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It contains results of major meetings, 2013 and all-time ranking lists, national records (outdoor & indoor) for all countries and statistical profiles of leading athletes. 28 euros from the FFA, 33 avenue Pierre de Coubertin, 7540 Paris Cedex 13, France. (Also available: booklist with very extensive list of athletics books and magazines for sale). Deep UK ranking lists for all age groups in 2013, top 12 merit rankings, all-time lists, results etc.Also a survey of participation trends in British athletics.

The same is offered for historically important festivals such as the Millrose Games, which recently celebrated their 106th edition.All the usual essentials are there, including world year and all-time lists, biographies of 420 male and 376 female athletes drawn from 80 countries and an index to athletes ranked in the main lists. The 51st edition of the French Annual, edited by Patricia Doilin with a strong team of compilers, is again a superb reference book and bigger than ever, accompanied this year by a CD with a pdf of the contents.Among other features are top results from the major international championships in 2013 (plus the 2014 World Indoors), obituaries, book reviews and record lists. Packed with information on French athletics records, profiles of 81 top athletes, results, deep year lists for 2013 for all age groups plus all-time lists and indexes.The author who could incidentally claim such marks as 7.90 in the long jump and 6.4 in the 60 yard dash while in USA in 1971 gives plenty of details on the most important athletes from all over the world.Many interesting asides, supplied by the author himself and others, enrich this valuable book, which also has many excellnt pictures. Comprehensive coverage of Latvian athletics for 2013, including records, results, athlete profiles and year and all-time lists with some colour photos, compiled by Andris Stagis.The second is the Statistics Yearbook 2013, A5 480pp with records, championship bests and 100-deep European lists with 50-deep lists for U23s and U20s, 30-deep indoor lists in 2013 and 50-deep all-time lists compiled as usual by Mirko Jalava. Statistics Yearbook (with free Athletics Review) 25 euro in Europe, 30 euro elsewhere see Records, championship results, 2013 top 20s and all-time lists, with profiles of leading Israeli athletes. enquiries to UK), 21.50 in Europe, and 27.55 to the USA.

European-athletics.org240 x 170mm, 54pp, illustrated. 7 euro or US $10 from David Eiger, 10 Ezra Hozsofer Str, Herzliya 46 371, Israel. Payment can be made online into the SATS bank account (please email [email protected] details) or by cheque to SATS - send to Arnold Black, 19 Millbrae Crescent, Glasgow G42 9UW.

Illustrated in black and white and eight pages of colour.

Until not so long ago international indoor athletics could not claim to have a remarkable historical coverage.

18 plus postage (2 UK & Europe, 5 outside Europe); from Rob Whittingham, 7 Birch Green, Croft Manor, Glossop, Derbyshire SK13 8PR, UK. The latest of the DGLD the German statistical group, Deutsche Gesellschaft fr Leichtathletik-Dokumentation booklet is No. Its 182 pages include articles on the Germany v Switzerland international of 1924 with profiles of all the German team (and results of the first match between the nations in 1921), the Olympic Marathon 1932 with details of races leading up to it and career details of all participants, German mens and womens indoor all-time lists at , German womens javelin top 40s for each age 13 to 19, and athletics and bobsleigh with detailed statistical profiles of 132 athletes to also have had bobsleigh credentials. Membership, with free Deutsche Bestenliste (deep year lists) euro 55 per year.

Contact Hans Waynberg, Liebigstrasse 9, 41464 Neuss, Germany; [email protected]

12 chapters on star names plus 100 further profiles AND the story of the Commonwealth Games in Scotland.