Apart form its current publications, John Blake Publishing has a sizeable back list of acclaimed sporting titles. These include biographies of stars such as Roger Federer, WG Grace, Fernando Torres and Frankie Dettori. For more information, visit www.blake.co.uk
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Release date: 25th July, 2014 Publisher: Trinity Mirror Sport
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AS Billy Joe Saunders became boxingís new European middleweight champion with a mighty right hook, his veteran trainer Jimmy Tibbs predicted a glowing future for the fighter from travelling stock. (read review)
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Published in paperback on 14th August, the latest Sky Sports Football Yearbook should, theoretically, be consigned to the dusty, inaccessible shelves of a museum, another victim of the internetís galling omnipresence.
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A thought-provoking series of mini-lectures on the mental state(s) required for tackling the game, including patience, detachment of ego, the controlled use of aggression and a willingness to use your opponent's momentum against him. And if that sounds more like a martial art than a game, you've pretty much got the hang of what the book is about... (read review)
Release date: 14th August, 2014 Publisher: BBC Books
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All time greats
It may seem as though sports books are a new phenomenon
or limited solely to autobiographies, but this is not
the case. There have been a number of classic sports titles
over the years, a selection of which we have chosen here.
The top 10
This list is regularly updated, designed to save you
time and money visiting the High Street to try and find
which sports books are currently in the top 10. A mug’s
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The dramatic increase in the number of sports-related books being published over the past decade means that sports fans are continually searching for independent assessments of content before buying.
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