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Jesse Owens And The Sprinting Buddha
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,560. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2009 by Darling Newspaper Press. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
Strange yet true, American Olympian Jesse Owens encountered, and personally confirmed, a sprinting freak in the Malayan jungle in the 1950s. Reported first-hand by a witness to the event, it also gives rare insight into the great athlete’s humble nature. Reporter Charles Bryce accompanied Owens in this visit to frontline troops.
The Stuff of Legends
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Price: Free! Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
Between 1971 and 1975 three men's paths crossed to create the greatest five year period in the history of heavyweight boxing. This is their incredible story.
Greatest Bowlers: Glenn McGrath
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Series: Greatest Bowlers, Book 6. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket
McGrath is considered to be one of the greatest fast medium pace bowlers in the history of cricket.
Hitler's 1936 Berlin Olympic Games - What really happened before, during and afterwards
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
When the 1936 Olympic Games was hosted by Germany at their magnificent Berlin stadium, the country was a far different place from when they were first awarded the event. Now run by Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party, this is a genuine account of what really happened in the lead up the games, during and after; how their own athletes were treated, and the contrast to their public and propaganda image.
When It Was King
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
The sport of boxing has declined in popularity significantly over the last quarter century. But there was a time when it ranked among the major sporting events in the country. This is a concise history of the golden age of heavyweight boxing in America, from John L. Sullivan to Muhammad Ali.
Great Bowlers: Michael Holding
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Series: Greatest Bowlers, Book 10. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket
Michael Anthony Holding is one of the greatest fast bowlers from the West Indies. He was born on 18th of February, 1959, in Kingston, Jamaica.
Bowling Better: Tips To Improve Your Average
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,500. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
I'm not a professional bowler nor a professional bowling coach, and I suggest that if any of you have the time and the money you should take advantage of one of the many excellent clinics that are available today. However, me not being a pro is the very reason I think this book will work for many average league bowlers like myself.
The Baby Boomer's Top Ten Sports List
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,610. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
All sports lists are flawed in one way or another. They are subjective, based on other's opinions and often end up comparing apples to oranges. This is a list of greatest athletes, teams and moments of the modern era of sports, as witnessed first hand by a sports writer.
O.C. High School Sports Interviews of 2011
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,560. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
O.C. High School Sports Interviews of 2011 is a collection of interviews by pro athletes who grew up or currently live in Orange County, California. These young stars share their thoughts on what high school sports meant to them; what they have learned from being a pro athlete; and what it takes to make dreams come true. Inspirational for any young person on a path to success.
The Weight of the World
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
Of all the legends and famous moments in the history of sports, none can match what happened on the night of June 22nd, 1938.
Greatest Bowlers: Shane Warne
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Series: Greatest Bowlers, Book 11. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,670. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket
In the years before Shane Warne, the art of spin bowling was attributed to the Asian Test Playing countries. The famous spinners like Bishan Singh Bedi, Chandrasekhar, Prasana, Abdul Qadir, and the others from India and Pakistan kept the batsman mesmerized with their spinning balls.
Greatest Bowlers: Malcolm Marshall
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Series: Greatest Bowlers, Book 9. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket
Malcolm Marshall has the best bowling average among all the Test bowlers who have taken 200 or more wickets. His Test bowling average was 20.94.
Greatest Bowlers: Richard Hadlee
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Series: Greatest Bowlers, Book 13. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket
Hadlee is one of the most successful former New Zealand cricketers. He is regarded as one of the most effective and greatest fast bowlers and all rounders in the history of Test Cricket.
Greatest Bowlers: Wasim Akram
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Series: Greatest Bowlers, Book 12. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket
Wasim Akram will always be remembered for his fast swinging balls, especially for the reverse swinging balls. He is undoubtedly one of the best fast bowlers in the history of cricket.
Greatest Bowlers: Jeff Thomson
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Series: Greatest Bowlers, Book 7. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket
Clive Lloyd, the former Test Captain of the West Indies team, declares that Thomson was the fastest bowler that he had ever faced or seen.
Greatest Bowlers: Brett Lee
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Series: Greatest Bowlers, Book 8. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket
Bret Lee is one of the greatest Australian fast bowlers in the history of cricket. He has many bowling records to his name.
Greatest Bowlers: Ian Botham
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Series: Greatest Bowlers, Book 4. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket
Sir Ian Terence Botham is regarded as the best all-rounder England has ever had in the game of cricket. He was equally good with ball and bat.
Greatest Bowlers: Imran Khan
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Series: Greatest Bowlers, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket
Imran is one of the most successful Pakistani cricket captains. Under his captaincy Pakistan won the world cup in 1992. Now he is the leader of a political party in Pakistan with a view to bring changes in the Pakistani society.
Greatest Bowlers: Dennis Lillee
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Series: Greatest Bowlers, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket
Denis Lillie is a fierce bowler who is often regarded as the outstanding pace bowler of his generation.
Greatest Bowlers: Bishan Singh Bedi
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Series: Greatest Bowlers, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket
Bishan Singh Bedi is considered as one of the best left arm spin bowlers India has ever produced. He has become a kind of myth. His larger than life figure is still there in the minds of the people who have watched him bowl.