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Kelong Kings: Confessions of the world's most prolific match-fixer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 146,310. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014 by Invisible Dog Srl. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
Wilson Raj Perumal has been labeled the world's most prolific match-fixer in football's recent history. Born a village boy in rural Singapore in the mid-60's, Wilson climbed the heights of international match-fixing across five continents, becoming FIFA's most wanted man. Kelong Kings is the ultimate tale about gambling, soccer and fixing, told in the words of the man who made it all happen.
Bobby Murdoch, Different Class
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 86,770. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2010 by Empire Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
The rise of Celtic's Bobby Murdoch mirrored his club's emergence in the Sixties. With Murdoch in midfield, the Hoops became one of the most formidable teams in British football history - winning an unprecedented 9 Scottish titles in a row, 5 Scottish Cups, 5 Scottish League Cups to add to their immortal triumph in Lisbon in 1967.
Nii Lamptey - De Vloek van Pelé
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 60,610. Language: Dutch. Published: May 2, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
Voetballer Nii Lamptey wordt op vroege leeftijd gebombardeerd tot de nieuwe Pelé. Ondanks dat vooruitzicht krijgt Lamptey echter niet de voetbalcarrière die hij verdient. Door tal van problemen maakt hij de belofte nooit waar; deze drijven Lamptey bijna tot zelfmoord. Uiteindelijk weet overlever Lamptey zijn problemen te overwinnen: 'ik weiger me kapot te laten maken.'
Dana White, King of MMA
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,360. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
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The fastest growing sport in the world today is mixed martial arts. Ten years ago Dana White purchased a failing business and has turned it into a multi-billion dollar, international business. In an economy where many businesses are struggling to stay afloat, he continues to grow the company's profits year after year. Yet Dana remains an enigma.
Greatest Bowlers: Wasim Akram
Series: Greatest Bowlers, Book 12. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
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.
I'd Trade Him Again: Wayne Gretzky & Peter Pocklington
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,480. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
THE TRADE! 25 years later, in the annals of professional hockey, no incident has resulted in such furor, such angst among Canadians as did the decision by team owner Peter Pocklington to trade Edmonton Oiler Wayne Gretzky to the Los Angeles Kings. Pocklington's biographers focus on the relationship between the two men, today and during the heady heydays of the five-time Stanley Cup champion team.