Monthly Archives: August 2013

GAA:Greatest Players in Gaelic Football and Hurling

Gaelic Football The Team of the Century was nominated in 1984 by Sunday Independent readers and selected by a panel of experts including journalists and former players. It was chosen as part of the Gaelic Athletic Association’s centenary year celebrations. … Continue reading

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Why Mo Farah Isn’t Britain’s Greatest Ever Athlete..Yet

Since Mo Farah’s outstanding performance in winning two gold medals at the 2013 world championships there has been much talk about whethet he is the greatest athlete in British history. As usual with this sort of thing people get carried … Continue reading

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Swimming: 21st Century All-Star Team

As I work my way through the 20th century for my Halls of Fame it occurred to me that I would like to give an indication of who are the greatest sports people of more recent times. One way I … Continue reading

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British Sports Hall of Fame 1912

My four latest nominations for the Hall of Fame Charlotte Cooper (Tennis) – won five Wimbledon singles titles between 1895 and 1908, the last aged 37. Won gold medals in singles and mixed doubles at the 1900 Olympics and was … Continue reading

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