Who Would Win a Fight between Muhammad Ali and Bruce Lee?: The Sports Fan's Book of Answers

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Atlantic Books, Jun 1, 2011 - Sports & Recreation - 300 pages
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Nicholas Hobbes tackles the sports-related questions that thousands of people have debated in front of the TV and in the pub, but for which they have never found a definitive answer. These include:

Why do female tennis players grunt?

Are English footballers really thicker than foreign players?

Why do cyclists shave their legs?

Can one swimming pool be 'faster' than another?

Who would win a fight between Muhammad Ali and Bruce Lee?

Drawing on studies by statisticians and scientists, doctors and philosophers, Nicholas Hobbes explains the whys, whats and hows, so you don't have to.

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Warning this is about British “sports’! The title is misleading and may catch the attention of North American sports fans, but is not a book for them. Of the fifty short chapters nineteen are about ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Nicholas Hobbes is a writer living in London and the author of Essential Militaria and England: 1,000 Things You Need to Know, published by Atlantic Books in 2003 and 2006.

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