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History of Sport 1911: First Indianapolis 500 and Monte Carlo Rally, Salchow’s 10th title, Larned’s 7th US Open

Some of the main events in sport from 1911. John McDermott becomes both the first American-born man and the youngest golfer (19 years, 10 months) to win the US Open Harold Hilton became the only British player to win the … Continue reading

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World Sports Hall of Fame 1921: Laurie Doherty, Emanuel Lasker, John H Taylor and Cy Young

My choices for the 1921 World Hall of Fame are: Laurie Doherty (England – Tennis) – winner of five Wimbledon singles titles from 1902 to 1906. He also won the Olympic title in 1900 and was the first overseas player to … Continue reading

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