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  • The Straight Dope Updated Edition

    The Inside Story of Sport's Biggest Drug Scandal

    by Chip Le Grand ...
    The greatest drugs scandal in Australian sport goes well beyond who took what.What happened at Essendon, what happened at Cronulla, is only part of the story. From the basement office of a suburban football club to the seedy corners of Peptide Alley to the polished corridors of Parliament House, The Straight Dope is an inside account of the politics, greed and personal feuds which fuelled an ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Concussion

    This is the story of one man's fight against a multibillion dollar colossus. A man who stood up for what was right, whatever the cost.The brilliant young forensic pathologist had no idea that the body on the slab in front of him would change his life, and ultimately change the world.The body belonged to legendary American Footballer Mike Webster, whose mental health had rapidly declined after he ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Truth about the O.J. Simpson Trial

    By the Architect of the Defense

    by F. Lee Bailey ...
    The Definitive Account of the O.J. Simpson Trial, by Legendary Defense Attorney F. Lee BaileyIt was called “The Trial of the Century.” Beloved football sensation, O.J. Simpson was famous for his prowess on the field, his good looks, and his charm. But all that changed the night his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman were brutally slaughtered in her front yard late at night on ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • Fighting for Hakeem

    Football is the world game. It unites. At a grassroots level it creates communities and, in 2019, those communities helped save the life of one of its own.In 2012, Hakeem al-Araibi was a promising young player on Bahrain's national football team when he was arrested for attacking a police station during the Arab Spring, despite television footage showing him playing soccer at the time of the ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD $12.99 AUD

  • The Greatest

    The Quest for Sporting Perfection

    What can Roger Federer teach us about the secret of longevity?What do the All Blacks have in common with improvised jazz musicians?What can cognitive neuroscientists tell us about what happens to the brains of sportspeople when they perform?And why did Johan Cruyff believe that beauty was more important than winning?Matthew Syed, the 'Sports Journalist of the Year 2016', answers these questions ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Under Dog

    A gritty, gripping gangland thriller from Kerry Kaya

    by Kerry Kaya ...
    Book 1 - Carter Brothers
    Nothing to lose…When nineteen-year-old Tommy Carter throws away a promising career as a professional boxer to work for local villain Davey Abbott, everyone thinks he’s made a huge mistake - collecting debts and working in strip clubs is no life for a young lad just starting out in life.Everything to gain.A brutal fighter, Tommy quickly earns a reputation for himself – feared and respected by ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Rodchenkov Affair

    How I Brought Down Russia’s Secret Doping Empire – Winner of the William Hill Sports Book of the Year 2020

    ***Winner of the William Hill Sports Book of the Year, 2020 - the inside story of the Russian doping programme by the man behind it all***One of the Financial Times's 'Fifty people who shaped the decade''The biggest sports scandal the world has ever seen'In 2015, Russia's Anti-Doping Centre was suspended by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) following revelations of an elaborate state-sponsored ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Red Card

    FIFA and the Fall of the Most Powerful Men in Sports

    by Ken Bensinger ...
    WINNER OF THE TELEGRAPH SPORTS AWARD FOOTBALL BOOK OF THE YEAR 2019LONGLISTED FOR THE 'Best Sports Book of the 21st Century' SPORTS BOOK AWARD**'**Gripping ... Bensinger's impeccably sourced account serves as a sharp reminder of the gargantuan levels of largesse and excess during Fifa's bad, bad days - as well as a warning that not enough has been done to prevent them returning.' Sean Ingle, ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Sports Betting: Law and Policy

    series ASSER International Sports Law Series
    Gambling is a significant global industry, which is worth around 0.6% of world trade, that is, around US$ 384 billion; and gambling on the outcome of sports events is a very popular pastime for millions of people around the world, who combine a bet with watching and enjoying their favourite sports. But, like any other human activity, sports betting is open to corruption and improper influence from ... Read more

    $431.99 AUD

  • Done Deal

    An Insider's Guide to Football Contracts, Multi-Million Pound Transfers and Premier League Big Business

    by Daniel Geey ...
    'If you want to know and understand how football really works, this is the book for you.' Guillem Balagué'A myth-busting and hugely entertaining look at the ever more complex machinations of the beautiful game. Essential.' Raphael Honigstein'A must-read for football fans.' Freddie LjungbergInsightful, enlightening and thought-provoking, leading Premier League lawyer Daniel Geey lifts the lid on ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Derecho del fútbol. Marco regulatorio jurídico propio

    Analiza la trama normativa que sirve para organizar y regular las relaciones jurídicas que se dan en la actividad deportiva del fútbol y que van camino de constituir un Ordenamiento propio que bien podría denominarse como “el derecho del fútbol” ... Read more

    $93.74 AUD

  • La justicia deportiva. Cuatro estudios

    series Cuadernos Civitas
    La generalización del profesionalismo y los avances tecnológicos de la televisión que tuvieron lugar en la última década del siglo pasado han llevado al extremo la mercantilización del deporte de competición, lo que ha dado un impulso decisivo a la judicialización de los conflictos que se producen en su seno, que si antes era esporádica y se consideraba anecdótica ahora, en cambio, se ha hecho ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Wet & Duiding Sport

    series Larcier Duiding
    Handige en overzichtelijke bundeling van her en der verspreide regelgeving Sport is alomtegenwoordig in de maatschappij en gaat gepaard met een steeds stijgend aantal belanghebbenden en een groeiende complexiteit. Deze expansie gaat gepaard met een toenemende regulering en internationalisering.Originele multidisciplinaire aanpak Wet & Duiding Sport geeft een zo volledig mogelijk overzicht van de ... Read more

    $194.99 AUD

  • Derecho del Deporte Global

    Introducción avanzada

    series Estudios
    Stephen F. Ross es uno de los mayores expertos en Derecho del Deporte de los Estados Unidos de Norteamérica. Durante su carrera se ha distinguido por su compromiso con el estudio del derecho comparado y su capacidad para evaluar la realidad e innovar. En esta breve Introducción Avanzada, escrita en coautoría con el profesor Sergio González, se recogen por primera vez en español sus reflexiones ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD

  • El arbitraje en el TAS

    Funcionamiento, procedimiento y cuestiones prácticas más relevantes.

    Book 1347 - Monografía
    El TAS se ha convertido en la piedra angular para la resolución de conflictos en el ámbito deportivo. Su importancia ha ido creciendo paulatinamente desde su creación a finales del siglo pasado hasta convertirse en el "tribunal mundial del deporte". En este sentido, la monografía que ahora ve la luz no solo es un aporte bibliográfico oportuno para los abogados que litigan ante el TAS, sino que ... Read more

    $47.99 AUD

  • La fiscalidad del patrocinio deportivo

    series Derecho deportivo
    La presente obra parte de la distinción de los distintos tipos de patrocinio: el publicitario o esponsorización, el mecenazgo simple y el mecenazgo empresarial. Una manera de fomentar estas tipologías del patrocinio es mediante la concesión de incentivos fiscales, por lo que la investigación se centra en analizar la normativa tributaria vigente y los beneficios fiscales para los patrocinadores y ... Read more

    $29.12 AUD

  • Processo a Diego Armando Maradona

    La Mano de Dios

    Il processo immaginario a Diego Armando Maradona oltre trent’anni dopo la Mano de Dios è l’occasione per interrogarsi su problematiche non solo giuridiche, ma prima ancora sociologiche e culturali di grande attualità, specie nella moderna società dell’immagine e della comunicazione. La fama e la celebrità impongono davvero il dovere di comportarsi in modo da essere da esempio per gli altri, specie ... Read more

    $9.89 AUD

  • Codice di Giustizia sportiva

    by AA.VV. ...
    series I codici ipertestuali
    Con le norme di comportamento e le sanzioni applicabili ai soggetti facenti parte della Federazione Italiana Gioco Calcio (FIGC), degli Organi Statutari della Giustizia Sportiva e degli organismi per la risoluzione di controversie. Formato a portata di mano, visualizzabile su qualsiasi dispositivo mobile, iPhone, iPad, Android, Tablet, Samsung e su desktop. I collegamenti ipertestuali tra gli ... Read more

    $2.95 AUD

  • Council of Europe Convention on the manipulation of sports competitions

    And explanatory report

    The Council of Europe Convention on the Manipulation of Sports Competitions is the first legally binding international tool to fight match-fixing. Its purpose is to prevent, detect and punish the manipulation of sports competitions, as well as to enhance the exchange of information and national and international co-operation between the public authorities concerned and with sports organisations ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • O Novo Regime Jurídico das Federações Desportivas - 2ª Edição

    Anotado e comentado

    2a edição revista e aumentadaUma obra que já mostrou a sua utilidade a todos quantos a usaram e estudaram na sua primeira versão.Um instrumento de consulta útil e prático que dá a conhecer as recentes alterações legislativas decorrentes da publicação doDecreto-Lei no 93/2014, de 23 de Junho.Esta 2a edição não é uma mera reimpressão, mas antes o produto de uma maior reflexão sobre os diversos temas ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD

  • 1º Congresso Internacional sobre o Regime Jurídico do Contrato de Trabalho Desportivo

    by Vários ...
    Um conjunto de contributos e reflexões elaborados por especialistas na matéria, sobre o complexo e inigualável mundo do Direito Laboral Desportivo.Neste livro são tratadas as mais relevantes temáticas no domínio do contrato de trabalho desportivo: a questão dos limites salariais dos atletas; a relação do jogador de futebol com o poder instituído; os direitos, liberdades e garantias laborais face a ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Mujer, discriminación y deporte

    series Derecho deportivo
    Denuncia a lo largo de treinta y dos sugerentes artículos de la discriminación, de Derecho y de hecho, de la mujer en el ámbito del deporte. Anacronismos como la inexistencia de ligas profesionales femeninas, la falta de reconocimiento del derecho laboral deportivo, así como su deficiente representación en las estructuras institucionales hacen palpable esta situación. ... Read more

    $26.48 AUD

  • O Novo Regime Jurídico das Federações Desportivas

    Anotado e comentado

    Uma obra essencial para os agentes desportivos, particularmente aqueles com responsabilidades de gestão e direção, conhecerem e familiarizarem-se com os principais instrumentos normativos que regulam a sua atividade e das organizações que dirigem.Uma obra que vem colmatar a falta de referências doutrinais nacionais sobre esta matéria, essencial para ficar informado sobre os princípios orientadores ... Read more

    $30.99 AUD

  • Legislação Desportiva Essencial

    Direito Desportivo. Justiça Desportiva.

    by Paulo Schmitt ...
    Legislação Desportiva Brasileira Atualizada. Livro digital de referência. Leis Ordinárias e Regulamentação (Decretos): Lei Pelé; Profissão de Educação Física; Estatuto do Torcedor; Bolsa-Atleta; Timemania; Incentivo Fiscal da União; Lei Geral da Copa. Código Brasileiro de Justiça Desportiva - CBJD. Regulamento Antidoping da FIFA. Regulamento Geral de Competições da CBF. Regras de Futebol. ... Read more