Who can forget the moment when the young Henry Cooper floored Cassius Clay? Or when Roger Bannister broke the four-minute mile, ably assisted by Chris Brasher and Chris Chataway? Or indeed, when the England team raised the World Cup in 1966? These moments are when history is made, not just for sports fans, but for everyone - they touched our lives. This photographic collection of the great moments in sporting history features 125 key moments when sportsmen and women achieved the impossible, drawing exclusively from the world-renowned Hulton Getty archive. Each event features a detailed caption that explains exactly what happened and how the photographer captured the image.
Table of Contents
February - Torvill and Dean's Bolero; March - Desert Orchid's Cheltenham Gold Cup; April - Paula Radcliffe wins London Marathon; May - Jesse Owens' six world records in 35 minutes; June - Henry Cooper floors Cassius Clay at Wembley; July - Ian Botham wins Headingly single-handed; August - Mark Spitz's seven Olympic golds; September - Steve Redgrave's fifth Olympic gold; October - Nigel Mansells' spectacular crash decides F1 world championship; November - Tiger Woods wins first gold Grand Slam. (Part contents).