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The History of Sport 1920: 29 Nations Attend The Antwerp Olympics, Paul Radmilovic’s fourth gold as Britain win a hat-trick of water polo titles, Oscar Swahn takes gold at 72, Nedo Nadi wins five fencing golds. In American Football the NFL is Founded

Some of the notable events in sport in 1920: The National Football League (NFL) is founded as the American Professional Football Association in Canton, Ohio.  The first NFL championship is won by the Akron Pros. In baseball the Negro National … Continue reading

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British Sports Hall of Fame 1922: Sam Hardy, Albert Hill, Alice Legh and Stanley Shoveller

My latest nominations for the British Hall of Fame Sam Hardy (Football) – the best British goalkeeper of the early 20th century.  He played for England 21 times between 1907 and 1920 when he was 36.  At club level he … Continue reading

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