When chronic insomniac and reluctant office worker Ianto Ware went looking for answers to life's big questions, he found them in the world's largest bike race. Twenty-One Nights in July is a joyride through the Tour's greatest moments - part love letter to cycling, part history of the Tour de France, and part philosophical tr... read more
There is something for everyone in The Golf Miscellany. Now fully revised and updated up to and including the US Masters 2014. As the items appear completely at random, The Golf Miscellany is not really a book that should be read from cover to cover; it is more a book that should be dipped into sporadically and enjoyed in sho... read more
'I hid in the dressing-room toilets and pushed my broken jaw back into place. No one would stop me. I ran back on before anyone could.' This is the authorised biography of John Sattler, a rugby league luminary, the hardest of hard men and the last person to captain South Sydney to a premiership, 43 years ago in 1971.
'I have seen the player who will inherit my place in Argentine football and his name is Messi' Diego Maradona Despite all the fame and adulation, remarkably little is known about Lionel Messi, the modest and intensely private footballing genius. Just how did the boy from Rosario, Argentina, become the world's greatest player?... read more
Going in first or seventh, wearing whites or colours, Adam Gilchrist was the most exhilarating cricketer of the modern age.
This is the most complete, intimate and fascinating illustrated autobiography of ‘Gilly’, one of the most loved sportsmen of his generation.
Featuring personal photographs, storie... read more
In Fifty Places to Paddle Before You Die, the newest addition to the Fifty Places series, Chris Santella explores the best destinations for the diverse sport of paddling. The book features the world's top spots for kayaking, canoeing and rafting, examining these sports from novice to expert levels. Santella chooses gorgeous l... read more
From Athens With Pride chronicles Australia's Olympic journey, from the first Summer Games in Athens in 1896 to the Winter Games in Sochi in 2014. The journey has been one of wins and losses as well as triumphs and disappointments, but the commitment of Australia's athletes shines through at all times. This is a tribute to ou... read more
Southern California, 1960. John Severson founded SURFER, the first magazine to celebrate and revolutionize the art and sport of surfing, establishing it as a phenomenon in Pop culture. This volume explores Severson's surf odyssey through painting, photography, film, publishing, and dropping out to live the island dream. John ... read more
From laughs and legends to sledges and stuff-ups, this is the cricket season gift.From a horse that took a triple hat-trick, to captains who tossed over the telephone, and an umpire who went missing in mid-over for a wee, Favourite Cricket Yarns is a compelling smorgasboard of tall and mostly true stories, from Australian cri... read more
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 cricket. Kevin was dropped from the England squad in February of this year, seemingly calling time on an international career that b... read more
Union: The Heart of Rugby is an epic international portrait of rugby through the lenses of the world's great rugby photographers. Conceived to celebrate the true heart and soul of rugby around the world, Union will be both a stunning large-format book and exhibition. Launched in spectacular style in September 2011, it is the ... read more
The bicycle is one of mankind's greatest inventions - and the most popular form of transport in history. Robert Penn has ridden one most days of his adult life. In his late 20s, he pedalled 40,000 kilometres around the world. Yet, like cyclists everywhere, the utilitarian bikes he currently owns don't even hint at this devoti... read more
Here is the art of cricket by one of the greatest in the game, the acknowledged master. In this reprint of a classic, all of The Don's essential instruction is provided in clear and concise detail in his delightful writing style. It includes the original stop-motion photographs which show the strokes and positions of Bradman'... read more
Loved by some, loathed by others, throughout his sixteen seasons in the game Barry Hall has always polarised punters. Not only is he a superstar forward and one of the biggest crowd-pullers of the modern era, he's also one of the most notorious and colourful players currently on the field. Here, for the first time, Barry tell... read more
Make yours a water baby with this proven swim-school programme. With its child-friendly, step-by-step approach, the programme is ideal for teaching swimming skills and water confidence to any child from 6 months and upwards.
Some of the world's top surf writers pay tribute to 50 of the world's best waves - the breaks that have become so much a part of surfing folklore that they ave developed a life-force of their own. The text creates a great sense of place, and the book includes practical information on getting to every break, the best time to ... read more
Mountains have always held mankind in awe of their beauty and danger, yet only since the mid-19th century has rock climbing and mountaineering in general been seen as a popular pastime. The men who first paved the way in the early days, when equipment was very basic, were rightly seen as daredevils tackling the unknown. Today... read more
The earth's oceans hold many wondrous surprises--be they the small, colorful "critters" off the coast of Papua New Guinea, opportunistic red demon squids in the Sea of Cortes, or naval wrecks in the lagoon of Bikini Atoll. In "Fifty Places to Dive Before You Die" Chris Santella has invited diving experts from around the world... read more
The behind-the-scenes story of the Tour de France and the evolution of the Australian riders from a curiosity to a major contender in the world's greatest bike race.