Monthly Archives: November 2016

History of Sport 1907: first TT motorcycle races,a British world skating champion, first overseas winners at Wimbledon and Open Golf

Some of the major events of 1907. The Polytechnic Netball Club is founded in London. This is the oldest netball club in continuous existence. Daniel Lambert scores five tries in one match for England v France in a rugby union … Continue reading

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World Sports Hall of Fame 1935 – Walter Hagen, Maria Mednyanszky, Clas Thunberg and Mickey Walker

My choices for the World Sports Hall of Fame for 1935 are – Walter Hagen (USA -Golf) – the winner of eleven golf Majors at a time when there were only three to play for. He won the US Open … Continue reading

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The Greatest 800m runners of all-time (Men): David Rudisha, Wilson Kipketer and Peter Snell

There have been many great 800m runners in history but no one runner towers over all others making it quite a difficult choice as to who is the greatest ever. ┬áThe list here is my coice of the Top Ten … Continue reading

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