World Sporting Scandals

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    An entertaining and informative look at the greatest sporting scandals the world has seen. From on-field drama to infamous sex romps by the big stars or out-and-out corruption, this book looks at controversies throughout the globe over the past one hundred years. From the Boston Red Sox scandal in 1919 to Lance Armstrong's current troubles with the Tour de France, the beauty of this book is that it crosses continents, sports and eras. Sports covered include soccer England captain John Terry sacked for sleeping with a team-mate's wife; cricket Shane Warne controversies; World Series breakaway; horse racing Fine Cotton ring in; Shergar kidnapped; rugby league ear bitten off in the 1940s; golf Tiger Woods self-destructs; tennis Rod Laver turns professional; athletics Hitler snubs Jesse Owens; Marion Jones stripped of her medals; boxing Cassius Clay refuses to serve in the Vietnam War; Mike Tyson bites ear of opponent; and various Olympic scandals Dawn Fraser, Ben Johnson, Munich, Salt Lake Winter Olympics bribery ....

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    Number of Pages: 224
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9781742574011
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    Listed in: Sports & outdoor recreation
    Publisher: NEW HOLLAND PUBLISHERS

    Books by Tony Adams

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