Monthly Archives: October 2016

History of Sport 1906 (Intercalated Olympics,first official motor racing Grand Prix, rule changes to American Football and Rugby League)

The Intercalated Olympic Games were to be a series of International Olympic Games halfway between what is now known as the Games of the Olympiad. This proposed series of games, intercalated in the Olympic Games cycle, was to always be … Continue reading

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British Sports Hall of Fame 1935 – Marjorie Barrett, Joe Childs,Tom Newman and Ian Smith

My four nominations for the British Sports Hall of Fame for 1935 are: Marjorie Barrett (Badminton) – winner of the All-England women’s singles title at badminton five times between 1926 and 1931, which included three successive titles from 1929 to … Continue reading

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