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Fifa 192

Author : Stanley Park
ISBN : 1581125089
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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This is the true story behind the legend of the Brunei Darussalam National Football Team, almost but not quite, the worst international team in the world. Stanley Park, the alter ego of a desperate and disillusioned sporting romantic abroad, needs the Jamaican Bobsleigh Team of world soccer to bring him financial and moral salvation. Set in the alien cultural maelstrom of a near-bankrupt and comically corrupt Islamic despotism, Stanley's travails as the teams media manager illuminate football for what it truly is: a spherical, hand-stitched universe of heaven and hell. Kick or be kicked is football's moral imperative. A true Scouser, armed only with a yellow anorak and a war cry of "Giblets," Stanley Park's fight for justice in Brunei is a veritable sporting Jihad. "Better than Fever Pitch: more balls, more laughs, more giblets. The universal truths of football as uniquely revealed by Stanley Park." --Brian Reade, U.K.'s #1 sports columnist, The Daily Mirror
Category: Sports & Recreation

Sport In The African World

Author : John Nauright
ISBN : 9781351212731
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 62.92 MB
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Sport has been a component of African cultural life for several hundred years. In today’s globalized world, Africans and Africa have become a vital part of the international sporting landscape. This is the first book to attempt to survey the historical, contemporary and geographical breadth of that landscape, drawing on multidisciplinary scholarship from around the world. To gain an understanding of sport in Africa and its contributions to the global sports world, one must first consider the ways in which sport itself is a terrain of conflict and represents another symbolic territory to conquer. Addressing key themes such as colonialism, globalization, migration, apartheid, politics and international relations, sports media and broadcasting, ethnobranding, sports tourism and the African diaspora in Europe and the United States, this collection of original scholarship offers a significant contribution to this burgeoning field of research. Sport in the African World is fascinating reading for all students and scholars with an interest in sport studies, sport history, African history or African culture.
Category: Social Science

Essential Tips To Become A Super Star At Fifa 19

Author : Pham Hoang Minh
ISBN :
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This FIFA 19 Game Guide contains everything you need for smooth gameplay. The first chapter of the FIFA 19 Game Guide provides a detailed overview of the gameplay basics, such as movement on the football pitch, passing, shooting, leading the action, and playing effectively in the defense. The second chapter of the FIFA 19 guide is devoted to the game modes. Player may find a lot of information here, as well as tips to make gameplay easier. The last chapter presents several team formations with tips and tricks that may come handy in setting up the team. Also, our game guide describes the game's system requirements that will help all players in adjusting their graphical settings on the PC version. Additionally, we've provided full controls and moves list for every platform. In our FIFA 19 Game Guide we have devoted a lot of space to the description of tips and tricks for beginners - i.e. learning the techniques of attack, defense and playing the ball in order to keep the greatest possible control over the game. So if you constantly lose the ball, your opponent takes the initiative and you lose matches or lose senseless goals, this section of our solution will be the most important for you. So take a look at this book and see what interests you!
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Soccer Around The World A Cultural Guide To The World S Favorite Sport

Author : Charles Parrish
ISBN : 9781610693035
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 73.75 MB
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Two leading sports authorities explore the culture of soccer around the world, considering the sport as a means to better understand a society's past, present, and future. • Includes both men's and women's soccer • Features lists of winners of World Cups, regional confederations cups, and Olympic Games • Provides sidebars of interesting facts and photos to supplement the text • Offers a multi-disciplinary perspective from across geography, social studies, world cultures, and anthropology
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Court Of Arbitration For Sport And Its Jurisprudence

Author : Johan Lindholm
ISBN : 9789462652859
Genre : Law
File Size : 58.84 MB
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This book takes a close look at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), challenging existing claims and answering previously unanswered questions, by considering all of its publicly available decisions, both in its entirety as a body of jurisprudence and on a case-by-case level. It also investigates the actors involved in adjudication before the CAS, both the parties that bring disputes before the CAS and the arbitrators that resolve them, and in so doing establish precedents that govern sports generally. While the book relies upon and includes more traditional legal theory and analysis, it combines this with an empirical analysis of a large portion of the CAS's decisions. Hereby it relies upon and relates to the theory of the development of a transnational legal order in sports, the lex sportiva. The publication is targeted at and will benefit those professionally working in or interested in the fields of sports law, arbitration law, transnational law, or empirical legal studies. Johan Lindholm is a Professor of Law at Umeå University in Sweden.
Category: Law

The Definitive Guide Featuring All The Facts And Figures From The Fifa World Cup

Author : Guy Oliver
ISBN : 0755315065
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Now in its second year, the Almanack of World Football 2007 is the definitive guide to the sport around the world. With privileged access to records and sources, the Almanack provides in-depth coverage of the international games and league and cup competitions of all 207 national football associations. In addition, the Almanack includes comprehensive coverage of all international tournaments, including the 2006 World Cup and all the continental competitions, including the UEFA Champions League, the Asian Champions League, and the Copa Libertadores. The depth of global information available in the Almanack cannot be matched by any other publication, and provides a vast range of fascinating facts, figures, and records for every football fan.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Assessment Of Economic Impacts Of The Fifa World Cup 2010 On South Africa

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ISBN : 9783656347019
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Essay from the year 2011 in the subject Sport - Sport Economics, Sport Management, grade: C, , language: English, abstract: This essay is an analysis of the impacts of the 2010 FIFA World Cup on economic growth and economic development performance in South Africa. It explores whether economic and social progresses result from the most popular football event, or if these are generally overrated. Personal research has been conducted to examine the opinion of other people in regards to numerous questions concering the economics of this tournament. Firstly, it is examined that South Africa's investments, primarily in the construction and infrastructure sector, have short-term effects on the country's economic performance in terms of reduced unemployment and improved factors of production leading to economic growth, yet people criticized, that government investments were made into wrong projects instead of education, health care or adequate housing to stabilize social conditions. Poverty remains at the same excessive level, maintaining a persistent overall low state of welfare. The second phase, involving a booming tourism industry in the country during the event, also indicates a short-term source of job creation and a significant increase in aggregate output. A benefiting short-term inflation might emerge due to high demand in the accommodation industry. Lastly, there may arise a future growth in foreign investments in South Africa because of a better global percecption of the country, leading to longer lasting potential in economic growth and development, yet harder to identify and less tangible. In conclusion, the economic impacts of World Cups do not necessarily result in the way as expected. There exist some positive short-term effects on the economy, but not to a great extent. If South Africa's tourism arrivals continue to grow and international corporations become attracted to this emerging market in the future, which is of course not perfectly predictable, there will be significant advanced performances in relation to economic growth and development in the country.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Foul

Author : Andrew Jennings
ISBN : UOM:39015066854814
Genre : Soccer
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Andrew Jennings, the investigative sports reporter, spent four years delving into the dark side of 'the beautiful game'. The result is this expose of football's world governing body FIFA - a story of racketeering, bribe-taking, election-rigging, illicit trading, and dirty tricks."
Category: Soccer

Julius Caesar

Author : William Shakespeare
ISBN : NYPL:33433074917489
Genre : Assassins
File Size : 21.38 MB
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Includes index and notes. Introduction and notes by Henry Norman Hudson LL D.
Category: Assassins