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The Soccer Player by Vincent Gray
Price: Free! Words: 9,750. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Sports
This is a short story dealing with the Sisyphean struggles associated with the passionate commitment to one's life project which in a sense is linked to the attainment of personal authenticity, it is about living a life centred around 'doing' rather than 'having'. It deals with the personal emotional costs of following one's dreams.
Diamonds Are Forever by Adam Hughes
Price: Free! Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A chance encounter at a ballpark brings two schoolmates together for the first time in more than 50 years. Their lives have taken drastically different paths, but their meeting on a crisp spring day will forever link their fates.
Shapers by W.M. Carver
Price: Free! Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Adventure » General
Shapers follows Blake, an old-school surfer from Venice, Ca, to Florida where he starts his life shaping and crafting surfboards. It is filled with descriptive content, and action. He's a little rough around the edges but you'll learn to like him.
Men Wore Hats by Brian S. Wheeler
Price: Free! Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
The community of Monteray's suffering budget dooms the park's baseball diamond to demolition to make way for development. The community gives Mr. Harmon the task of informing Coach Boyle of the decision. Mr. Harmon's conversation with the aging, yet still powerful, coach proves a difficult one, for the the gap between the two men assign them each to a different time.
De amissi reticuli arcano by Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 3,980. Language: Latin. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General, Fiction » Sports
LATIN: Anno septuagesimo ab Athletica Italica Consociatione constituta dr. Philippus Dragotto dicavit. ITALIANO: Dedicato al 70° anno dalla fondazione del Centro Sportivo Italiano – Dott. Filippo Dragotto
O mistério da raquete perdida - Ping-Pong by Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 5,260. Language: Portuguese. Published: March 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General, Fiction » Sports
Há o verão, o mar e o vento. E os ventos são bons, a brisa leve. A história fala sobre a parábola da vida: capta o ponto onde começa a subir até o topo e se encontra com o ponto em que começa a cair. Uma magia possível para quem sabe contar, e Enzo Pettinelli o conta através da metáfora extraordinária do ping-pong.
It's In the Cards by Adam Hughes
Price: Free! Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Sports(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Mark was giddy: not only was tomorrow his wedding day, but it was also Opening Day of the baseball season. To celebrate, he hunkered down with a box of forgotten baseball cards and was taken on a quick journey back to his childhood. He never expected that cardboard gold to afford him a lesson in fate, but that's exactly what he got.
Skiing with Santa (A White Cairns Ski School Short Story) by Roz Marshall
You set the price! Words: 4,760. Language: British English. Published: December 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Sports
Sandy is like the original Scrooge - he thinks Christmas is commercialised claptrap, and refuses to have any part of it. So it's like his personal nightmare when Ski School manager Jude tries a new marketing ploy, 'Ski with Santa' and he has to play a part he abhors. Will his naughty and nice pupils help this reluctant Father Christmas to face his ghosts and discover the quintessence of the season
The Woman in the Zebra Hat: A Short Story by J. G. McNease
Price: Free! Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Sports
Sue has always dreamed of being the woman in the zebra hat. From her very first Derby, she fell in love with the sights, sounds, and fashions of women in the grandstand. The Woman in the Zebra Hat is an inspirational short story about family, dreams, love, and self-discovery. It's the perfect lunchtime read, short and sweet, and will have you laughing, crying, and feeling uplifted.
راز راکت گم شده - پینگ پونگ by Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 6,700. Language: South Azeri (Perso-Arabic script). Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General, Fiction » Sports
تابستان است و دریا و باد، باد هایی نرم و نسیم هایی ملایم. داستان این کتاب، تعریفی از مسیر ِ زندگی است که آن را، در نقطه ی فراز گرفته و در نقطه ی فرود با آن دیدار می کند. برای کسی که توانایی ِ داستان سرایی داشته باشد ، جادو یی است ممکن که انزو پتینلی بوسیله ی استعاره ی درخشانی از پینگ پونگ به بیان آن پرداخته است.
"Dumb Guys" — Hunting, in a small town, and other tales of The Great Westerly Midwest by Mike Palecek
Price: Free! Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Sports
The fall is a beautiful time of year. Some say, the best. For some it's time to die, at the hands of dumb guys out in the woods. For some, killing is how they have a good time, "enjoy the outdoors." Robert S. Thompson heard one time about some hunters getting killed by another hunter and one hunter going to jail. Well, that's a good start, says Robert.
Linehan Saves by Bryan Murphy
Series: Sean Linehan, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Sports(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The year is 2020. China has sentenced corrupt soccer players and officials to death in a crackdown. The world body sends Seán Linehan to save them. As usual, Linehan has his own agenda: no girls, art or money this time. He wants to be good. But China strews his path with temptations. Dark Future, good reading.
Тайна Утерянной Ракетки - Пинг-понг by Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 4,660. Language: Russian. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General, Fiction » Sports
«...Твоё тело единственное и неповторимое. Подобно и твой разум. Тоже самое происходит и с твоим стилем игры,когда ты попытаешься быть самим собой, противник никогда не сможет понять твой стиль игры». Думаю, что именно эти слова и есть послание этой маленькой книги «Тайна утерянной ракетки» Энцо Петтинелли.
ТАЄМНИЦЯ ЗАГУБЛЕНОЇ РАКЕТКИ by Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 4,820. Language: Ukrainian. Published: January 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General, Fiction » Sports
На підставі досвіду свого власного життя, Енцо Петтінеллі, хотів пояснити на чому полягає мудрість, яка супроводжувала його у спортивній кар’єрі чемпіона настільного тенісу та людини з неповторною, багатою особистістю. Саме бажання переказати якесь повчання, змушує писати книги.
The Thin Line - The Short Story Of A Runner by E.A. Schmidt
Price: Free! Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological(3.00 from 1 review)
A runner pushes himself to edge of his own limits in the pursuit of the "thin line" of perfection. However, he ends up discovering there is also a thin line between sanity and success.
失踪球拍之谜 by Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 180. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General, Fiction » Sports
夏日，海水，清风拂面，天气宜人。故事讲述了人生的弧线：从向着高处上升的那一刻开始，交汇于开始下降的那一点。恩佐.贝蒂奈利用他出色的隐喻手法，通过乒乓球，把我们带入了一个神奇的境地。 Daniele Tombolini
The Rookie (Flash Fiction) by Kirkus MacGowan
Price: Free! Words: 900. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Inspirational(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Every game played with your child has the potential to become a lifelong memory. The Rookie is a flash fiction piece (just over 500 words) based on a childhood memory.
Hedging Bets by Simon Lee
Price: Free! Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Ash's sister was one of those women who somehow always seem to connect with the wrong blokes. Harold was perhaps the cream of the crop as far as bludgers go, or more precisely, the bottom of the barrel. But when Harold comes up with a no-risk scheme to make some quick cash, Ash just can't say no.