The first thing that impressed me about Fritzy was his collection of boxing maxims, which he deployed continuously and without regard to their relevance: 'Ya don't play boxing', 'Don't hook with a hooker', 'Kill the body and the head'll die', 'Move ya head or the other... read more
There have been histories of Australian football before. There has not been one like Carn.
Carn tells the story of the Victorian Football League and its successor, the Australian Football League, from 1897 to the present day, by focusing on... read more
Full of incredible characters, amazing athletic achievements, cutting-edge science, and, most of all, pure inspiration, Born to Run is an epic adventure that began with one simple question: Why does my foot... read more
Brisbane, 1984. It all started with a simple plan to secretly swap a mediocre horse with a faster one, and rake in the cash with a few well-placed bets. What could possibly go wrong? In The Fine Cotton Fiasco, Peter Hoysted and Pat Sheil brilliantly tell the scarcely believable t... read more
ICC Cricket World Cup England 2019: The Official Book is a celebration of the world's most important 50-over cricket tournament, the World Cup. Eight teams will be joining hosts England in the summer 2019 trying to prise loose the grip o... read more
Serena Williams is the most successful tennis player - man or woman - of the modern, professional era, with more Grand Slams than Steffi Graf and Roger Federer. Now in the latter stages of an extraordinary career that stretches over more than twenty years... read more
Tom Wills is the young man with at least two, and possibly four, different versions of Australian history running through his head: (blackfeller, whitefeller, convict, squatter and all the possible variations thereof). No-one in his time understood him. How could they? He d... read more
From the William Hill Award-Winning Author of A Lot of Hard Yakka comes Cricket's Greatest Rivalry: A History of the Ashes in 10 Matches by Simon Hughes. A fast-paced, distinctive history of the iconic, 137-year-old cricketing rivalry b... read more
Ever since Luc Longley lit up the court as the first Australian to play in the NBA in 1991, Australians have made an indelible impact on the world's best basketball competition. Longley's journey from Perth to the NBA, alongside Michael Jordan at the Chicago Bulls, paved the w... read more
'This may conceivably be Barnes's best work yet' Marcus Berkmann, Daily Mail 'For 30 years I was the voice of sport at The Times - but that's enough about me. What matters is sport.' This is an autobiography from which the author, award-winning writer Si... read more
By turns tragic and uplifting, More Nobel Than War is the history of Israel and Palestine through the lens of the world's most popular sport, football.
Football has never been apolitical. This is especially true for Israel and Pa... read more
The Rip Curl Story is the remarkable tale of two young surfers who pursued an audacious dream to make a living in pursuit of the ultimate ride. The brand they built, Rip Curl, not only satisfied their own surf- and wanderlust, but also inspired countless others, both fuelling and ... read more