Monthly Archives: December 2014

A List of Who Won What in the Major Sports Events of 2014

A guide to the winners of major events in 2014. American Football Superbowl: Seattle Seahawks 43 -8 Denver Broncos Athletics World Indoors Men 60 metres Richard Kilty Great Britain (GBR) 400 metres Pavel Maslák Czech Republic (CZE) 800 metres Mohammed … Continue reading

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British Sports Hall of Fame 1927

My nominations for 1927 are: Ted “Kid” Lewis (Boxing) – One of Britain’s greatest ever boxers.  He won the British and European featherweight titles before he was 19 and then went to the USA.  He won the world title from … Continue reading

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The History of Sport:1891

Some of the main events in sport for 1891:- The Scottish Football League’s inaugural season is completed with a shared title between Dumbarton and Rangers. The first penalty kick in football is taken by Heath for Wolves v Accrington. Bob … Continue reading

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World Sports Hall of Fame 1926

My latest choices are for 1926: Gertrude “Trudy” Ederle (USA – Swimming) – the first woman to swim the English Channel which she did in 1926 in a time two hours faster than any previous crossing.  In 1919 she set … Continue reading

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