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  • My Dream Time

    The #1 bestselling memoir from global tennis superstar Ash Barty

    by Ash Barty ...
    It's a tennis story. It's a family story. It's a teamwork story. It's the story of how I got to where and who I am today.I'm only in my mid-twenties, and some might think that's young to write a memoir. Who does that, right? But for me and my team it's always been important to reflect on every part of the journey, especially the end. In that context, the timing is perfect to share my story, from ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • Breath

    The New Science of a Lost Art

    by James Nestor ...
    THE PHENOMENAL INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER - OVER A MILLION COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDESHORTLISTED FOR THE ROYAL SOCIETY BOOK PRIZE'Who would have thought something as simple as changing the way we breathe could be so revolutionary for our health, from snoring to allergies to immunity? A fascinating book, full of dazzling revelations' Dr Rangan ChatterjeeThere is nothing more essential to our health and ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • It's All About the Bike

    The Pursuit of Happiness On Two Wheels

    by Robert Penn ...
    As seen on TVThe bicycle is one of mankind's greatest inventions - and the most popular form of transport in history. Robert Penn has ridden one most days of his adult life. In his late 20s, he pedalled 40,000 kilometres around the world. Yet, like cyclists everywhere, the utilitarian bikes he currently owns don't even hint at this devotion. Robert needs a new bike, a bespoke machine that reflects ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Straight Shooter

    A Memoir of Second Chances and First Takes

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERAmerica’s most popular sports media figure tells it like it is in this surprisingly personal book, not only dishing out his signature, uninhibited opinions but also revealing the challenges he overcame in childhood as well as at ESPN, and who he really is when the cameras are off.Stephen A. Smith has never been handed anything, nor was he an overnight success. Growing up ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • The Brave Athlete

    Calm the F*ck Down and Rise to the Occasion

    The Brave Athlete solves the 13 most common mental conundrums athletes face in their everyday training and in races.You don’t have one brain—you have three; your ancient Chimp brain that keeps you alive, your modern Professor brain that navigates the civilized world, and your Computer brain that accesses your memories and runs your habits (good and bad). They fight for control all the time and ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • The Cubs Way

    The Zen of Building the Best Team in Baseball and Breaking the Curse

    by Tom Verducci ...
    **The New York Times BestsellerWith inside access and reporting, Sports Illustrated senior baseball writer and FOX Sports analyst Tom Verducci reveals how Theo Epstein and Joe Maddon built, led, and inspired the Chicago Cubs team that broke the longest championship drought in sports, chronicling their epic journey to become World Series champions.**It took 108 years, but it really happened. The ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Jail Blazers

    How the Portland Trail Blazers Became the Bad Boys of Basketball

    by Kerry Eggers ...
    In the late ’90s and early 2000s, the Portland Trail Blazers were one of the hottest teams in the NBA. For almost a decade, they won 60 percent of their games while making it to the Western Conference Finals twice. However, what happened off-court was just as unforgettable as what they did on the court.When someone asked Blazers general manager Bob Whitsitt about his team’s chemistry, he replied ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • Perform Under Pressure

    by Ceri Evans ...
    *Radically change the way you think about pressure*'Whatever it is you want to improve in your own life, this book will help you do it.'RICHIE McCAW, former All Blacks captainPerform Under Pressure will help you not only survive but thrive in situations that up until now have been holding you back. Targeting the moments when you are most stressed and uncomfortable, Dr Ceri Evans' red-blue mind ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • The Secret Race

    Inside the Hidden World of the Tour de France: Doping, Cover-ups, and Winning at All Costs

    WINNER OF THE WILLIAM HILL SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARDOn a fateful night in 2009, Tyler Hamilton and Daniel Coyle met for dinner in Boulder, Colorado. Over the next eighteen months, Hamilton would tell Coyle his story, and his sport's story, in explosive detail, never sparing himself in the process. In a way, he became as obsessed with telling the truth as he had been with winning the Tour de ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Legacy

    by James Kerr ...
    When the going gets tough, the tough start changing.Difficult times call for different solutions.In his global bestseller, Legacy, James Kerr goes deep into the heart of the world's most successful team, the New Zealand All Blacks, to help understand what it takes to bounce back from adversity and still reach the top.It is a book about leading a team or an organisation - but, more importantly, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game

    by Michael Lewis ...
    "One of the best baseball—and management—books out....Deserves a place in the Baseball Hall of Fame."—ForbesMoneyball is a quest for the secret of success in baseball. Following the low-budget Oakland Athletics, their larger-than-life general manger, Billy Beane, and the strange brotherhood of amateur baseball enthusiasts, Michael Lewis has written not only "the single most influential baseball ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • The New Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding

    The Bible of Bodybuilding, Fully Updated and Revis

    From elite bodybuilding competitors to gymnasts, from golfers to fitness gurus, anyone who works out with weights must own this book -- a book that only Arnold Schwarzenegger could write, a book that has earned its reputation as "the bible of bodybuilding."Inside, Arnold covers the very latest advances in both weight training and bodybuilding competition, with new sections on diet and nutrition, ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Night Games

    Sex, Power and Sport

    by Anna Krien ...
    Winner of the 2014 Davitt Award for Best True Crime Book and the 2014 William Hill Sports Book of the Year‘The Pies beat the Saints and the city of Melbourne was still cloaked in black and white crepe paper when the rumour of a pack rape by celebrating footballers began to surface … And so, as police were confiscating bedsheets from a townhouse in South Melbourne, the trial by media began.’What ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Range

    How Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World

    by David Epstein ...
    "David Epstein manages to make me thoroughly enjoy the experience of being told that everything I thought about something was wrong. I loved Range." Malcolm Gladwell, bestselling author of Outliers.Range is the ground-breaking and exhilarating New York Times bestselling exploration into how to be successful in the 21st Century, from David Epstein the acclaimed author of The Sports Gene.What if ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Book of Basketball

    The NBA According to The Sports Guy

    by Bill Simmons ...
    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The NBA according to The Sports Guy—now updated with fresh takes on LeBron, the Celtics, and more!Foreword by Malcom Gladwell • “The work of a true fan . . . it might just represent the next phase of sports commentary.”—The AtlanticBill Simmons, the wildly opinionated and thoroughly entertaining basketball addict known to millions as ESPN’s The Sports Guy, has written ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Boys' Club

    The Boys' Club is the must-read inside story behind the power and politics of AFL, Australia's biggest sport.Revealing how the fledgling state administrative body evolved into the Australian Football League and its meteoric rise to become one of the richest and most powerful organisations in the land, award-winning investigative journalist Mick Warner delivers a fascinating insight into key ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Rough Ride

    Behind the Wheel with a Pro Cyclist

    by Paul Kimmage ...
    First published in 1990, Rough Ride is one of the greatest books ever written about the life of a professional athlete. Almost twenty years later, Yellow Jersey is publishing an updated edition of this cycling classic, with a new foreword by the author which reflects on his life both inside and outside the sport.Paul Kimmage's boyhood dreams were of cycling glory: wearing the yellow jersey, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Howzat!

    Kerry Packer's War

    England, Summer 1975. The Australian cricket team, visiting for an Ashes series, fields players who will become legends of the game Ian Chappell, Rodney Marsh, Dennis Lillee, Jeff Thomson against celebrated English power-cricketers Tony Greig, John Snow and Phil Edmonds. It is the pinnacle of the game of cricket the two oldest enemies in the game going head to head. At the beautifully green ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Natural Born Heroes

    The Lost Secrets of Strength and Endurance

    AS HEARD ON THE CHRIS EVANS BREAKFAST SHOW - "It's not just for runners. It's for life! It's a great story."When Chris McDougall stumbled across the story of Churchill's 'dirty tricksters', a motley crew of English poets and academics who helped resist the Nazi invasion of Crete, he knew he was on the track of something special.To beat the odds, the tricksters-starving, aging, outnumbered-tapped ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Slaying the Badger

    LeMond, Hinault and the Greatest Ever Tour de France

    by Richard Moore ...
    Greg LeMond, 'L'Americain': fresh-faced, prodigious newcomer. This is supposed to be his year.Bernard Hinault, 'The Badger': aggressive, headstrong, five-time winner of the Tour. He has pledged his unwavering support to his team mate, LeMond.The team is everything in cycling, so the world watches, stunned, as LeMond and Hinault's explosive rivalry plays out over three high-octane weeks. Slaying ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Eleven Rings

    by Phil Jackson ...
    For fans of the hit Netflix docuseries The Last Dance.During his storied career as head coach of the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers, Phil Jackson won more championships than any coach in the history of professional sports. Even more important, he succeeded in never wavering from coaching his way, from a place of deep values. Jackson was tagged as the 'Zen master' half in jest by ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • From Lance to Landis

    Inside the American Doping Controversy at the Tour de France

    by David Walsh ...
    For eight years, the Tour de France, arguably the world’s most demanding athletic competition, was ruled by two men: Lance Armstrong and Floyd Landis. On the surface, they were feature players in one of the great sporting stories of the age–American riders overcoming tremendous odds to dominate a sport that held little previous interest for their countrymen. But is this a true story, or is there a ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Inverting the Pyramid

    The History of Football Tactics

    'One of the most revelatory sports books of the year' SCOTLAND ON SUNDAY'Masterful ... i****t could be the best thing to have happened to English football in years' TIME OUT'Gloriously readable, eccentric and informative' METROIn Inverting the Pyramid, Jonathan Wilson pulls apart the finer details of the world's game, tracing the global history of tactics, from modern pioneers right back to the ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Breaking The Chain

    Drugs and Cycling - The True Story

    by Willy Voet ...
    On 8 July 1998 Festina team soigneur Willy Voet was stopped by the police. In his car were the drugs the team needed if they were to have any chance of playing a competitive part in the 1998 Tour de France. The car was searched, he was immediately arrested and so the story that has been undermining the sport of cycling since the death of Tommy Simpson in 1967, finally broke.Imprisoned for sixteen ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD