This is an A-Z listing of every significant sports player and competitor in Britain today. The book provides essential background information on every established or up-and-coming contender in the UK's most popular sports. From soccer to Rugby League, from lacrosse to Eton Fives, there are listings for every major player from county to Olympic level.;The 3000 entries comprise all professional players and participants, leading amateurs, medal winners, record holders and winners of international, national and major regional competitions. It contains entries on competitors in the following sports: athletics, badminton, bobsleigh, bowls, boxing, canoeing, cricket, cycling, darts, Eton Fives, equestrianism, football, golf, gymnastics, hockey, horseracing, ice dance, ice hockey, judo, karate, modern pentathlon, motorcycling, motor racing, mountaineering, rackets, rally driving, tennis, rowing, rugby league, Rugby Union, shooting, skiing, snooker, squash, swimming, table tennis, tenpin bowling, rriathion, water skiing, weightlifting, windsurfing and yachting.