Sport for Dad
The Casual Cyclist Guide to Melbourne
Melbournites everywhere are taking to their bikes: from commuters, fed up with the public transport squeeze, to families, tourists, hipsters and urbanites. The Casual Cyclist's Guide to Melbourne brings a fresh and entertaining...
Run Like Crazy
It was the greatest year of my life. I ran with bulls, danced at festivals, strode across the Great Wall of China and crawled beneath the Great Pyramids. I made my way to the remotest islands, the hottest deserts and the coldest...
Ox Is Slow But The Earth Is Patient
At the end of 2000, David Buttifant joined Coach Mick Malthouse as Head of Conditioning at the Collingwood Football Club. A decade later the pair have shared many events together, some of which have been life-changing. Here this...
110 Per Cent: Great Australian Sporting Speeches
A collection of ocker oratory, capturing some of the greatest moments in Australian sporting history through the lens of the people who were there - the sportsmen, sportswomen, coaches, journos and ringside refs. It is suitable...
One Way Road: The Autobiography of Robbie McEwen
The autobiography of three time Tour de France Green Jersey winner. Professional road cyclist Robbie McEwen will do whatever it takes to win on a bike. He is proud of his reputation as a 'competitive little bugger' and 'a bit of a...
Legends: The AFL Indigenous Team of the Century 1905-2005
Indigenous Australians have given us some of our greatest football champions. With names like Farmer, Winmar, Long, Rioli and Goodes, the stories of Indigenous footballers are some of the most compelling in the great game of AFL....
Brownlow A Tribute To The Greats Of Australian Football
The Brownlow Medal is the most prized individual award in Australian Football. The medal, awarded to the League's best and fairest player, has a proud history ever since Geelong's 'Carji' Greeves was the inaugural recipient in...
Barassi: The Biography
Barassi is Australian Football's first born son, the boy who became its prophet and its messiah. This is a deeply personal portrait of the legend.
Howzat!: Kerry Packer’s War
England, Summer 1975. The Australian cricket team, visiting for an Ashes series, fields players who will become legends of the game - Ian Chappell, Rodney Marsh, Dennis Lillee, Jeff Thomson - against celebrated English...
Football Legends Of The Bush
Football Legends of the Bush is a stirring collection of tales
about the best country players who went on to the big league and
the hometown heroes who stayed behind and contributed to their
local teams. From Bunbury to...
Wisdom: Life Lessons from an Australian Legend
Ron Barassi is an iconic figure in Australian sporting culture, with a record of personal and team success that is unrivalled. Beyond sport, he has become a greatly respected elder in our broader society. In Wisdom , he shares...
Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game
You need know absolutely nothing about baseball to appreciate the wit, snap, economy . . . and incisiveness of [Moneyball]. Lewis has hit another one out of the park. Janet Maslin, New York Times
Billy’s Dictionary For Blokes
Until now there have only been two types of dictionaries. Big
boring ones and pocket-sized boring ones, both about as useful as
an ashtray on a motorbike.
Billy knows a bit about words because he talks a lot so he's...
I’m Here to Win: A World Champion’s Blueprint for Peak Performance
A world champion's blueprint for peak performance. From Australian Junior Champion to World Champion -- the inspiring story of what it takes to make it to the top.
Greatness: Inside the Rebirth of a Football Club
Author Scott Gullan delves inside the premiership year that
stamped Geelong as one of modern football’s outstanding football
clubs. Over a five-season rebirth, the Geelong Football Club
elevated itself from perennial bridesmaid...
What I Talk About When I Talk About Running
In 1982, having sold his jazz bar to devote himself to writing, the author began running to keep fit. A year later, he'd completed a solo course from Athens to Marathon, and now, after dozens of such races, he reflects upon the...
Fev: In My Own Words
The sports autobiography of the year. Tells the story of Brendan Fevola's controversial life, his AFL accomplishments and the turbulence of his life. For fans of Ben Cousin's biography.
Cadel Evans: Close to Flying
Cadel Evans: Close to flying is the behind-the-scenes story of the extraordinary dedication and hard work it takes to reach the highest level of elite sport. Cadel gives us a glimpse of the physical and psychological tests that...
The Long Road to Paris
My mind took control of my body. I had nothing left in the legs but as a cyclist, you just keep going until the finish. I kept reminding myself that I had to get to the finish... Filled with never-before-seen pictures and...
The Official Collingwood Illustrated Encyclopedia 2012
As Australian football's biggest and most famous club,
Collingwood has a rich history from its humble beginnings during
the depression of the 1890s to its recent Grand Final appearances.
Celebrate this mighty club, piecing...
Australia - Story of a Cricket Country
More than a comprehensive history, this ground-breaking volume is a colourful, insightful and affectionate portrait of Australian cricket. A selection of Australia's best writers share their thoughts on different aspects of the...
Fierce Focus: Greg Chappell
Greg Chappell was the outstanding Australian batsman of his generation. Though he had an appetite for big scores, it was his calm brow and courtly manner that bowlers found just as disheartening. When he followed his brother Ian...
History Of The Socceroos
History of the Socceroos explores the evolution of the beautiful game in Australia. This visual guide includes an overview of every match played from 1922 to the most recent World Cup in South Africa. A profile on each Australia...
The Barrackers are Shouting: Stories of Collingwood from the Grandstand
The Collingwood Football Club is the most famous sporting club in Australia. And its legions of supporters - the legendary Magpie army - are the most famous sports fans in the country. Passionate, loyal, vocal and completely and...
The Master: A Personal Portrait of Bart Cummings
In the world of horse racing, Bart Cummings is the master - arguably the most successful trainer in Australia's history and acclaimed as a national treasure in his own lifetime. Bart's own autobiography was the stand-out...
All surfers dream of shedding responsibilities and answering the siren song of the ocean swells. For most, it is an ideal that recedes as age advances - as family, career and provider commitments overwhelm the wanderlust of youth....
Mickey O: Hard Work. Determination. and a Little Bit of Magic
When Michael O'Loughlin was drafted by the Sydney Swans at just 17 years of age, he was the no. 40 selection and the last player picked. Back then he could not have imagined the extraordinary future that awaited him: the numerous...
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