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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.
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.
Chasing the Runner's High
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,390. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
In "Chasing the Runner's High", Ray Charbonneau tells the story how he pushed his addiction to running up to, and then past, his limits. It's a memoir that shares what he learned, what he should have learned, and what he still has to learn from running. Marshall Ulrich, 4 time winner of the Badwater Ultramarathon calls Chasing the Runner's High "a hard look at the mind of a runner".
José Mourinho: The Rise of the Translator
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,850. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
From Porto to Chelsea, and Inter to Real Madrid – the Mourinho story is as intriguing as the man himself. Now, a new challenge awaits at Stamford Bridge. Covering the Mourinho story to October 2013 and featuring numerous exclusive interviews with figures not synonymous with the traditional Mourinho narrative.
Bowling Better: Tips To Improve Your Average
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,500. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011. Categories: 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 Funniest People in Sports, Volume 2: 250 Anecdotes
Series: The Funniest People in Sports, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,540. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A sample: When future NFL player Pat Tillman was attending Arizona State, his coach, Bruce Snyder, planned to redshirt him, thus keeping him eligible to play college football for an additional year. Mr. Tillman told him, “You can do whatever you want with me, but in four years I’m gone. I’ve got things to do with my life.”
Greatest Bowlers: Dennis Lillee
Series: Greatest Bowlers, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
Denis Lillie is a fierce bowler who is often regarded as the outstanding pace bowler of his generation.
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.
Jesse Owens And The Sprinting Buddha
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2009 by Darling Newspaper Press. Categories: 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.

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