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1. The Olympic Games Miscellany (Large Print 16pt) - John White

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The Olympic Games is the world's biggest sporting extravaganza with athletes from more than 200 countries either attempting to qualify or actually competing in more than two dozen sports over three weeks. There are hundreds of stories from the Games, stretching back to the end of the 19th century, tales of bravery, misery, joy and despair, together with thought - provoking lists and records. The Olympic Games Miscellany isn't a history book, a biography, an encyclopedia or a records book, but it is a little bit of all of them. All true sports fans will enjoy dipping into these pages and learning about some of the greatest athletes ever to have taken the Olympic Oath.

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2. The Boxing Miscellany (Large Print 16pt) - John White

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There is something for every boxing fan in ''The Boxing Miscellany''. Within these pages, the reader will learn hundreds of fascinating facts about pugilistic history on a wide range of topics, from world champions and great fights to scandals and controversies outside the ring. It also features famous quotes, biographies, fight reports, boxing records, lists and numerous trivia entries. As the items appear completely at random, it is not only a book to be read from cover to cover, but one to be dipped into and enjoyed in three - minute rounds. Researched with unflagging energy by an unrivaled master of the sporting factoid, ''The Boxing Miscellany'' will bring hours of reading pleasure to every lover of the 'sweet science'.

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3. The England Football Supporters Book (Large Print 16pt) - John White

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The England team has a long and storied history, but this book is neither a work of reference, nor a compendium of lists, nor a collection of biographies, nor a compilation of trivia. In fact, it is a gloriously quirky mixture of all these things and much more besides. Within these pages, the reader will learn hundreds of fascinating facts about the national team on a wide range of topics, from Wembley Way to Soho Square, to the famous managers, outstanding players and big match encounters. 'The England Loyal Supporter's Book'will bring hours of reading pleasure to every England football fan.

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4. The Golf Miscellany (Large Print 16pt) - John White

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There is something for everyone in The Golf Miscellany. Now fully revised and updated up to and including the US Masters 2011, within these pages the reader will learn fascinating facts about the sport on a wide range of topics, from the players and the tournaments (both individual and team) to the great courses that have provided the stage on which the sport's stars have performed. As the items appear completely at random, The Golf Miscellany is not really a book that should be read from cover to cover; it is more a book that should be dipped into sporadically and enjoyed in short breaks. Painstakingly researched, and offering a refreshing insight into the game - from the essential to the downright quirky - The Golf Miscellany will bring hours of pleasure to every sports fan.

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5. The England Cricket Miscellany (Large Print 16pt) - John White

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There is something for every cricket lover in ''The England Cricket Miscellany''. The England cricket team has a long and storied history, but this book is not exclusively a work of reference, or a compendium of lists, or a collection of biographies, or a compilation of trivia. It is a gloriously quirky mixture of all these things and much more besides. Within these pages, the reader will learn hundreds of fascinating facts about the England team on a wide range of topics, from the Bodyline Tour to Freddie Flintoff's nocturnal navigation of a pedalo, encompassing the notable feats with bat and ball of both the cricketing gods and their assistant pie - throwers and the epic Test match encounters in which they participated. A veritable cornucopia of information about the quintessential summer game, ''The England Cricket Miscellany'' will bring hours of reading pleasure to every fan.

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