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The History of Sport 1913: Suffragette intervention at the Derby, Leon Meredith wins his seventh world cycling title.

Some of the most notable events in sport in 1913: The inaugural European Bandy Championship is held in Davos, Switzerland, and is won by England. Golf –  Francis Ouimet is the first amateur to win the US Open in a … Continue reading

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British Sports Hall of Fame 1919: Johnny Briggs, Laurie Doherty, Leon Meredith, John H Taylor

As there was very little competitive sport in the years 1915 to 1918 because of the First World War I have decided to jump straight from 1914 to 1919 with my Sports Hall of Fame. These are my first four … Continue reading

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