The Sports Quiz Book: 500 Questions on Sporting History
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Author:
Hugh Larkin




Classification:
Sport/General


Brief Description: Are you an all-round sports fan? Do you enjoy a range of sports and follow all the action on everything from football to darts? Do you consider yourself to be knowledgeable about many different sports? If so, the time has come to find out how much you really know with The Sports Quiz Book.
Which club was the first British football team to win a European club competition? The Thomas and Uber Cups are the world team competitions in which sport? What year did Virginia Wade win her only Wimbledon singles title? The answers to all these questions and more can be found in this fascinating new quiz book.
With 500 questions on all aspects of sporting history this book covers football, rugby, golf, cricket, boxing, horse racing, athletics, baseball, basketball, American football, winter, water and minority sports and much more. Packed with information, including many little known facts, this book is certain to appeal to anyone who has a love of sport. So why not treat the sports fan in your life?

Special Note: This book is only available as an ebook.

About the Author: Hugh Larkin grew up in the Black Country and was keen on sport from an early age, absorbing facts and information as well as taking part in a range of sports. He has always been a big fan of speedway.
Hugh has an MA in South-East Asian Studies from Hull University, where he chose to study because of the city’s rugby league and speedway connections. In 1990, Hugh appeared on ITV's Sportmasters quiz programme, hosted by Dickie Davies, and went on to reach the quarter-finals.
In 1992, Hugh co-authored the Cricket Quiz Book and also contributed to a ‘Square Football’ Book about the Premier League. Between 2000 and 2003 Hugh contributed match reports on non-league games to the ‘Pyramid Football’ website. He also wrote a regular column for Partybets.com.
In recent years, Hugh has written for the football website ‘Square Football’ which led to appearances on Inside Soccer, a US radio programme, where he acted as an occasional Premier League pundit.
Hugh currently works as a careers advisor and lives in Burnley with his wife Jan.


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Publication Date:4 August 2013
Digital eBook ISBN 13:978-1-909949-04-1
Digital pdf ISBN 13:978-1-909949-05-8
eBook Price (UK):£2.99
eBook Price (USA):$4.57
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