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  • Concussion

    by Jeanne Marie Laskas

    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 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

    $10.99 AUD

  • Fighting for Hakeem

    by Craig Foster and 1 more

    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

  • The Greatest

    The Quest for Sporting Perfection

    by Matthew Syed

    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

  • The Rodchenkov Affair

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

    by Grigory Rodchenkov

    ***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***The full story behind Oscar award-winning IcarusOne 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-Dopi... ... 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 2019'Spellbinding. A gripping account of how the beautiful game got grotesquely ugly. Highly recommended.' Gary Lineker**'**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 ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Sports Betting: Law and Policy

    by Paul M. Anderson and 3 more

    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

    $431.19 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

    $15.72 AUD

  • Steroids: History, Science, and Issues

    by Joan E. Standora and 2 more

    series The Story of a Drug
    Providing a significant source of information for upper high school and community college students concerning steroids and their derivatives, this book provides a holistic overview of this controversial class of drugs.The risks of recreational steroid use are often ignored or misunderstood by those who try them. At the same time, the therapeutic use of steroids can be dangerous when they're used ... Read more

    $80.18 AUD

  • Codice di giustizia sportiva

    by AA.VV

    Contiene 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.I collegamenti ipertestuali tra gli articoli garantiscono massima fruibilità e facilità di utilizzo. ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD

  • How to Play the Game

    What Every Sports Attorney Needs to Know

    by Darren Heitner

    How to Play the Game, by Miami-based attorney and sports agent Darren Heitner, is the go-to source for anyone interested in getting into the field of sports law. It discusses the laws that govern the sports industry, from contract drafting and negotiation to antitrust issues, intellectual property matters, and labor law concerns. It also discusses the role of players' associations, the power of ... Read more

    $92.17 AUD

  • Unsportsmanlike Conduct

    College Football and the Politics of Rape

    by Jessica Luther

    Jessica Luther is one of the foremost experts on sexual assault and football. This book is based on exhaustive research on all documented cases of sexual assault allegations against college football players.Luther is a fellow in the Texas Program in Sports and Media at the University of Texas and a member of the Association for Women in Sports Media.Luther has appeared on ESPN and spoken on ... Read more

    $21.11 AUD

  • Yearbook of International Sports Arbitration 2017

    by Antoine Duval and 1 more

    series Yearbook of International Sports Arbitration
    The Yearbook of International Sports Arbitration is the first academic publication aiming to offer comprehensive coverage, on a yearly basis, of the most recent and salient developments regarding international sports arbitration, through a combination of general articles and case notes. The present volume covers decisions rendered by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) and national courts in ... Read more

    $170.16 AUD

  • Getting in the Game

    Title IX and the Women's Sports Revolution

    by Deborah L. Brake

    series Critical America #51
    Title IX, a landmark federal statute enacted in 1972 to prohibit sex discrimination in education, has worked its way into American culture as few other laws have. It is an iconic law, the subject of web blogs and T-shirt slogans, and is widely credited with opening the doors to the massive numbers of girls and women now participating in competitive sports. Yet few people fully understand the law’s ... Read more

    $38.71 AUD

  • Sport in der Kommune als Managementaufgabe

    by Gabriele Wach and 1 more

    series Blickpunkt Sportmanagement
    Dieser Sammelband thematisiert die zahlreichen Anknüpfungspunkte zwischen (organisiertem) Sport und kommunalen Aufgabenbereichen. Dazu zählen unter anderem Planung, Bau und Betrieb von Sportstätten, die Stadt- beziehungsweise Sportentwicklungsplanung, das Stadtmarketing, das Eventmanagement und die kommunale Sportpolitik. Auch gesellschaftspolitische Themenstellungen, wie Integrationspolitik, ... Read more

    $119.01 AUD

  • Direito aplicado à gestão do esporte

    by Cristiano Caús

    Este livro não é apenas para bacharéis em Direito ou advogados, mas também dirigentes, gestores, profissionais de marketing, jornalistas, atletas, agentes, patrocinadores, médicos, educadores físicos e estudantes em geral que queiram conhecer sobre direito desportivo. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Little Book of Baseball Law

    by John H. Minan

    The game of baseball has often resulted in brawls, both on the field and in the courtroom, and from the 1890's on, much of what baseball is today has been shaped by the law. In eighteen chapters, this eye-opening book discusses cases that involved rules of the game, new stadium construction, ownership of baseball memorabilia, injured spectators, television contracts, and much more. ... Read more

    $19.68 AUD

  • Game-Day Gangsters

    Crime and Deviance in Canadian Football

    by Curtis Fogel

    In the complicated interaction between sport and law, much is revealed about the perception and understanding of consent and tolerable deviance. When a football player steps onto the field, what deviations from the rules of the game are considered acceptable? And what risks has the player already accepted by voluntarily participating in the sport? In the case of Canadian football, acts of on-field ... Read more

    $30.79 AUD

  • Football and the Boundaries of History

    Critical Studies in Soccer

    by Brenda Elsey and 1 more

    The essays in this volume use football to create a dialogue between history and other disciplines, including art criticism, philosophy, and political science. The study of football provides fertile ground for interdisciplinary initiatives and this volume explores the disciplinary boundaries that are shifting “beneath our feet.” Traditional disciplines in the humanities and social sciences have ... Read more

    $54.00 AUD

  • Rules of the Game

    Sports Law

    by Michael E. Jones

    Sports law is an ever-growing field that requires constant updates, analyses, and research. Rules of the Game: Sports Law provides the most up-to-date information on hot-button issues such as crime in sports—including sexual harassment and assault both on college campuses and in private homes—sports litigation—especially pertaining to concussions—and publicity, privacy, and defamation rights of ... Read more

    $99.98 AUD

  • Intellectual Property Law in the Sports and Entertainment Industries

    by Walter T. Champion and 1 more

    In this detailed yet readable legal analysis, the authors thoroughly evaluate the connections between intellectual property and the sports and entertainment industries, covering everything from copyrights and patents to trademarked logos and marketing strategies.This complete survey of intellectual property law in the sports and entertainment industries evaluates the key connections between these ... Read more

    $91.29 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

    $3.26 AUD

  • Football, Gambling, and Money Laundering

    A Global Criminal Justice Perspective

    by Fausto Martin De Sanctis

    Professional football means many things to many people. For players, a means to possible fame and fortune. For fans, a source of local or national pride, and perhaps the chance to score with a few bets. For criminal organizations, a cover for making millions in corrupt enterprises. In the world of gambling this is no different.Football, Gambling, and Money Laundering describes in impressive detail ... Read more

    $45.09 AUD

  • Sports law and policy in the European Union

    by Richard Parrish

    series European Policy Research Unit
    Investigates the birth of EU sports law and policy by examining the impact of the Bosman ruling and other European Court of Justice decisions, the relationship between sport and EU competition law, the organization of sport, and the relationship between sport and the EU Treaty. ... Read more

    $30.68 AUD