Encyclopedia of Sports - By Martin Tyler

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Encyclopedia of Sports


The rules, champions and great moments

Written by: Martin Tyler
Category: Non Fiction, Sport

Book Details:

ISBN 10: 0701805609
ISBN 13: 9780701805609
Format: Paperback
Page Count: 344
Publisher: Lansdowne Publishing Pty Ltd
Date Published: Australia, December 31st, 1975
Language: English
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Synopsis:

How does a soccer scout pick potential stars? What is the highest break in billiards ? Who invented basketball, and when? The answers to these questions are just three of the facts packed into one of the most comprehensive books on sport ever published. Lavishly produced, with over 1,000 all-action photographs, Encyclopedia of Sports is an exciting study of 62 of the world's leading sports. Its scope is enormous-from the ancient art of fencing, to the jet-age thrills of power boat racing; from the rough and tumble of medieval football, to the awesome spectacle of a soccer cup final. Encyclopedia of Sports is written by experts who really know their subjects - the rules, the records, the history and, of course,the personalities whose skills have delighted fans down the ages. This is a book that makes sport come alive; a book that evokes the high-octane atmosphere of a 'Grand Prix, the thrills and spills of downhill skiing, the gruelling grind of the marathon. For sports fans of all ages it's a must.

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