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Discover a wide selection of sport books at tales.as. In the best sports books you can be fascinated by stories from the greatest athletes and their spectacular achievements in their particular sport. You can also read reports from the most exciting sporting events. Finally, you can find good sports books that help you get started with the sport that suits you and gives you inspiration on how you can incorporate more sports into your everyday life. No matter what type of sport you are interested in, you will find your new sports books with us.

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    £12.99 - 16.49

    The extraordinarily inspirational memoir from Rugby League legend Rob Burrow from his life at the heart of Leeds Rhino's legendary team to battling motor neurone disease.

  • - The snowy new thriller from the queen of the modern-day murder mystery
    by Ruth Ware
    £8.49 - 11.49

  • by Catherine Cooper
    £0.99 - 8.49

    The twisty new thriller from the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Chalet'A brilliant new story-teller has arrived' ERIN KELLY'A read-in-one-sitting thriller' LUCY CLARKE'Chilling, devious' JANICE HALLETT'Glorious escapism with a murderous twist' TAMMY COHENThey thought it was perfect. They were wrong...A glamorous chateauAura and Nick don't talk about what happened in England. They've bought a chateau in France to make a fresh start, and their kids need them to stay together - whatever it costs.A couple on the brinkThe expat community is welcoming, but when a neighbour is murdered at a lavish party, Aura and Nick don't know who to trust.A secret that is bound to come out... Someone knows exactly why they really came to the chateau. And someone is going to give them what they deserve.The Sunday Times bestseller is back with a rollercoaster read, perfect for fans of Lucy Foley and Ruth Ware.'Gripping, glamorous, ingeniously twisty' LAURA MARSHALL'The definition of unputdownable' SINEAD CROWLEY'Hot on the heels of her debut thriller, Cooper has crafted yet another gripping page-turner that kept me second guessing myself until the very end' KARIN NORDINPraise for Catherine Cooper:'Pure adrenaline' Erin Kelly'Agatha Christie with glamour' Sunday Times Style'Intense and claustrophobic' HeatThe Chalet was a Sunday Times No.5 bestseller for w/e 28/11/20

  • - The Sunday Times Bestseller from the author of The Salt Path
    by Raynor Winn
    £5.99 - 12.99

  • - Addiction and the Long Road to Recovery
    by Paul Merson
    £10.49 - 14.99

    Paul Merson's wonderfully moving and brutally honest memoir of battling addiction for three decades.

  • - My Autobiography
    by Tyson Fury
    £8.99 - 16.49

  • - What I Learned from Sport, Fame and Fatherhood
    by Tom Daley
    £12.99 - 16.49

    A deeply personal and inspiring memoir from one of the most celebrated and influential names in British sport.

  • - The Acclaimed Mind Management Programme to Help You Achieve Success, Confidence and Happiness
    by Prof Steve Peters
    £6.99 - 11.49

    Do you sabotage your own happiness and success? Are you struggling to make sense of yourself? Do your emotions sometimes dictate your life?The Chimp Paradox is an incredibly powerful mind management model that can help you become a happy, confident, healthier and more successful person. Prof Steve Peters explains the struggle that takes place within your mind and then shows how to apply this understanding to every area of your life so you can:- Recognise how your mind is working- Understand and manage your emotions and thoughts- Manage yourself and become the person you would like to beThe Chimp Mind Management Model is based on scientific facts and principles, which have been simplified into a workable model for easy use. It will help you to develop yourself and give you the skills, for example, to remove anxiety, have confidence and choose your emotions. The book will do this by giving you an understanding of the way in which your mind works and how you can manage it. It will also help you to identify what is holding you back or preventing you from having a happier and more successful life. Each chapter explains different aspects of how you function and highlights key facts for you to understand. There are also exercises for you to work with. By undertaking these exercises you will see immediate improvements in your daily living and, over time, you will develop emotional skills and practical habits that will help you to become the person that you want to be, and live the life that you want to live.

  • by Sonny Bill Williams
    £11.99 - 16.49

    The autobiography of New Zealand and All Blacks legend, Sonny Bill Williams

  • - My Story
    by Troy Deeney
    £9.49 - 14.99

  • - Recipe For Success
    by Liverpool Football Club & Mona Nemmer

    As Liverpool Football Club's head of nutrition, Mona Nemmer ensures the champion players eat right and this fascinating book will inspire the next generation to follow. With a foreword by Jurgen Klopp, Mona takes us behind the scenes at Anfield and the training ground and details the favourite recipes of LFC.

  • - The New Science of a Lost Art
    by James Nestor
    £6.99 - 12.99

  • - Build a Bulletproof Body for Extreme Adventure in 365 Days
    by Ross Edgley
    £12.99 - 15.99

    From world-renowned adventurer and bestselling author of The Art of Resilience and The World's Fittest Book, comes the ultimate blueprint to (re)building a bulletproof body. 'He's an animal' CHRIS HEMSWORTH 'The inner workings of a sports science genius' EDDIE HALL, former World's Strongest Man

  • - The Sunday Times bestseller, shortlisted for the 2018 Costa Biography Award & The Wainwright Prize
    by Raynor Winn
    £5.99 - 10.49

  • - How Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World
    by David Epstein
    £4.99 - 10.49

    Range is the groundbreaking and exhilarating exploration into how to be successful in the twenty-first century. Through fascinating stories and vividly explained research, David Epstein demonstrates why, as the world has got increasingly complex, developing range can help us excel.

  • by Arsene Wenger
    £4.99 - 19.99

  • - The Great European Hike

  • by Ross Edgley
    £4.99 - 16.49

    Bestselling author and award-winning adventurer Ross Edgley has been studying the art of resilience for years, applying all he has learned to become the first person in history to swim around Great Britain, breaking multiple world records. Now Ross focuses on mental strength, stoicism and the training needed to create an unbreakable body.

  • - Activate Your Potential, Transcend Your Limits
    by Wim Hof
    £9.99 - 12.49

  • by Leslie Kaminoff & Amy Matthews
    £15.99 - 18.49

    From breathing to inversions to standing poses, this title shows you how specific muscles respond to the movements of the joints; how alterations of a pose can enhance or reduce effectiveness and how the spine, breathing and body position are all fundamentally linked.

  • - How I Play
    by Kobe Bryant

    The first book from the basketball superstar Kobe Bryant-a lavish, deep dive inside the mind of one of the most revered athletes of all time.

  • - The Ultimate Guide to the Mental Side of Peak Performance
    by W Timothy Gallwey
    £4.99 - 6.98

    Improve your game and discover your true potential by increasing your concentration, willpower and confidence. Described by Billie Jean King as her 'tennis bible', Timothy Gallwey's multi-million bestseller, including an introduction from acclaimed sports psychologist Geoff Beattie, has been a phenomenon for players of all abilities since it was first published in 1972. Instead of concentrating on how to improve your technique, it starts from the understanding that 'every game is composed of two parts, an outer game and an inner game'. The former is played against opponents on the court, but the latter is a battle within ourselves as we try and overcome self-doubt and anxiety. It is often won or lost before a ball has been hit. Gallwey's revolutionary approach, built on a foundation of Zen thinking and humanistic psychology, will teach you how to develop your concentration, work on your gamesmanship and help you break bad habits. You will also learn how to trust yourself on the court and how to maintain clarity of mind throughout the match, giving you a clear psychological advantage over your opponent. Whether you are an amateur or a pro, The Inner Game of Tennis is essential reading for overcoming the self-doubt, nervousness, and lapses of concentration that can keep a player from winning. It is guaranteed to change the way you play tennis forever.

  • - The Bible of Bodybuilding, Fully Updated and Revised
    by Arnold Schwarzenegger

    Arnold Schwarzenegger shares his secrets to dedication, training, and commitment and shows you how to realise your own potential for greatness.

  • - A Visual Guide
    by Dave Canterbury

  • - Hiking on Legendary Trails

  • by James Milner
    £7.99 - 16.49

    Ever wondered what it's REALLY like to be a Premier League footballer?

  • by Lonely Planet

    Explore Europe's most thrilling cycling routes with the latest installment in the Epic series from Lonely Planet. From dreamy getaways on sun-dappled Mediterranean Islands to challenging alpine crossings, bike enthusiasts share stories from the best road, mountain, dirt and trail routes across the spiritual home of cycling.

  • - Robbo: Now You're Gonna Believe Us: Our Year, My Story
    by Andy Robertson

    Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool Football Club are champions of England, Europe and the World. 'Robbo: Now You're Gonna Believe Us' is the inside story of their record-breaking season as seen through the eyes of their popular left-back Andrew Robertson, revealing the Anfield dressing room secrets behind their remarkable success.

  • - The Autobiography of the World's Greatest Formula 1 Designer
    by Adrian Newey
    £12.99 - 19.99

    'Adrian has a unique gift for understanding drivers and racing cars. He is ultra competitive but never forgets to have fun. An immensely likeable man.' Damon Hill

  • - A Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival
    by Dave Canterbury

    Written by survivalist expert Dave Canterbury, Bushcraft 101 gets you ready for your next backcountry trip with advice on making the most of your time outdoors. This valuable guide offers only the most important survival skills to help you craft resources from your surroundings and truly experience the beauty and thrill of the wilderness.


The sport has been and still is a large part of the english culture. However, it is worth remembering the sport in the busy everyday life, as it provides increased well-being both physically and mentally. Therefore, you’ll on this page also find forms of exercise for everybody’s taste with a different intensity level. The most important thing is the movement. That is why we have books on football, handball, cycling, yoga, sailing and much more. So depending on which sport interests you, you will find it here.
As mentioned, playing sports is good for both body and soul, but it can be difficult to get started and find the right sport. Tales' selection of good sports books gives you inspiration on how to get started in sports, whether it is at beginner level or in a more professional way.

Written by experts

The books are written by experts in the field who make a living from playing sports and imparting their knowledge within each of their subject areas. Therefore, you will be dressed by the best if you want to buy your sports books at Tales. Among the most popular sports books are Tony Bellews ‘Everybody Has a Plan Until They Get Punched in the Face‘. A great book on 12 Things Boxing Teaches You About Life.

Best sports books

At Tales, we have some of the best sports books on the shelves. They show the more extreme and fascinating side of elite sports. In this literature you can dive into sports stories written by some of the very biggest sports stars, where sport is a very central part of their lives. Characteristic of these sports books, however, is precisely that you can go deeper and get the chance to reach behind the facade and gain insight into the mindset behind a great sports achievement - and not least the costs that it can have on its human front. So if you are interested in sports and exciting sports stories, or want to train yourself, you will find your new sports books with us.

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