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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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The Greatest Breaststroke Swimmers of All-Time

Following the latest edition of the world swimming championships I thought it was time to look at the greatest swimmers at breast stroke. I am concentrating on the 100m and 200m long-course events as they are the Olympic distances. The … 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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The Sports History Chronicle World Sportsman of the Year 2017 is Brent Lakatos

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 British Sportsman of the Year 2017: Aled Davies

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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The Sports History Chronicle World Sportsman of the Year 2016: Martin Fourcade

, My shortlist for the world sportsman of 2016 is: Wayde Van Niekerk (South Africa – Athletics) – winner of the Olympic gold at 400m, which he did by breaking the world record which had stood since 1999. He won … Continue reading

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