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50 Popular Beliefs That People Think Are True loyalties

Adapt: Why Success Always Starts with Failure Poker players

Amazing Words Golf

An Apple A Day Compulsive Exercisers

Beautiful Lego

Bounce: The Science of Success Hard Work, not Talent

Dangerous Games: What the Moral Panic over Role-Playing Games Says about Play, Religion, and Imagined Worlds

Double Happiness: How Bullshit Works a radically different Olympics

Faster, Higher, Stronger: How Sports Science Is Creating a New Generation of Superathletes

Federer and Me: A Story of Obsession

Fever Pitch sports fans anger

For Crying Out Loud why not have every Olympics at one place?

Flipnosis using colours

I Am America (And So can You) Stephen Colbert

Idea Man Paul Allen and buying sports teams

Legacy: What The All Blacks Can Teach Us About The Business of Life

Lies, Damned Lies and History: A Catalog of Historical Errors and Misunderstandings Jesse Owen treated better by Germans than by America

Little Theories of Life picking sports results

Lydia Ko

Moonwalking With Einstein chess masters and memory

Mr Darley's Arabian: High Life, Low Life, Sporting Life horse-racing low-lifes

The Naked Scientist Why goalies and batters miss curve balls

No Punches Pulled

Outliers ice hockey champs born in first 3 months of year

Race Against The Machine top chess players not a computer (or a human)

Simple Rules: How to Thrive in a Complex World climbing Mt Everest, sports commentary

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Something To Roar About deer hunting in NZ

Spark: The Science of Exercise and the Brain

Spourtnomic$: The Statistical Truths Behind World Sport soccer incomes, snooker 147 break

Sway Basketballers and draft order

Talent Is Overrated today's athletes learned to how to train effectively

The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game the Michael Oher story

The Book of Heroic Failures least successful rugby league team

The Dip: When To Quit and When To Stick going from beginner to master

The Economics of Everything referee bias

The Elephant to Hollywood apres ski

The Game of Knowns Science Is Coming psychopaths and top athletes

The Games: A Global History of the Olympics

The Great Tamasha: Cricket, Corruption and the Turbulent Rise of Modern India

The Improbabilty Principle: Why Coincidences, Miracles, and Rare Events Happen Every Day Winning Lottery Numbers

The Number Mysteries making perfect spheres for games

The Numbers Game: Everything You know About Football Is Wrong

The Snowball Warren Buffett on bridge

The Sports Gene: Inside the science of extraordinary athletic performance Genetic and Chemical advantages

The Winner's Bible Roger Federer, Porphyrius

This Is Improbable names with high scrabble scores

Top Dog: The Science of Winning and Losing threat vs challenge

Twin Tracks: the Autobiography Roger Bannister

Two Girls, One On Each Knee evolution of the crossword puzzle

Two Hours: The Quest to Run the Impossible Marathon

What I've Learnt following sport is a big waste of emotional energy

What If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions lego bridge across Atlantic

What Sport Tells Us About Life




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