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A delicious vegetarian recipe from Anita Bean

‘You can’t build muscle without meat!’ is the typical reaction I get when I tell people that I’m a vegetarian athlete and competed as a bodybuilder for 10 years – before winning the British Bodybuilding Championships in 1991. Most look … Continue reading

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Leading a Revolution in Women’s Cycling

Suze Clemitson on the Aviva Women’s Tour It’s fair to say that, in Britain, we love our Golden Girls. Women like Nicole Cooke, Victoria Pendleton, Laura Trott have all ridden to Olympic glory. And when Lizzie Armitstead battled Marianne Vos … Continue reading

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Why The World is Round, Not Oval

Guest post by Tony Collins As the Premier League has its most exciting and unexpected finish ever, no-one today could deny that football is the undisputed king of all sports. But it wasn’t always like that. Imagine a world where … Continue reading

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The Inside Story of the Professional Jockey

Guest post by John Carter Jockeys are not like normal people. Nor do they want to be. Most normal people would weigh up the risks and rewards of making a living as a professional race-rider and observe that the occupational hazards … Continue reading

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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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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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Health & Fitness Catalogue 2014 #sportsbooks

I expect you’ve been wondering when this little beauty was going to come along, and here it is … The 2014 Health & Fitness Books catalogue. It’s got our greatest hits, our newest chart-toppers as well as some stalwart classics. … Continue reading

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Listen to Julia Buckley talk to KFKA’s Devon Lentz about her new book The Fat Burn Revolution

Click on the book cover below to listen to Julia Buckley talk to KFKA’s Devon Lentz about her new book The Fat Burn Revolution.

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A rare picture of the first three five-time winners of the Tour: Merckx, Hinault and Anquetil. #tdf

Bloomsbury Sport’s Tour de France Photo of the Day Top table The three five-time Tour winners meet at the 1987 race: Eddy Merckx, Bernard Hinault and Jacques Anquetil. Anquetil would die just four months later of stomach cancer. These photos … Continue reading

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Twitter Competition

A&C Black Books are offering the opportunity to win some of our great Sports book – Ultimate Triathlon and The Mountain Bike Skills Manual – in their 12 Days of Christmas giveaway. To be in with a chance to nab … Continue reading

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