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Canada Our Century in Sport

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ISBN-10: 1550416367

ISBN-13: 9781550416367

Edition: 2002

Authors: Peter Tayor, Altis International Inc. Staff, Dave Best

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List price: $45.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Limited
Publication date: 2/7/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 608
Size: 9.50" wide x 12.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 5.698
Language: English

Introduction
The Games of Our Lives
Canada's Athletes of the Century--Wayne Gretzky and Nancy Greene
The Best in the World
The Great One
Nancy Greene, Olympic Champion
Nancy Greene Takes Silver and Gold
Lionel Conacher--Canada's Athlete of the First Half Century
Fanny Rosenfeld--Canada's Female Athlete of the First Half Century
The Lou Marsh Trophy
Velma Springstead Award
The Men of the Nine Thirteen
The Little Boy from Canada
Mickey MacIntyre--Not a Champion, but
Our Game: Canadians Celebrate 100 Years of the Stanley Cup--and Their Deep-seated Love of Hockey
1900s Hockey--A Woman's Game
The Incredible Journey--Dawson City's 1905 Stanley Cup Challenge
Edouard "Newsy" Lalonde
The First Grey Cup Game--Kicking for Glory
New Westminster Salmonbellies
Patricks' Progress
The "Little Giant" in the Black Cap--Aurele Joliat
Canada at the Olympics, 1928
I Don't Like Amazon Women
Elmer, You're Goofy
Noel MacDonald
The West Finally Wins--the 1935 Grey Cup
He Shoots! He Scores!
Ottawa--Hockey Capital
James Naismith, 1861-1939
King of the Crazy Marathons
The Maple Leafs Forever
Les Canadiens Sont La!
Winning One for Johnny Canuck
1948 Grey Cup--Grey Cup Week is Born
1950 Mud Bowl
Hero of the Montreal Forum--Maurice "Rocket" Richard
Breaking a Barrier--Mary Baker Joins the Managing Ranks
Ada Mackenzie, First Lady of Canadian Golf
Marlene Stewart-Streit--From Caddie to Canadian Champion
Is Jean Beliveau the Best Ever?
The Best Defence--Doug Harvey
Nobody's Too Big for Ted Lindsay
NHL Goalies--Terry Sawchuk
The Lansdowne Park Duck
Can Frank Read's Oarsmen Outrace the World--Again?
The 1962 Fog Bowl
Russ Jackson, Quarterback
Eulogies For Each Other
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hull
How Roger Doucet Wrote the Soviet National Anthem
Ken Read and the Crazy Canucks
High Jumper Arnie Boldt: 1.96 Metres on One Leg
A Flower for all Seasons
Niatross, the Once in a Lifetime Horse
Canada Introduces Short Track Speed Skating to the World
Eric Bedard--The Present and Future of Short Track Speed Skating
The Quebec Air Force
The End of an Odyssey
Montreal Expos, 1969-2000
Toronto Blue Jays, 1977-2000
Sipping From Stanley
The Edmonton Oilers--the last Canadian Dynasty?
Hart Trophy Winners
Re-Writing History with a Stick
Possibly the Greatest Grey Cup Game Ever Played
The First Canadian in Baseball's Hall of Fame
Larry Walker--Baseball Superstar
Lucky Lindros
Friends--Of a Kind
More than Magnificent
Winning All But Nagano
Doug Flutie--An American Made for a Canadian Game
The Modest Man from Motown
Canada at the Games
Flag Bearers
Canada Hosts the Commonwealth
The First British Empire Games, 1930
Fifth British Empire and Commonwealth Games, 1954
The Miracle Mile
11th Commonwealth Games, 1978
All That Glitters, 1994
Commonwealth Games Highlights, 1930-2000
Canada's Gold Medals at the Commonwealth Games, 1930-2000
Canada Hosts the Pan Am Games
How Winnipeg Rose to the Test, 1967
All That Glitters, 1999
277 Canadian Gold Medallists at the Pan Am Games, 1955-2000
Montreal Hosts the World, 1976
International Politics at the 1976 Olympics
Heroes of the XXI Olympiad
Montreal Welcomes Olympic Royalty
The Olympic Boycotts of 1980 and 1984
Canada Hosts the Winter World
From Olympia to the Calgary Games
For the Glory of Sport
Making the Magic Last
The Canada Games, 1967-2000
Special Olympics
Canada Goes to the Paralympic Games
The Paralympic Movement
Canada hosts the Paralympic Games, Toronto '76
Chantal Petitclerc, Jeff Adams, Chantal Benoit, Andre Viger
Canada Goes to the Olympic Summer Games
Olympic Summer Medals List
Canada's Summer Olympic Highlights
Canada Goes to the Olympic Winter Games
Olympic Winter Medals List
Canada's Olympic Winter Highlights
Canada's Olympic Summary
Clouds and Silver Linings
The Agony and Ecstasy of Terry Fox
The Rise and Fall of Tom Longboat
Sam Langford, the "Boston Tar Baby"
George Young, Yesterday's Hero
Will U.S. Cash Cripple our Hockey?
A Skating Ace
Hilda's Olympic Memory
Phil Edwards
How They Broke the Heart of Howie Morenz
Allan Cup Battles
Jackie Robinson--All the Months in Canada Were Like That
The Year the Russians Took the Gold Away
Mary Stewart, Canada's Swimming Star
Lucy Wheeler Wins Canada's First Alpine Skiing Championship
Yvon Durelle and the Greatest Light-Heavyweight Title Fight Ever
Bob Hayward and Miss Supertest III
Crothers and Kidd
Harry Jerome
How Chuvalo Won by Losing
Elaine Tanner, Canada's Mighty Mouse
Bruce Robertson and Leslie Cliff--Pride of the Vancouver Dolphins
Nancy Garapick and Cheryl Gibson--Medals and Question Marks
Greg Joy--Canada's Jump for Joy
Toller Cranston
Bobby Orr--A Farewell to Greatness
Gilles Villeneuve, from Bertierville, Quebec
Debbie Brill
Diane Jones Konihowski
Marcel Jobin--The Fool in Pyjamas
The End of Flower Power in Montreal
Steve Bauer puts Canadian Cyclists on the Map
Alex Steida Leads the Tour de France
Sports Psychology, Victor Davis Style
Indelible Memories
Elizabeth Manley--Surprises, Smiles and Silver
Life in the Fast Lane
The King of Seoul
The Steroid Scandal--Was He Drugged?
The Steroid Scandal--Testimony About Ben Johnson
A Day of Reckoning
The Dubin Inquiry
The Great One Becomes a King
An Untimely End--Victor Davis' Controversial Life and Death
The Memorial Cup
Unsinkable Sylvie
Alan Eagleson--The Rise and Fall of the Eagle
Silken Laumann
Tragedy in the Fast Lane--Family, Friends Mourn Greg Moore
Death of the Nords
Out in the Cold
Hockey Meltdown
Blood Sport
Caroline Brunet--Victories and Disappointments
In Too Few Years, a Life to Remember
Victory
27 Days in September
The Beginnings
Views From the Bench
The Unknown Olympian--George Orton
Etienne Desmarteau
He Plays a Grand Game o' Gowf
Lou Scholes
Canada's First Marathon Victory
Tommy Burns, Canada's Heavyweight Champ
Bobby Kerr
Walter Knox
Mann Cup
Minto Cup
George Hodgson--Canada's Best Swimmer Ever?
Johnny Miles, Marathon Man
How Percy Williams Swept the Olympic Sprints
Canada's Sculling Ace
Jack of Diamonds
Duncan McNaughton
Don't Call Me Babyface
Francis "Frank" Amyot
Marathon Champ
They're World Champions
Bluenose--First Lady of the Sea
Johnny Longden: The Greatest Horse I Ever Rode
Figure Skater Barbara Ann Scott has her Personal Priorities
1948 RCAF Flyers
Doug Hepburn
How Marilyn Swam the Lake
The Boston Marathon--Canadian Champions
1950s Football
1961 Trail Smoke Eaters
Anne Heggtveit Wins Olympic Gold with a Record Margin
Pairs Figure Skating, 1960
Canada's World Champions of Curling
Curling Champions--Men and Women
Donald Jackson--The First Triple Lutz and a World Championship
Northern Dancer
1964 Bobsleigh Team Wins Olympic Gold
Hungerford and Jackson
Hamilton Blows Away the Winnipeg Curse
Davey Keon and the 1967 Leafs
Equestrian Team Brings Home Gold as the 1968 Games Close
One Perfect Shot--George Knudson
Karen Magnussen--World Champion
Cindy Nicholas, First Woman to Cross the Channel Twice
Ken Read's First World Cup Victory
Just as Things Looked Hopeless, Kathy Saved the Day
Tony Gabriel and "the Catch"
Graham Smith Swims to Commonwealth Glory
Villeneuve triumphs at Monaco North
The Vanier Cup
Being There
Steve Podborski, King of the Mountains
Gaetan Boucher Wins Double Gold
Alwyn Morris and Hugh Fisher
Baumann, Davis and Ottenbrite Lead the Way
Sylvie Bernier's Big Jump
Team Canada: Greatest Show on Ice
The Canada Cup
Vicki Keith's 1988 Summer Holidays
Winning Gold in Seoul
Ian Miller and Big Ben Jump into History
Lennox Lewis Wins One for Canada
The Kurt and Elvis Show
Figure Skating Champions
The MacTier Cup
Equality on Ice: Women Hockey Players Win a World Profile
Kerrin Lee-Gartner and Kate Pace--Queens of the Slopes
Olympic Gold ... Go Now!
Bonanza in Banyoles
Baseball Heaven, 1992
Jumping For Joy, 1993
Myriam Bedard, Canada's Biathlon Queen
Jean-Luc Brassard
Donovan Bailey, Olympic Gold Medallist
Kathleen Heddle and Marnie McBean--Canada's Most Decorated Olympians
Canada's Triple Crown
The Canadian King: Jacques Villeneuve Seizes Formula One's Throne
High-Speed Dream Team
Ross Rebagliati, First-ever Olympic Snowboard Champion
Becoming a World Champion
Simon Whitfield, Canada's Golden Triathlete
The Long Route to Olympic Gold
The Canucks Who Knocked the "Woodies"
Queen's Plate Winners, 1900-2000
Lori Kane, from P.E.I.
Mike Weir and the Reign in Spain
A Century of Grey Cups
The Grey Cup Champions, 1909-2000
A Century of Stanley Cups
The Stanley Cup Champions, 1900-2000
Index