all ebooks in category: History of Sports (21)

21 Days to Glory: The Official Team Sky Book of the 2012 Tour de France
English | EPUB | 86.8 MB

The official, illustrated, insider story of the 2012 Tour de France was won, from Team Sky. With stunning photos from Scott Mitchell and exclusive interviews …

Creating the Big Ten : Courage, Corruption, and Commercialization
English | 2018 | ISBN: 0252083245 | 317 Pages | PDF | 2.82 MB

Big Ten football fans pack gridiron cathedrals that hold up to 100,000 spectators. The conference's fourteen member schools share a broadcast network and a 2016 …

«When Nothing Else Matters: Michael Jordan's Last Comeback» by Michael Leahy
English | ISBN: 9780743276481 | EPUB | 0.7 MB

As one of the greatest, most celebrated athletes in history, Michael Jordan conquered professional basketball as no one had before. Powered by a potent mix …

Samurai Fighting Arts: The Spirit and the Practice (Repost)
Kodansha | 2003 | ISBN: 4770028989 | English | 236 pages | PDF | 35.56 MB

This book introduces the world of traditional Japanese martial arts and will provide readers with a deeper understanding of Bushido and Japan. Also known as …

Fiat CR 32 (Ali d'Italia 4)
La Bancarella Aeronautica, Torino | 1996 | ISBN: N/A | Italiano / English | 56 pages | PDF | 18.63 MB

Ali d'Italia 4 The FIAT CR.32 emerged as the most successful combat aircraft of the Spanish Civil War, achieving considerable success over more modern types …

«Season of Saturdays: A History of College Football in 14 Games» by Michael Weinreb
English | ISBN: 9781451627848 | EPUB | 0.6 MB

From an award-winning sports journalist and college football expert: “A beautifully written mix of memoir and reportage that tracks college ball through fourteen key games, …

Sport and Spectacle in the Ancient World, 2nd Edition
English | 2014 | ISBN: 1118613562 | PDF | pages: 378 | 8.6 mb

The second edition of Sport and Spectacle in the Ancient World updates Donald G. Kyle’s award-winning introduction to this topic, covering the Ancient Near East …

The End of Greek Athletics in Late Antiquity
English | 2015 | ISBN: 1107050782, 1107644704 | 405 pages | PDF | 6 MB

This book presents the first comprehensive study of how and why athletic contests, a characteristic aspect of Greek culture for over a millennium, disappeared in …

Go Nation: Chinese Masculinities and the Game of Weiqi in China
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0520276310, 0520276329 | 208 pages | PDF | 2 MB

Go (Weiqi in Chinese) is one of the most popular games in East Asia, with a steadily increasing fan base around the world. Like chess, …

The Bite Fight: Tyson, Holyfield and the Night That Changed Boxing Forever
English | June 1, 2013 | ISBN: 1600787908 | 240 pages | EPUB | 4.25 Mb

The infamous boxing match between Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield on June 28, 1997, was like none other in the sport’s history, and this insightful …