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Among the fans : from Ashes to the arrows, a year of watching the watchers
Among the fans : from Ashes to the arrows, a year of watching the watchers
Collins, Patrick, 1943-2011
Books, Manuscripts
There was once a time, not so long ago, where our sporting heroes were treated with veneration. Players were players and their watchers were passive. Heroes lived on pedestals - they weren't public property. This book explores the many ways this dynamic has changed over the years. From the Barmy ...
The Ancient Olympic Games
The Ancient Olympic Games
Swaddling, Judith2015
Books, Manuscripts
In this revised and all-colour edition of her indispensable guide to the ancient Games, Judith Swaddling traces their mythological and religious origins, and describes the events, the sacred ceremony and the celebrations that were an essential part of the Olympic festival. A large, detailed model...
Born to run : a hidden tribe, superathletes, and the greatest race the world has never seen
Born to run : a hidden tribe, superathletes, and the greatest race the world has never seen
McDougall, Christopher, 1962-2011
Books, Manuscripts
Recounts the author's experiences with the reclusive Tarahumara Indians, whose techniques allow them to run long distances with ease, and describes his training for a fifty-mile race with the tribe and a number of ultramarathoners.
The champion's mind : how great athletes think, train, and thrive
The champion's mind : how great athletes think, train, and thrive
Afremow, James A.2013
Books, Manuscripts
"Even amongst the most elite performers, certain athletes stand out as a cut above the rest, able to outperform in clutch, game-deciding moments. These athletes prove that raw athletic ability doesn't necessarily translate to a superior on-field experience--it's the mental game that matters most....
Chutti quiz wiz 2006
Chutti quiz wiz 2006
Sudha Seshayyan2006
Books, Manuscripts
Goal line
Goal line
Barber, Tiki, 1975-2011
Books, Manuscripts
When identical twin brothers Ronde and Tiki Barber grow at different rates the summer before their last year at Hidden Valley Junior High, their relationship both on and off the football field changes.
Gramathu vilaiyaattugal
Gramathu vilaiyaattugal
Rathina. Pugazhendhi2008
Books, Manuscripts
Messi 2016 : More Than a Superstar
Messi 2016 : More Than a Superstar
Caioli, L. (Luca), 1958-2008
Books, Manuscripts
ionel Messi is the greatest footballer of our time: a magician with uncanny ability to beat defenders, find space and score goals. At the peak of his powers during Barcelona's 2015 treble win - a decade on from his first Spanish title - the four-time Ballon d'Or winner has again eclipsed his riva...
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