Great Australian Sporting Moments

Autore: Michael Roberts
Editore: The Miegunyah Press
ISBN: 0522855474
Grandezza: 36,90 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
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"This is a fully illustrated book highlighting some memorable moments in Australian sporting history."--Provided by publisher.

110 Per Cent

Autore: Michael Winkler
Editore: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0857962906
Grandezza: 41,25 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 4543
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Don Bradman on his 'small' contribution to cricket. Roy Masters on getting the best out of the hard men of Western Suburbs Rugby League FC. John Howard on cycling legend Sir Hubert Opperman. Cathy Freeman on lighting the Olympic flame. Phonse Kyne on making sure his players made history for the right reasons. Jeff Fenech hollering 'I love youse all!' to a packed-out stadium. Ranging from the eloquent and stirring to the downright funny, these are Australia's greatest sporting moments, seen through the eyes of the winners and losers, experts and legends of all our favourite sports. Entertaining and informative, 110 PER CENT casts a keen eye over Australia's sporting history, and confirms there's much more to sport than the score line (as long as you're winning).

David Boon S Funniest Sporting Moments

Autore: David Boon
Editore: Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 1743313241
Grandezza: 59,32 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 162
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A hilarious collection and anecdotes and memories from one of Australia's best loved sports stars, David 'Boonie' Boon.

The Greatest Games We Ever Played

Autore: Geoff Prenter
Editore: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780330360289
Grandezza: 49,74 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
Vista: 7111
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Compilation of 43 notable Australian sporting performances over 50 years. Includes the 1996 AFL Grand Final, Australia's soccer win over Argentina in 1988, the tied test cricket match between Australia and the West Indies in 1960 and Margaret Court playing Billie Jean King in 1970. Copiously illustrated. The author is a former journalist and sports reporter.

Great Australian Sports Rorts

Autore: John Adams
Editore: Hardie Grant Books
ISBN: 174358220X
Grandezza: 37,93 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
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From racing to football to lawn bowls, no sport has been left untouched. Great Australian Sports Rorts reveals that nefarious conduct has affected just about every sport in this country. And every mechanism known – be it physical, mechanical or chemical – has been employed. When a sporting contest is taking place, and there is either a reward for the winner or there is betting on the contest, it is almost guaranteed that one person will attempt to relieve another person of what is rightfully theirs. And if a degree of skulduggery is required to attain the right result or to assist in the transfer of funds from one person’s pocket to another, then so be it. Cheating: it’s as Australian as Sunday barbecues.Join John ‘Dr Turf’ Rothfield and John Adams on a rollicking ride through the sporting outrages that have rocked Australia.

Great Moments In Australian Sport

Autore: Jim Shepherd
Editore:
ISBN: 9780207155635
Grandezza: 46,28 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Australia S Blackest Sporting Moments

Autore: Stephen Hagan
Editore: Ngalga Warralu Publishing Pty Ltd
ISBN: 1921212004
Grandezza: 29,81 MB
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In this collection of incidents of racism in Australian sports, the author is honest in his condemnation of the offenders, sporting administrators and government officials who continue to deny that there is a problem of racism in sport.

Great Sporting Moments

Autore: Damien Wilkins
Editore: Victoria University Press
ISBN: 9780864735157
Grandezza: 10,17 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 6982
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The literary magazine Sport burst onto the scene in 1988 and has come to define a wildly creative generation of New Zealand writers. This collection of nearly two decades of writings showcases authors such as Barbara Anderson, Jenny Bornhold, Nigel Cox, Anne Kennedy, Elizabeth Knox, Emily Perkins, and Damien Wilkins.

Firestarter

Autore: Ben Stokes
Editore: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1472236734
Grandezza: 65,88 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
Vista: 7227
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Ben Stokes is not cast in the same mould as the vast majority of English cricketers. Fiery, combative, gladiatorial - he plays the game hard and with great gusto. He is an all-rounder who bats, bowls and fields at full throttle. Some opponents feel threatened by his physical stature and aggressive brand of cricket. Stokes simply doesn't back down, smashing the next ball for six, bowling his 90 mph "chin music", or taking a breathtakingly full-stretch catch at backward point. Whether it's thrashing the fastest ever Test century at Lord's or the quickest ever Test double-hundred by an Englishman (against South Africa at Cape Town, in January) or destroying the Australian batting at Trent Bridge, Stokes plays the game he loves with his heart on his sleeve and with 100% effort and commitment. Cricket fans adore him for it. His very first book focuses on the pivotal moments in his life and career so far. These episodes are vibrant, emotional, poignant - revealing the man in three dimensions, red in tooth and claw. From being forged as a young boy in New Zealand, to moving to Cumbria at the age of 11, to playing county cricket for Durham and then onto the England team, this book provides a riveting insight into one of the most exhilarating figures in sport today.

Error Australis

Autore: Ben Pobjie
Editore: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1925344789
Grandezza: 77,42 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 1211
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We’re obsessed with reality television these days yet we so often neglect the greatest reality of all: the reality of our nation, and how it came to be. In Error Australis, TV columnist, comedian and history buff Ben Pobjie recaps the history of Australia from its humble beginnings as a small patch of rapidly cooling rock, to its modern-day status as one of the major powers of the sub-Asian super-Antarctic next-to-Africa region. Pobjie recognises that history can be as gripping as any reality show – as thrilling as it is to see Delta Goodrem’s chair turn around, there is an argument that the Second World War was even more exciting – and like any good recapper, he provides an immediate, visceral sense of what it was like to be there in the moment at our nation’s defining events. All historians know that it is only by looking at where we have been that we can understand who we are, what we stand for, and why nothing seems to work. Error Australis is a scholastic and side-splittingly funny account of a young nation that has spent many years seeking its place in the world, and almost as many years not liking what it has found.