Category Archives: Award winners

The Sports History Chronicle Sportsman of the Year 2019 is Nathan Chen. The Greatest Sportsmen of the Decade

Eliud Kipchoge (Kenya – Athletics) – ran the second fastest marathon ever in a race.  In a paced challenge ran the first sub two hour marathon. Nathan Chen (USA – Figure Skating) – world champion, won all his competitions and … Continue reading

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The Sports History Chronicle World Team of the Year 2019 are Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron. The Greatest Teams of the Decade

  The shortlist is: The USA women’s 4×100 m medley relay swimming team (Regan Smith, Lilly King, Kelsi Dahlia, Simone Manuel ) took over a second from the previous world record when winning the world championships. Olympique Lyonnais Women (France … Continue reading

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The Sports History Chronicle Sportswoman of the Year 2019 is Brigid Kosgei. The Greatest Sportswomen of the Decade

My shortlist for world sportswoman of 2019 is: Brigid Kosgei (Kenya- Athletics) – unbeaten in eight races on the road including three half-marathons and both marathons.  She smashed the world record. Tove Alexandersson (Sweden – Orienteering) – won three golds … Continue reading

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Sports History Chronicle British Sportsman of the Year 2019: Adam Peaty and The Greatest British Sportsmen of the Decade

Some of the names I considered for 2019 British sportsman were: Callum Smith (Boxing) – retained the WBA title twice and is ranked as the world’s best active super-middleweight by several independent authorities. Josh Taylor (Boxing) – won the IBF … Continue reading

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Sports History Chronicle British Team of the Year 2019: Liverpool Football Club, and The Greatest British Teams of the Decade

My choices came from these champion teams The England men’s fifty overs cricket team – won the World Cup for the first time World Tumbling Gymnastics teams – both men and women won world team titles Liverpool FC – winners … Continue reading

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Sports History Chronicle British Sportswoman of the Year 2019: Alice Tai – @alice__tai and The Greatest British Sportswomen of the Decade

As I have done for the previous seven years I have decided on my choices as the outstanding British and world sportsman, sportswoman and team in the year 2019.  This year I have also made my choices in the same … Continue reading

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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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