Monthly Archives: November 2014

The Greatest Shot Putters of All Time

Choosing the greatest shot putters in history is perhaps more than any other event compromised by the use of drugs. Whether under state sponsored regimes in Eastern Europe or individual choices in the West it can’t be denied that many … Continue reading

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British Sports Hall of Fame 1926

My nominations for the Hall of Fame for 1926: Sydney Barnes (Cricket) – One of the greatest bowlers of all-time. He was tall and could vary his pace from slow-medium to fast. Compared with others of his time he played … Continue reading

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The Greatest Sportsmen and Teams of the 18th Century

Another in my occasional series where I try to choose the outstanding sportspeople and teams from a bygone era.  I move on now to the 18th century which saw the real start of organised sport in the more modern era. … Continue reading

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