Category Archives: International Sport

Last night’s controversial red card decision – our expert referee speaks!

In light of the controversy surrounding the Manchester United v Real Madrid match last night and the sending off of Nani by referee Cuneyt Cakir, we asked Keith Hackett, author of You are the Ref: a Guide to Good Refereeing … Continue reading

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Top 10 Weird and Wacky Sports

We freely admit in Team Sport at Bloomsbury that we’ve published a fair few books on a plethora of sports from around the world, and there’s plenty more in the offing. But we got a-thinking about what weird and wacky … Continue reading

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Tennis: A Call to Ranks

Guest Post by Anna MacDiarmid, Editorial Intern for Team Sport The first major event on the tennis calendar, the Australian Open, is well underway. And the question on every tennis fan’s lips is: who will raise the trophy this year? … Continue reading

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Listen Out: Olympic Author on TalkSport Radio

Tune in your radios, turn up the volume, and sit back and listen to Richard Witt on the Hawksbee and Jacobs show tomorrow (Wednesday 4th July 2012) on TalkSport Radio between 1pm and 4pm. Richard, author the Olympic book A … Continue reading

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A Question of Sport Answered

Yes, it’s finally been a week, so here are the answers to last week’s quiz. 1) Andrew Strauss (1pt) 2) Monty Panesar (1pt) 3) Graeme Swann (1pt) 4) Trevor Brooking (Alan Sunderland scored the winning goal for Arsenal in the … Continue reading

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A Question of Sport

You’d have to have been living under a stone not to be aware of the incredible Summer of Sport almost upon us.  So, in order to whet your appetite, we’ve hand-picked a dozen tricky questions that will bring out your … Continue reading

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6 Tries, 162 Conversions, 239 Penalties, 36 Drop Goals, 1 Legend

Yesterday marked the end of an era for not only England rugby, but world rugby, with the announced international retirement of Jonny Wilkinson. Capped 91 times for England, Wilkinson has scored a record-breaking 1,179 points for England, played in 4 … Continue reading

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