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Ride Strong

by Jo McRae Bloomsbury Publishing (October 06, 2016)

Taking their lead from professional cyclists, keen cyclists are looking to add off-the-bike exercise to their weekly training to improve their cycling performance. Informative and accessible, this book gives...

Saturday, 3pm

by Daniel Gray Bloomsbury Publishing (October 06, 2016)

Overpaid players. Sunday lunchtime kick-offs. Absurd ticket prices. Non-black boots. Football's menu of ills is long. Where has the joy gone? Why do we bother? Saturday, 3pm offers a glorious antidote. It is...

Tom Diaper's Logbook

by Tom Diaper & Tom Cunliffe Bloomsbury Publishing (September 22, 2016)

Tom Diaper's Logbook is the memoir of a remarkable man and a rare opportunity to read first-hand about the drama, conflict and fascinating details that made up the life of a for-hire racing skipper during the...

The Wenger Revolution

by Amy Lawrence & Stuart MacFarlane Bloomsbury Publishing (September 08, 2016)

In September 1996 a Frenchman, so little known in English football that fans asked "Arsène Who?�?, walked into Arsenal. In the subsequent twenty years as manager he transformed the club. A total renovation...

Des Pawson's Knot Craft and Rope Mats

by Des Pawson Bloomsbury Publishing (September 08, 2016)

This wonderful collection of Des Pawson's personal ropecraft recipes combines an expanded and now full-colour collection of projects from Des's popular Des Pawson's Knot Craft, together with 20 new and brilliant...

Running Free of Injuries

by Paul Hobrough & Steve Cram Bloomsbury Publishing (September 08, 2016)

The ultimate pain-to-personal-best guide to running injuries, covering prevention, detection and rehabilitation.

Runners suffer from the highest injury rates of all recreational athletes. Whether you are a novice...

How to Win at 5-a-Side

by Nick Ascroft Bloomsbury Publishing (August 25, 2016)

The culmination of years of 5-a-side football experience, this celebrated manual to 'scaled-down' soccer success covers every element of the game and features expert advice on how to organise a winning team....


by Hope Powell Bloomsbury Publishing (August 25, 2016)

Hope Powell was a skinny little black girl from South London who only ever wanted to play football. Brought up in a violent home, she was actively discouraged from playing. The original Bend It Like Beckham...

Untie the Lines

by Emma Bamford Bloomsbury Publishing (July 14, 2016)

In Casting Off we met Emma Bamford. Stressed out and fed up with London life, working 80-hour weeks and with no hint of a love life, Emma suddenly decided to quit her job, pack up her life and go and live with...

Hand, Reef and Steer 2nd edition

by Tom Cunliffe Bloomsbury Publishing (July 14, 2016)

In Hand, Reef & Steer - winner of the Best Book of the Sea Award - Tom explains the different sailing characteristics of classic craft and shares his grasp of the special skills required to handle them. He describes...

Winning Isn't Luck

by Fred Imhoff & Chris Schram Bloomsbury Publishing (June 30, 2016)

Whether racing dinghies or yachts, every sailor wants to drive through the fleet and cross the line first. In this groundbreaking book, international racer Fred Imhoff shows how to do just that. By means of...

The Science of the Tour de France

by James Witts Bloomsbury Publishing (June 16, 2016)

Take an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to create a world-class cyclist.

James Witts invites you into the world of marginal gains to discover the innovative training techniques, nutrition strategies...

Heavy Weather Sailing 7th edition

by Peter Bruce & Robin Knox-Johnston Bloomsbury Publishing (June 16, 2016)

For 50 years Heavy Weather Sailing has been regarded as the ultimate international authority on surviving storms at sea aboard sailing and motor vessels. The first edition was compiled by Kaines Adlard Coles...

The Camper Van Bible

by Martin Dorey Bloomsbury Publishing (June 09, 2016)

The Camper Van Bible is THE definitive glovebox bible for anyone who owns or 'would die for' a camper van. In this book Martin Dorey, acknowledged camper van expert and presenter of BBC2's 'One Man and His Campervan',...

Losing It

by Simon Barnes Bloomsbury Publishing (June 02, 2016)

To understand Anna Karenina, Mellors, Molly Bloom, Dante, Romeo, Juliet and Bridget Jones you must also have loved and lost and won. To understand sport in the greatest arenas of them all you too must have played...

Narrowboat Life

by Jim Batty Bloomsbury Publishing (May 19, 2016)

Full-time life on a narrowboat is a novelty for so many of us, and is endlessly fascinating. How do people downsize their lives and belongings into what looks like a large, crayon-coloured floating toy-box?...

Out of Time

by Peter Chapman Bloomsbury Publishing (May 19, 2016)

In the summer of 1966 Peter Chapman was a naive 18-year-old from the Angel in north London. He was just about to enter the world of work, having flunked his A Levels and recently discovered that he would not...

Instant Weather Forecasting

by Alan Watts Bloomsbury Publishing (May 19, 2016)

Instant Weather Forecasting has been a perennial bestseller since it was first published nearly 50 years ago. A brilliant concept, its winning formula of 24 clear colour photographs of cloud formations and their...

The End of the Road

by Alasdair Fotheringham Bloomsbury Publishing (May 05, 2016)

The Tour de France is always one of the sporting calendar's most spectacular and dramatic events. But the 1998 Tour provided drama like no other. As the opening stages in Ireland unfolded, the Festina team's...

The Shotokan Karate Bible 2nd edition

by Ashley P. Martin Bloomsbury Publishing (May 05, 2016)

An authoritative text supporting the newcomer to karate with all they need to know, up to black belt level.

Packed with photographs detailing techniques and kata (the combinations of techniques students need...


by David Sumpter Bloomsbury Publishing (May 05, 2016)

'Football looked at in a very different way' Pat Nevin, former Chelsea and Everton star and football media analyst

Football Â? the most mathematical of sports. From shot statistics and league tables to the geometry...


by Rick Broadbent Bloomsbury Publishing (April 21, 2016)

Shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year

"A runner must run with dreams in his heart." Emil Zatopek.

In the summer of 1952 Emil Zatopek became the king of the running world with an unprecedented...

Following On

by Emma John Bloomsbury Publishing (April 21, 2016)

It's one thing to be 14 years old and a loser. It's one thing to be the class swot, and hopelessly infatuated with someone who doesn't know you exist. But what kind of teenager is besotted with an entire sports...

The Complete Day Skipper

by Tom Cunliffe Bloomsbury Publishing (April 21, 2016)

The Complete Day Skipper is a totally practical hands-on manual that covers the RYA Day Skipper syllabus in a way that reflects a skipper's growing experience at sea, beginning with yacht handling under power,...

The Shorter Wisden 2016

by Lawrence Booth Bloomsbury Publishing (April 14, 2016)

The Shorter Wisden is a compelling distillation of what's best in its bigger brother. Available from all major eBook retailers, Wisden's digital version includes the influential Notes by the Editor, all the...

Don't Stop Me Now

by Vassos Alexander & Chris Evans Bloomsbury Publishing (March 17, 2016)

This is a celebration of running - and what lots of us think about when we run. Part escape, part self-discovery, part therapy, part fitness. Part simple childlike joy of running when you could be walking.


The Narrowboat Guide

by Tony Jones Bloomsbury Publishing (March 10, 2016)

The UK has over 1000 miles of navigable canals and rivers which are home to an estimated over 70,000 boats. To the untrained eye canal boats can look much the same, but there are some very important distinctions...

Race Training with Jim Saltonstall

by Jim Saltonstall Bloomsbury Publishing (February 15, 2016)

Race Training with Jim Saltonstall is for all those who wish to improve their personal performance within the most challenging sport in the world. It is aimed at racers at all levels of the sport, from club...

Tendulkar in Wisden

by Anjali Doshi Bloomsbury Publishing (February 11, 2016)

Sachin Tendulkar, who retired from playing in 2014, is universally acknowledged as one of the greatest cricketers of all time Â? and arguably the greatest batsman ever.

From the time Tendulkar made an appearance...

Youth Football Coaching

by Simon Jay Bloomsbury Publishing (December 24, 2015)

Most youth football teams are managed by amateur coaches, parents and teachers who have a love of the game, but often don't have the relevant coaching qualifications or training. You want the best for and out...

Soccer Training

by Malcolm Cook Bloomsbury Publishing (November 26, 2015)

Soccer Training: Games, Drills and Fitness Practices brings together games and routines recommended by some of the world's top coaches. A practical training handbook for soccer coaches, it contains over 60 practices...

The Lost Boys

by Ed Hawkins Bloomsbury Publishing (November 19, 2015)

From South America and Africa, kids as young as 13 are leaving poverty-stricken families for a new life in Europe, having been sold the vision of untold riches and the trappings of professional football. This...

Wisden on the Ashes

by Steven Lynch Bloomsbury Publishing (November 19, 2015)

*Updated edition to include the 2013, 2013-14 and 2015 Ashes series*

Wisden on the Ashes: The authoritative story of cricket's greatest rivalry is a detailed chronological journey through the history of this...

The Strength and Conditioning Bible

by Nick Grantham Bloomsbury Publishing (November 05, 2015)

Professional athletes' careers and livelihoods depend on results, so when they train they make sure they get the most from their training sessions. Experienced trainer Nick Grantham introduces you to performance...

Benaud in Wisden

by Rob Smyth Bloomsbury Publishing (November 05, 2015)

Richie Benaud, who died this year aged 84, was "perhaps the most influential cricketer and cricket personality since the Second World War" according to Gideon Haigh, the world's best cricket historian. He excelled...

Ride the Revolution

by Suze Clemitson Bloomsbury Publishing (October 22, 2015)

When Marie Marvingt decided to ride the 1908 Tour de France she was told 'absolument, non!' by M. Degranges and the Societe du Tour de France. Instead she rode each stage 15 minutes after the official race had...

Reeds Ocean Handbook

by Bill Johnson Bloomsbury Publishing (October 08, 2015)

In the bestselling style of the Reeds Handbook series, Reeds Ocean Handbook follows on from Reeds Skipper's Handbook for skippers or crew planning to venture further afield. Complimenting the RYA Ocean Yachtmaster...


by Charlie Connelly Bloomsbury Publishing (October 08, 2015)

There are few more instantly recognisable figures, from any era, from any walk of life, than W.G. Grace. With his enormous height, beer-barrel girth and immense beard he was - and remains - a caricaturist's...

Ultimate Classic Yachts

by Nic Compton Bloomsbury Publishing (October 08, 2015)

Former Classic Boat editor Nic Compton has spent over 20 years sailing and photographing classic yachts, and this is the culmination of his decades-long passion - a stunning collection showcasing the 20 most...

Dream Cruising Destinations

by Vanessa Bird Bloomsbury Publishing (September 24, 2015)

Most yachtsmen dream about cruising to an exotic destination; this is the book that will turn dreamers into planners. 24 classic cruises are fully mapped, measured and costed, showing how they are perfectly...

The Boat Electrics Bible

by Andy Johnson Bloomsbury Publishing (September 10, 2015)

Following in the successful footsteps of the groundbreaking Boat Maintenance Bible and Boat Repair Bible this new title in this popular series of all-encompassing technical reference bibles presented in an accessible,...

Reeds Maritime Flag Handbook 2nd edition

by Miranda Delmar-Morgan Bloomsbury Publishing (September 10, 2015)

The use of flags afloat and in most maritime situations is of interest and relevance to anyone going to sea whether for commerce or pleasure.

This handy pocket-sized guide, now revised for its second edition,...

In the Wake of Heroes

by Tom Cunliffe Bloomsbury Publishing (September 10, 2015)

Tom Cunliffe is one of the biggest names in the sailing world Â? an internationally renowned journalist and speaker, and the go-to guru when the BBC wants a presenter for a new TV series about maritime interests....

The Oval World

by Tony Collins Bloomsbury Publishing (August 27, 2015)

Rugby has always been a sport with as much drama off the field as on it. For every thrilling last-minute Jonny Wilkinson drop-goal to win the world cup or Jonah Lomu rampage down the touchline for a try, there...

The Shorter Wisden 2011 - 2015

by Scyld Berry & Lawrence Booth Bloomsbury Publishing (August 06, 2015)

The Shorter Wisden is a compelling distillation of what's best in its bigger brother. Available from all major eBook retailers, Wisden's digital version includes the influential Notes by the Editor, all the...

The Netball Practice Bible

by Anna Sheryn & Chris Sheryn Bloomsbury Publishing (June 25, 2015)

Based on the popular 101 Youth Netball Drills titles, this is a practical training manual for anyone coaching netball. Packed with drills, training sessions, advice and much much more, this invaluable resource...


by Robert Winder Bloomsbury Publishing (May 21, 2015)

Set against the backdrop of depression-era politics, 1934 was an annus mirabilis for English sport. Within just a few days of each other, Hedley Verity, Henry Cotton and Fred Perry all triumphed in their field....

Game, Set and Match

by Mark Hodgkinson Bloomsbury Publishing (May 21, 2015)

What better way to improve your tennis Â? and to gain a new appreciation for the sport Â? than by discovering the secrets of the world's greatest players and coaches? Reading this book is to feel as though...

The Wisden Book of Test Cricket 2009 - 2014

by Steven Lynch Bloomsbury Publishing (May 21, 2015)

The Wisden Book of Test Cricket, first published in 1979, is well established as an invaluable and unique source of reference essential to any cricket library. This new volume includes full coverage of every...

101 Team Handball

by Felicia Lidia Radu & Beatrice Aurelia Abalasei Bloomsbury Publishing (May 16, 2015)

During the last few years, handball - a modern and attractive high-speed game - has been fascinating more and more spectators and fans. 101 Team Handball provides sound practical advice for beginners and introduces...