Incredible Moments in Sport

| March 11, 2017

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Ian Botham smashes the Aussie bowlers to all four corners of Headingley.

Torvill and Dean fall to the ice at the end of their perfect Bolero routine.

The Crucible holds its breath as Dennis Taylor attempts to sink the black for the World Championship.

Gareth Edwards crosses in the corner to score the greatest try ever.

English nails are bitten to the quick as Johnny Wilkinson steps back to kick for rugby World Cup glory.

Geoff Hurst blasts into the top of the net to win the World Cup.

The unbelievable roar as Mo Farah sprints clear to claim 10,000 metre gold on Super Saturday.

Do you remember how you felt when you watched those magical events unfurl, if you were lucky enough to witness them at the time? The elation; the ecstasy; the joy?

Sometimes a sporting occasion can make the hairs on the back of your neck stand up just thinking about it. Be it a sublime achievement, snatching victory from the jaws of defeat (or vice versa), or an unforgettable misdemeanour, these are the moments that get the nation talking; the “did you watch?” moments that become “do you remember?” moments. They are the events that make the front pages as well as the back pages, sometimes for the right reasons, sometime the wrong ones.

Relive 101 of the best remembered, most talked about moments in British and world sport – the build-up, the aftermath, and of course, the incredible events themselves.

Incredible Moments in Sport is a must have for the bookshelf or ebook library of all sports fans.

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