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World Sports Hall of Fame 1950: Viktor Barna, Don Bradman, Leonidas and Birger Ruud

My choices to enter the World Sports Hall of Fame in 1950 are: Viktor Barna (Hungary/Great Britain – Table Tennis) – one of the finest players ever.  He won a record fifteen world titles including five singles titles.  The first … Continue reading

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The History of Sport 1930: The inaugural World Cup is won by Uruguay, Don Bradman’s sensational year of batting records, Bobby Jones’s golf Grand Slam, the first Empire Games

The major events in sport in 1930 The inaugural FIFA World Cup is held in Uruguay and is won by the host nation as Uruguay defeats Argentina 4–2 in the final. Joe Bambrick scores six goals for Ireland v Wales … Continue reading

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All-Time Greatest Test Match Cricket XIs

In 2010 the cricket website ESPNcricinfo had panels of experts choose the all-time best XIs for Test Match cricket for each of the main Test playing nations. They also chose a greatest XI in the history of Test cricket from … Continue reading

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