Monthly Archives: August 2014

World Sports Hall of Fame 1923: Fred Archer, Octave Lapize, Harry Vardon and Honus Wagner

My choices for my World Hall of Fame for 1923 are: Fred Archer (England – Horse Racing) – regarded by most people as the greatest jockey of the 19th century. He was champion jockey for thirteen consecutive seasons from 1874 … Continue reading

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The Greatest Squash Players of All-Time: Jahangir Khan and Heather Mckay

Here is my choice of the ten best male and female squash players in history.  Squash is a sport that seems to lend itself to long periods of dominance by a single athlete.  If you look to the history of both the … Continue reading

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British Sports Hall of Fame 1923: W.J.A Davies, Tom Richardson, Freddie Welsh and George Wilkinson

The four latest additions to my British Hall of Fame are: W.J.A.  “Dave” Davies (Rugby Union) – with Cyril Kershaw he formed a brilliant half-back pairing for England.  Over four seasons they played together fourteen times and helped England win two … Continue reading

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