Published by
Thames & Hudson
March 2009


Sport in the 21st century inspires passion across the globe. It is an arena of giant personalities and devoted fans, towering ideals and seriously big business. Reuters photographers are there to record it all, creating many of the finest sporting images of our times.
The new edition of this bestselling book brings the content up-to-date with all the biggest sports stories since its first release. They include Michael Phelps’ unprecedented eight gold medals and Usain Bolt’s record-breaking sprints, achieved with breathtaking style and ease.
Vivid captions recap the dramas behind every picture, covering over 120 sports in 300 locations in almost 60 countries. An illustrated timeline summarizes sporting highlights of the 21st century. This is a book guaranteed to thrill sports fans and photography lovers everywhere.