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1 Athletics 1997 - the International Track and Field Annual, edited by Peter Matthews (Sports Books Ltd, paperback, pounds 14.95).

2 NatWest Playfair Cricket Annual 1997, edited by Bill Frindall (Headline, paperback, pounds 4.99).

3 A lot of Hard Yakka, Simon Hughes (Headline, hardback, pounds 6.99).

4 Hand of God - The Life of Diego Maradona, Jimmy Burns (Bloomsbury, paperback, pounds 9.99).

5 The Red Army years - Manchester United in the 1970s, Richard Kurt and Chris Nickeas (Headline, hardback, pounds 16.99).

6 Under the Southern Cross - The Autobiography, David Boon (Harper Sports, hardback, pounds 14.99).

7 Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1997, edited by Matthew Engel (John Wisden, hardback and paperback, pounds 26.00).

8 Walk on the Wild Side, Denis Rodman with Michael Silver (Delacorte Press, hardback, pounds 19.95).

9 Memories of Summer, Roger Kahn (Hyperion, hardback, pounds 20.50).

10 Just Give Me The Damn Ball! Keyshawn Johnson (Warner Books, hardback, pounds 19.95).

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