The World of Sports - Encyclopedia Britannica

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The World of Sports

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Book Description

Enraptured by the spirit of competition and eager to engage both body and mind through athletic activity, sports enthusiasts can be found gathered in parks, arenas, homes, and elsewhere, revelling in the thrill of victory, lambasting weak plays, exercising, or simply having fun. More than just games, sports such as baseball, basketball, football, and soccer have long held cultural and social significance, inciting deep loyalties to country, region, and team. These engaging volumes enrich the spectator experience by examining the major developments of these four popular sports over time, and by exploring the lives of athletes whose accomplishments continue to inspire generations of enthusiasts.


Number of Titles: 4

Interest Level: Grades 9-12

Reading Level: Grade 10

Copyright: ©2012

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