Tag Archives: Charlotte Cooper

The History of Sport – 1901

Some of the main events in sport in 1901: Football – FA Cup final – Tottenham Hotspur 3–1 Sheffield United at Crystal Palace, London (replay following 2–2 draw at Crystal Palace).  Tottenham Hotspur is the first (and to date only) … Continue reading

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The History of Sport – 1900

From 1900 onwards my recap of the major sporting events of the year will also include my choice for the top sportsman, sportswoman and team of the year for Britain and for the world. I will give reasons for my … Continue reading

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World Sports Hall of Fame 1914: Josef Cada, Charlotte Cooper, Oscar Mathisen and George Mehnert

Josef Čada (Czechoslovakia-Gymnastics) The winner of the world all-round gymnastics title in 1907 and the champion at Horizontal Bar in 1907 and 1913. Charlotte Cooper (Great Britain-Tennis) Won five Wimbledon singles titles between 1895 and 1908, the last aged 37. Won … Continue reading

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British Sports Hall of Fame 1912

My four latest nominations for the Hall of Fame Charlotte Cooper (Tennis) – won five Wimbledon singles titles between 1895 and 1908, the last aged 37. Won gold medals in singles and mixed doubles at the 1900 Olympics and was … Continue reading

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