Author Archives: Kirsty

About Kirsty

Sharp Shooting Schaper, Senior Commissioning Editor (Sport and Nautical)

British Sports Book Awards – shortlist announced

Bloomsbury are pleased to announce that they have four titles in the shortlist for the Cross British Sports Books Awards this year. Alone: Triumph and Tragedy of John Curry by Bill Jones (Biography of the Year and Outstanding Sports Writing) 31-0 by … Continue reading

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Nell McAndrew’s Guide to Running

Welcome to my guide to running. Whether you want to learn how to get started or – like me – you’re always looking for tips on how to get faster, I hope my book helps you achieve your goals. Running is … Continue reading

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Bloomsbury Christmas Sale

Wondering what to get your friends and family for Christmas? Who doesn’t love a gift of a book?! Click on the picture above to discover a world of beautiful books. And if sports just your thing, click here to browse our sports … Continue reading

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The Cycle Show 2014

We had a fantastic time at the Cycle Show 2014 at the NEC last month, even catching a glimpse of our favourite German pro-cyclist, the legendary Jens Voigt, fresh from setting the new Hour record. Here’s one of the less blurry … Continue reading

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NEW IN: Sports Training Principles 6th Edition

The 6th edition of Sports Training Principles has arrived at Bloomsbury HQ and it looks fantastic. Thoroughly revised throughout, this comprehensive sports science textbook has been edited and authored by Dr Frank W. Dick OBE (President of the European Athletics … Continue reading

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Bloomsbury Institute Event – Anita Bean talks sports nutrition

Ever wondered what Mo Farah, Jessica Ennis, Andy Murray or Bradley Wiggins eat? Anita Bean, bestselling author of Food for Fitness, reveals the dietary secrets of successful sportspeople and explains how you can use the same strategies to take your … Continue reading

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William Hill Sports Book of the Year – The longlist

Bloomsbury Spot are delighted to have two books longlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year. Rob Steen’s Floodlights and Touchlines is a superb social history of sport and Bill Jones’s book Alone tells the story of the life … Continue reading

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Want to be the new editor for Bloomsbury Sport?

Exciting news: we’re recruiting!! If you think you’ve got what it takes, why wait. Get applying now and you could soon be working with the staggeringly brilliant Team Sport at Bloomsbury. The opportunity We are looking for a highly motivated … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Commonwealth Games

30% off selected sports books from Bloomsbury Browse our books and discover a wealth of sporting information on the games and the athletes who take part. From sports journalist Brian Oliver’s new book The Commonwealth Games, which brings the games to … Continue reading

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A Great Vintage: Merckx 69

We don’t like to boast, but, well, some of our  books are just so bloomin’ great that we can’t help but sing their praises. And for this beaut, we’ve borrowed some words from people who’ve beaten us to it… ‘MILLIONS upon … Continue reading

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