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1 Sports

2 Sports Celebrities Chien-Ming Wang Tiger Woods Michael Jordan David Beckham

3 Sports Celebrities Andre Agassi Maria Sharapova Michael Schumacher Lance Armstrong Muhammad Ali

4 Andre Agassi is a hometown boy. He was born in Las Vegas, and he has always lived there. However, he has been around the world many times. And he has made more than $20 million. As a tennis professional, he has won the Wimbledon, French, U.S. and Australian Open Tennis Championships—”Grand Slam” titles. Andre was born in 1970, became a professional in 1986, made his first million dollars in 1990, and won his first Grand Slam title in 1992—Wimbledon. He won more than $2 million in 1994 and almost $3 million in 1995. He ended both years ranked number 2. Love of the Game

5 He began dating Brooke Shields, beautiful teenage star of the 1980 hit movie Blue Lagoon. Life was good, but his tennis was not so good. He fell to number 8 in the 1996 ranking, and than to Number 110 in 1997, the year he and Brooke got married. The turning point in his life was in 1999. he and Brooke separated and then divorced. And in that same year he won the French, Wimbledon and U.S. Opens, rose to Number 1 ranking, and made more than $4 million. Love of the Game

6 Past And Future Champion It was a close race here at Imola, but Schumacher beat champion Mika Hakkinen. So Michael Schumacher and Ferrari have won all three grand Prix so far this year. When Schumacher moved to Ferrari in 1996. He was the Formula 1 Champion, but Ferrari was losing races. In the four years since then, he has made Ferrari successful. Sadly, he missed the Driver’s Championship only because of a broken leg. Frank Voltaire, at Imola, San Marino, April 9, 2000

7 Past And Future Champion Schumacher won the champion ship twice with Benetton, in 1994 and 1995, and I am sure he will make it three times this year. At 31, he has not finished winning races. His driving ability is evident. He is completely dedicated to auto racing, and he also has more technical knowledge than most race car drivers. There is no doubt that Schumacher is a past and future champion. Frank Voltaire, at Imola, San Marino, April 9, 2000

8 Discussion What are the most important sports in your country? What is your favorite sport to watch? Who are your favorite teams and players? What is your favorite sport to play? Why do you like those sports?

9 Olympics (Summer Sports) Aquatics Archery Athletics Badminton Baseball Basketball Boxing Canoe/ kayak Cycling Equestrian Fencing Football Gymnastics Handball Hockey Judo Modern Pentathlon Rowing Sailing Shooting Softball Table Tennis Taekwondo Tennis Triathlon Volleyball Weightlifting Wrestling

10 Olympics (Winter Sports) Biathlon Bobsleigh Curling Ice Hockey Luge Skating Skiing

11 Categories of Sports Motor Sports Formula 1, Motor Racing… Water Sports Diving, Sailing, Swimming, Surfing… Indoor Sports Basketball, Boxing, Snooker, Sumo, Table Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling, Badminton… Outdoor Sports Baseball, Climbing, Cricket, Cycling, Football, Golf, Race Course, Rugby, Soccer, Tennis…

12 Sports Websites NBA 2000 Olympics 2004 Olympics Sports Network Yahoo! Sports The New York Times: Sports Sports Illustrated Kids

13 Sports Websites ESPN Fox Sports EA Sports CBS.SportsLine Sport Correspondent Sports News News Websites: BBC: Sports CNN: Sports Illustrated USA: Sports

14 More about Sports Open Directory-Sports International Olympic Committee Exploratorium: Sport Science

15 Assignment Part 1 Answer the questions Part 2 Fill in appropriate names for sports or items.







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