Icons of Women's Sport

Icons of Women's Sport

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This collection of fascinating biographies of outstanding women athletes past and present including superstars such as Nadia Comaneci, Mia Hamm, Jackie-Joyner Kersee, Danica Patrick, and Serena and Venus Williams.program for the 2012 London Games. ... The U.S. domination of the sporta€” having taken three gold medals through the 2004 Gamesa€”may have worked against them in the end. Ironically, Team USA would lose the gold medal game to the Japanese at the 2008 Games in Beijing. ... However, the NPF drew crowds of only a couple thousand per game and paid minuscule salaries to the players.

Title:Icons of Women's Sport
Author:Steven J. Overman, Kelly Boyer Sagert
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2012


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