Monthly Archives: October 2015

The History of Sport -1898

Some of the notable events in sport from the year 1898. In American Football The Morgan Athletic Club, which will eventually become Arizona Cardinals, is founded in Chicago and is the sport’s oldest professional team. Formation of the Italian Football … Continue reading

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British Sports Hall of Fame 1931: Alex Jackson, Esme Mackinnon, Henry Segrave and Sammy Saville

My choices to enter the British Sports Hall of Fame in 1931 are: Alex Jackson (Football) – one of the greatest right-wingers in Scottish football history, renowned for great dribbling skills and free kicks. His finest day came when scoring … Continue reading

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The Greatest Canoe Slalom Competitors of All-Time: Richard Fox, Jon Lugbill, Pavol & Peter Hochschorner and Elena Kaliská

I have chosen my top three for each of the main men’s disciplines of K-1 (Kayak), C-1 and C-2 (Canoe) and a top five for women covering all events. The first world championships were held in 1949 and they have … Continue reading

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