Monthly Archives: January 2018

The Sports History Chronicle World Sportsman of the Year 2017 is Brent Lakatos – @BrentLak

Some of the most notable performers in 2017 who I considered to be the Sportsman of the Year. Adam Peaty won two world titles and set two world records at the world swimming championships where Caeleb Dressel the American swimmer won … Continue reading

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Sports History Chronicle World Team of the Year 2017 is Zenit Kazan Volleyball Club

My shortlist for the World Team of the Year includes these notable performances. Rachel Homan skipped her Canadian team to victory in the world curling championships and became the first team to win the title without losing a match in … Continue reading

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The Sports History Chronicle World Sportswoman of the Year 2017 is Evgenia Medvedeva

The outstanding sportswomen of 2017 who I considered for my choice of world sportswoman of the year: Svetlana Kolesnichenko the Russian who won four golds in synchronized swimming at the world championships. Laura Dahlmeier the German who won five gold … Continue reading

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Sports History Chronicle British Sportsman of the Year 2017: Aled Davies @AledDavies2012

As with my other awards this year some of the big names were having a low-key 2017 after peaking for the Olympics in 2016.  Perhaps there aren’t as many names here to consider as sometimes. Some of the sportsmen I … Continue reading

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Sports History Chronicle British Team of the Year 2017: GB men’s 4x100m relay athletics team (C.J.Ujah, Adam Gemili, Danny Talbot and Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake)

  The choice of the best British team of the year was a little narrower than in most of the previous years.  Some of the usual suspects that have been successful for the last decade such as rowing and cycling … Continue reading

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Sports History Chronicle British Sportswoman of the Year 2017: Bianca Walkden – @BiancaW_tkd

As I have done for the last five years I have decided on my choices as the outstanding British and world sportsman, sportswoman and team in the year 2017. Firstly my choice as the British sportswoman of the year for … Continue reading

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