Summer of Sport

As Wimbledon’s lawns receive their final trim, Chris Froome gears up for a possible fourth Tour de France triumph and the Lions surge into another month of Antipodean combat, 2017’s exciting summer of sport is very much underway. We’ve got great publishing to match, hand-picked by @WstonesSport’s Matt Gardiner.

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Highlights from an Incredible Sporting Summer

Knowing the Score
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But Seriously
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The Hardmen
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Butcher, Blacksmith, Acrobat, Sweep
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My Turn: The Autobiography
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Muhammad Ali: A Memoir
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Speed Demons
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The Lions: When the Going Gets Tough
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When Lions Roared
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Sober
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1966
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Built for Speed
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Guy Martin: Worms to Catch
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Watching the Wheels
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Brand New and Coming Soon for the Summer

The Nationwide Annual 2017-18
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Sky Sports Football Yearbook 2017-2018
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Eat Sweat Play
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Keegan and Dalglish
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Dog Rounds
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At the Edge
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How To Watch Football
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The Descent
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Crazy
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The Anatomy of Manchester United
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The Girl on the Dancing Horse
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Chasing the Rainbow
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Different Class
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Outside the Box
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Under the Lights and In the Dark
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The Only One that Counts: the Championships,Wimbledon: Monday 3rd - Sunday 16th July, 2017

Knowing the Score
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But Seriously
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Open
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Andy Murray: Seventy-Seven
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Federer and Me
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Federer
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Rafa: My Story
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Tennis's Strangest Matches
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Love Game
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The Outsider: My Autobiography
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Serious
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Boris Becker's Wimbledon
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Centre Court
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My Life
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Extract: William Fotheringham’s introduction to The Great Bike Race

Geoffrey Nicholson’s The Great Bike Race is the classic work which hooked so many British imaginations toward the glamour and drama of the world’s greatest cycling race. Lovingly and sensitively reissued by Velodrome Publishing some forty years after its first release, even today Nicholson’s text carries the raw power of all truly great sporting writing. From the reissue’s introduction, the Guardian's cycling correspodent William Fotheringham examines the book’s extensive legacy.


The Return of the Tour: Saturday 1st - Sunday 23rd July, 2017

Three Weeks, Eight Seconds
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Triumphs and Turbulence
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Indurain
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Ventoux
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Put Me Back on My Bike
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The Breakaway
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The Hardmen
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Butcher, Blacksmith, Acrobat, Sweep
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Higher Calling
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The Climb
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The World of Cycling According to G
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How I Won the Yellow Jumper
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The Great Bike Race
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The Racer
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Giro d'Italia
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Gironimo!
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British and Irish Lions Tour of New Zealand - Saturday 3rd June to Saturday 8th July

The Lions: When the Going Gets Tough
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When Lions Roared
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The Battle
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For the Love of Rugby
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The British and Irish Lions
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British & Irish Lions on This Day
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Rugby's Strangest Matches
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The Test
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Proud
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Behind The Lions
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Lions Triumphant
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Eat Sweat Play: Anna Kessel Recommends the Best Books on Women's Sport

'After years of being side-lined women’s sports books are finally having their moment in the sun.' When it comes to sport books, writing about women in sport has traditionally been relegated to the margins; but thankfully the picture seems to be changing. A sports journalist and a passionate campaigner for equality in sport and fitness, Anna Kessel’s latest book Eat Sweat Play explores how and why society has kept women out of sport and highlights the ways in which women are reclaiming  both their place in sport and in turn their own bodies. Here she offers her choice of the best women's sport writing, from new expert guides to women's health and fitness to revelatory sporting histories and personal testimonies of triumph over adversity.


Women in Sport

The National Team
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The Making of the Women's World Cup
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Rough Magic
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Eat Sweat Play
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My Fight Your Fight
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Knowing the Score
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My Life
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Find a Way
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The Breakaway
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Following On
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Running Like a Girl
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Footballer: My Story
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Leap In
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Believe
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Swell
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They Don't Teach This
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Dare to Tri
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England v South Africa Test Series: Thursday 6th July - Friday 4th August

 

Tuffers' Cricket Hall of Fame
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Unguarded
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A Beautiful Game
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Speed Demons
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2017
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The Meaning of Cricket
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Herding Cats
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Firestarter
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For the Love of Cricket
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Cricket's Strangest Matches
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Following On
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Remarkable Cricket Grounds
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Pouring the Mixer: Michael Cox on Football's Revolution

Michael Cox’s website Zonal Marking has become a magnet for those who live and breathe football tactics. The Mixer, out now in hardback, is his comprehensive analysis of how a new kind of tactical play sealed the success of the Premier League. Matt Gardiner  sat down with Cox to talk back-passes, false nines and the future of English soccer.


Football's Big Kick-Off: The Premier League, Begins 12th August

Outside the Box
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The Nationwide Annual 2017-18
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Sky Sports Football Yearbook 2017-2018
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Racing Post & RFO Football Annual 2017-2018
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No Nonsense
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No Hunger In Paradise
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My Turn: The Autobiography
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1966
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The Fall of the House of Fifa
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Quiet Genius
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It Shouldn't Happen to a Manager
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A Life in Football: My Autobiography
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Sober
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The Romford Pele
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Forever Young
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Up to Speed on Road Racing Highlights

 

Built for Speed
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Guy Martin: Worms to Catch
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Watching the Wheels
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Total Competition
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Road Racer
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Monaco
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Feel
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What Doesn't Kill You...
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Life of Senna
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Aussie Grit: My Formula One Journey
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Motor Racing's Strangest Races
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Lewis Hamilton: World Champion
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Staying on Track
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Guy Martin: When You Dead, You Dead
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Hutchy
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