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Encapsulating all the highs and lows of a historic cricket tour, Aggers' Ashes is Test Match Special pundit Jonathan Agnew's unique, witty and insightful diary of England's triumphant 2010-2011 Ashes victory in Australia. Including contributions from the best BBC cricket bloggers and the resident TMS statistician, this is the definitive guide to a sporting victory that will remain in the memory of English cricket fans for many years to come. Written in the friendly, entertaining and astute manner that TMS fans have come to expect from Aggers and his BBC colleagues, this hardback charts all the drama of a first Ashes victory in Australia for 24 years.
On 7 July 2013, Andy Murray became the first British male in 77 years to lift the Wimbledon trophy. Watched by 17.3 million people, the nation cheered as Murray triumphed. Andy Murray: 77 takes us on Andy's journey through his career so far, focusing on the last two dramatic years which include a devastating Wimbledon loss and a victorious Olympic gold. Sharing his thoughts on the most pivotal moments and allowing us a glimpse into his strict training regime, we meet his close-knit team and read of his mental and physical battle to the top. A stunning celebration of his career to date, this beautiful and very personal book will make a great gift for sports fans and tennis enthusiasts.
This momentous 150th edition of Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack contains coverage of every first-class game in every cricket nation, as well as reports and scorecards for all Tests and ODIs, making it the ultimate gift for cricket fans. As comprehensive and opinionated as ever, the book includes eagerly awaited Notes by the Editor, the Cricketers of the Year awards, and some of the finest sports writing of the year. Well respected by sports fans, the iconic yellow jacket of this compelling little book will stand proudly on the bookshelf of those who love both playing and observing the ever-popular game of cricket.
Sporting Legends Audio Collection - 5 CDs (collection)
Following a glorious career that took in spells at Manchester United, Real Madrid, LA Galaxy, AC Milan and Paris Saint-Germain, as well as captaining England for 58 of his record-breaking (for an outfield player) 115 caps, this is David Beckham's story in his own words. Beautifully illustrated with 150 of his favourite images throughout, the autobiography covers everything from his emergence as one of 'Fergie's Fledglings' that won the Premier League and FA Cup double in 1996 to the dark days of his World Cup red card in 1998 and then how he changed the public perception of him by captaining the national team's qualification to many major tournaments. Becks also discusses his role in the Treble-winning United team of 1999 and his achievements in Spain, how he helped change the Americans' love of soccer and his stints in Italy and France.
The biggest sporting event to have ever been staged in Great Britain, London 2012: The Greatest Show on Earth is a book that takes a look back over July's triumphant Olympic Games. With this book you can relive every important moment from the Games, from Danny Boyle's spectacular Opening Ceremony through to the phenomenal successes of the dedicated athletes, including the gold medal winners from Team GB like Jessica Ennis, Sir Chris Hoy and Mo Farah. Structured so that every day of the event's activities are covered, this stunning read recalls all the outstanding achievements and heroic efforts put in by the athletes and also contains some stunning photographs of them in action. A real keepsake of tremendous summer!