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Bendigo, Right Fist of God - Alan Dance and David Field Bendigo, The Right Fist of God, book review

William Thompson, better known as Bendigo, is one of Nottingham's underappreciated sons. Alan Dance and David Field have sought to correct that with their historical novel: Bendigo, The Right Fist of God. They have used fiction  and their undoubted story telling skills to build on a sound but limited historical base to produce an engaging novel

Close to the Wind, cover Ben Ainslie, Close to the Wind. Total Competitor

Ben Ainslie explains who he is and how he became Britain's most successful Olympic yachtsman - an Olympian and athlete who stands comparison with Pinsent and Redgrave.

Williams, In Their Own Words, cover Williams, Cultural Insight into a F1 Racing Team

Sir Frank Williams's long career in Formula One has had many highs and lows. Maurice Hamilton charts that history with personal stories from those most closely involved.

German Racing Silver, cover German Racing Silver; Drivers, Cars and Triumphs

Racing Colours are histories of a nation's motor racing drivers, designers, manufacturers and teams. German Racing Silver is the story of the legendary "Silver Arrows".

French Racing Blue, cover French Racing Blue, The History of Motor Racing

It is often forgotten that motor racing started in France and French teams have a long and distinguished history. Some of the original French teams are still competing. French teams have worn their national racing blue with pride for over a century and continue to do so. Indeed they carried on using national colours well after most teams had switched to the livery of their commercial sponsors.

Senna versus Prost, cover Senna Versus Prost, F1 Grand Prix Power Struggle

Great champions are born fighters; Formula One is no exception and the rivalry, on and off the track, between Prost and Senna was one of the greatest in sporting history.

British Racing Green, cover British Racing Green, a Car and Driver History

British Racing Green, of whatever hue, still resonates with national pride in Britain's motor racing heritage which is chronicled here; even when other colours were worn.

Can We Have Our Balls Back, Please? - book cover Can We Have Our Balls Back? History of Sports

A history of popular sports and games Can We Have Our Balls Back, Please? is an entertaining and surprising journey from local folk games to modern world wide sport.

Acme Thunderer whistle Acme Thunderer - Story of The Referee's Whistle

The first whistle designed for referees, The Acme Thunderer, celebrates its 125th anniversary in 2009. It is still made and is still in worldwide use across many sports.

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