Misfortune is never far away on the field of sport. Just when everything seems to be going to plan, the fickle finger of fate can strike without warning to turn a celebration into a commiseration. Ask the Russian marathon runner who turned the wrong way on entering the stadium at the 1954 European Championships and promptly saw a gold medal become bronze; or the jockey who didn't bother riding his horse flat out because he was mistakenly convinced there was still a circuit to go; or the Irish boxer who took a swing at his ...

Great Sporting Mishaps 2001, Robson Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781861053626

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Great Sporting Mishaps 2000, Robson Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781861052803