When it comes to sport, Australians are mad. Completely, irrationally insane. It's the closest thing we have to a culture. From Don Bradman's singular focus to Steven Bradbury's heroic not falling over, sport has shaped our sense of self. But how d... read more
Everyone knows the story, or thinks they do. The leg-spinner who rewrote the record books. One of Wisden's five cricketers of the twentieth century. A sporting idol across the globe. A magnet for the tabloids. But the millions of words written and spoken about Shane Warne since his explosive... read more
From Australian country school girl to an international sporting superstar, Lauren Jackson tells her extraordinary story for the first time.
Fitzy at his passionate best with chest-puffing tales of great sportsmanship and fair play.
The idea for this book is simple. In the year when Australian cricketers have colluded to nakedly cheat, when attendance rates for all of soccer, rugby union and rugby league have either dr... read more
In sport, the term 'good bloke? doesn't mean what it says. Like 'fun run?, it often actually means exactly the opposite.Titus O?Reily, the sports historian Australia neither needs nor deserves, examines why our nation?s sportspeople are so readily forgiven for doing terrible things... read more
In Winx: Greatest of all Racehorses, Andrew Rule, her owners, her breeder, her trainer and her rider tell the real story behind the story of the world's greatest racehorse.
Bill Lawry will always be one of the most iconic figures of Australian cricket. Whether you remember him best as the famously relentless batsman, stonewalling captain, or excitable, beloved commentator - Lawry has been at the heart of the game for almost sixt... read more
Footballistics is more than just good writing. The nature of football continually changes, which means its analysis must also keep pace. This book is for students, thinkers, and theorists of the game.' Ted... read more
He was top of the world, with numbers bettered only by Don Bradman - then captain Steve Smith led his Australian team into a cheating scandal that stunned cricket. Media exploded and million-dollar contracts were torn up. Australia's prime minister expressed the public anger and di... read more
Munich, 1972. In the men's 400-metre freestyle race, America's Rick DeMont beats Australia's Brad Cooper by a hundredth of a second. It's the first electronic timing to deliver a win by such a close margin. The following day, DeMont is stripped of his medal i... read more
From 2015 to 2017, Peter Sagan achieved the seemingly impossible- he won three road race World Championships in a row, ensuring his entry into the history books as one of the greatest riders of all time. But to look at Peter?s record in isolation is to tell only a fraction of his story, be... read more