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    Open: An Autobiography

    by Andre Agassi ...
    Narrated by Erik Davies ...

    Abridged

    6 hours 28 min

    He is one of the most beloved athletes in history and one of the most gifted men ever to step onto a tennis court – but from early childhood Andre Agassi hated the game.Coaxed to swing a racket while still in the crib, forced to hit hundreds of balls a day while still in grade school, Agassi resented the constant pressure even as he drove himself to become a prodigy, an inner conflict that would ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD

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    The Ball is Round

    A Global History of Soccer

    Narrated by Liam Gerrard ...

    Unabridged

    38 hours 58 min

    The definitive book about soccer, from the author of The Games: A Global History of the Olympics. There may be no cultural practice more global than soccer. Rites of birth and marriage are infinitely diverse, but the rules of soccer are universal. No world religion can match its geographical scope. The single greatest simultaneous human collective experience is the World Cup final. In this ... Read more

    $51.99 AUD

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    100 historias 100 yardas

    Estados Unidos contado a través de su deporte estrella

    Unabridged

    13 hours 51 min

    Cien historias imprescindibles sobre fútbol americano.Bienvenidos al espectáculo de la NFL100 yardas es la medida oficial de un campo de fútbol americano. Un rectángulo de césped dividido en secciones que señalan el camino a la gloria. En 100 yardas caben pasión y emoción, victoria y derrota, épica y tragedia... y 100 historias imprescindibles como las que reúne este libro.La pachanga que ... Read more

    $37.99 AUD

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    We the North

    Canada's Team: 25 Years of the Toronto Raptors

    by Doug Smith ...
    Narrated by Kia Nurse, Matt Devlin ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 17 min

    NATIONAL BESTSELLER"Doug Smith always gets the first question in any Raptors press conference--as the dean of our press corps, he's been in the front row for every development over the past 25 years. There's no one better placed to write a history of our team's first quarter century."--Nick Nurse, head coach, Toronto RaptorsBringing Jurassic Park to your home, a celebration of Canada's most ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    Switching Fields

    Inside the Fight to Remake Men's Soccer in the United States

    Narrated by Brian Telestai ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 33 min

    **A Pulitzer Prize–winning sports journalist unravels why the United States has failed to produce elite men’s soccer players for so long—and shows why a golden era just might be coming.“George Dohrmann is one of our most perceptive chroniclers of youth sports in the United States, and here he brings his keen eye to the history and present of U.S. men’s soccer development.”—Grant Wahl, CBS Sports ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

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    Indentured

    The Inside Story of the Rebellion Against the NCAA

    Narrated by Dominic Hoffman ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 7 min

    “How can the NCAA blithely wreck careers without regard to due process or common fairness? How can it act so ruthlessly to enforce rules that are so petty? Why won’t anybody stand up to these outrageous violations of American values and American justice?”In the four years since Joe Nocera asked those questions in a controversial New York Times column, the National Collegiate Athletic Association ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    The "Down Goes Brown" History of the NHL

    The World's Most Beautiful Sport, the World's Most Ridiculous League

    by Sean McIndoe ...
    Narrated by Sean McIndoe ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 52 min

    Sean McIndoe of Down Goes Brown, one of hockey's favourite and funniest writers, takes aim at the game's most memorable moments--especially if they're memorable for the wrong reasons--in this warts-and-all history of the NHL.The NHL is, indisputably, weird. One moment, you're in awe of the speed, skill and intensity that define the sport, shaking your head as a player makes an impossible play, or ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD

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    The Big Bam

    The Life and Times of Babe Ruth

    Narrated by Adam Grupper ...

    Abridged

    6 hours 7 min

    He was the Sultan of Swat. The Caliph of Clout. The Wizard of Whack. The Bambino. And simply, to his teammates, the Big Bam. From the award-winning author of the New York Times bestseller Ted Williams comes the thoroughly original, definitively ambitious, and exhilaratingly colorful biography of the largest legend ever to loom in baseball—and in the history of organized sports.“[Montville is] one ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

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    Cricket's Greatest Rivalry

    Completely revised and updated for 2019

    by Simon Hughes ...
    Narrated by Simon Hughes ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 14 min

    Completely revised and updated featuring two brand new chapters, in preparation for the 2019 Ashes seriesFrom the William Hill Award-Winning Author of A Lot of Hard Yakka comes Cricket's Greatest Rivalry: A History of the Ashes in 12 Matches by Simon Hughes.A fast-paced, distinctive history of the iconic, 137-year-old cricketing rivalry between England and Australia published in the year of back ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    Historical Sport Events

    Narrated by Andrea Giordani ...

    Unabridged

    38 min

    Sports is marked with an ocean of historical moments when it transformed the world and made audiences hold their breath. Men have enjoyed indulging in sports since eons. We have looked for ways in which we can entertain ourselves. While ancient history tells us of board games and outdoor games which gradually evolved into the games that we see today, sports has been not just a mode of ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Passion Plays

    How Religion Shaped Sports in North America

    Series series A Ferris and Ferris Book

    Unabridged

    5 hours 32 min

    Randall Balmer was a late convert to sports talk radio, but he quickly became addicted, just like millions of other devoted American sports fans. As a historian of religion, the more he listened, Balmer couldn't help but wonder how the fervor he heard related to religious practice. Houses of worship once railed against Sabbath-busting sports events, but today most willingly accommodate Super Bowl ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Red on Red: Liverpool, Manchester United and the fiercest rivalry in world football

    Narrated by Luke Francis ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 46 min

    The untold story of the most contested fixture in world football‘A must read.’ Henry Winter'Superb.' Daniel TaylorLiverpool and Manchester. Two gloriously independent-minded, eclectic, culturally vibrant places. Yet the inhabitants dislike each other with a passion that is visceral. It is a divide that spans generations, across class, gender and ethnicity. And it has grown over the years, largely ... Read more

    $45.99 AUD

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    Revolution: The Rise of Arteta’s Arsenal. The new sports biography revealing the incredible true story of Mikel Arteta’s success at Arsenal football club

    by Charles Watts ...
    Narrated by Gavin Osborn ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 46 min

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERThe inside story of Mikel Arteta’s astonishing transformation of ArsenalNovember 2019. Unai Emery’s final game as Arsenal manager sees the Gunners languishing eighth in the league. Appointed in the dying embers of the Wenger years, Emery’s 18 months as Arsenal boss has seen the team and the club go backwards – playing unimaginative, pragmatic football, and recently ... Read more

    $34.99 AUD

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    The Games

    A Global History of the Olympics

    Narrated by Roger May ...

    Unabridged

    22 hours 42 min

    The Olympic Games have become the single greatest festival of a universal and cosmopolitan humanity. Seventeen days of sporting competition watched and followed on every continent and in every country on the planet. Simply, the greatest show on earth. Yet when the modern games were inaugurated in Athens in 1896, the founders thought them a "display of manly virtue", an athletic celebration of the ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    The Occasionally Accurate Annals of Football

    The NFL's Greatest Players, Plays, Scandals, and Screw-Ups (Plus Stuff We Totally Made Up)

    Narrated by Dan Patrick ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 48 min

    Celebrated sports commentator Dan Patrick and comedy writer Joel H. Cohen team up with some of the hilarious creatives behind The Simpsons, Saturday Night Live, Modern Family, The Big Bang Theory, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, and more to tell you everything—and nothing—about America’s favorite sport!****No, not darts—pro football. ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Frankel: The Greatest Racehorse of All Time and the Sport That Made Him

    by Simon Cooper ...
    Narrated by Rupert Bush ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 57 min

    In horse racing greatness is defined by speed. Being the second fastest counts for little. You have to win. And win. And keep winning until every challenger of your generation is put to the sword. Of the twelve horses lined up on Newmarket Heath that 2011 day, one would do just that. And more. To become the greatest racehorse that has ever lived.Frankel was born on 11 February 2008, with four ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    Los hombres que hicieron la historia de las marcas deportivas

    Unabridged

    14 hours 29 min

    Un hermano acusa al otro de desertor ante la SS para sacarlo del negocio; un corredor gana una prueba olímpica usando zapatillas de una marca y al subirse al podio cambia su calzado por el de la competencia; un joven empresario debe decidir en menos de diez minutos el nombre de su empresa y con poca convicción elige "Nike"; alguien es enviado a colocar un bolso Adidas frente a los pies de Johan ... Read more

    $32.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    How Football Began

    A Global History of How the World's Football Codes Were Born

    by Tony Collins ...
    Narrated by Ric Jerrom ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 33 min

    This ambitious and fascinating history considers why, in the space of sixty years between 1850 and 1910, football grew from a marginal and unorganised activity to become the dominant winter entertainment for millions of people around the world. The book explores how the world’s football codes - soccer, rugby league, rugby union, American, Australian, Canadian and Gaelic - developed as part of the ... Read more

    $56.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    K: A History of Baseball in Ten Pitches

    by Tyler Kepner ...
    Narrated by Tyler Kepner ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 5 min

    NATIONAL BESTSELLER • From The New York Times baseball columnist, an enchanting, enthralling history of the national pastime as told through the craft of pitching, based on years of archival research and interviews with more than three hundred people from Hall of Famers to the stars of today.The baseball is an amazing plaything. We can grip it and hold it so many different ways, and even the ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    From Hang Time to Prime Time

    Business, Entertainment, and the Birth of the Modern-Day NBA

    by Pete Croatto ...
    Narrated by Feodor Chin ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 39 min

    Perfect for fans of Moneyball and The Book of Basketball, this vivid, thoroughly entertaining, and well-researched book explores the NBA’s surge in popularity in the 1970s and 1980s and its transformation into a global cultural institution.Far beyond simply being a sports league, the NBA has become an entertainment and pop culture juggernaut. From all kinds of team logo merchandise to officially ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    No Pie, No Priest

    A Journey through the Folk Sports of Britain

    by Harry Pearson ...
    Narrated by Simon Slater ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 53 min

    Writer Harry Pearson takes a warm and witty journey around Britain in pursuit of the lost folk sports that somehow still linger on in the glitzy era of the Premier League and Sky Sports to find out how and why they have survived and to meet the characters who keep them going.When Victorian public schoolmasters and Oxbridge-educated gentlemen were taming football, codifying cricket, bringing the ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    89

    Arsenal’s Greatest Moment, Told in Our Own Words

    by Amy Lawrence ...
    Narrated by Amy Lawrence, Alan Davies ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 28 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.This audiobook edition is narrated by Alan Davies.FOREWORD BY THIERRY HENRY____________________Anfield, May 26th 1989.The final day of the Division One season. The rest of football stopped to watch as perennial champions Liverpool took on rank outsiders Arsenal in a head-to-head contest for the title. With the Gunners leading 1-0 but desperately needing anothe... ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    The Wit of Golf

    Humourous anecdotes from golf's best-loved personalities

    Unabridged

    1 hour 11 min

    A bumper bag of humorous anecdotes and amusing tales from golf's best-loved personalities that proves golf is a funny old game - birdies, bunkers and all!Read hilarious stories covering everything from caddies to the clubhouse by the game's all-time great characters, including Peter Alliss, Nick Faldo, Sandy Lyle, Sam Torrance and Ian Woosnam. Enjoy the humour of legendary players such as Seve ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

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    1312: Among the Ultras

    A journey with the world’s most extreme fans

    Narrated by James Montague ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 59 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.You can see them, but you don't know them.Ultras are football fans like no others. A hugely visible and controversial part of the global game, their credo and aesthetic replicated in almost every league everywhere on earth, a global movement of extreme fandom and politics is also one of the largest youth movements in the world. Yet they remain unknown: an anti ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD