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The Greatest Sports Stars Of Different Eras: Part One – From Ancient Times to 1000 AD

Since I started this blog I have included regular posts with a short history of the major sports events from different periods.  I have also given annual “awards” for the best sportsman and woman of the year and team of … Continue reading

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World Hall Of Fame 1900

The inaugural members of my mythical Hall of Fame for world sportsmen and sportswomen (for achievements up to the year 1900) are: Leonidas of Rhodes (Athletics) – won twelve running titles at the four Ancient Olympics between 164 and 152 … Continue reading

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