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Sports scandals : true stories of cheating, corruption and greed [ebook]
Sports scandals : true stories of cheating, corruption and greed [ebook]
Ferguson, Norman2016
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The high-pressure world of competitive sport has been shaken over the years by a series of major scandals. Involving drugs, sex, violence, money or pure and simple cheating, these incidents have ruined reputations, fuelled suspicions and shocked loyal supporters. Highlighting some of the most memorable cases from around the world, Norman Ferguson explores both recent and historic instances of dishonesty, betrayal and outrageous unsporting behaviour. Over 35 scandals, including: How cancer-survivor Lance Armstrong deceived his fans and cheated his way to seven Tour de France victories The World Cup bidding processes that brought the FBI to FIFA's door Figure skater Tonya Harding's sinister plot to break the leg of her rival, Nancy Kerrigan.
Imprint:
[Chichester] : Summersdale Publishers Ltd, 2016.
Notes:
Downloadable eBook.Non fiction.
Audience:
Interest age level: Adult.
System details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
ISBN:
9781783729555
Language:
English
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