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Sports in America: 2000

The first decade of the 21st century has seen many exciting sporting contests and records set and broken. Michael Phelps stunned Olympic audiences as he swam to a record eight gold medals and seven world rec… (See Below for Full Description)
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The first decade of the 21st century has seen many exciting sporting contests and records set and broken. Michael Phelps stunned Olympic audiences as he swam to a record eight gold medals and seven world records in 2008, Lance Armstrong won his record-breaking seventh Tour de France, and the Yankees and the Mets squared off for the first "Subway Series" in almost half a century. In the new 20002009, readers will relive these exciting sports moments, learning in depth the details surrounding these sporting achievements.

Highlights include:

  • The 2000 World Series, the first "Subway Series" since 1956, pits the New York Yankees against the New York Mets
  • NASCAR champion Dale Earnhardt Sr. dies in a crash during the 2001 Daytona 500
  • The Los Angeles Lakers win the NBA championship for the third consecutive year in 2002
  • Lance Armstrong wins the Tour de France for a record-breaking seventh consecutive year in 2005
  • At the 2008 Olympics, swimmer Michael Phelps wins a record eight gold medals and sets seven new world records.

Additional Info

ISBN-13 978-1-60413-457-5
ISBN-10 1604134577
eBook ISBN 978-1-4381-3459-8
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series Sports in America
Author Jim Gigliotti and John Walters; Foreword by Larry Keith
Publication Date 7/1/2010
Book's Binding Hardcover
Imprint Chelsea House
Specifications Full-color and black-and-white photographs. Sidebars. Resources. Index.
Available Formats Print & eBook

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