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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 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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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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The Sports History Chronicle British Sportsman of the Year 2016: Adam Peaty

Looking at the list of previous winners of this award I realised that all four of them won golds at the Olympics in 2016. Safe to say that the latest winner will have won in Rio. My list for consideration … Continue reading

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What we learned from the Rio Olympic Games in Swimming, Cycling, Rugby, Golf and Tennis

A week after the Games in Rio here are my reflections on some of the sports.  Some are general points about the Olympics and world sport but there are some extra thoughts about British performances: OPENING CEREMONY   Even with … Continue reading

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Sports History Chronicle World Sportsman of the Year 2015: Novak Djokovic

Some of the best performing sportsmen of 2015 were: Ashton Eaton (USA – Athletics) – world champion at decathlon setting a new world record. Walid Ktila (Tunisia – Para Athletics) – four golds at the world championships Kohei Uchimura (Japan … Continue reading

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Sports History Chronicle British Sportsman of the Year 2015: Adam Peaty

British sportsmen who have achieved notable wins in 2015 included: Gary Anderson (Darts) – PDC world champion and Premier League winner. Gary Hunt (Diving) – world 27m high diving champion. James Guy (Swimming) – world champion at 200m freestyle Adam … Continue reading

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