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Sports History Chronicle World Sportsman of the Year 2018: Eliud Kipchoge

My shortlist is: Oleksandr Usyk (Ukraine) became the first boxer in history to hold all four major world championships—the WBA (Super), WBC, IBF and WBO titles—at cruiserweight Martin Fourcade (France – Biathlon) – won all four world cup titles plus … Continue reading

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Sports History Chronicle World Sports Team of the Year 2018: The Netherlands Women’s Hockey Team

The shortlist The Netherlands women’s hockey team – won the World Cup and the Champions Trophy, thrashing nearly all opponents and winning every match. They were only taken to penalties once and have now won 42 and drawn 1 match … Continue reading

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Sports History Chronicle World Sportswoman of the Year 2018: Simone Biles

My shortlist for world sportswoman of 2018 is: Shaunae Miller-Uibo (Bahamas – Athletics) – Unbeaten across five events in 15 races (13 finals and 2 preliminaries) – World lead and three wins at 400m with the world’s fastest time since … Continue reading

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Sports History Chronicle British Sportsman of the Year 2018: Tai Woffinden

Some of the names I considered were: Jack Laugher (Diving)- won three golds at the Commonwealth Games and two at the European Championships. Adam Peaty – the swimmer broke the world record for the 100m breaststroke Chris Froome, Geraint Thomas … Continue reading

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Sports History Chronicle British Sports Team of the Year 2018: The Great Britain Women’s C1 canoe slalom team (Mallory Franklin, Kimberley Woods and Bethan Forrow)

The teams I considered were England men’s football team – reached the semi-final of the World Cup for the first time since 1990 England netball team – won the Commonwealth Games gold for the first time ever, defeating world champions … Continue reading

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Sports History Chronicle British Sportswoman of the Year 2018: Dina Asher-Smith

As I have done for the previous six years I have decided on my choices as the outstanding British and world sportsman, sportswoman and team in the year 2018. Firstly my choice as the British sportswoman of the year. Some … Continue reading

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The 2018 Sports History Chronicle Quiz of the Year

Here are a series of questions on some of the notable events in sport in 2018 with some emphasis given to British sport. It is divided into sections. Some questions are pretty easy but others are much trickier. Good luck … Continue reading

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