Tag Archives: John Roberts Junior

World Hall of Fame 1908

  Ray Ewry (USA – Athletics)  – won eight Olympic gold medals between 1900 and 1908 plus two more at the Intercalated Games of 1906. These were in the standing high jump,long jump and triple jump. This is still the … Continue reading

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British Hall of Fame 1902

My inductees into the British Sports Hall of Fame for 1902. John Roberts Junior (Billiards) – The first great billiards player. He won the world title in 1870 and defended it seven times. After defending the title in 1885 he declined … Continue reading

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