With fans of all ages, hockey is one of the fastest-growing sports around. What better way to celebrate it than with a collection of brainteasers from the master of sports puzzles, Jesse Ross? Featuring puzzles, word searches, trivia, and facts on the sport and its superstars, this book tests novices and seasoned fans even super-fans who think they know it all. Content focusing on female athletes makes the book a winner for both male and female sports fans.
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Explaining Australian law as it applies to sports franchises, clubs, and individual athletes, this guide describes key concepts in simple terms and covers issues such as contracts, negligence, defamation, doping, and the responsibilities of owners and players. This edition adds new material on civil liability amendments, global broadcast rights, insurance and risk management, and recent legal actions arising from the Beijing Olympics.
Since its creation in the late 19th century, basketball has grown to become one of the most popular sports on Earth, Readers will learn all about the basic skills of the game, from passing and shooting to dribbling and rebounding, Whether you want to improve your game or just be a sports expert, the Rookie Read-AboutŪ Sports series can help you learn all about your favorite sports, Simple, engaging text and exciting pictures teach you the rules and concepts of each sport?and then introduce you to the sport's most famous athletes
Michael Jordan electrified the basketball world from the moment he burst onto the scene in the early 1980s. His grace under pressure, his seeming ability to defy gravity, his pure love of the game - all were unparalleled. When he retired, he left a gaping hole that many have tried to fill. And while some have come close, none may ever jump as high into the basketball stratosphere as His Airness once did. Matt Christopher is the name young readers turn to when they're looking for the best sports biographies on the shelf.
In Whats My Name, Fool? sports writer Dave Zirin shows how sports express the worst - and at times the most creative, exciting, and political - features of our society. Zirins sharp and insightful commentary on the personalities, politics, and history of American sports is unlike any sports ...
True Stories That Go Beyond the Headlines Stories about athletes and coaches usually focus on their championships or their scandals. All the Good in Sports features 20 contemporary sports personalities who go beyond the headlines to candidly share how their relationship with Christ has helped ...
What is it about Canada and Canadians that inspires such unbridled passion for this simple game of ice, puck and stick? "How Hockey Explains Canada" attempts to answer those and many other questions by delving into the hearts and minds of players, announcer, writers, coaches, and fans from ...
Levelled non-fiction website. The website covers reading age 7-11. Each of the 80 sections has a supporting book. Each level is linked to both QCA and NLS, and covers a range of subjects from Geography, Science, ICT, Design and Technology, Art and Design, History, Religious Education, English ...
Talk Chinese is the first series on practical and colloquial Chinese. It covers social communications, life, travel, sports, leisure, shopping, emergency, campus, office, IT, etc. It allows you to learn the Chinese language through real life experiences. You'll learn Chinese that is used in ...
Explaining Australian law as it applies to sports franchises, clubs, and individual athletes, this guide describes key concepts in simple terms and covers issues such as contracts, negligence, defamation, doping, and the responsibilities of owners and players. This edition adds new material ...
Michael Jordan electrified the basketball world from the moment he burst onto the scene in the early 1980s. His grace under pressure, his seeming ability to defy gravity, his pure love of the game - all were unparalleled. When he retired, he left a gaping hole that many have tried to fill. ...
Jean-Loup Chappelet. The International Olympic Committee and the Olympic System: The Governance of World Sport
When the athletes enter the stadium and the Olympic flame is lit, the whole world watches. Billions will continue to follow the events and to share in the athletes' joys and sorrows for the next sixteen days. Readers of this book, however, will watch forthcoming editions of the Olympic Games ...