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Release date: 16th May, 2015 Publisher: Yellow Jersey Press
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William Fotheringham, author of two excellent cycling biographies, of Eddie Merckx and Tom Simpson, gives it both barrels in another superb account, this time of Bernard Hinault, the last Frenchman to win the Tour de France. Hinault won the race an incredible five times and is the only rider in history to win each of the Grand Tours more than once. (read review)
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Far from avoiding controversy with this follow-up volume, Snyder gives a few cages a quick rattle by opening his introduction with the headline 'Most Of What You Know Is Wrong', and makes the case that, while there's some great advice in other poker books, the authors are "handicapped by being a bunch of poker players, or worse, mathematiciansÖ a tournament is not a poker game, and the mathematics of tournaments is not the mathematics of poker." (read review)
Release date: 19th May, 2015 Publisher: Wisden Sports Publishing
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All time greats
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over the years, a selection of which we have chosen here.
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