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The History of Sport – 1903

The first international cross-country running championships are held at Hamilton Park Racecourse in Scotland. The Strathcona Cup curling tournament is inaugurated. Canada win. In the F.A.Cup Final Bury beat Derby County 6-0 having gone through the entire competition without conceding … Continue reading

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History of Sport 1850 to 1854

Some of the main developments in sport in the early 1850s 1850s First downhill ski races held. The game of croquet is introduced (in Hampshire). 1850 The origins of the game of Rugby Fives, a ball and court game similar … Continue reading

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