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Great sporting rivals

Author: Joseph Romanos
Publisher: Auckland [N.Z.] : Exisle Pub., 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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'Great Sporting Rivals' tells fifteen superb stories of rivalries across a range of sports, including athletics, tennis, and football. It examines why certain rivalries capture public interest and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Romanos
ISBN: 0908988400 9780908988402
OCLC Number: 57211351
Description: 200 pages, [12] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1 Fire and ice: John McEnroe v Bjorn Borg --
Ch. 2 The Four-minute wonders: Roger Bannister v John Landy --
Ch. 3 Showtime comes to the NBA: Larry Bird v Magic Johnson --
Ch. 4 Chalk and cheese: Margaret Court v Billie Jean King --
Ch. 5 'We need muscles like yours to beat Germany': Joe Louis v Max Schmeling --
Ch. 6 Dicing with death: Alain Prost v Ayrton Senna --
Ch. 7 The Old Firm: Celtic v Rangers --
Ch. 8 The rivals who wouldn't: Sebastian Coe v Steve Ovett --
Ch. 9 Ice Queens: Tonya Harding v Nancy Kerrigan --
Ch. 10 'Nobody roots for Goliath': Wilt Chamberlain v Bill Russell --
Ch. 11 Rise and fall: Jack Nicklaus v Arnold Palmer --
Ch. 12 Still smokin' after all these years: Muhammad Ali v Joe Frazier --
Ch. 13 Great Gareth, Super Sid: Gareth Edwards v Sid Going --
Ch. 14 When opposites attract: Chris Evert v Martina Navratilova --
Ch. 15 Enhanced performance: Carl Lewis v Ben Johnson.
Responsibility: Joseph Romanos.

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