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#Sports Books

# sports-books - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

From The42 Here are the 6 nominations for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Good Reads

Here are the 6 nominations for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year

Donald McRae, Rick Reilly and Duncan Hamilton are amongst the authors with books nominated.

# sports-books - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

From The42 Books by Andy Lee and Richie Sadlier nominated for prestigious William Hill prize Accolade

Books by Andy Lee and Richie Sadlier nominated for prestigious William Hill prize

‘In Sunshine or in Shadow: How Boxing Brought Hope in the Troubles’ by Donald McRae also makes the cut.

# sports-books - Monday 31 December, 2018

From The42 22 of our favourite sports books from 2018 Good Reads

22 of our favourite sports books from 2018

Featuring Tiger Woods, Andy Lee, Seán Cavanagh and Cora Staunton among others.

# sports-books - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

From The42 Here are the 6 nominations for Bord Gáis Energy Sports Book of the Year Well Read

Here are the 6 nominations for Bord Gáis Energy Sports Book of the Year

You can vote for your favourite sports book of the year now.

# sports-books - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

From The42 Here are the 7 sports books shortlisted for the William Hill prize Essential Reading

Here are the 7 sports books shortlisted for the William Hill prize

The choices, which have been whittled down from a longlist of 16, also include Centaur, the memoir of jockey Declan Murphy.

# sports-books - Sunday 1 October, 2017

From The42 'It's a hymn to the Irish mother, hopefully' - Dave Hannigan on excavating an Irish sporting childhood Boy Wonder

# sports-books - Thursday 22 December, 2016

From The42 Here are our 16 favourite sports books from 2016 Essential Reading

Here are our 16 favourite sports books from 2016

Paul O’Connell, Joey Barton and John Kavanagh are among the big names to feature in our list.

# sports-books - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

From The42 How many of these classic Irish sports books have you read? Christmas Crackers

How many of these classic Irish sports books have you read?

You’d be lucky to get a present of any of these this Christmas.

# sports-books - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

From The42 An Irish filmmaker is turning one of this year's most acclaimed sports books into a movie Biopic

An Irish filmmaker is turning one of this year's most acclaimed sports books into a movie

The film documents the story of bisexual boxer Emile Griffith.

# sports-books - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

From The42 Here are the front covers of two massive GAA autobiographies coming this year Lifting The Lid

# sports-books - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

From The42 The42's alternative Leaving Cert English quiz Let's Get Quizzical

The42's alternative Leaving Cert English quiz

Who needs Paper One when you can take our quiz?

# sports-books - Thursday 30 April, 2015

From The42 Looking for a good read? Here are the shortlists for the British Sports Book Awards Shopping List

Looking for a good read? Here are the shortlists for the British Sports Book Awards

Roy Keane and Brian O’Driscoll are both in contention for this year’s prizes.

# sports-books - Thursday 25 December, 2014

From The42 Simon Kuper: 'I was lonely, homesick and doing a book I wasn't equipped to write' Interview

Simon Kuper: 'I was lonely, homesick and doing a book I wasn't equipped to write'

20 years ago, the seminal Football Against The Enemy was published and subsequently won awards & critical acclaim.

# sports-books - Monday 22 December, 2014

From The42 10 of the best sports books to buy as last-minute Christmas gifts Good Reads

10 of the best sports books to buy as last-minute Christmas gifts

‘Night Games,’ ‘The Test,’ ‘The Race to Truth and more of this year’s most memorable work.

# sports-books - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

From The42 The 17 books in contention for the 2013 William Hill Sports Book of the Year Well Read

The 17 books in contention for the 2013 William Hill Sports Book of the Year

The winner of the £25,000 prize will be announced in late November.

# sports-books - Monday 6 May, 2013

From The42 How many of these sports autobiographies can you guess from their opening lines? Quiz

How many of these sports autobiographies can you guess from their opening lines?

Have you been paying attention? Test yourself in our bumper Bank Holiday weekend sports quiz.

# sports-books - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

From The42 Book vouchers for Christmas? Here’s a shopping list of the year’s best sports reads Sports Books

Book vouchers for Christmas? Here’s a shopping list of the year’s best sports reads

Do yourself a favour and buy all of these, Rozanna.

# sports-books - Monday 26 December, 2011

From The42 Booked! 12 great sports reads to spend those Christmas vouchers on Reading List This post contains images

Booked! 12 great sports reads to spend those Christmas vouchers on

Let us take the stress out of post-Christmas shopping as pick out some of our favourite sporting books for you to get stuck into. Have you read all 12?

# sports-books - Tuesday 3 May, 2011

From The42 Answers: Sports biographies and their opening lines Quiz

Answers: Sports biographies and their opening lines

How did you do?