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Players: 250 Men, Women and Animals Who Created Modern Sport
It may be natural to play games, but the sports we love aren't natural at all. Each and every one of them has been invented, tweaked, pushed and pulled to come up with better rules, cleverer tactics and more effective techniques. There are no prizes for guessing who invented the Cruyff Turn or the Fosbury Flop - but who invented the header or the sliding tackle? The dive p ...more
ebook, 656 pages
Published November 10th 2009 by Vintage Digital
(first published September 1st 2009)
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