Monthly Archives: February 2015

The History of Sport – 1893

The main events in sport from 1893: First World Amateur cycling championships held (for track events only) Cloister carries a record weight of 12 stone 7 pounds to victory in the Grand National. The Camanachd Association is set up in … Continue reading

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World Sports Hall of Fame 1927: Sydney Barnes, Billy Fitzgerald, Suzanne Lenglen and Jimmy Wilde

My choices for the Hall of Fame for 1927. Sydney Barnes    (England –  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 … Continue reading

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