Tag Archives: James Figg

The Greatest Sportsmen and Teams of the 18th Century

Another in my occasional series where I try to choose the outstanding sportspeople and teams from a bygone era.  I move on now to the 18th century which saw the real start of organised sport in the more modern era. … Continue reading

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Hall of Fame:Introduction and Inaugural Members – Britain 1900

In the absence of an official sports Hall of Fame covering all sports (though many individual sports now have them) I decided to start my own unofficial one to recognise the achievements of the great sportsmen and sportswomen in history. … Continue reading

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