing authors Bill Snelling and Michael Scott, with a f..
Once described as 'Barry Crump meets Fred Dagg', 'Big Al' Lester is the modern-day master of the hunting genre. 'I'm often asked what inspired me to take up writing yarns about the mishaps and mayhem ..
The revealing autobiography of New Zealand rugby legend Jerome Kaino. At just 21 years old Jerome Kaino was touted as the next big thing in world rugby. In his first year of professional rugby, he mad..
New Zealand rugby is a dynasty that transcends all national barriers. As a culture and a model of humility and consistent success, which have led them to three Rugby World Cups, the world of rugby con..
Jim Clark was a genuine sporting hero. He won 25 of his 72 Grands Prix and in the sixties was the yardstick by which every other driver on the starting grid was judged. Quite simply, Clark was peerles..
This long-awaited book is a photographic memoir by the only man to have won World Championships on motorcycles and in cars. Containing nearly 300 photographs from Surtees' own collection as well as fr..
Lizzy Hawker has always run, and run far - and it is the mountains, and specifically the lure of the Himalayas, where she has found the greatest paths, and her greatest challenges. In 2016 Lizzy made ..
In this fascinating inside account, Steve takes us through his cricketing journey from the early days of backyard cricket and net practice with his dad, to the highs and lows of Test cricket as Austra..
This unforgettable account of Muhammad Ali's rise and self-creation, told by a Pullitzer Prize-winning writer, places Ali in a heritage of great American originals. David Remnick concentrates on Ali's..
Since competing at their first race meeting together in 2009, the powerhouse due of rowers Hamish Bond and Eric Murray have never been beaten. They are one of New Zealand's most successful sporting pa..
Chronicling the legacy of boxing's biggest names-including the great Muhammad Ali-and their impact on "the sweet science," Knockout: The Art of Boxing pays tribute to Ken Regan's incomparable photogra..
This book shows you how to tie 50 knots. Some have been chosen for their fame, some for their beauty and some because they are knots that everyone should know how to tie. On every great theme, there a..
The fascinating life story of professional cricketer Kevin Pietersen, MBE, from his childhood in South Africa to his recent experiences as one of the leading lights in the world of international crick..
The second edition of the Sunday Times Sports Book of the Year is updated with a new chapter describing Nick's eventual completion of the Fastnet Race thirty years after his first, ill-fated attempt.