The Sports Book

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Dorling Kindersley Limited, Apr 1, 2011 - Sports & Recreation - 448 pages
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This is the ultimate armchair companion to practically every sport ever invented, put together with sports fantatic Ray Stubbs.

Check out the rules, history, players and events for over 250 of the world s greatest sports: from basketball to bobsleigh, karate to korfball, and synchronised swimming to ski jumping.

Stay ahead in the world of sport with the latest facts and figures from leading experts and governing bodies. And pick up the techniques and tactics of the world s best competitors.

Plus get in training early with the special fact-filled feature on the Olympic Games.

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When you are flipping thru the TV and come across a guy wielding fat headed hockey stick and smacking a small white ball towards a small netted goal with two white pipes sticking up from it and you ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Ray Stubbs has carved out a successful career in sports broadcasting after playing professional football with Tranmere Rovers FC. Starting as a radio reporter and presenter, in 1986 he moved into television and produced, reported and presented on a number of sports programmes.

During a career that has spanned more than twenty years, Ray has worked as a reporter and presenter on various regular sports programmes on television. He has also covered many major events, from football (including the last four football World Cups), snooker and darts to the Winter Olympics and the Commonwealth Games.

Ray has become a regular fixture in sports presenting, and he currently presents a range of sports programmes.

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