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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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The History of Sport -1899

Some of the notable events in sport in the final year of the 1800s. Several famous football clubs were founded including AC Milan and Barcelona. The most famous player of the century W.G. Grace plays his final Test match, captaining … Continue reading

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The History of Sport – 1897

Some of the notable sports events of 1897: Aston Villa becomes the second club to complete The Double in English football John J. McDermott wins the first running of the Boston Marathon, then known as the B.A.A. Road Race.  It … Continue reading

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