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Why Playing in Red Makes You a Winner...

And Other Amazing Sports Statistics Phenomena

Gavin Newsham
Barcode 9781780976372
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Release Date: 09/04/2015

Genre: Sports & Hobbies
Sub-Genre: Language & Reference
Label: Carlton Books Ltd
Language: English
Publisher: Welbeck Publishing Group

And Other Amazing Sports Statistics Phenomena. A fun and engaging exploration of incredible hidden statistical phenomena in world sport.

Is there a sport you could turn professional at with only a year of coaching?

How can you give yourself a 1-in-12 chance of playing international soccer against Cristiano Ronaldo?

Which sport is the most profitable to participate in for the least amount of effort?

A highly amusing, alternative take on commonly accepted sporting knowledge. These, plus many more, are the questions posed and answered by Why Playing in Red Makes You a Winner. a diligently researched book that challenges us to use figures to take a quirky and sideways look at sport.

Packed with well-investigated observations and explanations of hidden phenomena, Why Playing in Red Makes You a Winner. explores the incredible idiosyncrasies that lie within world sport and will change perceptions of the games we love.

Written in a fun and accessible style by a bestselling author and featuring astute observations that range from the technical and serious to fun and entertaining, Why Playing in Red Makes You a Winner. offers a refreshing new take on major sports.