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Mia Hamm
Soccer
Carolina Kluft
Heptathlon
Hamm
Kluft
On the list because, she broke the all-time international scoring record, for men and women with her 108th career goal -- in 1999. At 32, she's still near the top of her game after more than a decade in the limelight, finishing fourth in AP voting for 2003 AP Female Athlete of the Year, and voted FIFA Player of the Year in 2001 and 2002.
On the list because the Swede won the 2003 world championship, becoming only the third woman to score more than 7,000 points in the seven-event (100 -meter hurdles, high jump, shot put, 200-meter dash, long jump, javelin, and 800-meter run), two-day competition.