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The History of Sport 1925: First Pro Basketball League, The All-Black Invincibles Complete Their Undefeated Tour and Bill Tilden’s Sixth Successive US Open Tennis Title

Some of the main events in sports from 1925. In football the IFAB reforms the offside law, reducing the number of opposing players required to be in front of the attacker for him to be onside from three to two. … Continue reading

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The History of Sport – 1905 (The Dohertys’ 8th Wimbledon doubles win, Salchow’s fifth world title, the original All Blacks)

The major sports events of 1905   Willie Anderson wins his third successive US Open golf title and fourth in total. The RAC Tourist Trophy race is first staged on the Isle of Man. This is the oldest motor race … Continue reading

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Sports History Chronicle World Team of the Year 2015: Peter Burling and Blair Tuke (49er Sailing)

Some of the teams that I considered were: Barcelona (Football) Barcelona (Handball) American Pharoah (Horse Racing) China Women’s Team Sprint and Australia Women’s Team Pursuit (Cycling) Leander Paes and Martina Hingis (Mixed Doubles Tennis) Mercedes (Formula One) Peter Burling and … Continue reading

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Rugby World Cup 2015: Reflections on the Event and the Team of the Tournament

With the dust now having settled on the tournament it is time for my thoughts on the event and what should happen to improve the next tournament. I have produced a team of the tournament which I have compiled by … Continue reading

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