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The rough guide to cult sport

Author: Lloyd Bradley; Andrew Lockett; Sean Mahoney; et al
Publisher: London : Rough Guides ; N[ew] Y[ork] : Distributed by the Penguin Group, ©2011.
Series: Rough guides (Series)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Think you know all about sport? Take a beguiling and bizarre tour of all the miracles and marvels of a sporting universe full of passion and peculiarities.
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Genre/Form: Miscellanea
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lloyd Bradley; Andrew Lockett; Sean Mahoney; et al
ISBN: 9781405385985 1405385987 9781405386944 1405386940
OCLC Number: 748277246
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 298 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Contents: What is cult sport? --
Around the world in 80 sport --
Twenty cult sports --
Never mind the Olympics --
The legends --
The games --
Sporting scandals --
The shocks --
Miscellany.
Series Title: Rough guides (Series)
Other Titles: Ultimate tribute to the weird wonderful world of sport
Cult sport
Responsibility: by Lloyd Bradley with Andrew Lockett ; with contributions by Sean Mahoney ... [et al.].

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Takes us on a beguiling world tour exploring the maverick, the bizarre and the deliriously obscure parts of the sporting universe. This title recalls the players, games and moments in various sports  Read more...

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