Sporting Century The Sunday Times
Hardcover excellent condition no dust cover first edition1996 by Alan English
The Sporting Century looks in detail at 50 of the most extraordinary and remarkable of these events: Jesse Owens at the Berlin Olympics, Roger Bannisters first four-minute mile, Brazils magical third World Cup win in 1970, Ian Bothams single-handed demolition of the Australians in 1981. It also covers scandal and tragedy: the Munich air crash, the Hillsborough disaster, Ben Johnsons disgrace in Seoul. These, too, played their part in moulding our collective sporting memories and rank among the centurys most memorable sporting stories.