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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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The History of Sport – 1904 (The St.Louis Olympics, Alf Shrubb’s remarkable year, the foundation of FIFA)

The main events in sport in 1904: World governing body FIFA is founded. The football associations of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland do not join at this time. NL champion New York Giants refuses to participate in the 1904 World … Continue reading

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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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Sports History Chronicle British Team of the Year 2015: Great Britain Davis Cup Tennis Team

The teams that I considered for British Team of the Year: Tom Daley and Rebecca Gallantree – winners of the gold medal in the team competition at the world diving championships. The mixed medley relay team and the men’s 4x200m … Continue reading

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Tennis:Davis Cup

The Davis Cup is the most important men’s team competition in tennis. It was first played for in 1900. Results Davis Cup Year Winner Runner-up 1900 United States British Isles 1902 United States British Isles 1903 British Isles United States … Continue reading

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