First an abnormality is found in his heart. Then he wasn’t allowed to run outside of Spain. Then he fought for the truth. He ran under a government order. He had talent, but Javier Gomez Noya needed a tremendous mental capacity to overcome the setbacks at a very young age. The pain made him stronger..
Trail Blazer. My life as an Ultra-distance Trail R
Ryan Sandes burst onto the international trail-running scene by winning the first multistage race he ever entered – the brutal Gobi March. Written with best-selling author and journalist Steve Smith, "Trail Blazer – My Life as an Ultra-distance Trail Runner" recounts the life story of this intrepid ..
Jonathan Wilson chronicles the operatic drama of Argentinian soccer: the appropriation of the British game, the golden age of la nuestra, the exuberant style of play that developed as Juan Perón led the country, the fusion of beauty and efficacy under César Luis Menotti, and the emergence of all-tim..
A portrait of multiple levels that will surprise even those who think they know all about the Barcelona Soccer Club. Barça, through over 116 years and a story drawn from records and internal documents unknown to the general public, seasoned with moments and memories of people who have helped build t..
After the recent success of Barça Unpublished, arrives Barça Unusual. From unforgettable games to characters who don’t deserve to be forgotten for their decisive contribution, from presidents and managers to soccer players with a special biography, this book tells all. / Tras el reciente éxito de B..
After almost 38 years of having debuted in Spain in soccer with the F.C. Barcelona, Bernd Schuster tells us about his life and his passion for soccer. That love at first sight arose even before starting to play soccer in his native Germany. / Después de casi 38 años de haber debutado en el fútbol e..
A chronicle of the birth, death, and resurrection of Real Madrid and a photograph of the mental landscape of his followers. Real Madrid has 166 million followers on social networks, and Cristiano Ronaldo is the most followed person in the world after Taylor Swift. An explanation of their origins. / ..
Boris’s story is almost without parallel in tennis: from astonishing teenage talent, to Wimbledon champion, to a renowned television commentator, manager, and coach of one of the world’s greatest contemporary players, Novak Djokovic. In this wonderful illustrated autobiography, Boris shares his uniq..
A master class in the art and science of “reading” a match from one of professional soccer’s most respected and beloved international figures. Ruud Gullit knows better than anyone else that to understand soccer you have to understand strategy. / Bienvenidos a la masterclass de Ruud Gullit. El lib..
Heminsley spent her 20s at the bar instead of in pursuit of athletic excellence. Running Like a Girl tells the story of how Alexandra makes running a part of her life and reaps the rewards. A new closeness to her father and her brother, with whom she ultimately runs her first marathon, also occurs. ..
Why run a marathon? How much experience is needed? How to run in a healthy way?... The popular runner Javier Sánchez-Beascoechea, after completing 25 marathons around the world, gathers in this book the practical aspects of this passion for marathons that has become a way of life for him. / ¿Por qu..
The Golden boy is the most expensive and best player of all time. At 18 he got the Gold Soccer Ball. His obsession with perfection and his ability to score goals led him to get the Gold Boot 2011. A biography of a great idol of the masses, the most loved and most hated player in the world. / Edició..